miska knapek
about me
I’m your local #information_design #interaction_design #information_visualisation designer.
In both traditional and experimental ways, I try make interfaces to help us understand, navigate and learn from the world.
Enjoy your visit!

feel free to email me at netmail at knapek dot org
or call me at +358-50-320-2616

you can find more of me on:
twitter ( @miskaknapek )
linkedIn
flickr : professionsal
flickr : off hours
vimeo
professional experience
2014/05 - ongoinng -
Information visualiser designer & coder,
The Open Government Partnership
2015/08 - 2016/07 -
Information visualiser designer & coder,
Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (helcom)
2014/01 - ongoing -
2014/01 - ongoing -
Co-coordinator, Nordic open knowledge interested network
2013/11 - 2013/12 -
The Web Index of the W3 Foundation information visualisation work
World Wide Web Foundation
2013/08 - 2013/10 -
Open Data Barometer researcher for Norway + infographics work
Open Data Research Network
2012/09 - 2012/10 -
Interaction design and information visualisation research assistant,
for the People map project
Aalto University / Information & Computer Science + Aalto Media Factory
2009/10 - 2009/11 -
Open Knowledge Festival 2012 Coordinator
Datajouranlism and Datavisualisation topic stream coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation (volunteer)
various occasions in
2011-2012 -
Open Data & information visualisation workshop holding
As part of the WeLoveOpenData(.com) team
at festivals/conferences in Berlin, Amsterdam & Helsinki
2010/06 - 2012/12 -
Research assistant, web developer and information architecture tutor
Aalto University / Design Department, Helsinki
2010/11 - 2011/04 -
Teaching assistant and project coordinator
Helping coordinate a Computational Photography course
& planning the first Fablab in Finland
Aalto University / Media Lab | Media Factory, Helsinki
2009/12 - 2010/05 -
Helsinki energy Consumption information visualiser
Helping coordinate a Computational Photography course
& planning the first Fablab in Finland
Aalto University / Media Lab | Media Factory, Helsinki
2009/12 - 2010/05 -
Time-imagery photographer, programmer and compositor (freelance)
Kiasma - Modern Museum Helsinki
2007/02 - 2007/04 -
Time lapse photographer (freelance)
YLE - National Finnish Broadcasting Company
2006/01 - 2006/05 -
Graphic designer consultant
Världsbutiken, in Malmoe, Sweden
2001 - 2006 -
Information design + graphic design freelancing
2001/01 - 2001/07 -
Information design consultant
Information design for Greenpeace.org.uk
Rechord.com, London
1991 - 2005 -
Art director and graphic design consultant
(below: yes that's dad's company :)
Dr Knapek Kemi AB, Sweden
exhibitions and publications
2013/07 -
Nordic Now new photography publication
Joint publication of the documentary + critical
photography magazines of Norway, Denmark and Finland
2011/08 -
Art == Data / Data == Art exhibition
Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
2011/03 -
2010/08 -
Catherine Bay : Carte Blance : Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou, Paris
2010/08 -
Lab.preparat at Kopenhagen Contemporary
2010/07 -
Lab.preparat at Sofia National Museum
2010/04 -
Articles about my “Windcuts” work
in Infosthetics, Creative Applications, Designboom,
Wired UK, and a few more
2010/03 -
pixelache 2010 / Helsinki
2009/09 -
Ars Electronica Festivals / Linz, Austria
2009/08 -
FILE festival + exhibition / Sao Paolo, Brazil
2009/04 -
pixelAche 2009, Helsinki, Finland
2009/01 -
Annual General Meeting 09 at the Derby Quad, UK
2008/08-11 -
NorthEastWest exhibition, Paris
2008/02-04 -
Fluid/Flow, Milk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008/01 -
2007/10 -
Netfilmmakers.dk, Coffe with Sugar, in Korea
2007/10 -
Article in NEW magazine
and opening of magazine literary evening talk
Paris
2007/09 -
Netfilmmakers.dk at the Alternate Copenhagen Art Fair
Copenhagen, Denmark
2007/03 -
Timespace II, Galerie Rose Marie, Malmoe, Sweden
2006/09 -
Netfilmmakers.dk at the Alternate Copenhagen Art Fair
Copenhagen, Denmark
2006/08 -
Netfilmmakers.dk edition : Rhythm
Copenhagen, Denmark
2006/08 -
Transient Images, Galleri Hornbaek, Hornbæk, Denmark
2004/05 -
Crossing borders, New media art exhition, Gothenburg, Sweden
2003/05 -
Intersections, Art & Technology exibition, Gotheburg, Sweden
education
2007 - 2011 -
New Media: Information Visualisation & Algorithmic Design
Aalto University / School of Art, Design & Architecture
2002 - 2004 -
Art&Technology
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
1998 - 2001 -
Graphic Information Design, Ba(Hons)
University of Westminster, London
1997 - 1998 -
Foundation Course in Art and Design
Salisbury College, Salisbury, United Kingdom
1996 - 1997 -
Painting and Drawing course
Den Tredimensionelle Skole, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994 - 1996 -
International Baccaleureate
Copenhagen International School
languages
fluent -
danish, english, czech, swedish
moderate -
norwegian
basic
polish, french, german
coding languages
strong -
good -
general -
beginner -
C/C++
good -
html / css
good -
beginner -
average -
average -
average -
beginner -
bash scripting
a little -
intermediate -
maths for algorithmic movement and form
average -
math generally, statistics, data analysis
software skills
beginner -
beginner -
intermediate -
strong -
adobe creative suite (...when I don't code my own :)
somwhat -
apple final cut pro