Ulrika Ferm

Ulrika Ferm’s (b.1972 in Finland) artistic practice is based on in-depth research that tackles historical and socio-political topics. She mostly works in photography, moving image and installation and sometimes in collaborations containing performance elements. She is one of the founders of the artist collective around Platform in Vaasa Finland presenting performance art and producing site and situation specific projects. Ferm also has a broad curatorial and organizational work experience. She has received considerable grants, prices and nominations. In 2002 she won the Young Finnish artist of the year award. Ulrika Ferm has an MA from PALLAS, University of Art and Design Helsinki (1998) and also graduated from Universit t der Künste Berlin (2001). From 2013 – 2020 she held the position as Professor of Site and Situation Specific Art at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Helsinki.