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Taru Elfving


Taru Elfving is a Curator and Writer based in Helsinki, Finland. Her practice focuses on undisciplinary and site-sensitive enquiries at the intersections of ecological, feminist and decolonial thought. As Artistic Director of CAA Contemporary Art Archipelago, Elfving is currently leading the research programme Spectres in Change on the island of Seili in collaboration with the Archipelago Research Institute. Previously she has worked as Head of Programme at Frame Contemporary Art Finland and HIAP Helsinki International Artist Programme. She has co-edited publications such as Contemporary Artist Residencies (Valiz, 2019) and Altern Ecologies (Frame, 2016). Elfving has a PhD from Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths University of London (2009).