IRENE SUOSALO CV

Video Artist. Helsinki, Finland. b. 1995

"Finnish Illustrator of the Year 2022"

- The Finnish Illustration Association

BA In Photography, 2019

Art represented by Galleri KANT Copenhagen

Instagram: @irenesuosalo

Contact: suosalo.irene(at)gmail.com

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2022     TBA / Galleri KANT / Solo Exhibition / Copenhagen, Denmark

2022     Illustrator of the Year 2022 / KÄMP Gallery / Solo Exhibition / Helsinki, Finland

2022     Mitä jos? What if? / Design Museum / Group Show / Helsinki, Finland

2021     Stranger Than Paradise / Musée d'Art Naïf / OVNi Objectif Video Nice / Group Show / Nice, France

2021     Demo Festival / International Biennale of Graphic Design / Group Show / Chaumont, France

2020     Nonsense Reality / Art Rotterdam CitizenM Projections / Solo Booth / Galleri KANT / Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

2020     Collisions / Amos Rex Art Museum / Generation 2020 / Group show / Helsinki, Finland

2020     Var Inte Rädd för Mörkret / Arvika Ljus! Light Art Festival / Group Show / Kolonin Arvika / Arvika, Sweden

2020     The Island Easter Show / Galleri KANT / Group Show / Fanø -Island, Denmark

2019     Collisions / Auditorium Parco della Musica / AuditoriumArte / Solo Show / Rome, Italy.

2018     Bloom / Lokal / Group Show / Helsinki, Finland

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SELECTED SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS

2021     Kernel and the Stalk / Music For Plants / Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden / Site-Specific Installation / Helsinki, Finland

2020     Passage / Var Inte Rädd för Mörkret / Arvika Ljus! Light Art Festival / Group Show / Kolonin Arvika / Arvika, Sweden

2020     Carte Blanche / Kallio Municipal Office Building / Site-Specific Installation / Curiosity Trip / Helsinki, Finland

2019     Demo Festival / Amsterdam Central Station / Group Show / Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2019     Filament View / Vallisaari / Site-Specific Video Installation / Curiosity Trip / Helsinki, Finland

2019     MAGIC 120 / Ruka Fell / Site-Specific Video Installation / Solstice-festival / Ruka, Finland

2019     Mystery Box / Raseborg Castle / Site-Specific Installation / Retriitti IV-festival / Raseborg, Finland

2018     Motion in 5 layers / Raseborg Castle / Site-Specific Video Installation / Retriitti III-festival / Raseborg, Finland

ILLUSTRATIONS

2022     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Travel the World in an App" / Published: Aug.9, 2022

2022     Suomen Kuvalehti / Magazine cover and illustration for the article "Paikoillenne, valmiit..." / Published: July.7, 2022

2022     New Yorker / Illustration for the article "Coffeezilla, The Youtuber Exposing Crypto Scams" / Published: May.14, 2022

2022     The Atlantic / Illustration for four articles about Crypto / Published: Feb.4-5, 2022

2022     Suomen Kuvalehti / Magazine cover and illustration for the article "Yks nollaolut, kiitos!" / Published: Jan.5, 2022

2022     Universal Music Finland / Album artwork and animation for Arppa "Paha meno pengerkadulla" & "Kartta väärinpäin" singles

2022     Warner Music Finland / Album animations for Vesta

2022     ELO Film School Finland / TBA

2021     The Finnish Cultural Institute in Denmark / Animation work for 30th jubilee

2021     Suomen Kuvalehti / Illustration for the article "Me halutaan jutella" / Published: Nov.11, 2021

2021     Tour De Moon / Promotional animation for Tour De Moon.

2021     The Atlantic / Illustration for the article "History Will Not Judge Us Kindly" / Published: April.27, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Voice Assistants Don't Understand Us. They Should." / Published: Sep.22, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "How Amazon Won Shopping" / Published: Aug.17, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "The Big Impact of Small Changes" / Published: June.22, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Apple's Bargain in China" / Published: May.18, 2021

2021     Helsinki Design Week / Illustration for Helsinki Design Week

2021     Post Bar / Artist of the Month for Post Bar

2021     The Atlantic / Illustration for the article "Artificial Intelligence Is Misreading Human Emotion" / Published: April.27, 2021

