Born 1987 in Helsinki, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
2016 Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
2015 Sabancı University, Istanbul, TR (Department of Visual Art and Visual Communication Design)
2013 Bachelor of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
2009 Kymenlaakson opisto, Kouvola, FI (Department of Photography, Department of Visual Arts)

Solo exhibitions
2021 Galleria Huuto, Helsinki (February 2021)
2020 Chroma, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Studio, Helsinki
2018 Anouk, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku
2018 Morriña, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere
2017 Sabroso, Galleria Huuto Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki

Group exhibitions and fairs
2020 Persons Projects, Photo London Digital
2020 Kosminen salonki, Kosminen Art Space, Helsinki
2020 A Kiss Given by Time to Light, Persons Projects | Helsinki School, Berlin, DE
2020 ANEKS, Galleria Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo
2019 Night of the Arts, Grey Garden Studios, Helsinki
2019 Art Fair Suomi '19, Cable Factory, Helsinki
2019 Virta, Kuusankoskitalo, Kouvola
2018 Valaistuminen, Nordic Photography Centre, Oulu
2017 Abstract! 100 Years of Abstract Photography, 1917–2017, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2017 Finland100NYC - The House of Finland, 287 Gallery, New York City, US
2017 Gallery Taik Persons, ARCO Madrid, ES
2016 Gallery Taik Persons, Paris Photo, FR
2016 Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna Contemporary, AT
2016 Istanbul Photobook Festival, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, TR
2015 artwork of the month (December), Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
2015 Fotoraf Kitabı Tasarımı / Studies on Photobook, Mixer, Istanbul, TR
2015 DEADLINE, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki
2014 Romantic in Abstraction, Caspar David Friedrich Center, Greifswald, DE
2014 Young Professionals | Horizonte Zingst, Zingst, DE
2014 Uni, Kuusankoskitalo, Kouvola
2013 Metamorphosis, Design Forum Showroom, Helsinki
2011 Jäljillä / Chasing, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki
2010 Café 2010 - Stolen Moments in Helsinki Cafés, Hotel and Restaurant Museum, Helsinki
2010 4, Media Centre Lume Gallery, Helsinki

Grants, awards and nominations
2020 shortlisted, Photo London Emerging Photographer of the Year Award
2020 working grant, Arts Council of Uusimaa, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2020 home residency grant, Kone Foundation
2020 project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2019 travel grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2019 public display grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2018 working grant, Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2018 participation in a light art master class by Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2018 travel grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2017 travel grant, Frame Finland
2017 public display grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2016 working grant, VISEK, The Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art
2016 working grant together with Mikko H. Haapoja, Niilo Helander Foundation
2015 working grant, Finnfoto
2006 1st prize in photography competition of The Finnish Heritage Agency

Residencies
2018 Silence Residency, Kaukonen, FI
2018 Väinö Tanner Foundation, Mazzano, IT
2020 Kone Foundation, home residency
2019 Circolo Scandinavo, Rome, IT

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