My new website: www.paiviraivio.com
I am a freelance artist-designer and producer working in the area of public spaces, service design and placemaking. As an artist my work mostly consists of installations, site-speficic works and ceramics.
I studied for Ba Hons degree in Design and Public Art in Chelsea College of Art and Design in London specializing in large scale ceramics in public context. My final work was a particitopary art project in collaboration with young homeless people in London. I recveived a grant by the Westminster Arts Council. I completed my MA studies in Applied Art and Design in the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 2009. My work focused in particitopary design in the urban setting and designer´s role in the process of placemaking. The work was awarded by SATO company.