(2013) Ashes – remains of the legendary Vaasa music venue Club 25 – scattered over a pedestal.

Onnibus by night 4

(2016) Charcoal, 10x10 cm drawing from a series made on the night bus from Helsinki to Vaasa.

Hang the DJ

(2014) The installation “Hang the DJ”, together with Marcus Lerviks at the “Vaasa by Light” event in Vaasa 2014. 50cm mirror ball, wire, LED spot.


(2013) Installation in Vaasa Arthall: birchwood, motion-activated sound (a piece composed and performed by Girilal Baars, played through 4 separate speakers in sequences starting and stopping according to movements around the artwork).


(2010) Four jelly brains linked together by motion-sensing LED optical fibre. At the beginning of the exhibition each jelly brain is slightly larger than a regular human brain. The jelly dries, shrinks and hardens during the exhibition.

Mind Over Matter (photo series)

(2014) Photos of the remains of iteration one of “Present-Tense” (2010), turned on their side. Photo print on aluminum.

Death Watch

(2011) Created together with Christian Rupp, a 5-meter high spruce tree hanging upside down, surrounded by 12 sequentially triggered spotlights which create an artificial sundial by casting the tree’s shadow in a circle around the room. The tree slowly dries and fells its needles during the exhibition. Scattered in the room are groups of footprints, and microphones attached to the floor pick up and amplify the sound of visitor’s footsteps.

IIII (Braille Projection)

(2013) Video installation: messages in braille projected through a veil of fluorescent acrylic discs.

Mind Over Matter – Archive series

(2013) Archival boxes with the remains of iteration one of “Present-Tense” (2010).


(2010) Commission by Pro Artibus, installed in Folkhälsan’s service house Vindängen in Espoo . Four fir logs appearing to be suspended inside a skylight by hundreds of optical fibre strands. The skylight is approx. 2,5 meters wide by 2,5 high.


Jimmy Pulli

born 1980 in Kristiinankaupunki, Finland
Studio: Frilundsvägen 2, Vasa, Finland


  • 2000-2004 Swedish Polytechnic (Fine Art/Sculpture), Nykarleby
  • 2002 Assistant for sculptor Michael Dörner, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2001 Sommerakademie Wismar
  • 1999-2000 Västra Nylands Folkhögskola (Visual art), Karis


  • 2024 "Innocents" Makers' Gallery, Vaasa
  • 2017 ”Aivokäyriä – Hjärnvågor”, Galleria Printmakers, Vaasa
  • 2013 “Mind Over Matter”, Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki
  • 2013 “Murmuration” Vaasa Arthall, Vaasa
  • 2008 “Jordad” Galleri Sinne, Helsinki


