Sampsa Virkajärvi

Born: 1970

Sampsa Virkajärvi is a visual artist and documentary filmmaker. His works deal with cultural issues and historical matters. Virkajärvi is interested in people’s experiences of living under the pressures of economical powers and technological changes. His works explore the ways in which people attempt to make the world more understandable and suitable for themselves. Virkajärvi’s works have been seen in exhibitions and festivals including Helsinki Art Museum’s Kluuvi Gallery (2008), Mänttä Art Festival (2008), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (2008) and Kunsthalle Helsinki (2001).

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