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Marikki Hakola
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Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Marikki Hakola – artist profile”. (retrieved 2019-30-09). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Marikki Hakola artist profile}, url = {}, urldate = {retrieved 2019-30-09}
Marikki Hakola is a media artist, director, producer, reseacher. Hakola studied at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 1980-1984, making the degree of visual artist. Hakola started working with video and performance at 1982, acting as a pioneer of Finnish video art. Ever since then, Hakola has realized several video works, multimedia works, audiovisual projects, spacial projects as well as performances as an independent artist and producer. Hakola is known internationally as a pioneer of European media art. Her works are present at the collections of several international art museums and archives. Installations by Hakola have been presented widely at domestic and international art museums and institutions. Hakola has also acted as a pedagogue of media art in the Finnish art universities and as a producer as well as a cultural-political actor within the scene of cinema and media art in Finland. Hakola lives and works in Porvoo, Finland. (

2002 The city of Porvoo, culture award
1995 PhD at the University of Industrial Art Helsinki
1991 1st prize, Århus international video festival 1991 / for Stilleben - Milena´s Journey
1990 State Prize of Visual Arts in Finland
1990 Bonn Videonale 1990, the 1st Honorable Mention / for Stilleben - Milena´s Journey
1983 - 1984 Video technology courses and Video Workshops, Helectron
1980 - 1984 The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland / studies painting

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