Artists and Projects


Matti Aikio



about the artist

Matti Aikio (b. 1980) is a Sámi visual artist from Finnish side of the Sápmi. He has a background in Sámi reindeer herding culture, and holds an MA in contemporary art from Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art. In his artistic practice that encompasses a wide range of media, he wants to offer the spectators a possibility to shift perspective on established opinions and marginalised topics. Matti Aikio also performs as a DJ.

about the residency

Matti Aikio was in Fittja during the autumn / winter 2019-2020 and did research as well as presented a selection of works in connection to an artist’s talk in Botkyrka konsthall’s Archive.

In 2022 he participated in the exhibition Unfinished Histories at Botkyrka konsthall.


samarbeten och stöd

The programme has received funding from the Culture and Art Programme financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers.