Särmä Saara

University of Tampere

Dr. Saara Särmä is a feminist, an artist and a researcher. She is the co-founder of Feminist Think Tank Hattu and the creator of “Congrats, you have an all male panel!” Her doctoral dissertation Junk Feminism and Nuclear Wannabes – Collaging Parodies of Iran and North Korea (University of Tampere, Finland 2014) focused on internet parody images and memes and developed a unique art-based collage methodology for studying world politics. She’s interested in politics of visuality, feminist academic activism, and laughter in world politics. Her artwork can be seen at www.huippumisukka.fi