Awards & Merits
3 Patent Pending
HERE Applications - Strategic Portfolio Team
HN91137 Method and apparatus for visualizing risk levels associated with aerial vehicle Flights.
HN91177 Method and apparatus for computing a three-dimensional route based on risk-related data.
HN91195 Method to compute flying paths for air vehicles that minimize their own ground-level relative noise impact.
Selected to present my work at ComicInvation Berlin at festival. Berlin germany
Selected to present my work at Fruit Exhibition. It is the annual independent art book fair of Bologna, Italy.
Selected to present graphic novel isabella to the Zine Fest, Helsinki Finland. Part of Helsingin sarjakuvafestivaali (Comic festival of Helsinki)
Selected to the festival to present and sell the art work and exhibiting the comic strip “My Daily Soundtrack on the Way Home” during the comic festival at Museum für Kommunikation, Berlin.
Winner, NEM Art and Design Contest, Grant given by Europan Comission
Information Society and Media, Torino, Italy.
"During the closing session, an award was delivered to the piece of art that makes
the most innovative use of networks and media to Virva Emilia Auvinen for her work on
"Isabella - The Secret Recipes" that blended real historic references into
a beautifully illustrated game concept that makes history and learning come alive for children."
Article BBC research ad development
Art, Science & ICT event, invited by European Commission Information Society and Media Future and Emerging Technologies section to the to the event to mentoring about storytelling in ICT field. Moreover exhibition at Galerie Libre Cours, Brussels, Belgium
NEM summit, Hilton, IstanbulTurkey Prenseting the prototype at closing ceremony.
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Touch the Unreachable
2010 Gold, 2010 MUSE Award, Los Angeles USA,
The Media & Technology Standing Professional Committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM) "It is a very attractive project that contains a wonderland-like environment and an interesting story that allows users to make their own decisions.
With devices like this, museums would have no problem bringing their visitors
a remarkable experience, and leaving a long term influence in their minds. A true inspiration. "
Aalto university news
Arts management and tecnology link
2010 :output competition
one of the winner, Amsterdam Netherlands
Fragrance of Jasmine
For Micromailart 2007 - Micromailart & Microyoung Circolo Culturale Bertolt Brecht, Milano, Italy.
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Two page comic strip published in
"Tracce di Realtá - Coop for Words 2007" book (ISBN 978-88-95074-10-8).
Coop for Words