Contact:

Klaus Welp   |    +358(0)505880133    |    klaus@welp.fi

Klaus Welp is a visual artist with Finnish and German nationalities and works through the company Welp Ltd and Welp Productions.

He has studied arts, design and photography at the Aalto University Helsinki, the University of Plastic Arts Xalapa Mexico and at the Berlin University of the Arts. During his four year stay in Mexico, he founded the bar ”Tabu” and produced exhibitions, dance-, theatre- and live-music performances. After two years stay in Berlin, he worked for eight years as the art director and photographer for the Finnish culural-political magazine Voima. He also lead the parody advertisement group ”Adbusters Finland”, publishing monthly subverts in the Voima-magazine and in the web. The project culminated in the book and exhibition ”Louserit Vuittuun” and was also awarded with the Salli Journalism Award.

Welp has made music videos, film festival trailers, publicity for cultural events and short documentaries for various purposes. Welp Productions is fully equipped for largescale videoproductions (camera, drone, audio, light), has a greenscreenstudio and a large network of professionals for camera, light, audio, scenography, catering, postproduction etc.

Welp has been awarded multiple times both internationally and nationally for his work in illustration, graphic design, stamps and videos. In visual journalism and illustration, he has contributed to all major Finnish newspapers and magazines, and has designed over 100 stamps for the national postal service in Finland. Welp has teached illustration and culture jamming at the Helsinki Aalto University, the University of Tampere and the University of Applied Sciences in Kauniainen. He has been part of many national and international competition juries, for example Lahti International Poster Biennial and the Internation Poster Biennial Mexico.

Welp’s studio is Located in Helsinki in the former mental hospital of Lapinlahti, that has been converted into sociocultural center during the last years. Klaus Welp has been active in it's rescuing process through it's communication team and the board of Pro Lapinlahti.

Languages: Finnish, English, German, Swedish and Spanish


Postal adress:
Welp Oy/Ltd, Welp Productions
Lastenkodinkatu 2-10 R 4
00180 Helsinki, Finland

Studio at the Lapinlahti-center:
Lapinlahdenpolku 8, Helsinki



Sassa Takala   |    +358(0)505348949    |    sassa.takala@gmail.com             

Sassa Takala has worked for Welp Productions in various fields during the last years. She has worked for Welp Ltd in copywriting, screenwriting, production coordinating, location scouting, make-up and production catering in  film- and photography productions in recent years. 

Takala has studied literature, history,  photography and painting in various art schools and the Helsinki University in Finland. She has worked in various media companies in television production, studio photography, scenography and publicity. Because of her ambition for history and litterature she has worked also as a history teacher. Besides Welp Production and Welp Ltd, Takala works part time for The Päivälehti Museum – a museum in Helsinki that presents the history of media, modern-day media and the future of media as well as the freedom of speech in Finland and in other countries.


Postal adress:
Welp Oy/Ltd, Welp Productions
Lastenkodinkatu 2-10 R 4
00180 Helsinki, Finland

Studio at the Lapinlahti-center:
Lapinlahdenpolku 8, Helsinki


Klaus Welp | +358(0)505880133 | klaus@welp.fi | www.welp.fi

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