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Salla Valle

b.1990 Helsinki, Finland
salla.ulrika@gmail.com

Education
Kankaanpää School of Art 2014 – 2017
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, studio of new media, exchange 2015 – 2016
Art School Maa, Helsinki 2009 – 2012
Helsinki Upper Secondary School for Visual Arts 2005 – 2008

Selected performances
2020 Makamik-Fest, Helsinki, Finland
2020 A Night of Live Art, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2019 Reality Resists, Cross Attic, Prague, Czech Republic
2019 Malamut Festival, PLATO, Ostrava, Czech Republic
2019 NO W HERE, Lauttasaarenranta, Helsinki, Finland
2019 RESIST! Festival, Gallerie Dessous, Vienna, Austria
2019 Evening of Performance, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland
2019 Festival InSitu Guanajuato, Espacio Mutante, Guanajuato, Mexico
2019 Utopia, Casa Viva, Mexico City, Mexico
2019 Performancear o Morir, Norogachi, Mexico
2019 Festival InSitu Chihuahua, Mexico
2019 An Evening of Performance, Pollen Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2018 CuerpAs International Festival, Sala de Arte AIEP, Santiago, Chile
2018 CuerpAs International Festival, Centro de Promoción de Salud y Cultura, Quillota, Chile
2018 PerforMensk Festival, Cultural Center Korpus, Minsk, Belarus
2018 Riga Performance Festival Starptelpa, RISEBA, Riga, Latvia
2018 Performance Crossings Festival, Cross Attic, Prague, Czech Republic
2017 Kunniavieras -klubi, Järjestötalo, Rauma, Finland
2017 Perform or not vol 2, Polymer, Tallinn, Estonia
2017 Augustiunetus Festival, Pärnu, Estonia
2017 Printmaking in Latvia, Opening Rally, Goethe-Institut Riga, Latvia
2017 Trading Body Parts, B-galleria, Turku, Finland
2017 Salla Valle & Timo Viialainen: FIGHT BACK! B-galleria, Turku, Finland
2017 Lapsody International Festival and Conference, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Yllätys!, Seinäjoen Taidehalli, Seinäjoki, Finland
2017 Das Kluppe, Titanik-galleria, Turku, Finland
2016 Taiteiden yö Kivinokassa, Helsinki, Finland
2016 H2ö Festival, Turku, Finland
2016 Paikkari Performance, Paikkarin torppa, Sammatti, Finland
2016 Abyss Festival, Lyhytaaltoasema, Pori, Finland
2016 Abyss Festival / Là-bas, Merikaapelihalli, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Konttori 7, Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Performanssifiesta – Noise against hierarchy, Hirvitalo, Tampere, Finland
2015 Là-bas, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finalnd
2015 Breathing – Taiteen kevätjuhla, Tehdas-teatteri, Turku, Finland
2015 PERFO! Beginners’ night, Telakka, Tampere, Finland
2014 Immaterial Festival, Kokemäki, Finland
2014 PerfOulu, Oulu, Finland
2014 Performanssi-ilta, B-galleria, Turku, Finland
2014 P-klubi, Galleria 3h+k, Pori, Finland

Upcoming performances
Performance art Now!, Kuninkaansaari, Helsinki, August 2020
Horteinen tila, Museum on Impossible Forms, Helsinki, November 2020
Riga Performance Festival Starptelpa, Riga, Latvia, June 2021
Labo Novo, Reillane, France, Autumn 2021
Espaces d’arts et d’essais, Marseilles, France, Autumn 2021

Exhibitions
Poimu Summer Mixtape, virtual exhibition, June-July 2020
Interstice – Without Words, group exhibition, Tehran, Iran, January and February 2020
Without Words – Pre-show of the international group exhibition and exchange between Iranian and Europian artists, Paay Gaah, Tehran, Iran 2018
15 minutes to go – Varttia vaille, group exhibition, Galleria Rankka, Helsinki 2018
ERRORism, together with Maija Mikkola, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki 2018
Riitti – final exhibition of Kankaanpää Art School, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki 2017
Fulfillment Hunt, B-galleria project space, Turku 2017
Final exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic 2016
Pop-up gallery Vakava Taide, Kankaanpää 2015
T.E.H.D.A.S. Ry: Live & Dead Art, Pori Art Museum 2014
Transition Hall 14, Final Exhibition of Art School Maa, Kalasatama, Helsinki 2012

