Curriculum Vitae


Art Studies

MFA, Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Time and Space based arts, Helsinki, 2003-2005
BFA, Academy of Fine Arts. Helsinki, 1998-2003

Exhibitions (selected)

2017 Time Loops, Forum Box, Helsinki with Veli Granö
2016 La Primavera, Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari with Pauliina Turakka Purhonen, Helsinki, FI
2015 Solo exhibition, Poikilo, Kouvola Art Museum, FI
2015 African Trilogy, Pori Art Museum, FI
2015 Solo exhibition “Fare Thee Well, My Sister” Hyvinkää Art Museum, FI
2014 Solo show,  Showroom Berliini, Berlin, DE
2014 Sirius Passet, Helsinki Art Museum, Kluuvi gallery, FI
2012 Coriolis, MUU gallery, Helsinki, FI
2010 Lost and Found, Suomesta-gallery, with Anne Siirtola and Juha Mäki-Jussila, Berlin
2009 Return of Birdsong, Science Centre Heureka, Vantaa, FI
2009 Return of Birdsong, Narinkkatori, Helsinki, FI
2006 A Tale of a Dead Man- A Letter to NASA, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, FI
2006 Union Street 28 B; with My Lindh, Helsinki Art Museum, Kluuvi gallery, FI

Group exhibitions and festivals (selected)
2017
Signes de Nuit, Paris, FR
VIDEOEX, Zürich, CH
Animated Spirits, New York, US
Haihatus, Joutsa, FI
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, DE
Videoformes festival, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Tricky Women Festival, Vienna, AT
DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival with AV-arkki
29th Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, NO
2016
Signes de Nuit, Paris, FR
33rd Kassel Dokfest, Kassel, DE
2014
Hard Thawing -Experimental Films and Videos, National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA
Thousand of Him, Scattered, STILLS -Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK
Moving Image Art Fair New York 2014 with AV-arkki NY, USA
AAVE-festival, Helsinki, FI
Media Art UP! Cable Factory, Hki, FI
2013
Invideo 2013, Milan, Italy, 11/2013
7th Prvi Kadar – International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 11/2013
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic, 10/2013
11th Festival International SIgnes de Nuit, Paris, France, 10/2013
5th Cairo Video Festival, Egypt, 09/2013
Femme d´Afrique in Uusi Kino, TV Broadcast Yle Teema
HLEF-Helsinki Short Film Festival, Andorra, Helsinki
Huuto Alphabet, gallery Huuto, Hki, FI
Huuto Alphabet, Supermarket, Stockholm, SE
2012
Art Fair, Cable Factory, HKI
Tiden.Döden. Global Talks gallery, Stockholm, SE
International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund / Köln, GER
2011
HLEF-Helsinki Short Film Festival, Andorra, Hki
Curtacinema, Rio de janeiro International Short Film Festival, BRA
Cartes Flux- Festival of New Media Art, Espoo Centre of Art and Technology
Milano Film Festival, Milan, IT
Split Film Festival-International Festival of New Film, Split, CRO
Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory Hki
IRKI!, Sibelius-museum, Turku
IRKI!, Pori Art Museum
FEMINA-International Women´s Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, BRA
TAJU, Hyvinkää Art Museum
Familiar and Strange Birds, Kuopio Art Museum
Norrköping Pride Festival, Norrköping Art Museum, SE
2010
27. Kettupäivät, Short and Documentary Film Festival, Andorra, Hki
Noise of Silence, screening- Galleri Sinne, Hki
Musicam; Sibelius-museum, Turku
Artists 2010, Year Show of Finnish Artists Association, TR1, Tre
Polku, Honkahovi, Mänttä,
Good Morning Africa! -Villa Karo 10 years, Art Hall, Hki
2009
Tracking Traces (09-10), Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma
Darklight Film Festival, Dublin, IRL
Supermarket, Stockholm, SE
VIEW09-Kaapelitehdas, Cable Factory, Helsinki
VIDEOEX-Experimental Film and video festival, CH
IHME-Contemporary Art Festival / Emerge-mental, physical & social performatives
2008
13. Mänttä Art Festival
View-08 Festival of New Finnish Media Art, Helsinki
21. Stutgardin Filmwinter-festivaalit, GER
2007
ON AIR- From North to South. Circolo Skandinavo, Rooma,IT
Creative North in Progress-festival, Firenze, IT
18. Nordisk Panorama – 5 Cities Film Festival, Oulu
2,5 Salon August, Muu Gallery, Helsinki
Googled Earth, Tampere Film Festival
View-07 –Festival of New Media Art, Helsinki
53. Oberhus International Film Festival, GER
2006
Experimental films of Panorama, ARoS, Århus, DK
Nordisk Panorama, Århus, DK
Nuevo Estocolmo, Luna Kulturhus, Södertälje, SE
A Wander Beyond La Cathedral, Dublin, IRL
23. Kettupäivät-Short and Documentary Film Festival, Hki, FI
TAJU, Hyvinkää Art Museum
Near By, Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki
Performance-happening, Alpo Jaakola Sculpture park, Loimaa, FI

