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recent media:

-  Vogue Manhattan, special issue of Vogue USA April 2024

-  essay Ulla Karttunen – Pioneering Perspectives in Contemporary Art by Angela Li in Aatonau platform:


Exhibition: VOGUE DIGITAL, Artifact Projects, New York, USA  April 10–28, 2024 

Exhibition: Biennale Artbox Expo Venezia 2.0, Cipriarte Gallery, Venice, IT April 10–30, 2024

Art fair: Artexpo New York, Pier 36, New York, USA April 4–7, 2024


Exhibition: POP, DEATH & CRYWANKS: 100th exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association. curator Susinukke Kosola, Iso Galleria, Turun Taidehalli / Turku Kunsthalle, Turku, FI 2024


Exhibition: Siirappia / Syrup, Helsinki Artists’ Association Art Lending Office’s Christmas exhibition, Helsinki, FI 2023–2024

Art fair: Spectrum Miami, Mana Wynwood Convention Center, Miami, USA 2023


Exhibition: The Eternal Feminine / O Eterno Feminino – Art’in Lima 2023, International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Terceiros & Chapel of Pereiras, Ponte de Lima, PT 2023             


Exhibition: Sateenkaaren alla / Under the Rainbow: summer exhibition of The Helsinki Artists’ Association Art Lending, Helsinki, FI 2023             


Exhibition: Wiurilan kesä: Ajan alkemia / Wiurila’s Summer: The Alchemy of Time, Wiurilan kartano / Wiurila Manor, Halikko, FI 2023             


Exhibition: Artbox Expo New York 2.0, SoHotel Art Space Gallery, New York, USA  2023             


Exhibition: Welcome Spring, Galleria Il Leone, Rome, IT 2023             

Exhibition: Firenze Contemporary, (international contemporary art exhibition organised by Rossocinabro Gallery, Rome), ArtArt – Armando Xhomo Gallery, Florence IT 2023             

Exhibition: Toivo / Hope: Christmas exhibition of The Helsinki Artists’ Association Art Lending, Helsinki, FI 2022-2023     


Exhibition: Miami 3.0 Artbox Expo, Miami, USA


Exhibition: Palma 1.0, Casa del Arte, Palma, Mallorca, ES 2022


Exhibition/art fair: Swiss Art Expo, SBB Event Hall, Central Railway Station, Zürich, CH 2022


Exhibition: Biennale Artbox Expo, Tana Art Space, Venice, IT, 2022


Online-exhibition: Femina – 2022, Gallerium & Biafarin platform, 2022


Exhibition: Urbanside Gallery, Zürich, CH, 2022


Exhibition: Väriä pimeyteen / Color in the Dark, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki 2021–2022


Exhibition: Premio Internazionale Città di New York, White Space Chelsea, New York, USA, 2021


Exhibition: Swiss Art Expo, SBB Event Hall, Central Railway Station, Zürich, CH, 2021


Exhibition: Galleria Katariinan avajaisnäyttely / Opening of Gallery Katariina, Helsingin Taiteilijaseura/ Helsinki Artists’ Association, Galleria Katariina, Helsinki, FI, 2021


Exhibition: Barcelona 1.0, Valid World Hall Gallery, Barcelona, ES, 2021


Exhibition: Taide tahtoo teille! Galleria Aarni, Helsinki, Espoo & Vantaa Artists’ Associations, Espoo, FI, 2021

Exhibition: Artbox.project World 1.0, online exhibition on Artsy, digital exhibition Artbox Gallery, Zürich CH January 4 – June 30, 2021 


Exhibition: Art in the time of Coronavirus and Social Distancing, online exhibition and art contest organised by the Circle Foundation of Arts, Lyon FR, November 2020 – January 2021


Art fair: ADAF / Annual Dutch Art Fair. World Fashion Centre Amsterdam NL, October 9 – 11, 2020


Digital exhibition: artworks from Artbox.project Barcelona 1.0 (postponed to 2021), Artbox Gallery, Zürich CH, September - November 30, 2020


Art festival: Swiss Art Expo, SBB Eventhall Zürich Main Station, Zürich CH, August 20-24, 2020. Digital exhibition: Artbox Gallery, Zürich, September-November 2020


Exhibition: Art in Time of Emergency, online exhibition on Artsy, organised by Immagini Spazio Arte, Cremona IT & Secret Art Society Ltd, London, GB, Milan, Cremona, IT, March 27 – June 6, 2020

Exhibition: Alchemic Body: fire / air / water / earth, THE LINE Contemporary Art Space, London GB 20.12.2019-31.1.2020

Exhibition: Helsinki Artists’ Association Christmas Exhibition / Helsingin Taiteilijaseuran joulunäyttely, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki FI 4.12.-29.12.2019

Art festival: Swiss Art Expo, SBB Eventhall Zürich Main Station, Zürich CH 15.8.-19.8.2019. Artbox Gallery, Zürich, September-November 2019

Solo exhibition: Donna Fatale, (curated by Sveva Manfredi Zavaglia), Museo Crocetti, Roma IT 28.6.-11.7.2019

Solo exhibition: Donna Fatale, Galleria Uusi Kipinä /Kirnu, Lahti FI 29.5.-20.6.2019

