Joonas Lahtinen (A/FIN) is a performance and installation artist and researcher based in Vienna. He works as a Lecturer-Researcher in Art and Education at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Joonas has studied Performance at Queen Mary, University of London and is writing his PhD on power relations in and political underpinnings of participatory performance practice in Theatre Research at the University of Helsinki. He has published several research and popular articles in Finnish and international publications. Joonas’s artistic projects have been shown in Austria, Finland, Germany, Romania and Switzerland and he has cooperated with such institutions as Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Finnish National Gallery, WUK Wien and brut Wien. joonaslahtinen.wordpress.com.