Johanna Sinkkonen (b.1983 Finland) is a multidisciplinary visual artist and producer living and working in Turku. Sinkkonen studied Visual Arts in Helsinki Finland and in the Netherlands, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht.
Sinkkonen has implemented multi-disciplinary projects in various art groups and has actively influenced the Turku art field. She has received numerous awards and in 2021 Sinkkonen was involved in the Book of Rooms – production, which was awarded the Finland’s State Prize for Performing Arts in 2021. Her works have been at various festivals and exhibitions both in Finland and abroad.
In her work Sinkkonen combines methods of community, place-based and media art. Sinkkonen’s special expertises are public art works and community and socially influential art projects. Sinkkonen’s orientation in the field of community art and applied art is motivated by an interest in influencing society and a desire to take art processes to places where they are not usually experienced.