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Essi Kausalainen
was born in Helsinki (1979). She has studied performance art and theory in Turku Arts Academy (1999-2003) and in Theatre Academy, Helsinki (2005-2007). From the year 2000 Kausalainen has worked in the international performance art field, performing in numerous festivals around the world (Europe, Asia, America, Africa). In addition to her performance work Kausalainen is active in the field of visual arts. Since 2004 she has had seven solo exhibitions (Turku, Helsinki, Malmö). Essi Kausalainen lives and works in Helsinki. Biography from
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Kati Ruohomäk (b. 1978)
earned her MFA degree from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 2006. Last year she participated in the Art Goes Kapakka festival in Helsinki, and also represented Galleria Huuto at the Alt_Cph10 alternative art fair in Copenhagen. In 2009 she exhibited a video work in the Studio at Muu Gallery. Ruohomäki has works in the collections of the Paulo Foundation and the Helsinki Art Museum. Biography from
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