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CV

Born in Lohja, Finland, 1978
Lives and works in London

Education

2001- 2007                              MFA, The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2003-2004                               Malmö Art Academy, Sweden
1999-2001                               The Nordic Art school, Kokkola
1998-1999                               Västra nylands folkhögskola, Karis

Solo Exhibitions

2017
a u g u s t, Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland
Off Seasons, EMMA, Museum of Modern Art Espoo, Finland

2015
Why is the remote always so far away, Maria Stenfors, London, UK
Ett kluvet hus – Den ena, Galleri Elverket, Ekenäs, Finland
Ett kluvet hus – Den andra, Sinne, Helsinki, Finland

2014
Divisions – and Other Possibilities, Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland
In Good Faith, Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

2013
In Good Faith, Konstfabriken, Borgå, Finland
A Part and the Whole, Litteratursymposiet i Odda, Norway
In Good Faith, Project/Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

2012
Pintojen Välissä, Takkahuone, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland

2011
Blindsight, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
Du utan jag, The Studio, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Mikado, The Pigeon Wing, London, UK

2010
Flyktpunkt, Galleri Sinne, Helsinki, Finland

2009
Mikado, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland

2007
I could have told you that, FAFA Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Collaboration with Juha Laatikainen

Group Exhibitions

2017
The Garden – End of Times, Beginning of Time, Aros Triennial, Århus, Denmark
Balance, Continous Drift, Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland
Calm Before Storm, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK

2016
Chart Art Fair, Special Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
Revive!, The Crypt of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, London, UK
EMAP 2016,
 S.O.S. Art For a Time of Urgencies, Ewha, Seuol, South Korea
Playroom, Union Club Studios, London, UK

2015
Smugglers, Narracje 7, Public Art Festival, Gdansk, Poland
Imitation Game, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE
The Vanishing Point of History, L’Été Photographique de Lectoure, France

2014
Theater of the Mind, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomsfield Hills, USA
Sound, Image, Experience, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
Initiatives for Individuality, Untitled. Art Fair, Miami, USA
Confusion in her eyes that says it all, Maria Stenfors, London, UK
Encounter: Listening to the City, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE

2013
Nouvelles Vagues: The Black Moon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Minneskonst/Art of Memory, Bonniers konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
The Invisible Lady, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Acting in the City, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
Critical Mass, Public art exhibition, St. Petersburg, Russia
24 Spaces – A Cacophony, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Sequences VI, Real Time Art Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland

2012
Reality bites, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
So You Say, West Space, Melbourne, Australia
Undergo. The Parallels, Public Art Exhibition, Tbilisi, Georgia
Volumi contrastanti/Kontrasterande volymer, Italian Culture Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Noorderzon, International Performing Arts Festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
Baltoscandal, International Theatre Festival, Rakvere, Estonia
Intersección, Santiago a Mil, Centro Gabriela Mistral, Santiago, Chile

2011
Imagine Being Here Now, The 6th Momentum Biennial, Moss, Norway
Nordic Art Today, Loft Project ETAGI, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Reflective Shadow, Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Fast, International Festival of Contemporary Arts, Terni, Italy
Meteor 2011, International Theatre Festival, Bergen, Norway
Homo Novus, International Festival of Contemporary Theatre, Riga, Latvia
Festival Divadelna Nitra, International Theatre Festival, Nitra, Slovakia
Santarcangelo 41, International Theatre Festival, Santarcangelo, Italy
Intersection, Prague Quadrennial, Prague, Czech
Float All in Windows, Slakthusateljéerna, Stockholm, Sweden
Gifts of Intimacy, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2010
Baltic Circle, International Theatre Festival, Q-Teatteri, Helsinki, Finland
Bastard, International Theatre Festival, Avant Garden, Trondheim, Norway
Presences, Real Presence 10, Zvono Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Spellbound by Stories, The Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
Street View, MAP – Mobile Art Production, Avenyn, Gothenburg, Sweden
New Beginnings, Open House, Iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden
The End of the Knowers, Teaterhuset Avant Garden, Trondheim, Norway

2009
Recent Acquisitions, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
New Pleasure, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
Tänk på döden, MAP – Mobile Art Production, Culture Festival in Stockholm, Sweden
Open Studios, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Kesänäyttely, Honkahovi, Mänttä, Finland
Urban Story, Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2008
Jotain muuta odotellessa, URB 08, Museum of Contempoary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
Urban Pedestals, Public Art Project in Helsinki. Finland
Mare Balticum. Thomas Mann Culture Festival, Nida, Lithuania

2007
Consequences and Proposal, The Biennale of Young Artists, Tallinn. Estonia
Midbaugur og Kringla, Leisure, Administration and Control, Reykjavik, Iceland
Suomen 25 parasta taiteilijaa, The XII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland

2006
Make your own shadow, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, England
Collaboration on Site, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki. Finland
Kuvataideakatemian kevätnäyttely, The Fine Art Academy gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Hard Revolution, NORD culture festival, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany

2005
Lost in Translation, 9th Istanbul biennale (collateral event), Istanbul, Turkey
Real Presence, Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
Speak Up! gallery Myymälä 2, Helsinki, Finland
Bull´s Eye, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki, Finland & San Francisco Art Institute gallery, USA

2004
Pimeä, Contemporary Art Festival, Kallio, Helsinki, Finland
Young Nordic Art, Borlänge, Sweden
Spring exhibition, Malmö Art Academy, Sweden
City of Love, The Office Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

2003
VV2-Recycling the Future, Vivere Venezia II, 50th Venice biennale (collateral event), Italy
Pinnalla, The Fine Art Academy Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Nuorten Näyttely, Muu Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Residencies
2012 GeoAIR, Tbilisi, Georgia
2010 Iaspis, International Artist Studio Program in Sweden, Stockholm
2009 Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Centre d’Art I Natura, Farrera, Spain

Works in Collection
KIASMA, Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
EMMA, Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Pro Artibus Foundation, Finland

Public Art Work
2066, Värtahamnen, Permanent Sound installation in the Port of Stockholm, Sweden
Hiljaa Läsnä, Permanent sound installation in the Library in Kiasma, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Prizes
2016 William Thuring Prize, The Finnish Art Association
2015 Ars Fennica nominee
2011 Duukaattipalkinto, The Finnish Art Association
2010 Stina Krooks stiftelse, Art prize

Grants
Taiteen edistämiskeskus
Svenska Kulturfonden
Suomen Kulttuurirahasto
FRAME
Kulturkontakt Nord
Taiteen keskustoimikunta
Grönqvist stiftelse
Oskar Öflunds stiftelse
Nordic Artists Centre Daleåsen
Majaoja-säätiö
Konstsamfundet
Petter ja Margit Forströmmin Säätiö