Photographer, BA | University of Lahti, Institute of Design, Dep. of Photography
Master of Arts, Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education | Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture
Photo Associations & Memberships:
The Association of Photographic Artists’, Finland
About Eija Mäkivuoti
Eija Mäkivuoti is a Helsinki-based photographic and visual artist. She works with long-term documentary narratives and in different cross-and interdisciplinary art projects and artist groups. Mäkivuoti holds a MA degree from the Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) programme (Aalto University, Helsinki). She also holds a BA degree in photography from the Lahti Institute of Design (Lahti University of Applied Sciences) and is trained as a visual artist as well. She is a member of the Association of Photographic Artists’ in Finland. She is part of the artArctica network and is the chair of Tjaldur - The Friendship Society Finland-Faroe Islands. Ethical and critical collaborative investigations, intimate and long-term collaborations, encounters, multi-dimensional storytelling and explorations to contemporary phenomena are the main themes in her work.