Minna Pöllänen (b.1980) is a Finnish visual artist living and working in London. Pöllänen’s practice combines various media including textile, photography, drawing and installation. Her recent works have focused on body and movement, and their relationship to gender, consumer culture, information overflow, and symbols of power and protest.
Pöllänen holds an MA with distinction (2011) in Fine Art Photography from London College of Communication.
Her works have recently been shown in Queens Museum in New York (2016), Galerie Projet Pangéee in Montreal (2016), Gallery Forum Box in Helsinki (2017), Shonibare Guest Projects in London (2014), and Format Photography Festival in Derby (2013). 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).