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Marjaana Kella

  • Otaniementie 14, ESPOO

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Artistic and research interests

Marjaana Kella  is a visual artist, researcher and professor of contemporary photography. Her artistic work intertwines with the ontological character of photography and its ability to make visible the pictorial nature of the world. Her works have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally. Marjaana Kella was awarded the State Prize for Photographic Art in 2003. Her doctoral dissertation was approved at the Aalto University media department in 2014. She is currently the Head of the Master´s Programme in Photography at Aalto University.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)

Master of Arts (Art and Design)

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Research Output

Between Images

Kella, M., May 2019, More Landscapes. Berlin, Vol. 80 pp.. 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Faces Guide / Rostos Guia

Kella, M., 15 May 2019

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsArt in coproduction

  • Here's Looking at You

    Kella, M., 27 Feb 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • El no-retrato

    Kella, M., 23 Mar 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Super-illusion: the wondrous world of Ted Serios: Superilluusio: Ted Seriosin ihmeellinen maailma

    Kella, M., 9 Mar 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionSolo art productionpeer-review

    Projects

    Profi4 Kella A80200

    Pulkkinen, T., Mäkelä, K. & Kella, M.

    01/04/201831/08/2022

    Project: Academy of Finland: Competitive funding to strengthen university research profiles

    Prizes

    ING Unseen Young Talent Award

    Jaakko Kahilaniemi (Recipient), Marjaana Kella (Supervising professor) & Timothy Persons (Supervisor), 2018

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Student prize: Fotofever Fair, Blurring the Lines

    Karl Ketamo (Student prize recipient) & Marjaana Kella (Supervising professor), 2018

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Student prize: Akseli Valmunen, Photojournalist of the year 2017

    Marjaana Kella (Supervisor) & Akseli Valmunen (Student prize recipient), Mar 2018

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Student prize: Ella Kiviniemi, Finnish Press photo of the year 2017

    Marjaana Kella (Supervisor) & Ella Kiviniemi (Student prize recipient), Mar 2018

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Student prize: Jaakko Kahilaniemi - Lens Culture Emerging Talents 2017

    Marjaana Kella (Supervisor) & Jaakko Kahilaniemi (Student prize recipient), 3 Nov 2017

    Prize: Invitation or ranking in competition

  • Activities

    Foundation for the Finnish Museum of Photography (External organisation)

    Marjaana Kella (Member)
    1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in the public sector

    Student exhibition: Laura Laasik in AMuSE Final Exhibition, Malta

    Marjaana Kella (Supervisor)
    24 Sep 201931 Oct 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Student exhibition: Johanna Karjalainen´s work in Parallel Photo Platform 3rd Cycle - Budapest

    Marjaana Kella (Supervisor)
    19 Sep 20196 Oct 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther