Born 1984 in Ylistaro, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

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Education
rn2013 Master of Arts, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki
rn2009 Bachelor of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki (now Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
rn2006 Art school MAA, Helsinki, classical art studies

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Solo exhibitions
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2016 All is Moving but All is Shapeless, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
rn2012 Weight of Experience, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, FR
rn2012 Repetitive Gestures (with Tanja Koljonen), Gallery TAIK, Berlin, DE
rn2012 Let Me See You (with Tanja Koljonen), Gallery Napa, Helsinki, FI

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Selected group exhibitions
rn2016 Fryspunkt/Freezing Point, Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Stockholm, SWE
rn2015 Displacement, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
rn2015 Ars Kärsämäki, FI
rn2015 Between the Flashes of a Lighthouse, Maanantai Collective, Gallerie Van der Mieden, Brussels, BE
rn2014 Between the Flashes of a Lighthouse, Maanantai Collective, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
rn2014 Maanantai Collective, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FI
rn2014 Maanantai Collective, Galeria Monopol, Warszawa, PL
rn2014 I Never Read – Art Book Fair, Basel, CH
rn2014 Maanantai Collective, Gallery Gro, Pietarsaari, FI
rn2014 ARCO, Gallery Taik Persons, Madrid, ES
rn2013 Kiasma Hits, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
rn2013 Paris Photo, Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR
rn2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, Alt. +1000 Photography Festival, Rossi-nière, CH
rn2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
rn2013 At the End of the Rainbow, Felleshus – Pan Nordic Building of the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, DE
rn2012 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
rn2012 Present Remains, TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, FI
rn2012 Unseen Photo Fair, Gallery TAIK, Amsterdam, NL
rn2012 Vienna Fair, Gallery TAIK, Vienna, AT
rn2012 This Way, Jukka Male museum, Helsinki, FI
rn2011 Nuoret 2011, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
rn2011 Helsinki School, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zürich, CH
rn2011 Helsinki School – A Female View, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
rn2011 Touching Dreams, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, DK
rn2011 Vienna Fair, Gallery TAIK, Vienna, AT
rn2011 Art Container, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY, US
rn2011 The bathers, The Marketplace Gallery, Albany, NY, US
rn2011 Art Container, MEME Gallery, Boston, MA, US
rn2010 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
rn2010 Delegation and fact finding missions, The Pedalto Institution for Incorporated Art, Tallinn, EE
rn2010 MAIJALA KOLJONEN KOPKINA, Photographic centre Peri, Turku, FI
rn2009 The bathers, Fountain Art Fair, Miami, FL, US
rn2009 Global container VII, Kultuuritehas Polymer, Tallinn, EE
rn2009 Pit: photographs, Gallery Hiilikellari, Helsinki, FI
rn2006 Taidekoulu Maan lopputyönäyttely, Gallery MAA-TILA, Helsinki, FI
rn2003 Ylistarolaisen kuvataiteen kesänäyttely, Ylistaro, FI

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Grants
rn2014 Arts Council of Finland
rn2013 Arts Council of Finland
rn2012 Aalto ARTS

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Memberships
rnMaanantai collective
rnThe Union of Artist Photographers in Finland

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Artist residencies
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2014 Focus AIR, Oslo, NO
rn2013 Kökar, FI
rn2009 Polymer International A.I.R., Tallinn, EE

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Publications
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2014 The Helsinki School vol. 5 – From the Past to the Future, Hatje Cantz.
rn2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, Kehrer.
rn2013 Kiasma Hits / Kiasma collections, A Museum of Contemporary Art Publication 139.
rn2013 Let Me See You, with Tanja Koljonen, self published.
rn2013 A book of lies – Väritettyjä totuuksia, Musta Taide.
rn2012 Les Rencontres d’Arles -catalogue.
rn2012 Poems from the supermarket, with Tanja Koljonen, self published.
rn2011 The Helsinki School vol. 4 – A Female View, Hatje Cantz.

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Works in collections
rnKiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, FI
rnDanish National Museum of Photography, DK
rnJoseph M. Cohen Collection, US
rnHelsinki Art Museum, FI
rnPrivate Collections

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