Works in collections
Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma
Siemenpuu foundation

Awards and nominations
2011 Split Film festival; Special Award for Monster Attack
2009 Media art competition by Muu ry and Siemenpuu foundation, 1. price

Residencies
Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence in Kökar, Åland, 2013
Villa Karo, Grand-Popo, Benin, West Africa, 2011
North Karelian Arts Council, Kochi, Kerala, India 2009
A Rocha, Watamu, Kenya, 2009
Villa Karo, Grand Popo, Benin, West Africa 2008
Estonia Artists Accosiation, Tallinn Art Hall, 2008
Circolo Scandinavo, Rome, Italy, 2007

Memberships
Artists´ Association Muu ry
AV-arkki – Distribution Centre of Finnish Media Art
Mixed-Art Association Poike ry.
Mehiläispesä ry

Filmography
Q, Hand-colored 16mm film on HD, 6 min, 2016
Sirius Passet, 16mm film transferred on HD, 4´18 min, 2014
Fugue for Flotsam, HD, 4 min. 2014
Coriolis 18 min, 3×16:9 –screen; 16mm film on HD, 2013
Still Life with Mary, B/W-film, 12min, 2012
Femme d´Afrique; 14min, M/V, HD, 2011
Monster Attack, DV, 16:9, 2min. 2010
Natural African Jazz Piece- Noël and Red Rumped Tinkerbird, DV, 4:3, 2min, 2010
Return of Birdsong, 17min, 4×16:9-screen, 2009
Lost Letters 1939-1945, 22 min, Stereo, 16 mm M/V-film, 2008
Ceremony 16 mm film, 4 min. Stereo 4:3, 2007
Shadows From Grandmother’s Photo Box, DV, 9 min, 2007
A Tale of a Dead Man; 16mm, MiniDv;04’45, 4:3; Stereo, 2006
Bomb Factory Girl, DV, 5´40, 4:3, Stereo, 2006
Room; 4´23, S8mm; B/W; Stereo, 4:3, 2005
Love Story ; 2´32, MiniDV; Stereo 4:3, 2005
11th May 1918 ; 8´14; 16mm, MiniDV; Stereo 4:3, 2004
Boob ; 0´58; MiniDV, Silent 4:3, 2004

Other
2011 Performative workishop ”Rye Bread Head Pad Catwalk”, with Martine Hakli, Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma
2010-2011 Artist in Musicam video project by Poike; Turku2011
2010 ”4 vinkler på Medea”. Copenhagen Music Theatre, colloaboration with composer Steingrimurr Rohloff
2007 Frame fund, Artist of the Month (March,/2007)
2004-2006 Curating and organising traveling group show for young artists between Iceland, Sweden and Finland (Luna Culture House, Södertälje; Nordic House, Reykjavik; Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki)
1997 Assistant animator; A-Film, Tallinn, EE