Miska Allonen (born in 1993, Orimattila) is a Finnish visual artist. He graduated in 2017 from Tampere University of Applied Sciences. Allonen is fascinated about bringing photography to the present day with new experimental ways using different installations. Allonen is a diverse storyteller from the countryside. He works with a wide range of techniques from photography and video to sculptures and drawings.
Allonen has been working on several community art projects including Utopia/Dystopia performance festivals and SOMA pop-up Gallery which was open for everyone to bring their works to the gallery space. SOMA project also included art workshops. Allonen has curated work with different workgroups and he has been an assistant for Purnu Art Centre. Allonen is a devoted document photographer for a monthly recurring Finnish music club Kirnupiimä-klubi at Kahvilla café, Tampere.
Allonen has a studio in Tampereen Taidehalli (Tampere Kunsthalle). Tampereen Taidehalli is a collective, self-organised studio and DIY-exhibition space.
In September 2015 Allonen joined a Finnish art collective Tehonrakentajat (Power Builders, established in 2012). The collective is in search of total efficiency.