Heidi Tikka is a media-artist, and researcher. Her interactive installations have been exhibited internationally. In Finland she produced a series of participatory mobile experiments between 2003-2004, of which “Syntymiä – Births” was awarded with the AVEK media art award and the Prix Möbius Nordica innovation award. Her most recent site-specific installation At Hand investigates the expressive possibilities of touch screens in a public place. She is currently completing her doctorate thesis on “Networks of Production” at the Department of Media of the School of Art and Design at Aalto University in Helsinki. She works as production consultant for the Promotional Centre for Audiovisual Culture in Finland.