Event organizing and teaching
Curator and organizer, Performance art Now!, Helsinki, Finland 2020
Visiting teacher, Art School Maa, Helsinki, Finland 2020
Visiting teacher, Ahlman professional school, department of visual art, Tampere, Finland 2020
Workshop instructor, Taidehalli, Helsinki, December 2019
Organizer, Evening of Performance, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland 2019
Visiting lecturer, Art School Maa, Helsinki, Finland 2019
Visiting teacher, Keski-Pohjanmaan Kansanopisto, department of theatre and dance, Kälviä, Finland 2019
Workshop instructor, Balmacedas Culture Center, Valparaíso, Chile 2018
Curator and organizer, Performance Art Now!, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland 2018
Curator and organizer, PerfImmaterial Festival, Pori and Kokemäki, Finland 2017
Organizer, Yllätys!-performance event, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki, Finland 2017
Workshop, instructor, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki, Finland 2017
Organizer, Pumppu-klubi, Galleria 3h+k, Pori, Finland 2016
Production assistant, New Performance Turku Festival, Turku, Finland 2016
Organizer, Abyss Festival, Pori and Helsinki, Finland 2016
Curator and organizer, Performanssi+ -event in Kakola county prison, Turku, Finland 2015

Grants
Finnish Cultural Foundation, travel grant for workgroup 2019
Arts Promotion Center Finland, 6-month working grant 2019
Finnish Embassy in Mexico, project fund for Viialainen & Valle 2019
Arts Promotion Center Finland, travel grant for Viialainen & Valle 2018
Frame Contemporary Art Finland, travel grant for Interstice workgroup 2018
Arts Promotion Center Finland, travel grant 2018
Arts Promotion Center Finland, project fund 2018
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Satakunta Regional Fund, for PerfImmaterial workgroup 2017
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Satakunta Regional Fund, for Abyss Festival workgroup 2016
City of Pori, for Abyss Festival workgroup 2016

Residencies and workshops
Casa Viva artistic residency, Mexico City, Mexico 2019
PAS studies, Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn, Estonia 2019
AiRE – Artist-in-Residence Exchange Valparaíso, Chile 2018
LADAF Hautumo – 10 month mentoring and residency program for live art professionals, Finland and UK 2017
Impilinna artist residency, Utö, Finland 2016
Ground workshop – a collaboration between Art School Maa, University of Fine Arts in Poznan and MoKS artist run project space in Estonia, Helsinki, Finland 2012
Ground workshop, Skoki and Poznan, Poland 2011

Memberships
Muu ry
Poimu – feminist antiracist studio space
Nyte ry

Publications
Valle, Salla & Pohjolainen, Miina: Ostaritutkimuksia (Shopping Mall Investigations). Blog. 2020
Valle, Salla: Konkretian voima. Hautumo – esitystaiteen kansainvälinen sparrausohjelma (ja kuinka teimme sen) Toim. Aapo Korkeaoja ja Marika Räty. Performanssi- ja esitystaiteen tiedotuskeskus Presentaatio ry / LADAF – Live Art Development Agency Finland, Frame Contemporary Art Finland ja Taiteen edistämiskeskus, 2019.

Press
Länsi-Suomi 2017
Interview with Salla Vallen and Timo Viialainen, Radio NABA, Latvia 2017
Esitystaiteen iskuryhmä: Hautumon viisikko matkustaa kohti tuntematonta. Satakunnan Kansa 2017
Kuukauden kuvana Salla Valle: Piece of Paper. SAMK uutiset 2016
Länsi-Uusimaa 2016
Näistä nykytaiteen nimistä kuullaan vielä. Yle Kulttuuricocktail 2015
Satakunnan Kansa 2014
Sound piece by Salla Valle and Iina Ukkonen. Silakkaradio / Lähiradio 2012