Veera Nivalainen is a Helsinki based visual artist
working with photography, video, and abstract animation. Current research of Nivalainen explores possibilities of sensory experiences, emotionality and queerness, aiming to place empathy and radical softness in the focus of their practice.


Contact:
veera.nivalainen@gmail.com








CV


VEERA NIVALAINEN
b. 1992


EDUCATION


LAHTI INSTITUTE OF DESIGN (LAB), 2021
BA Photography

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART, 2020
Erasmus Exchange Programme

HELSINKI DESIGN SCHOOL, 2017
Filmmaking

LUMO HIGH SCHOOL, 2011
Matriculation Examination, Diplomas in Visual and Performing Arts


GRANTS


ARTS PROMOTION CENTRE FINLAND, Covid-19 grants, Fall 2021

ARTS PROMOTION CENTRE FINLAND, Covid-19 grants, Summer 2021

ARTS PROMOTION CENTRE FINLAND, Project grant, 2021

KAUNO RY, Project grant, 2020


INSTALLATIONS


STILL POURING FROM THE SOFT SPOT, UrbanApa x Ateneum, 2021


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND LISTINGS


Group: OPUS ONE ‘21, BreedBeeld (BE), 2021

Group: GRADUATE SHOWCASE 2021, The Pupil Sphere (UK), 2021

Solo: HONEY, MILK AND EGGS, Galleria Uusi Kipinä (FIN), 2021

Group: BORN FROM SEA FOAM, OFF Bratislava (SL), 2020

Shortlisted: GIRLHOOD, BredaPhoto (NL), 2020

Group: SURFACE, Luja Galleria (FIN), 2019

Group: PINTA, KOSKETUS, Korjaamo (FIN), 2018

Group: OUTO MINÄ, TILA galleria (FIN), 2016


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS IN LAHTI, 2020-