Ville Laaksonen

International Curator

Ville Laaksonen is an international curator, who has worked with wide range of organisations and projects during the past years. He has worked since 2009 to re-invent the structures of an art community, the fundamentals of commercial and artist-run gallery spaces, involving art in public events and concepting wide range of other exhibition practises. In 2015, he was part of concepting Finland’s first 3D gallery that works exclusively in game environment, and since working with projects involving augmented reality, and virtual reality. Recently he has been focused on international projects as a member of the international curator organisation QiPO, which has operatives working in Japan, USA, Mexico, Germany, and Finland.

His personal goal is to create new platforms, and funding for Finnish artists to go international with their work and produce international exhibitions in Finland.