Outi Koivisto KKAiR 2/2020

The works of Finnish visual artists Outi Koivisto focus on themes of landscape, perception and language.

Outi Koivisto is a Finnish visual artist who employs different methods of drawing, printmaking and writing, while focusing on themes of landscape, perception and language.

She graduated with an MA from the Aalto University in 2016 and has worked as a visual artist since 2009. Her works have been presented in several solo and group exhibitions. In 2015, she received third prize in The XII Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art exhibition at the Kaliningrad Art Museum, Russia.

Currently Koivisto is continuing her studies in Aalto University as an PhD student in the field of contemporary art. The Helsinki-based artist grew up in Oulu and Ii, and still has strong ties to the area. At KulttuuriKauppila she will work on her ongoing project focused on the village of Olhava located in the municipality of Ii. The results of the residency period in Ii will be presented at an exhibition at KulttuuriKauppila at the end of her stay. The project continues in spring 2020, and the final works will be presented in Helsinki in June 2020.

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