Finnish artist Jaakko Kahilaniemi received his MA in photography from Aalto University in Helsinki Finland. He won the ING Unseen Talent Award Jury Prize in 2018 and Majaoja/Backlight–prize in 2017 and was selected as the Lens Culture Emerging Talents. Kahilanienmi was one of ten finalists in Hyéres Festival and in Fotofestiwal Łódź 2018.
Kahilaniemi's work has been featured in many publications, including Eikon Magazine, Der Grief and HANT Magazine. He has exhibited his work at galleries and institutions throughout Finland, US, UK, France, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Denmark, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Croatia.