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(b. 1975)

Based in Tampere, Finland.
Working with sculpture installation, drawing & sound. Works include also video, comics and text pieces.

Education

2002, 2004 Professional Specialization studies in Video art, TAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Art and Media
2001 Visual artist, BA
1997–2001 TAMK University of Applied Sciences, Art and Media, Fine Art department
1999 Chinese language and cultural studies – exchange studies, Shengyang, China
1995 – 1996 Lahti Adult Education Institute, Fine Art Department
1994 Matriculation examination

Forthcoming exhibitions/projects

12/ 2017 Vanhuudenkuva vol2., Helsinki, FI
Eemeli´s Wheel of Fortune(working title), book project,
group work

Solo exhibitions

2016  MUU Cable, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Lönnström Art Museum Studio Gallery, Rauma, Finland
2013 Å Gallery, Turku, Finland
2012 Syyskääntö-project week, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2011 Uusi Kipinä Gallery/Kirnu, Lahti, Finland
2008 Linnake Gallery project, Väinö Linna square, Tampere
2007 Myymälä2 Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (Johanna Lonka, Hannamari Matikainen)
2006 Jangva Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2003 Vintti Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2002 Vaahtera Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2002 Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland ( Johanna Lonka, Otso Höglund )
2002 Tampere – maja, Tartu, Estonia

Group / Juried exhibitions (selected)

2017 Drawn Identity, Hamilton House Gallery, Bristol, UK
2016 OMEGA 3, Mooste , Estonia
2016 Menagerie, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2015 6th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere, Finland
2014 Ars Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki, Finland
2013 Kylkiäinen at Annikki OFF, Annikki art kiosk, Tampere
2013 Celebration, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2012 Vaahtokarkki, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2012 Pala taivasta/Piece of Heaven, Tampere, Finland
2010 MediaPyhät-Kiesit&Tsybyt, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2010 Rajatila@Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 The 4th Pirkanmaa Triennial, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2009 Graphica Creativa09, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2009 Kokooma, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2008 XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Pekilo, Mänttä, Finland
2008 Draw In, 00130 Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2007 ArtFairSuomi, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Ars Kärsämäki, Finland
2007 Comic Festival Exhibition, Tampere, Finland
2006 10th Anniversary exhibition of Rajataide Art association, TR1 Exhibition hall, Tampere, Finland
2006 New Terrortory, PAK////T Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
2006 Terrortory, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2006 3rd Triennial of Pirkanmaa region, Tampere, Finland
2006 NoD Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2005 Autumn Photomarathon, Anna Ahmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
and Backlight Photography Triennial, Tampere, Finland
2005 Nokia Exhibition Hall, Nokia, Finland
2004 Rupriikki Media Museum, Tampere, Finland
2003 Koetila, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Old Student House, Tampere, Finland
2001 Graduate exhibition,  Tampere, Finland
2000 Old Library house, Tampere, Finland

Videofestivals and screenings

2009 Finland In Full Colour, VerdensKulturCentret, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006 VIEW2006, Culture Factory Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2006 12th International Pärnu Fideo and Vilm Festival, Pärnu, Estonia
2005 VALOSTA, Central square of Tampere, Finland
2005 Backlight – videoscreening, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland
2005 Saunavuoro, Tampere Student Theatre, Tampere, Finland
2003 Iiris Film Festival, Jyväskylä, Finland
2003 One Minutes Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
2003 Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland
2003 Videonaiset, Niagara Movie Theater, Tampere, Finland
2000 Vier de kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, Holland
2000 Oulu Music Video Festival, Oulu, Finland

Sound/performance (selected)

Experimental sound group Kukkiva Poliisi, since 1999.
2016 Lal Lal Lal Festival X, Helsinki, H2Ö Turku, Finland
2015 KP Comeback, Pieni Contemporary Art Festival, Turku, Finland
Krunan mesta, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Lal Lal Lal Festival/Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Postsovkhoz06 Art Symposium, Mooste, Estonia
2005 TAJU – exhibition opening, Hyvinkää, Finland,
Potlatch festival, Club Oranssi, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Studio La – bas, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland,
Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Sound Art Gallery, Pushkinskaja 10, St. Petersburg, Russia,
Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Mental Alaska, Restaurant Telakka, Tampere, Finland
other collaborations
2008 Kunstijaam at Tartu Kunstikuu, Tartu, Estonia (Kuupuu/JoyLaav)
2007 Skaņu mežs, Riga, Latvia (collaboration with Bērnu Rīts )
Releases
2005 Kukkiva Poliisi: Ilola, Audiobot, BE
2005 Kukkiva poliisi: s/t, Monopolka & Ej Tu Dirst, cassette, RU
2003 Kukkiva Poliisi: s/t, self released cdr, FI
2002 Kukkiva Poliisi & Avarus: Maximum Highway Lifestyle, Lal lal lal cdr,  FI
KP on compilations
2007Larm cd, Larm & Kning disc, SE
2004 267 purkkia liimaa cdr, 267 Lattajjaa, FI
2002 Kuolleena haudattuja cassette, Lal lal lal, FI

Public works

2002 Wall paintings at Tampere University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics
group work ( A-K Laine, E. Lind, J. Lonka, H. Moisseinen, V. Takalo

Comics/Illustration

2013 Leukku-kasvimaan vartija, Peltoniemi/Lonka, FI
2010, 2008 in Gambuzine, PO
2008 J.Lonka: “On weekdays and Sundays”- collection of comics from years 2002-08, FI
2001 – 2007 in Irtoparta comic zine, issues: 1 & 3 – 8, FI
2003 – 2008 in Mörkö comic zine, issues: 7 – 11, FI

Residencies/Study trips/Workshops

2015 Mrua, Ennistymon, Ireland
2011 MoKS AIR, Nordic-Baltic Residency program, Mooste, Estonia
2010 Northbounders-workshop, Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, Odense, Denmark
2008 Sound as space/Sound as language- workshop, Pedvale/Riga, Latvia
2008 Zine Festival, Lisboa, Portugal
2007 Riga Sound Locations-workshop, Riga, Latvia
2005 MoKS, Artist in residence, Mooste, Estonia
2004 Czech Republic, Artist recidency of Pirkanmaa Arts Council
2003 Holland, Belgium
2001 Estonia, Latvia
2000 Hungary
1999 Estonia
seminar/projects trips also e.g. Poland, Norway, Ireland 2007-09

Works in collections

The Finnish State Art Collection, FI
The City of Nokia, FI
Private collections, FI

Grants

2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland/ Arts Council of Pirkanmaa, Working Grant
2016 Kulturkontakt Nord, Mobility grant
2015 Arts Promotion Center of Finland/National Council for Visual Arts, Project grant
2014 Arts Promotion Center of Finland/National Council for Visual Arts, Project grant
2013 City of Tampere, Professional Artists Grant
2012 Arts Council of Pirkanmaa, Project grant
2009 City of Tampere, Professional Artists Grant
2007 Arts Council of Finland, Public Display Grant
2006 Sleipnir-NIFCA travel grant
2005 City of Tampere, Professional Artists Grant

Memberships / confidential posts in art associations

Rajataide Association (2004 – , Chairman 2008 – 2009, Member of the board 2007-2010, Honor member 2012)
Artists´ Association MUU
AV – arkki – Distribution Center for Finnish Media Art
Kuvasto ry.-Visual Artists’ Association of Copyrights

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