2018               MA in photography, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Hki, FI

2014               BA in photography, Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Tku, FI





2019               WINNER of the International Photography Culture Exhibition Datong, CN

2019               Shortlisted for the Burn Magazine's Emerging  Photographer Fund, US


2019               Shortlisted for the Foam Talent, Fotomuseum Amsterdam, NL


2019               Finalist for the Grand Prix Tokyo International Photo Competition, JP

2018               WINNER of the ING Unseen Talent Award 2018, Unseen Amsterdam, NL


2018               Finalist for the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal Łódź, PL

2018               Finalist for the Grand Prix du Jury Photographie, Festival de Hyères, FR

2017               Lens Culture Emerging Talent Award, NL

2017               WINNER of the Majaoja-Prize / BACKLIGHT '17, FI

2017               Shortlisted for the Photo London Artproof Award, UK

2016               Shortlisted for the Vienna Contemporary Artproof Award, AT





2022               Yet Untitled', Forum Box, Helsinki, FI (2/22)

2021               Mining Your Business', Persons Project, Berlin, DE


2021               Honest Acts', Gallery Halmetoja, Helsinki, FI


2020               Nature Like Capital', Gallery Nykyaika, Tampere, FI


2019               All Those Hectares and Other Stories From the Nature', Invitation Exhibition, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, FI

2019               ‘100 Hectares of Understanding'Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, IT

2018               Nature Like Capital' – sculptures , Gallery Mältinranta, Tampere, FI

2018               100 Hectares of Understanding', Guernsey Photo Festival, Guernsey, FI

2016               100 Hectares of Understanding', The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Fi

2014               Tapiola – The First Act', Galleria Titanik, Turku, FI



2021                ‘Whose Nature?', Culture Centre Paukku, Lapua, FI


2021                ‘New Perspectives Through Photography', Taidehalli/Arthalle, Helsinki, Fi

2021                ‘Whose Nature?', Northern Photography Centre, Oulu, Fi

2021                CHART, Represented by Persons Project, Copenhagen, DK

2021                ‘Whose Nature?', Turku Art Hall, Turku, FI

2021                ‘Nature Trip'-Summer Exhibition, Nastola, FI


2021                ‘1868 I 2021 I 2068', Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, FI


2021                ‘Whose Nature?', Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI


2020               Summer Exhibition, Gallery Halmetoja, Helsinki, FI


2020               ‘Nurture, Nature', Galerie David Behning , Düsseldorf, DE


2020               ‘A Fresh Freeze From the North!', Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, DE


2020               It's Not the Same River, It's Not the Same People', Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, FI


2019               T3 Photo Festival, 72 Gallery, Tokio, JP

2019               ‘Power of Image', International Photography Culture Exhibition, Datong, CN

2019               ‘Post Homo Sapiens' GETXO Photo Festival, Getxo, ES


2019               T3 Photo Festival / PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin, IE 

2019               ‘Paradise Lost', Museum Henriette Polak, Zutphen, NL


2019               T3 Photo Festival, The UPI Gallery, New York, US

2019               Art Fair Finland, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI


2019               FESTIVAL CIRCULATION(S), Centquatre, Paris, FR


2019               T3 Photo Festival / Wonder Foto Days, Taipei, TW


2019               ‘Forever/Now', Format Festival, Derby, UK


2019               ‘Staging (in) Nature', Dipolio Gallery, Espoo, FI


2018               ‘Forest. Enter. Exit', MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen, DE

2018               ‘Considering Finland', Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Rhein, DE

2018               PHOTO IS:RAEL, Tel Aviv, IL

2018               OFF_Festival, Bratislava, SK

2018               ‘Splash', Festival Potentiale, Feldkirch , AT


2018               ING Unseen Talent Award, Unseen Amsterdam, NL

2018               ‘Testlab: Duration', The Space of Free Arts, Helsinki, FI


2018               ‘New Territory', Denver Art Museum, US

2018               ‘Human / Nature', Fotofestiwal Łódź, ŁódźPL

2018               Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens, GR

2018               Festival de Hyères, Villa Noailles, Hyères FR

2018               Lens Culture Emerging Talent's, Klompching Gallery, New York, US

2017               Majaoja-prize Finalist, Northern Photography Centre, Oulu, FI

2017               Paris Photo, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR

2017               ARTISSIMA, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Torino, IT

2017               ‘Independence Through the Lenses', The Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, LT

