I'm a Helsinki based artist working with lens based images, performances and writing. I'm interested in

the relationship between language and body, questions of communication, and different forms & possibilities

of collaboration.

 

 

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studies

2015 Master of Fine Arts. Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, department of time and space arts. Helsinki, Finland

2012 Bachelor of Culture and Arts. Lahti Institute of Art and Design, department of photography. Lahti, Finland

2011 Exchange studies at Valand Art Academy, Department of Photography. Gothenburg, Sweden

2010 Exchange studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Faculty of Social Sciences. Berlin, Germany

2009 Bachelor of Social Sciences. University of Helsinki, major in communication & media studies

05-06 Major in Comparative Literature, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

 

 

selected exhibitions and performances

2017 XS vol. 9 – Festival for New Dance and Performance. Contemporary Art Space Kutomo, Turku, Finland

2017 Kuka / Who. Solo exhibition at Gallery Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki, Finland

2017 Totuus Suomesta / The Truth about Finland. Group exhibition by Porin Kulttuurisäätö. Puuvillanpuisto, Pori, Finland

2017 Kesärulla / Summer Roll. Group exhibition with Anne Naukkarinen. SIC space, Helsinki, Finland

2017 WATER FALL 5. Performance with dance artist Anne Naukkarinen at MUU Gallery, Helsinki

2017 WATER FALL 4. Performance & installation with Anne Naukkarinen at B-gallery, Turku

2017 Kroppens Kalke / Calque of the Body. Group exhibition with Hanne Marie le Fevre. Forlaget Gestus, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017 WATER FALL 2. Performance & installation with Anne Naukkarinen at Asematila, Helsinki

2016 WATER FALL 1. Performance with Anne Naukkarinen at Art Space Kutomo, Turku

2016 Maarit Mustonen. Performance at Arkadia International Bookshop’s gallery, Helsinki

2016 Kielikuvia - Finnish visual poetry. Group exhibition by Nuoren Voima Liitto at Poetry Moon. Caisa Gallery, Helsinki

2016 Space Invaders IV. Group exhibition. Elsankuja 5, Espoo, Finland

2015 EXHIBIT @ The Others Fair. Ex-Borsa Valori, Turin, Italy

2015 Paulo Foundation’s Invitational Exhibition with Anne Naukkarinen at Exhibition Laboratory's Project Room, Helsinki

2015 Evening for Experimental Literature @ Poetry Moon. Performance with Anne Naukkarinen. Lavaklubi, Helsinki

2015 The Sense of the Body @ FISAD 2015. Group exhibition. Accademia Albertina, Turin, Italy

2015 Universum’s Tour. Poetry and performance art event. Theatre Universum, Helsinki

2015 Relative Systems. Group exhibition. Space for Free Arts, Helsinki

2014 Vi tager intet ansvar 3. Group exhibition. Udstillningsstedet Q. Copenhagen, Denmark

2014 Mad House Helsinki. Performance art festival. Installation with Anne Naukkarinen. Tiivistämö, Helsinki

2014 UrbanApa. Dance and art festival. Installation with Anne Naukkarinen. Culture Center Stoa, Helsinki

2014 Y-festival. Festival for urban art. Group exhibition. Gallery Katko, Tampere, Finland

2014 Kuvan kevät. MFA Group Show of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

2014 By Chance In Berlin. Group exhibition. Gallery Suomesta, Berlin, Germany

2013 Conversation Pieces. Solo exhibition at Space for Free Arts, Helsinki

2013 The Image Object. Group exhibition. Kaiku gallery, Helsinki

2013 TODAY @ Antagon. Group exhibition, Titanik gallery, Turku

2013 Bite Vilnius. Group exhibition. Gallery Sv. Jono Street, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013 And With Our Powers Combined. Group exhibition. Exhibition Laboratory Project Room, Helsinki

