CV

Visual artist

Born 1973
Lives and works in Nykarleby, Finland


EDUCATION 

2019 - 2020    Master of Culture and Arts, Novia university of applied sciences, Jakobstad, Finland

2011 - 2015    Bachelor of Fine art, Novia university of applied sciences, Jakobstad, Finland

1995 - 1996    Diploma in dance, Bromma folkhögskola, Stockholm, Sweden

1994 - 1995    Diploma in dance, Västra Nylands folkhögskola, Karis, Finland

1990 - 1992    B.Sc. Degree in physiotherapy, Vocational college, Vasa, Finland

 

WORKSHOPS

2017                Malakta Dance film Lab, Malax, FIN, with Helena Jónsdóttir (ISL)

2015                Contact improvisation, Vasa, FIN, with Antti Marjakangas (FIN)

2013                Body/landscape workshop in Scotland with Frank van de Ven (NLD)


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2018                Energiverket, Jakobstad, FIN

2016                Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, DE


PERFORMANCES
2020                In memoriam II, Artpodfest 2.0, Online perfomance Festival
2019                LINK, Nights of the art, Vasa, FIN
2019                LINK, Little Islands Festival, Amorgos, GR
2018                LINK, Energiverket, Jakobstad, FIN
2018                LINK, collaboration with sound artist Alan Cameron-Winberg and violinist Heli

                        Kivistö, Humlefestivalen, Nykarleby, FIN

2017                Risk Rusk situation #1, project by composer Guillermo Galindo (MEX), Jakobstad, FIN

2017                How to build a tower II, konstfestival Moment, Mariehamn, AX
2017                How to build a tower, Viva Allegro, Jakobstad, FIN
2016                (F)LAWLESS, collaboration with CHAMP (UK), Bristol Biennial, UK
2015                Rusk festival, collaboration with Henrik Sundström, Mirka Sulander, Moa Cederberg,

                        Jakobstad, FIN
2014                A grandmother's dream, collaboration with singer Inga Liljeström (AUS) and

                        bassist Zacharias Holmkvist (FIN), Campus Allegro, Ancestry, Jakobstad, FIN
2014                Rusk festival, collaboration with clarinetist Christoffer Sundqvist, Jakobstad, FIN

2014                Commerzbank, collaboration with Annika Bergvik-Forsander, Neuruppin, DE

2013                Via dolorosa, Humlefestivalen, Nykarleby, FIN
2013                I have a dream, Nygårds verkstad, Jakobstad, FIN
2012                Touched, Campus Allegro, Jakobstad, FIN
2010                Untitled, Humlefestivalen, FIN
2009                Dance theatre Café drop in, The culture house Scala, Nykarleby, FIN
2007                Dance theatre Hållplats 23, The culture house Scala, Nykarleby, FIN


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2018                 BYN, sculptural artwork, Purmo, FIN


EXHIBITIONS AND VIDEO SCREENINGS
2020                 Group exhibition Starting from self, Gallery Black Box Genesis, Vasa, FIN
2020                 Online Exhibition Finite Vastness, Cardboardium
2019                 FLUXX filmfestival, Jakobstad, FIN
2018                 October filmfest x, Skafferiet at Ritz,Vasa, FIN

2017                 Group exhibition Vaellus, Gallery konstrummet, Lindesberg, SWE
2016                 Group exhibition Al fresco, Gallery Elverket, Ekenäs, FIN
2015                 Group exhibition Kuvataiteen valtakunta 2015, Rauman taidemuseo, Rauma, FIN

2015                 Solo exhibition, Ateljé Tripod, Nykarleby, FIN
2015                 POP-UP Österbotten, Helsinki, FIN
2014                 Group exhibition, Strengberg Kunsthalle, Jakobstad, FIN
2014                 Group exhibition Sjunker sjunger, Kansantaiteenkeskus, Kaustby, FIN
2013                 Group exhibition 100 1000 lumen, Nygårds verkstad, Jakobstad, FIN
2012                 Group exhibition Nordiska Sagan, Rautalampi, FIN

2012                 Group exhibition, Gallery Berga, Stockholm, SWE

2012                 Group exhibition In the air, Vasa konsthall, Vasa, FIN


MISCELLANEOUS SELECTED

2020                Dancer, Sisyphus, Vasa, FIN, video project by Susanne Schär and Peter Spillmann(CHE)
2013 - 2019     Curator for the Humlefestival, arts and music festival, Nykarleby, FIN

2016                Music video, Kom hem, Mrs. Bighill singers
2010 - 2011     Choreographer for the musical Noas ark, Munsala församling, FIN

2008 - 2009     Choreographer for the musical Ronja Rövardotter, Arbis, Nykarleby, FIN

2006                Choreographer, Senses in celebration, Jacob Gospel, Jakobstads svenska församling, FIN
2002 - 2003     Choreographer for the musical, En värld full av liv, Arbis, Nykarleby, FIN


TEACHING
2021                Guest lecturer, YH Novia, fine art, Jakobstad, FIN
2019                Guest lecturer in performance Yrkesakademin, Jakobstad, FIN

2018 - 2019     Dance teacher for children, Wava-institute, Jakobstad, FIN

2018                Guest lecturer, YH Novia, fine art, Jakobstad, FIN

2016                Art Workshop for refugees at språkcafé, Jakobstad, FIN

1996 - 2005     Dance teacher at several workshops and courses


MEMBERSHIPS
MUU ry (Finnish interdisciplinary artist association)

Kuvasto


GRANTS

2020               Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet

2019               Svenska kulturfonden

2018               Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet

2017               Working grant Taike

2015               Svenska studiefonden

2015               Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet

2013               Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet

2009               Svenska kulturfonden

2007               Svenska kulturfonden