Vera Nevanlinna graduated as a photographer in 1993 and completed her MA in Dance in 1998. She has worked as a freelance dancer and choreographer and done complementary studies in contemporary dance in New York. In addition Nevanlinna has done interdisciplionary art productions, i.e. with sculptor Maria Duncker, photographer Elina Brotherus and film director Kimmo Leed. She has also played drums the band Branded Women in 1999–2001. Her video works have been presented in e.g. Hyvinkää Art Museum and Sara Hildén Art Museum in Finland, Boston Film Festival and ANIMAX Skopje Animation Festival in Macedonia.