Drawing and erasing in the fields of graphic novels, comics, zines and illustration. Special areas of interest: eating, equality, hairs, animals, economy, violence, jumps, remembering, objects, complicatedness.

Miissa Rantanen
Born 29.9.1987 in Hämeenlinna, Finland
Living & working in Helsinki, Finland

Education
Master of Arts in Visual Culture, Aalto University School of Art and Design 2012–2015
Student Exchange, Graphic Novel Design, LUCA School of Arts, Belgium 2014–2015
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sociology, University of Helsinki 2006–2010

Publications
In the Moonlight 2017
Letters 2017
Skylight Window 2016
Karvalehti 2 2015
Coffee Magazine 2015
I Said One 2014
Karvalehti 2014
Saturday Morning 4 AM 2013
Kurdisanomat 2013
The Blanket 2013
Landing with Suvi Ermilä and Eeva Meltio 2013 

Drawings in other publications 
Mustekala #68 2017
Kuti #42 2016
Esitys #35 2016
Ethical Sloth #3 2015
MIAU! zine 2015
Jöözine #8 2014 

Exhibitions
The Truth about Finland, Pori 2017
Space Invaders with Päivi Hirsiaho and Pauliina Koivunen, Autotalo 2014
”Let’s Have Fun” with Suvi Ermilä, Helsinki Comics Centre 2013
Look at Pictures, Library 10 2013 

Artist Residencies
CUNE Comics-in-Residence programme, Malmö 2015

Grants
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, project grant 2016

Memberships
Kutikuti ry 2016–

Others
Katsojan kirjeitä as a part of Mad House 3. season 2016
Translating poems by Kalevi Helvetti 2014
Curating an exhibition On Darkness in Pori Art Museum with Päivi Hirsiaho, Pauliina Koivunen and Senni Pöyry 2014

Contact
miissa.rantanen(a)gmail.com

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