ABOUT LEA LINTULA
Art is wiser than us and comes from a wider place than me or you.
I am a young queer Finnish artist and climate activist. My artistic work gives my soul space to play in the physical world and add understanding to connections of life around me.
Material and ethereal worlds can find intersections in my works through colors, shapes and working methods or feels while working. Processing my place and feelings in the ecological- and social systems is a large part of my growing understanding what it is to also be an artist and human in communities. My works are trying to build bridges between the mental and the physical world in order to add understanding and appreciation to the nature and us, as our destroyed home.
Right now I am working with environmental justice movements.
It has been common for me to work with different kind of media such as paintings, bodies, photographs, texts and random substances that had came to my life. My body is my best tool to understand feelings of places and it is a starting point of creations, imagination comes next. I have found that my way to make art has to try to be ecologically sustainable and as far as I can away from borgeuois art scene. I am all the time learning my ways and techniques to try to get there.
I enjoy in working with collectives and/or co-working, read philopsophy and practise empathy as parth of my artistic practices.
Collective working, performances and working processes
GORS PERFORMANCE GAME
AT GENERATION 2020 AMOS REX
August 19-23, 2020
This collective multi faced work combines game world and performative art together with a magical twist. It invites spectators to make decisions and see the outcomes.
Project leaders, choreographers and performers:
Jessica Piasecki and Nooa Kekoni
Scenographer and visual director:
Sound design: Leevi Kekoni
Game design: Antti Kemppainen
Codign: Evan Miller
PAINTINGS AND GRAPHIC ART
EXHIBITIONS AND GRANTS
Searching for new ways to show up <3
31.8- 3.9.2022 Locus Amoneus installation- Siiri Hänninen and Lea Lintula, sound Saana Pohjonen. at Sibeliustalo, Lahti
25-30.7.2022 KRÄKS at Villa Tellina and Alan's Cafe, Hanko (organized with Taike grant)
2-31.7/ 2021 Present- läsnäolo ja lahja, Galleria Kuja, Helsinki
10-11/2019 LEIKKIKENTTÄ/ PLAYGROUND- Saara Maria Tikka ja Lea Lintula at Kalasataman Vapaan kaupungin Olohuone, Helsinki
2.1.2023 Kotileikki performance with Heta Heikkala at say:show group exhibition,
Maatila project space, Helsinki
19-23.8/ 2020 GENERATION 2020, Collective work GORS at Amos Rex Art Museum, Helsinki
02-06.12.2020 Turvaväri, Poikkeusolojen vuosi nuorten taiteiijoiden silmin (web exhibition)
Virtual Graduation Exhibition- Graniitti, Pekka Halonen Academy
9-10/2020 Yhdessä on enemmän- Nuorten taidetta ,Kulttuuritalo Villa Arttu, Hyvinkää
3/2017 Rajamailla (At the borders) - Lea Lintula, Vilma Lötjönen ja Jannina Heinonen at Kalliola Setlementtitalo, Helsinki
5/2017 Pii- Laajasalo's Folk High Schools degree work exhibition at Pasila's Library, Helsinki
OTHER ARTISTIC PROJECTS AND WORKS
2021 Nuorten ilmasto-ja luontohuippukokouksen visual maker, art curator and graphic designer
2018 NAKU-clothing brands founder with Iiris Riihimäki
Illustration for clothes , Social media-marketing and event organizing https://kaupunkikanava.fi/naku-clothing-rikkoo-ajatusmaailmaa-naisen-kehon-seksualisoinnista/
2018-2019 Dancer in a improvisation group called Ryteikön lapset
1/2020 Art club director for stay-at-home parents (part-time) at Pasila's inhabitat house
7/2019, 7/2018 Member of decoration & production team for Visio Festival
4-5/2018 Girls Club's director and one of the founders at Kalliola Setlementtitalo
2021 Taiteen edistämiskeskus
2019 Suomen Konkoria Liitto Ry
10/2022 AARK Residency, Korppoo Finland
VISUAL COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA, VISUAL ARTS -PEKKA HALONEN ACADEMY
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION - LAAJASALO FOLK HIGHSCHOOL