Twin Cities, 2016
installation view

Lauri Astala’s (b.1958) production comprises sculptures, videos and computer-assisted video installations. He draws on concepts of space, spatial experience, and the cultural structures that shape them. Astala has held numerous solo exhibitions and participated in collective exhibitions and film and video festivals in Finland and abroad since 1989. He was awarded the State Prize for Visual Arts in 2017, the Pro Finlandia Medal of the Order of the Lion of Finland in 2013 and a State Artist Pension in 2021.