Exhibition/ art festival: Artistic Eco-Logics on the Channel, Festival dos Canais, curated by Madina Ziganshina, Galeria da Antiga Capitania do Porto de Aveiro, Aveiro PT 17-21.7.2019

Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki FI 23.5-26.5.2019

Exhibition: Open Source, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art LACDA, Los Angeles USA 13.6.-6.7.2019



Exhibition: Hiljaisuuden manifesti / Manifesto of Silence (Jukka Korkeila, Anni Löppönen, Ville Löppönen, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg, Ulla Karttunen), The Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää FI 14.12.2018-24.2.2019

Exhibition: Art Below Los Angeles. Grand Union station & Foshay Masonic Lodge, Los Angeles, USA 31.10.-14.11.2018


Exhibition: Syyssalonki - Helsinki Artists' Society's yearly exhibition, Gallery Kanneltalo, Helsinki FI 9.11-29.11.2018

Exhibition: LETHES ART ‘Cartography of Cultures’, Chapel of Pereiras, Ponte de Lima PT 1.7.-30.9.2018

Exhibition: Bela Biennial, Biennial of European and Latin American Contemporary Art: ’Sustainability’ / The Cable Factory, Helsinki FI 26.7.-12.8.2018


Exhibition: Artisti Europei, Rassegna internazionale d’arte contemporanea, Galleria Immagini Spazio Art, Cremona IT 15-28.7.2018 

Exhibition: Art Below Summer Show, Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London 26.6.-1.7.2018, Hyde Park Corner tube station, London GB 18.6-1.7.2018


Exhibition: Electron Salon, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art LACDA, Los Angeles USA 14.6.-7.7.2018

Artbox Project New York 1.0 / Armory Week, Stricoff Gallery, New York USA 5-16.3.2018

Book, cover artwork: Art and the Challenge of Markets 1 & 2, ed. by Victoria Alexander et al., published by Palgrave Macmillan 2018


Exhibition: Confluences, winners and mentions in the International Contemporary Art Competition Open Art Miami (catalogue), Artium Gallery, Miami USA 8.12.2017-6.1.2018


Exhibition: Lynx Prize, International Art Contest, Selected Artists (catalogue), Lokarjeva Galerija, Ajdovšcina SL 17.11.-2.12.2017

Exhibition: Malamegi LAB.8, International Art Contest, Final exhibition, Loft Gallery / Spazio matEr, Rome IT 14.9.-5.10.2017

international art contests prizes:

- winner, projects, Taboo

- honor mention, digital art, Open Art Miami 

- selected artists, digital art, Lynx Prize 

- finalists, sculpture/installation, Malamegi Lab.8 

conference lectures:

”The Sexiest Capitalism Ever: A Duckface Selfie of a Trans-Aestheticized Market Economy” – Conference: (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities, 13th ESA Conference, Panteion University, Athens, GR 29.8.-1.9.2017

"The Aesthetics of Seduction: When Economy Goes Aesthetic But Not Always So Beautiful" – Conference: Aesthetics and Mass Culture, 20th International Congress of Aesthetics, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 24 – 29.7.2016

"The Aesthetics of Seduction: The Capitalist Market as the Body of Desire" – Conference: Differences, Inequalities and Sociological Imagination, 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, Prague, CZ, August 25–28, 2015


"Contemporary Capitalism as an Economics of Seduction: Ethics and Justice Defined by an Aesthetic Principle of Pleasure" – Conference: Facing an Unequal World, XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, JP, 13-19 July 2014

"Guilty of Criticism: Neoliberal Strategies of Market Censorship and Silencing Art" – conference: Crisis, Critique and Change, The 11th Conference of The European Sociology Association, Torino, IT 2013

"Seduction and porn(ification) as the law of consumer society - market criticism  
as a new form of blasphemy", invited presentation in the congress Censorship, Democracy, Gender: Feminist critiques and resistances, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, PL 2013

"The Work of Art in the Age Digital Reproduction and Mediated Reality" – conference
Artistic Practices, The 7th Conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts, Vienna, AT 2012

"Blind Spots and Society: Censorship Cases and Moral Panics as Revealers of  
Rejected Realities" – conference linked to Ulla Karttunen's solo exhibition at Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana: Blindfold: Censorship, Art and Voluntary Blindness, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts SAZU, Ljubljana, SL 2011

"Art on Trial: When criticism of reality takes an artist to court – art as crime in a market-based society" – conference: Social Relations in Turbulent Times, The 10th Conference of
the European Sociological Association, Geneva, CH 2011

"The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction and Mediated Reality: Ethics and aesthetics in the dream and cream world of ever-extending publicity" – conference: Art, Emotion and Value, V Mediterranean Congress of Aesthetics, Cartagena, ES 2011

”Art as crime: The possibility of critical art in a market-based society” – conference: Diversities in Aesthetics, The Eighteenth International Congress of Aesthetics, Peking, CN 2010

"Yhteiskuntakriittisen taiteen mahdollisuudesta (ja mahdottomuudesta) markkinoitumisen maailmassa" -luentosarja - Taide, yhteiskunta, politiikka / Art, Society, Politics, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, FI 2010

Smell - the most sensual, ephemeral and transient of the senses, Studia Generalia, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Fi 2010

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