Aavistus Festival is a biennial of audiovisual art and currently the only festival in Finland to specialise in VJ culture. It is organised by Aavistus Festival ry as a non-profit volunteering project. The core production team consists of Helsinki-based VJs and light designers.
Aavistus Festival team
Festival Director: Merle Karp
Curation, Production Management: Hannu Häkkinen, Suvi Parrilla
Technical Director: Mikko Törrönen
Head of Design: Anni Laser
Graphic design: Aino Laukka, Jacob Söderström, Jassir Kuronen, Laura Rajalin, Pinja Oja, Sanna Nykänen
Aavistus Festival ry
Aavistus Festival is organised by the non-profit association Aavistus Festival ry. The association's mission is to promote the state of audiovisual art and VJ culture in Finland, provide opportunities for collaboration between different parties in the field and to promote Finland's vibrant VJ scene abroad.
Board of 2022
Merle Karp, chairperson
Hannu Häkkinen, secretary
Mikko Törrönen, treasurer
Suvi Parrilla, vice chairperson
Anni Tolvanen, head of design