2017               ‘Nucleus, Imagining Science', Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen, NL

2017               Vienna Contemporary '17, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna, AT

2017               CO-OP Thread Count, Unseen Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

2017               Visions of Nature, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien, AT

2017               ‘Independence Through the Lenses', Organ Vida Festival, Zagreb, HR

2017               Backlight Photo Festival, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, FI

2017               ‘Independence Through the Lenses', Galerija Photon, Ljubljana, SI

2017               Herbarium, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK

2017               Photo London, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, London, GB

2017               ‘Independence Through the Lenses', FLUSS, Wolkersdorf, AT

2017               ‘Independence Through the Lenses', Robert Capa Center, Budabest, HU

2017               ‘Marked Sites', represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE

2016               Paris Photo, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR

2016               Vienna Contemporary, Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna, AT

2012               ‘I’m not writing any story', Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, FI

2012               ‘Turku 2011 2000 ja 11 selfportraits', Finnish museum of photography, Helsinki, FI






2019               Discovery Awards Projections, Encontros Da Imagem, Braga, PT


2018               Night of Photo Projections, TSHEK Gallery, Vilnius, LT

2018               Voies Off Awards and Voies Off Festival, Arles, FR






                       Finnish State Art Collection, FI


                       ING Collection, NL

                       Collection Villa Noailles, FR

                       Private collections, Finland, Italy, Norway, Taiwan





2021               Working grant, 6 months,  Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa, FI

2020               Corona grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, FI

2020               Young Artist's grant, Finnish Art Society, FI

2020               Corona grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, FI


2020               Project grant, Frame Contemporary Art Finland, FI


2020               Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, FI


2019               Working grant, 12 months,  Finnish Cultural Foundation, FI


2018               Travel grant, Aalto University, FI

2018               Travel grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, FI

2017               Project grant, Aalto University, FI

2017               Project grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation, FI

2016               Project grant, Aalto University, FI

2016               Project grant, Patricia Seppälä foundation, FI





2021              Jaakko Kahilaniemi: 100 Hectares of Understanding' , Kehrer Verlag, DE

2019              The Helsinki School, The Nature of Being, Vol.6, Hatje Cantz, DE


2019              Tate: The Photography Ideas Book, Tate/Ilex Books, UK


2019              Niin&Näin philosophical magazine #102, 3/19, FI

2019              Aint–Bad No. 14, US

2019              Festival Circulation(s) 2019 catalogue, FR


2019              Bonding, Intimacy, Relationships, New Worlds – Fotografia Europea catalogue, IT


2019              Forever Now – FORMAT 2019 catalogue, UK


2019              Tiheä Hetki – Photography Yearbook, Photographic Artist’s Association, FI


2018               Considering Finland – catalogue, DE


2018               Fotografi #6, 2018, NO

2018               Der Greif Guest Room: Monica Allende, DE


2018               Unseen Magazine #5, NL


2018               33e Festival International de Photographie à Hyères – catalogue, FR

2018               The Best of Lens Culture, Volume 2

2018               Greenpeace Magazine, DE

2017               Nucleus / Imagining Science, – catalogue, NL

2017               HANT Magazin für Fotografie #10, DE

2017               Moon Man Magazine #1, UK

2017               Visions of Nature – catalogue of Kunst Haus Wien, AT

2017               Landskrona Photo View Finland – catalogue, SV

2017               Backlight '17 – catalogue, FI

2017               Eikon magazine #99, DE

2017               Der Greif #10 Jubilee issue, DE

2017               Das Magazin, Finnland Issue, DE





                       Aamulehti (Finnish)
                       Der Greif  
                       EIKON magazine
                       Europe Now Journal
                       100 Finnish Photographers
                       Finnish Spirit
                       FK Magazine
                       GUP Magazine
                       HANT Magazine  
                       Helsingin Sanomat (Finnish)
                       Italian Photo Vogue
                       The Initium (Chinese)
                       Liberation France
                       PHROOM Magazine
                       Unseen Amsterdam
                       Yle Luonto (Finnish)
                       Yogurt Magazine





                       Photographic Artist's Association, FI

                       Kuvasto, FI​





2019               Artist Talk, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, CN


2019–>           Voionmaa Institute, Examiner for photography (further qualification), Tampere, FI

2011–>           Voionmaa Institute, Visiting lecturer for creative photography, Tampere, FI