Tapio Mäkelä

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Tapio Mäkelä is a Finnish curator for media art, a former director of the media festival MUU in Helsinki, co-organizer of the conference ISEA94 in Helsinki, and Programme Chair of ISEA 2004, a major new media art, culture and theory event between Helsinki, Tallinn and Mariehamn.

MUU was one of the well-established media art centers in Northern Europe with a long tradition of cooperating with international institutions in Austria, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and elsewhere.

As of 2016 he works as Visiting Lecturer at Aalto University, teaching courses in Technologies of Location and mobile experience in public space.