2012 Present Remains. Jubilee exhibition of the photographic center Nykyaika. TR1 Konsthall, Tampere, Finland

2012 Observatory. Solo exhibition at Culture House Fyren, Kungsbacka, Sweden

2012 Maj 2012. Exhibition with Aava Anttinen and Lina Jelanski at Gallery Oyoy, Lahti, Finland

2012 New Nordic Photography. Group exhibition. Härnösands Konsthall, Härnösand, Sweden

2012 New Nordic Photography. Group exhibition. Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

2012 This Way! Helsinki photography biennial. Group exhibition. Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki

2011 Car Wash. Group exhibition. Art Academy Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden

2011 PILK. Group exhibition. Gallery Oyoy, Lahti, Finland

2010 Picture Texas. Group exhibition. Gallery Oyoy, Lahti, Finland

 

 

publications

2017 Kroppens Kalke with Hanne Marie le Fevre, Rasmus Halling Nielsen, Gideonsson/Londré.

        Published and edited by Forlaget Gestus, Denmark

2017 Totuus Suomesta / The Truth about Finland. Group publication by Porin Kulttuurisäätö, Finland

2017 Kuva Printmakers. Group publication of the Printmaking Department of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts

2016 Visual poetry published in Nuori Voima magazine's poetry issue 2016, Finland

2016 Visual poetry published in poetry magazine Tuli & Savu (no. 85), Finland

2015 Poetry published in Issue X magazine of the University of the Arts Helsinki (no. 3), Finland

2014 Visual poetry published in Tuli & Savu poetry magazine (no. 76), Finland

2012 New Nordic Photography 2012 exhibition catalogue. Hasselblad Foundation, Sweden

 

 

residencies

2016 Residency with dance artist Anne Naukkarinen in Art Space Kutomo, Turku, Finland

2015 Performance Arts Center residency with Anne Naukkarinen. Helsinki, Finland

2015 Källskär gästbostad with Anne Naukkarinen. Island of Källskär, Ahvenanmaa archipelago, Finland

2014 Residency of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Berlin, Germany

2012 Onsala Space observatory. Onsala, Sweden

 

 

works in public collections

Hasselblad Foundation (SE), Finnish Academy of Fine Arts

 

 

grants & support

2018 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2017 VISEK Centre for the Promotion of Visual Arts, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Finnish-Danish Cultural Foundation,

        Finnish Cultural Foundation (Uusimaa Fund)

2016 Finnish Art Society's Young Artist grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Paulo Foundation, selected as one of the Nuoren

        Voiman Liitto's poet debutants of 2016 (FI)

2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Paulo Foundation (group grant), Helsinki City Culture Department, special mention in

        Autofocus competition for young artists (IT)

2013 Finnfoto ry

2012 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Finnish-Swedish Cultural Foundation, Union of Journalists in Finland, nominee of Victor

        Fellowship stipendium for young photography artist by Hasselblad Foundation (SE)

2010 Patricia Seppälä Foundation (group grant)

 

 

what else

2010 - current Freelance photographer

2017 Artists’ talk with Anne Naukkarinen. Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2017 Conversation with linguist Terhi Ainiala. Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki

2017 Guest at philosopher Miika Luoto’s course Käännöksiä taiteiden välillä (Translations between arts). Theatre Academy, Helsinki

2016 Visiting teacher at multidisciplinary course Nimi ja identiteetti (Name and identity). University of Helsinki

2015 Assistant to the professor of painting Silja Rantanen. Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2014 Assistant to artist Michael Portnoy. NYC, USA

2013 Organizing art event TODAY with Megan Snowe in Antagon Festival at gallery Titanik, Turku

2011 Communication intern. Helsinki World Design Capital 2012, Helsinki

2010 Founding member of website chicago.fi that showcased works of photography students from Lahti Institute

        of Art and Design – with Antti Ahtiluoto, Veli-Matti Hoikka, Samuli Ikäheimo and Heikki Kaski

2007 - 2017 Freelance journalist and photo journalist at the Finnish Public Broadcast Company's news (Yle Uutiset)

 

 

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