Satu Miettinen

research interests: socially engaged art, ecofeminist photography, placemaking, service design, social design
affiliation: University of Lapland

Satu Miettinen is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Lapland in Finland. She has been in this position since 2018. She is also a Professor of Service Design at the same university, a position she has held since 2016. Before that, from 2011 to 2016, she worked as a Professor of Applied Art and Design. Satu Miettinen is an active artist and designer who works in the areas of art that engage with society and ecofeminist photography. She is a member of the Artists’ Association MUU ry, which is a national art organization in Finland focused on new media art. She is also a member of the Photography and Media Art Association Valmed ry. She is also a member of the professional designers organization Ornamo as an industrial designer TKO. Satu was a part of the National Committee of Diversity in Arts at the National Arts Promotion Centre TAIKE between 2019-2022.