Minna Tiikkainen

Lighting and Set Designer

Minna Tiikkainen is an award-winning lighting and set designer, who has made a significant international career in performing arts in Europe. Her strong yet minimalistic work often has a substantial significance for the totality of the performance. Besides Tero Saarinen, her recent collaborators include names such as Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Deborah Hay, Mette Ingvartsen, Nicole Beutler, Kate McIntosh and Jefta van Dinther. Tiikkainen received her MA in Lighting Design in 2001 from Theater Academy of Finland and received the Säde-award from the Finnish Association of Lighting Designers in 2012. Her collaboration with TSC started on Transit. zonk.net/mt