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PALOMÄKI, Nelli

Nelli PalomäkiBorn in 1981 in Forssa, Finland.

Lives and works in Isnäs, Finland.


Nelli Palomäki studied at the London College of Communication (MA in photography, Victor Fellowship Grant), the Aalto University School of Art and Design in Helsinki (MA in photography) and Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences (BA in photography). Selected solo and group shows include the Aperture Gallery and Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York, Kulturhuset in Stockholm, Purdy Hicks Gallery and Next Level Projects in London, Helsinki City Art Museum, Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg, Daegu Photo Biennale in South Korea, the National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen and Paris Photo 2009-11.

In 2010, Palomäki placed 2nd in Sony World Photography Awards in portraiture category and the same year Hasselblad Foundation awarded her for the Victor Fellowship Grant for the studies in London. She is one of the young emerging artists in the reGeneration2 project. Nelli Palomäki is represented by Gallery TAIK (Berlin).


Nelli Palomäki presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2012: As time consumes us at the Atelier de Mécanique.



Cecilia Sandblom – Nelli Palomäki.