Born in Finland. Lives in Stockholm. Filmmaker, artistic researcher, PhD film and media. In earlier years: Radio profile at SR and YLE with her own programme series in culture and arts. Educated at University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre, DI, Stockholm, in documentary film directing 1992-1995. Visions, a workshop for European filmmakers under the leadership of Michael Rabiger, 1994-1995. Visiting lecturer, and at times senior lecturer in directing documentary at SADA, Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts (2009-2011). PhD in fine arts, in film and media, Lund University in affiliation with SKH/Uniarts. (June 2017).
Title of dissertation (June 2017): In Real Life (Or Elsewhere) – On Creative Processes And Parallel Realities In Documentary Film. Born in Eastern Carelia, Finland, she today lives in Stockholm, Sweden.