Helsinki-based visual artist Verna Kovanen (*1989) is working with the mediums of photography and video. Her work discusses themes related to identity, imagination, memory, and dreams. Exploring a specific site or browsing old family photo albums is playing a key role in her artistic practice. Her work has been presented internationally in several solo and group shows in Finland, Russia, USA and Austria. She studied Visual Culture, Curating and Contemporary Art at Aalto University, Helsinki, and Photography at Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki.