research interests: empathy, interdisciplinarity, live art, SITE-SPECIFIC ART, site-specificity, Virtual, visual art, video performance, Participatory Art, experimental film, transdiciplinarity, Spatial Practice, writing as practice, politics of memory, Poliittinen taide, dissensus, sensuous experience
affiliation: Other spaces collective, ESKUS Performance Art Center
Jaakko Ruuska is a doctoral student in the Academy of Arts of the University of the Arts in Helsinki.
He holds a Master of Arts in Documentary Filmmaking (Aalto-university, 2012), but works also in the fields of Media Art and Live Arts. Since 2009 Ruuska has been a member of the live arts collective: Other Spaces.