Minna Pöllänen (b.1980) is a Finnish visual artist living and working in London. Pöllänen’s practice moves between various media including textile, photography and wood. Her work focuses on the politics of space, act of looking, and the economic and societal structures related to Western market society.
Pöllänen holds an MA with distinction (2011) in Fine Art Photography from London College of Communication.
Her work has recently been shown in Queens Museum (2016), Triangle Arts Association (2015), Brooklyn Bridge Park (2013) and A.I.R Gallery (2013) in New York, Galerie Projet Pangéee (2016) in Montreal, Gallery HIAP Augusta (2016) in Helsinki, Shonibare Guest Projects (2014) and The Photographers’ Gallery (2012) in London, Skaftfell Center for Art Project Space (2014) in Seydisfjordur and Format Photography Festival (2013) in Derby. Pöllänen is the recipient of various residency fellowships including Triangle Arts Association in New York (2015), HIAP in Helsinki (2015-2016) and Skaftfell Center for Art in Iceland (2014).