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Merle Karp

Merle Karp is a Helsinki-based visual designer, video artist and VJ, also known as Folded Visuals. She is the artistic director and a co-founder of Aavistus Festival. In her work, Karp uses video to create moods and environments. Often known for her nature themes, such as mosses, ferns and rippling ponds, she aims to evoke soothing, dreamy mindscapes. Other times, she explores tensions between human and technology, toxic tourism or the pressures that society puts on us.

Arts, general


Visual arts

Curating Graphic design Video Art Media art Installation VJ 3D

Performing arts

Light design Set design

Person performing in front of a video projection of nature



Communication language

Finnish Estonian English German

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