Work Experience

Gallery Assistant, Helsinki Contemporary, 2015-2018
Gallery Assistant, Lokal, 2015-2016
Gallery Assistant, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, 2013

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Photography - Univerisity For The Creative Arts, Rochester, UK
Foundation Studies in Digital Photography - Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Karjaa, Finland
Baccalaureate - Helsingfors Svenska Normallyceum, Helsinki, Finland

Solo Exhibitions

Restaurant Plein, Helsinki, 2018
Menorrhoea, Fotocentrum Raseborg, 2018
Menorrhoea, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki, 2017
Seine, Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, Helsinki, 2017
The young artist of the month, Konst&Form, Sipoo, 2017
Always invisible, never out of sight, CREAT SPACE, Helsinki, 2016
Always invisible, never out of sight, Café Hemma, Helsinki, 2016

Selected Group Exhibitions

Identity Matters, Soome Instituut, Tallinn Estonia, 2016-2018 
Free Shot, Gallery KITAI, Tokyo Japan, 2017 
Suomi 100, United Nations Headquarters, New York USA, 2017
Affordable Artwork Market, Valkoinen Sali, Helsinki, 2016
Art Fair, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France, 2016 
Free Shot, The Corinthian, New York, USA, 2016
Group Exhibition, AVA-Galleria, Helsinki, 2016
NEVER MIND THE M*ESS, A Space, Helsinki, 2015
Rajauksia, Galleria-Artika, Helsinki, 2015
När Vi Var Tillsammans, Kalleria, Helsinki, 2013
Degree show, UCA Rochester UK 2013
There is nothing in Alaska, Oliver's Gallery Rochester, UK, 2012
De Ungas Akademi, G18, Helsinki, 2010
VNF student show, Galleri Zebra, Karjaa, 2010
VNF student show, Cafe Serendi Pity, Karjaa, 2010

Books

Always invisible, never out of sight, 2016 
What's in me is in you, 2013

Clients

A-lehdet Oy, Antti Asplund, Anki Rugs, Astra, Bird & Bird, CM Insinöörit, Finlands Svenska Idrott, Finnagora, Glam!, Helsinki Contemporary, Hertsby Stallgård OY AB, Konstrundan, Kontur, Kuudes Kerros, Lauritzon's, Lavaretus, LUSH Finland, Mannerlaatta OY, Mori-Collective, MINJON, Ratata, Septem, Siparila Oy, Solmu Brewery, Studentbladet, Studio Palinperä, Suunnittelutoimisto Hagerström Husell, Svenska Folkpartiet, Svenska Kvinnoförbundet r.f, Svenska Teatern. 

Grants

Svenska Kulturfonden, 2015
Svenska Kulturfonden, 2012

Collections

The Finnish Institute in Estonia Collection
Private Collections in Finland, Sweden and USA

Memberships 

The Finnish Union of Journalists


Contact details

For any inquiries or to say hello, please send an email to vanessa.forsten(at)gmail.com
VAT nr: 2698044-9

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