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Teemu Mäki (1967–) is a director (theatre/dance/film/opera), visual artist, writer and theorist based in Helsinki, Finland.

He studied painting in Academy of Fine Arts Finland (1986–1990) and got his doctorate (Doctor of Fine Arts, 2005) from the same institution. Since 1990 he has been an independent, freelancing artist, except for the years 2008–2013, when he was the Professor of Fine Arts in Aalto University (Finland).

Mäki has had 60 solo exhibitions, participated in about 250 group shows, has written nine books and directed and wrote numerous theatre plays, films and operas.

He is also active in cultural politics. He is for example Chairperson of The Artists' Association of Finland and President of IAA Europe.

Teemu will be giving an input at the visual artists | diverse conditions workshop on 25 October 2023 on the issue of 'Social Security and Pensions against the Background of Diversity Aspects in Europe' from a Finnish perspective.