2012–14 Netherlands’ Film Academy, Amsterdam, MA
1998-99 University of Stockholm, Art Science
1992-95 Art school of Nykarleby, Finland, degree in Fine arts
1991-92 Art School of Liminka

Selected solo exhibitions
2024 Haunted Landscapes, Valokuvakeskus Raseborg, Karjaa, Finland
2024 Wretched Ground, Maker’s Gallery, Vaasa, Finland
2022 Leneen luy xéw, Chez Dasso, part of the OFF-program of Biennale de Dakar, St Louis, Senegal
2016 The dead walk side by side with the living, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2012 And other encounters, Vaasa City Art Gallery
2011 And other places, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma
2011 Interim, MUU Studio, Helsinki
2009 Night Walk, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki

Selected group exhibitions, festivals, screenings
2025 The Archipelago Sea, group exhibition at Korpo Archipelago Centre (up-coming)
2024 The Silver Record, gathering org by Filmverkstaden + Polar Film Labs, Vaasa
2024 MUU Booked 2024, Cable Factory, Helsinki (up-coming)
2023 Strangloscope Film Screenings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2023 Do Trees Dream, Mother Earth’s Inner Organs and other stories, curated gathering by M.Å at Korpo Archipelago Centr
2023 Kulturkrock i Korpoström, Finland, festival at the Archipelago centre
2023 Presence Dispersing into Ground, curated screening by M.Å at Elokuvakeskus Botnia, Vaasa
2022 Body in the Micro and Macrocosmos, by AV-arkki, Cinema ORION & Elävän kuvan keskus ELKE ry. at Cinema ORION, Helsinki
2022 New Beginnings, exhibition curated by Valentina Gelain, festival at Malakta, Maalahti, Finland
2021 Where the light comes in, Draamasali, Vaasa, org. Filmverkstaden
2019 Check your privilege!, Almin Talo, Loviisa, Finland
2018 Muurahaisten sota, Harakka, Helsinki
2017 Signos da noite, Lissabon
2017 Festival Singes de nuit, Paris
2016 Condition of Possibility, EYE, Amsterdam
2015 Berliner Liste, in a screening by BBK, Berlin
2015 Kinos festivaali, Lahtis. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2014 Femina International Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2014 Something to love (scenes from a moving picture), Eye, Amsterdam
2014 BBK screening, Kino Central, Berlin
2013 Loikka Dance Film Festival, Helsingfors
2013 Focus Finlande, Télé Bocal, France. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2012 10th International Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2012 Reikäreuna elokuvafestivaali, Orivesi, Finland. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2012 36th Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2012 Akbank Sanat 8th Short Film Festival, Istanbul. Distributed by Av-arkki.
2012 Culture Tram, org. Korjaamo, Helsinki. Distributed by Av-arkki
2012 Stadt(t)räume, Zum Kleinen Markgräflerhof der Stiftung Bartels Fondation, Basel
2011 Preview of Wald, Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin
2011 To Have / To Own, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vasa, Finland
2011 Video exhibition, Suburban video Lounge, Rotterdam
2010 Word for word without words, curated by Domestic Research Society, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana

Selected residencies
2024 Villa Karo, Benin
2023 Korpo Archipelago Center, Pro Artibus / Svenska Kulturfonden
2022 WAAW, Saint Louis, Senegal
2017 Casa Arte, El Hierro, Spain
2016 SPAM! Porcari, Italy, with choreographer Yuri Bongers
2016 Villa Karo, Benin
2011 Fire station, Dublin

Works in collections
Helsinki City Art Museum
Museum of Ostrobothnia
Pro Artibus
Private collections in Finland, Spain, Germany, Holland and Brazil

Selected bibliography
2024 Lifelines of time drawn in the sand, Taru Elfving, part of artist book Wretched Ground
2016 The Dead Walk Side by Side with the Living, John Cunningham, for catalogue
2016 On the temporality of dense moments, Kati Kivinen, for catalogue
2016 Människan som slet sig loss från det vilda, Helen Korpak, exhibition review HBL
2012 Interview in Taide & Design 2012, Maaria Niemi

Works in collections
Helsinki City Art Museum, Museum of Ostrobothnia, Pro Artibus, Private collections

Engagement in artist-run activities
2021– Board member of Filmverkstaden, a film lab with workshops and a residency program, Vaasa
2007–12 Board memberof Platform, a gallery, residency and other eventbased activities; as coordiantor of activities, co-curator or exhibitions, co-editor of publication
2007-10 Cheap Finnish Labor – the Platform board formed the group CFL, that also carried out artistic projects: in collaboration with Hüseyin Alptekin for the Turkish Pavillion at 52nd Venice Biennale; at the Istanbul Biennale 2009 and Trajector Art Fair in Brussels 2010
2001 Project manager, Platform, Vaasa
2000 Founding member of Platform

Other collaborations
2016 Experimental dance film with choreographer Yuri Bongers
2011 After Running, film installation with Miha Erman

KUVASTO (authors’ rights association)
AV-arkki (Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art)
Artist associations Muu ry, Filmverkstaden rf, Platform ry