Ulla Taipale is an independent curator, researcher and artist. Cross-disciplinary expeditions, natural phenomena and bio-scientific research are often starting points for her work. Her professional activity builds bridges between art and science communities, enhancing and facilitating dialogue between artists, creators, scientists, and the general public. Exhibitions, workshops and events curated and mediated by Taipale have been shown internationally.
In recent years she has been busy with the setting up of the Biofilia -Base for Biological Arts at Aalto University (Finland) and with Melliferopolis - Honeybees in Urban Environments project in Helsinki. She is affiliated to University of Helsinki (INAR) as visiting researcher and works as a curator of Climate Whirl art&science program, together with University of Helsinki researchers of climate and forest ecology.
Ulla first graduated as an Environmental Engineer, after as a Curator for New Media Arts and received lately her MA degree in Arts from Aalto University, Finland. She lives in Santaluoto, Finland, and Barcelona, Spain.