Vappu Jalonen is an artist and a writer. She lives and works in Helsinki. She is doing her doctorate in the Department of Art at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
The work of Jalonen happens at the intersections of visual art, literature, performance, sound art and research. Her work often deals with power relations and knowledge production by focusing on everyday objects, situations and words.
Her recent work includes text and sound performances in Helsinki, Berlin, Geneva, Warsaw and Luleå as well as in Byron Bay, Melbourne and Sydney (2016–2018), and collective editing and writing of the publication No play Feminist Training Camp (nGbK, Berlin, 2017). In 2018 she was a fellow at the Saari Residence in Southwest Finland and she participated in the Ars Bioarctica residency program in Kilpisjärvi.