jan hietala


Artist, architect | Sweden


Jan Hietala performs his professional practice in architecture, fine arts, and as academic. Hietala is a fellow of ResArch – The National School of Research in Architecture in Sweden. He has held academic positions as lecturer at The Royal Academy of Arts Schools London, and The Finnish Academy of Arts, and administrative positions at Färgfabriken Centre for Art and Architecture and Nordic Institute For Contemporary Art, to mention a few. 


His work is included in collections such as the Swedish Public Art Agency, National Museum Stockholm and the Finnish Museum of Photography Helsingfors. 


Moderna Museet Stockholm, Museum of Contemporary Art London and The Swedish Royal Academy of Science has commissioned works by Hietala.


Hietala’s field of interest is in which sense sociality influences the artistic process and its results. 

Hietala holds a PhD from the Department of Critical Studies in Architecture, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Royal Institute of Technology.