  • 19.11.2023 – 11.02.2024 REVIEW OSTSEE-BIENNALE – Der demokratische Raum, Kunsthalle Rostock
  • 2020 PRISM△CODEX With Marcus Lerviks, Tino Bittner, Udo Dettmann, Christian Riekoff, Thomas Sander in Schleswig-Holstein-Haus & Dezernat5 Galerie für aktuelle Kunst, Schwerin
  • 2014 “Changing Stages”, Muu Kaapeli, Helsinki
  • 2013 “Valoa! – Ljus!” Wolffinpuisto, Vaasa
  • 2013 Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto “Taidemaailma muuttuu”, KH Renlunds Museum, Kokkola
  • 2013 Botnia Artists’ Association in Mikola-sali, Vaasa
  • 2013 Summer exhibition, Stundars, Sulva
  • 2013 Sofia Paper Art Fest, Sofia
  • 2012 Cheapart, Loods 6, Amsterdam
  • 2012 Finnish-Bulgarian Art Project,Cultural Center Bratstvo, Pavlikeni
  • 2012 25th annual summer exhibition at Dammen, Sulva
  • 2011–2012 “To have/To own”, Kuntsi, Vaasa
  • 2011 “F-B Finnish-Bulgarian paper art project” Nelimarkka-museo, Alajärvi
  • 2010 “Feeding on Light” Marcus Lerviks, Christian Rupp, Jimmy Pulli in Vaasa Art Hall
  • 2010 “Valoa–Ljus”, Regional exhibition of visual art, Nelimarkka-museo, Alajärvi
  • 2010 Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto’s Young artists exhibition, Tupakkamakasiini, Pietarsaari
  • 2010 “Proteggimi”, Lapuan Patruunagalleria (with Sini Björkholm)
  • 2010 “Ö”, Vaasa Art Hall
  • 2010 “Ö”, Galleri Elverket, Ekenäs
  • 2010 “Proteggimi”, Vaasa Art Hall (with Sini Björkholm)
  • 2009 “Waasalaiset”, Vaasa Artists’ Guild, Seinäjoki Art Hall
  • 2008, “Hundra8, Sata8? Tobaksmagasinet, Pietarsaari
  • 2008 ”Neljä Ulottuvuutta”, SKjL:s anniversary exhibition, Voipaala art center, Sääksmäki
  • 2008 “Kaiku- Eko”, Vaasa Artists’ Guild, Vaasa Art Hall
  • 2008 Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto, 65-year anniversary eshibition, Vaasa Art Hall
  • 2008 “Nuoret” Mikolan Akvarellisali, Vaasa
  • 2007 “Unknown Memory”, with Sini Björkholm, Teema-gallery, Vaasa City Library
  • 2007 Miniature exhibition, Varikkogalleria, Seinäjoki
  • 2006 Vaasa Artist’s Guild, annual exhibition, Vaasa Arthall
  • 2005 “Journey”, Galleri Elverket, Ekenäs
  • 2004 “They NeverComeBack?” Young Nykarleby Artists, Ostrobothnian Museum, Vaasa
  • 2004 “Drömläge”, Galleri Rådhuset, Nykarleby
  • 2003 “Ganska mycket snöre”, Vaasa Arthall


  • “Synesthesia”, interactive sculpture/light installation in Vaasan Lyseo/Vasa Gymnasium, Vaasa
  • “Räcka”, sculpture/light installation in Folkhälsan’s service house Vindängen, Espoo


  • 2008 Live sound for Hermann Hiller’s performance at MOPE’08 in Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
  • 2006 “Deux Magots, 1910?, sound piece for the exhibition Eero & Eemu & Einari, Tikanojan Taidekoti, Vaasa
  • 2005 “No Cash, No Electro” , live sound piece: Markku Ruotsalainen, Peter Rosvik & Jimmy Pulli, DOM munkhaus, Vaasa (during Markku Ruotsalainens AiR Neon on FST)
  • 2004 Live sound for Johanna Torkkolas performance, Ostrobothnian Museum, Vaasa
  • 2004 Live sound for Johanna Torkkolas video Snowgame, Galleri Rådhuset, Nykarleby
  • 2004 “Sorl” live sound piece with Markku Ruotsalainen, Ostrobothnian Museum, Vaasa


  • 2024 Suomen Kulttuurirahaston Etelä-Pohjanmaan rahasto, 2-year grant
  • 2024 Svenska Kulturfonden, project grant
  • 2024 Eugène, Elisabeth och Birgit Nygréns stiftelse, project grant
  • 2014 Suomen Taideyhdistys, Nuorten taiteilijoiden apuraha
  • 2014 Suomen Kulttuurirahaston Etelä-Pohjanmaan rahasto, 5 month grant
  • 2013 Svenska Kulturfonden, 1-year grant
  • 2012 Pohjanmaan Taidetoimikunta, 6 month grant
  • 2010 Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, project grant
  • 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Svenska Kulturfonden, project grants
  • 2007, 2009, 2012 Svensk-Österbottniska Samfundet, project grants
  • 2009 City of Vaasa, project grant
  • 2009 Svenska Kulturfonden, travel grant


  • 2011 Kreagalan: Årets Bildkonstnär / Visual artist of the year


  • 2009 La Macina di San Cresci, Greve in Chianti, Italy


  • MUU ry.
  • Platform r.f.
  • Vaasa Artists Guild


  • 2014–2018 Pro Artibus, board member
  • 2010– Stundars AiR reference group
  • 2013–2015 and 2019-2022 Arts Council of Ostrobothnia
  • 2022-2024 Nordisk Kulturfond, sakkunnig