2021     ELO Film School Finland / Animated illustrations for the film "Manian Lapset"

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Biden's Plan to Fix America's Internet" / Published: April.2, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "America Has a GPS Problem" / Published: Jan.23, 2021

2021     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "The Problem With Vaccine Websites" / Jan.12, 2021

2021     Universal Music Finland / Animated teaser video for Arppa "Laila"

2021     Sävy Records / Vinyl Album Artwork for Into Your Mind EP by Giordano

2020     The Finnish Culture Institute for The Benelux / Animated Christmas Card

2020     Long Play / Animated cover artwork for the article "LP 95 Ikäviä veroseuraamuksia" by Antti Järvi

2020     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Give Virus Alert Apps a Shot" / Published: Dec.11, 2020

2020     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "2020's Hot Gadget Is The Computer" / Published: Nov.12, 2020

2020     The New York Times / Illustration for the article "Police Can Open Your Phone. It's OK" / Published: Oct.21, 2020

2020     Villbrygg / Animated illustration for "KYST 01" by Villbrygg Brewery, Oslo, Norway

2020     Post Bar / 7 event Artworks for Post Bar Sundays

​2020     Club De Lay / Album Artwork for Club De Lay "Coincidence"

2020     Sävy Records / Vinyl Album Artwork for Six Stair EP by Ryan James Ford

​2020     Warner Music Finland / Animated teaser video for Vesta "Valonsäteet"

2019     Post Bar / Poster Artwork for "Post Bar New Years Eve Extravaganza"

2018     Post Bar / Artist of The Month for Post Bar

MUSIC VIDEOS

2022     Juttele mulle / Animated lyric music video for Vesta

2022     Flying Cars / Animated lyric music video for Connor Kelly & The Time Warp

2021     1/2 / Spotify Animations for "1/2" album by Karina

2020     Coincidence / "Coincidence" by Club De Lay

2020     Elokuvissa / "Elokuvissa" by Miro-Benjamin Lindström

LIVE VIDEO PERFORMANCES

2022     Flow Festival / Concert visuals for VESTA, Main Stage

2022     Ruisrock / Concert visuals for VESTA, Beach Stage

2022     Emma Gala / Visuals for ARPPA, (live television)

2021 - 2022     Raphael Top Secret - Club Secreto / REX CLUB, Paris

2020     Eli & Fur / Telakka Event Centre / Helsinki, Finland

2020     New Ro/Kosmos / Club Ääniwalli, Post Bar, Korjaamo Culture Centre / Helsinki, Finland

2020     Curiosity Trip / Kallio Municipal Office Building / Helsinki, Finland

2019     Academy of Philosophy 10 Years / Old Student House / Helsinki, Finland

2019     Retriitti IV / Raseborg Castle / Raseborg, Finland

2019     Vyner Articles: The Bad Batch / Club Tavastia / Helsinki, Finland

2018     Turku Modern -festival / Turku, Finland

2018 - 2020     Multiple VJ performances / Club Kaiku / Helsinki, Finland

PUBLICATIONS & GRANTS

2022     Illustrator of the Year 2022 / Winner, The Finnish Illustration Association

2022     Töölöläinen / Artist's Interview / published 19.6.2022

2021     It's Nice That / Artist's Interview / published 24.8.2021

2021     Salon Seudun Sanomat / Artist's Interview / 23.5.2021

2021     Helsingin Sanomat / "Unelmien tarjous" artist's interview / published 22.2.2021

2021     Look Back And Laugh / Tivoli Book

2020     Visiting Lecturer / LAB University of Applied Sciences (Design Institute) / Lahti, Finland

2020     Visiting Lecturer / HUMAK University of Applied Sciences / Turku, Finland

2022     Grafia Vuoden Huiput / Creative design competition judge ("image" category)

2020     Grafia Vuoden Huiput / Creative design competition "Rising Stars" (Nousevat Huiput)

2021     Artists Covid-19 support grand / Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2020     Artists Covid-19 support grand / Arts Promotion Centre Finland

Works are part of private and public collections in Denmark and Finland