Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Doctor of Social Sciences, University on Helsinki, 2015

Master of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2007

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance photographer 2014– Worked for Finnish media, governmental and non-governmental organizations. Photographs have been published in Helsingin Sanomat, Suomen Kuvalehti, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Keskisuomalainen, Savon Sanomat, Karjalainen, Kouvolan Sanomat, Kymen Sanomat, Kaleva, Maailman Kuvalehti and Iso Numero among others.

Researcher 2006-2019, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University of Helsinki, list of publications.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

From the Sahdows of Human Trafficking to an Activist - Itohan Okundaye's Story / Ihmiskaupan varjoista vaikuttajaksi - Itohan Okundayen tarina

Caisa Cultural Centre, Helsinki, 2020.

Waiting Room - Daily life of Asylum Seekers in Finland /

Odotustila – turvapaikanhakijoiden arki Suomessa

Tampere Central Library 2020.

Oulu Central Library 2020.

University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, 2020.

Cultural Centre Stoa, Helsinki, 2018.

Kouvola Central Library, 2018.

Gallery Ratamo, Jyväskylä, 2018.

Mikkeli Central Library, 2018.

Gallery Virka, Helsinki City Hall, 2018.

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Helsinki Photo Festival, outdoor exhibitions at Hanasaari Cultural Center, Finlandia House, Helsinki Swimming Stadium and Futuro Gallery

 

PERSONAL GRANTS FOR ARTISTIC WORK AND EXHIBITIONS

2021 Otto A. Malm's Foundation

2021 Migration Institute of Finland

2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2020 Alli Paasikivi Foundation

2020 Patricia Seppälä Foundation

2019 Finnfoto

2019 Patricia Seppälä Foundation

2018 The Finnish Cultural Foundation

2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2017 People's Cultural Foundation

2016 Finnfoto