Oona Virtanen

Turku, Finland

PhD candidate

University of Turku

Oona Leinovirtanen is an artist and Oona Virtanen is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology. Together they are interested in what a human holobiont can understand via gardening, improvisation, and listening to gut feelings. Microbes in between everything fascinate them. Via the artistic methodology of Microbial Whispering, they try to sense microbes’ subtle whispers. Their dream is to live outdoors and move less in an upright position.