Anna Karoliina Partanen 
I'm an illustrator and photographer working with analogue, digital, and cameraless photographic processes, collage, archives, light-sensitive chemicals, and mark-making. Inspired by anthropology, psychology, windows, architecture, Victorian artefacts, botany, the subconscious, and celestial beings, I explore themes of identity, memory, and the body as a safe space. 
Master of Arts (Visual Communication: Illustration), Royal College of Art, London
Bachelor of Arts (Photography), University of the Arts London, London

2018 The Finnish Cultural Foundation / South Karelian fund 
6000 € for a photography project focusing on ruined architecture in Karelia, Finland

Research Projects:
2018 The Archive(r) in collaboration with the Tate Archive and RCA
Location: Tate Archive, London

Selected group exhibitions:

May-Oct 2022 Estonian and Finnish Analogue Photography Today, Tallinn Museum of
Photography, Jaani Seegi Gallerii, Tallinn
Jul 2019 The Graduation Show, Royal College of Art, London
Dec 2018 ARCHIVE(R), Tate Britain Archive, London
April 2018 ( ) SCAPES, The Arches, London
Aug 2015 The Other Summer Exhibition, The Lollipop Gallery, London
Oct 2014 The Night Contact, Jubilee Square, Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton
Nov 2011 Art Against Knives Auction, Boxpark, London
Sept 2011 Photomonth, Richmix Gallery, London
July 2011 Foto8 Summershow, The Host Gallery, London
March 2011 A Mixed Media Exhibition, Candid Aart Galleries, London
June 2010 The Graduation Show, Camberwell College of Art, London
May 2009 An Exhibition of Works of Art, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London
June 2008 Your Space of Mine?, The Nolias Gallery, London

Solo shows:

July 2016 Saaret, Galleria Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland


2019 An Archive of Unidentified People, self-published 
(donated to the Tate Archive in March 2019)

2019충분하다/ It Is Enough by Jeram Yunghun Kang, self-published 
(book design by Jeram Yunghun Kang, illustrations by Karoliina Partanen)

Further training:
NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Counselling
Diploma in Creative Writing, University of Jyväskylä
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