is at the forefront of Finland's avant garde music and art scene.
A multidisciplinary artist his work is often directly interlinked
- his kaleidoscopic visual practice which balances the abstract
and figurative, forming the basis for his music and sound collages
(and vice vera).
has toured worldwide with musical projects that include Kemialliset
Ystävät, Tomutonttu and Tuusanuuskat, and released numerous
recordings. His interest in digital art and traditional handicrafts
have led to acclaimed exhibitions at the Goethe Institute in Oslo,
the HSP Gallery in Christchurch New Zealand, and the Hectoliter
Gallery in Brussels. His music has been featured in art centres
(MoMA, New York, CCA, Fylkingen), festivals (Sonar, Roskilde,
Flow) and tours with Oneohtrix Point Never and James Ferraro.
is his ongoing solo musical project. Read streams, mutant voices,
animal noises, computer knots and records other people have made
are just a sample of the ingredients Anderzén uses to craft
and colour his ecstatic soundworks. Tomutonttu is a creature who
looks after all the dust.
Tomutonttu's performance, we're collaborating with the excellent
gallery to host Jan Anderzén’s first UK solo
exhibition, which will focus on his collage work with textiles.
Photo - Florian Kramer