Visual artist based in Helsinki Finland. Working with installation, visual illusions and performance.

CURRICULUM VITAE

STUDIES

2004-2010 MFA Fine Art, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Finland

2009/2010 École supérieure des Beaux Arts de Marseille, France

2003-2004 Nordic Art School, Kokkola Finland

2003 Acadeemia Grata, Pärnu Estonia

2001-2003 Art School MAA, Helsinki Finland

2000-2001 Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Karjaa Finland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Bird Catcher, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki Finland

2016 @mänttäexperience, Mänttä Finland

2015 Hub, Oksasenkatu 11- gallery, Helsinki Finland

2015 The Cave, Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti Finland

2012 Do not move, Studio Mältinranta, Tampere Finland

2011 Runway, Galleri Sinne, Helsinki Finland

2008 It wasn't me, Galleria Välivuosi, Helsinki Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Grey Heron, collaboration with Hanna Marnon, ID:I galleri, Stockholm, Sweden

Mänttä Art Festival XXII, Mänttä, Finland

Exquisite Corpse, Praxis 14, Kallio Kunstahalle, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Supermarket Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2015 Valtio+ group show, former Turku prison, Turku, Finland

2014 Running Man, collaboration with Arttu Kurttila, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki

2013 The Biennial of Young Artists, Helsinki Art hall, Helsinki Finland

You are here, collaboration with Arttu Kurttila, Kulttuuribingo, Oulu Finland

2012 1:1, Rööperin Taidesalonki, Helsinki

2010 Jussi Suvanto and Ella Tahkolahti, Galleria Fafa, Helsinki

2009 Kainulainen&Ella On the Road, Baaribaari, Helsinki, OMA Galleria, Lohja, Finland and Kunstraum Lalibela, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Degree Show of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki Finland

2008 Ars Kärsämäki 08, Kärsämäki Finland

2007 Scene Change, EEA 07, Beelitz-Heilstätten, Germany

2006 The button store, galleria Studio Mezzo, Helsinki Finland

Human and Animals, Galleria Välivuosi, Helsinki

Kenossa, Galleria Välivuosi, Helsinki



PERFORMANCE, INSTALLATION, SCREENINGS

2017 Art Fair Suomi 17, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Performance at Galleria Rankka, Helsinki

2015 Aamunkoiton Siat, group performance at Pori art festival, Pori, Finland

Aamunkoiton Siat,  group performance at PAB open, Bergen, Norja

"Territory" performance, Winter CREATure, POST galerija, Kaunas Liettua

"Mirroring" solo performance at Esitystaiteen markkinat, Helsinki, Finland

2014 Performance with Katri Kainulainen, Pakkohoitola, Mad House Helsinki

Performance with Katri Kainulainen in Jimi Tenor and Jori Hulkkonens movie "Nuntius"

"About fruit" performance, Eskusplosion24h, Eskus-Center for performing arts, Helsinki

"About cream" performance, An Okay at OK11, Galleria Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki

"About sugar" performance, Paikkari Performance, Sammatti Finland

2013 Site specific installation, Pixels and Presence-event, Vaasa Art hall, Finland

"Send off"-performance, Pixels and Presence-event, Helsinki Finland

2012 "Boy from Paikkari"-installation, Paikkari Performance 12, Sammatti Finland

"Instructions for indoor gardening" -performance/installation, Muu Gallery, Helsinki

2009 Planet Mundo C'fé, Marseille, France

Suokissa-event, Suomenlinna, Helsinki

2008 Kainulainen&Ella "Before x-mas"-performance, Koko Theatre, Helsinki

2005 "Three little elephants" performance with Jussi Suvanto, Perf05, Pori Finland

2004 1/3 -performance, Kokkola Finland

Pärnu Fideo&Vilm Festival, Estonia

Là-bas, Helsinki

2003 Line-in festival, Helsinki

Pärnu Fideo&Vilm Festival, Estonia

1/3 -performance Tarto Art hall, Young Artists exhibition, Tarto Estonia

Kainulainen&Ella Performance, Pärnu Estonia

1/3 -performance, Cable Factory, Helsinki

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS

2009 Paldiski, city as living organism, Paldiski, Estonia

2007 European Exchange Academy 07, Beelitz-Heilstätten, Germany

RESIDENCIES

2016 Serlachius residency, Mänttä Finland

2013 Sfakiotes Residency Programme, Greece

2010 Academy of Fine Arts Student Unions residency, Utö, Finland

2008 Kunstfabrik, Berlin Germany