Born in Finland. Visual artist and PhD researcher at the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. Studied architecture in the masterclass of Wolf Prix (Coop Himmelb(l)au) and fine art at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem and holds an MFA from California College of the Arts. She has lived and traveled between radically varied cultural contexts across the Middle East, the Americas and Australasia in over 40 countries. Her research is dedicated to the ‘Syntopik Paradigm’. She collaborates with leading scientists in the creation of large-scale, interactive environments and interventions in public space and landscape.
Anne-Maria is the Founding Director of Syntopik Research, a transdisciplinary think tank at the nexus of art, science and technology: www.syntopik.org
SELECTED SOLO SHOWS:
2020 Nov-21 (ongoing) New Work, Königinstr. 37, Munich. 2019 New Work, Netiv HaMazalot, Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv. 2014 Breath, large-scale installation, Bali Spirit Festival, Indonesia. 2012 Read Red, Sandkasten, Munich, Germany. 2010 g34, New Work, Munich, Germany. 2009 Liturgies of Light, 1st International PLAC Conference, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculty of Science and Technology. 2007 Obra Nueva: eight large-scale paintings, Buenos Aires studio, Argentina.
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:
2013 Weimarer Visionen, Festspiele des Denkens, large-scale painting performance on stage. 2008 Arte Bogota, Columbia. 2006-07 Padiglione Italia 13x17, Venice, Biella, Potenza, Milano, Naples, Chieti, Rome, Murano. Italy. 2005 On the Unseen, video installation and works on paper. Esa Jäske Gallery, Sydney, Australia. 2004 Touch, large-scale painting performance, Festspielhaus Neuschwanstein, Füssen, Germany. 2002 Hubbub, collaboration with mathematician Sha Xin Wei Ph.D. Urban intervention, Crissy Field Park, San Francisco, USA. Veil, video installation. Westend Open Studios, Munich, Germany. 2000 Henkäys (finn. ‘Breath’), large-scale interactive installation, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA. 1999 Artist films: Veil (16mm, b/w, 3min), Surface (16mm, color, 2min) and Island (16mm, b/w, 3min), Fine Arts Cinema, Berkeley, USA. Juried show.