Hanna Ijäs is a visual artist and a performer currently based in Helsinki. She has a degree in Fine Arts from the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague (NL) where she lived and worked before recently returning to Finland. Ijäs mainly works with text, performance and installations. She describes herself as a collector and researcher of details, texts and information about mundane life. Millennial identity, productivity, submission, conditioning and conformity in social behaviour are recurring themes in her works. In parallel with her artistic practice, Ijäs studies creative writing and collaborates, performs and acts in productions for a network of artists in her field of practice.
Interviewer: Diego Ginartes. Interview © 2022 Kulttuuriyhdistys Culture Current ry.
Photo: Diego Ginartes. Photo © 2022 Kulttuuriyhdistys Culture Current ry.