Meena Kaunisto is a producer and curator and was until recently director of the Finnish Cultural Institute in Paris. She is a keynote speaker at the Urban Talk Guest City Helsinki on Wednesday, June 19.
She renewed the concept of the Institute by combining culture, creative fields, arts, and business. It is a cultural laboratory, focusing on diverse sociocultural projects, like debates and exhibitions. One of her most successful projects is the international project Koti Sleepover, in co-operation with the Finnish Culture Institutes in London, Berlin, and Brussels.