Visual Artist, media artist, photographer
Bio    Artist’s Statement 

Visual and media artist and photographer KirsiMarja Metsähuone received her B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in experimental film and photography. She holds an M.F.A. from the Academy of Fine Arts, Finland in media arts. She has exhibited her photographs as well as participated in film and video festivals widely e.g., in United States, Finland, Italy, England, Spain, Canada.

Besides her own artistic work she also has extensive experience in teaching art, photography, film, video and animation to children and teens, art students, professional artists and general public.


* Sardinia Film Festival 2013, international short film festival - VIII Edizione, Official Selection, Transition Process video, juried, Italy
* Images Contre Nature Festival, International festival of experimental video – 13th edition, Transition Process video, juried, Marseille, France
* Solo exhibition Jangva Gallery, Ghosts of Gesture photo series and video, Helsinki, Finland

March 2013
* 16th International Traverse Vidéo Festival, Transition Process video, juried, Toulouse, France,
* Cinethesia Feminist Film Festival, Transition Process video, Illinois, USA
* Urbanarium, The Espaco Cultural Sérgio Porto & the Entre Project, RoaM video, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
* Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival 2013, Transition Process video, juried, USA

November-December 2012
* Madatac04 International Video Art Festival, curating & presenting a Finnish video art program, CentroCentro at Palacio Cibeles, Madrid, Spain
* Madatac04 Video Festival Competitive Official International Section, Transition Process video, Madrid, Spain
* VIDEOBARDO IV International Videopoetry Festival for the Earth, RoaM video, Buenos Aires, Argentina
* TR1-Kunsthalle, Photographic Centre Nykyaika 30th Anniversary Exhibition, RoaM video, juried, Tampere Finland

June-July 2012
* Helsinki Artists\' Association\'s summer exhibition 2012, in co-operation with Finnish National Gallery Ateneum Art Museum juried. New photographs from the series Ghosts of Gesture
* Sardinia Film Festival, Official International Selection, RoaM video, juried, Italy

May 2012
* BBC LiveLive Project, RoaM video, juried, England

March 2012
* Solo Exhibition, Gallery Å, Turku Finland, March 2012. Orange Morning Paper River experimental 16 mm film

January-February 2012
* Fotografiche Associazione Culturale, Obiettivi Obiettività, International Photo Exhibition, Rome Italy, January-February 2012. New photographs from the series Ghosts of Gesture
* CINESONIKA International Film and Video Festival of Sound Design, Vancouver Canada, February 2012. Orange Morning Paper River experimental 16 mm film

* Competitive Official International Section of Video art MADATAC03, Video Art Competition and Festival Madrid Spain. RoaM video work

* Helsinki Short Film Festival 2011, experimental film category, Helsinki Finland. RoaM video work

* Spazi Aperti 2011, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Aesthetics Experience, juried, Rome, Italy. Video works: RoaM premier & Thy Eternal Summer

Ghosts of Gesture Photo Series