Tua Helve has an MA degree (2008, clothing design) at the University of Lapland. Doctoral candidate 2012– at Aalto University, Department of Film, Television and Scenography. Lectures in Orientation to Research for BA students and Dance Costume History. MA thesis supervisor (2014), BA thesis examiner (2014). Articles on contemporary dance costume design (2008, 2009). Member of Finnish Costume Research Terminology Work Group/Bank of Finnish Terminology in Arts and Sciences. Vice member of Aalto University Department of Film, Television and Scenography grade evaluation group. Main research interest in the philosophy of contemporaneous dance costume and the practice of dance costume design in the West. Doctoral dissertation focus on Finnish contemporary dance costume design.
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