Vippe Leminen

Art Educator and Producer

Vilma Leminen (they/them) is an art educator and producer based in Helsinki. They graduated from Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design (2019) with a specialisation in visual art and design education. Vilma is currently completing their MA in Education for Sustainable Development at Gothenburg University. They are interested in how art education and collaborative artistic practices can contribute to advancing multispecies justice and climate justice. Vilma is part of the alumni of the Creative Climate Leadership programme, facilitated by Julie’s Bicycle, for artists and cultural workers to explore the cultural dimensions of the climate crisis, and take action with creativity, impact, and resilience. Vilma has previously worked with organisations such as Frame Contemporary Art Finland and the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York.

Photo: Anni Reenpää

Vilma Leminen, a white-skinned person with short brown buzz cut, stands in the middle of two birch trees smiling and looking to the left corner of the camera. Framed from the waist up, they are wearing a colourful patterned blouse and earrings.