Lauri Lähteenmäki Emerging artist
Lauri Lähteenmäki (1992, Helsinki, Finland) is a visual artist who works with landscape photography, installation, and sound. He has degrees in Environmental Change and Policy (MSc., 2020) from the University of Helsinki and Bachelor of Fine Arts (2021) from the Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki, where he will soon graduate as a Master of Fine Arts (MFA). His educational and professional background highly reflects in Lähteenmäki’s art. Lähteenmäki’s artworks have been exhibited in various galleries and venues. In 2022, he had a solo exhibition (Suomaa / Bogland) and published an extensive art photography book (Vihreän kullan kuume / Green Gold Fever). Lähteenmäki’s artworks have been acquired to the collections of Oulu Museum and Science Center Luuppi, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, and private collectors. As a photographer, his commissioned works include more than ten magazines and publications, e.g. Millelaghi sogni e segreti, Rome, Italy (2009), and Europa magazine (European Commission Assembly in Finland) (2012). Beside doing art, Lähteenmäki has worked in a research team of Russia’s environmental and energy politics at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland.