Jukka Hautamäki is a Finnish media artist (MfA), based in Helsinki, Finland. He is working with AI, lens-based media, sound and electronics. The works, are presented in the form of an installation and generative media art works. The installations reflect on the construction and repetition of AI and digitally generated images.
Recent exhibitions include a solo show at Gallery Fikka, Porvoo (2022), Joensuu Art Museum (2021), Gallery MUU (2020), Gallery Forum Box (2018). His works and collaborations have been featured in SuperCollider gallery in Los Angeles, NeurIPS Creativity Workshop in Montreal, HIAP, Mustarinda, Field_Notes by Bio Art Society, AAVE Festival, RIXC Festival in Riga, Pixelache Festival, Mansedanse Festival, Animatricks Festival, Helsinki festival, HORSEANDPONY Fine Arts in Berlin, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Skaftfell Center for Arts Project Space in Seydisfjordur, Avatar Center in Quebec and SIM in Reykjavik.
He has held workshops and lectures for example in Kiasma, Aalto University, Uniarts Helsinki, Taike, EMMA, Harvestworks in NYC, After Agency conference in Poznan, POM conference in Copenhagen and Beirut, Maker Faire in Rome.
Hautamäkis sound performances are microscopic studies into electronic sound. Live setup consists of DIY sound devices, which he manipulates in real time by changing components and reconnecting circuits. Recent setup has included under-hood work lights, solar cells, electronicmagnetic sources, coil mics and diy amps. Relationship between performativity and sound plays a significant role in the live performances. Music style could be described as abstract ambient noise with a twist.
Hautamäki has performed live in Europe and North America. Performance venues include FLOW Festival, La-bas Biennale, Lal lal lal and AAVE festival in Helsinki, Ostre Club / Piksel Festival in Bergen, Ges21 in St. Petersburg, Recto-Verso in Quebec City, Mengi in Reykjavik, Avatar Centre in Quebec City, Electric Knife in London, Madame Claude in Berlin, Harvestworks, Fridman Gallery and Trans Pecos in New York. Hautamäki has also held interactive sound art and electronics workshops and courses in Finland (Aalto University, KIASMA, MUU, Mansedanse…), Netherlands, UK, Germany, Poland and Estonia.