Kasimiira Kontio

Kasimiira Kontio

Account Manager

Kasimiira graduated from University of York with a Bachelor’s degree in History of Art, followed by MA in History of Art at Courtauld Institute of Art. Before joining Midas in 2018, Kasimiira has worked in music, arts and fashion journalism as well as doing PR for international artists, festivals and museums at Create Spark and Pelham Communications. She has a diverse background in arts and culture sector and some of her previous clients include Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik, Nos Alive in Lisbon, IKON gallery in Birmingham, Bauhaus centenary, Olivier Malingue gallery in London amongst many others.

At Midas, Kasimiira works as an Account Manager in visual arts, culture and events PR including Artes Mundi, Saatchi Gallery, YolanDa Brown, Henley Festival, Opera Gallery and Fertility Fest. Kasimiira is also experienced in curating and fundraising and in 2017 she helped fund the award-winning short film After The Sea that focused on male mental health, and which was backed by MP Norman Lamb, poet Hussain Manawer and fashion influencer Hannah Louise Farrington amongst others.