s. 1974, Lappeenranta
Kuvataiteilija, Mediataiteilija, Performanssitaiteilija, Valokuvataiteilija
I am a multi-disiplinary artist working with the video, photography, performance, sound and installation. Some people say I am a performance artist, but I prefer to identify myself as a visual artist, because my practise is broader than the term performance art refers to. Often my works, especially the lens-based performaces by which I am most well-known, have a twist towards theatre, text or the history of art (more preciesly historiography).
Using my own body and life experiences as a major part of my works, has made me think how dance, choreography and bodily remembering could work in the hands of the visual artist.
My aim is to find out the flexibility and possibilities of performance art – thinking outside of the box and merging it’s boundaries. I believe that being honest with the personal experiences gives the possibility to explore the humanity in larger scale. I salute the traditions of avantgarde, feminism, dada, Fluxus and the likes – which I’ll try to add into my language and style.