Vappu Jalonen is an artist and writer. She lives and works in Helsinki and Berlin. She is doing her doctorate in the Department of Art at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Her recent work includes text-based performances in Helsinki, Geneva, Warsaw and Luleå as well as in Byron Bay, Melbourne and Sydney (2016–2017), and collective editing and writing of the publication No play Feminist Training Camp (nGbK, Berlin, 2017). She was selected for the Transfer North curatorial and critical writing residency programme (residencies in Galleri Syster, Luleå and Sámi Center For Contemporary Art, Karasjok, both in 2017). She took part in the exhibition and publication The Truth About Finland (Porin kulttuurisäätö, 2017). She is the drummer of a feminist metal band Lithalsa.