Mark McKnight

Finnish Project Support, 2009

Photographic project on Finland’s bee populations and honey farmers

Deborah Turner

Finnish Project Support, 2009

Project on orally‐based information practices in Finnish information institutions. Turner holds a PhD from the University of Washington.

Celia Kujala

Finnish Project Support, 2008

Project on the effect of education on health

Carrie Schneider

Finnish Project Support, 2008

Photographic project entitled “Hot vs Cold: Embodying the Finnish Landscape.” At the time, Schneider was at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her project “Elaborate Flirtations” was exhibited at Helsinki’s Galleria FAFA and reviewed by Scandinavia’s largest daily paper. While in Helsinki, Schneider presented a gallery talk and two screenings and produced a catalog featuring an interview with Helsinki artist  Salla Tykkä. A solo exhibit was scheduled for January 2009 at the Finnish Museum of Tykkä and Museum of Photography.

Katherine Wilson

Finnish Project Support, 2007

Materials study of wood and other materials at the Helsinki University of Technology. At the time a graduate student at the University of Virginia, Wilson also designed and built a chair while in Helsinki.

Liesl Yamaguchi

Finnish Project Support, 2007

Project on female Finnish political leaders. At the time, Yamaguchi was a graduate student at Columbia University.

Michael Jakab

Finnish Project Support, 2006

Project entitled “Mobile Narratives,” a graphic design and video project involving a series of “micro-movies” on contemporary Finnish culture.

Kjerstin Moody

Finnish Project Support, 2006

Project on contemporary Finnish literature and poetry

Jennifer Hartel

Finnish Project Support, 2005

Project on how the knowledge domains related to hobbies are built into library systems. At the time, Hartel was at UCLA.

Patty Huang

Finnish Project Support, 2005

Project on computer simulations of spaces for musical performances. At the time, acoustical engineer Huang was at Stanford University.