Awards & Merits

3 Patent Pending

HERE Applications - Strategic Portfolio Team

16/297216  Method for visualizing risk levels on 3D maps. Method and apparatus for visualizing risk levels associated with aerial vehicle Flights.

16/510467 Method to compute flying paths for air vehicles that minimize their own ground-level relative noise impact.
HN91177 Method and apparatus for computing a tree-dimensional route on risk-related data.

ComicInvation Berlin

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.

FRUIT Exhibition

Selected to present graphic novel isabella to the Zine Fest, Helsinki Finland. Part of Helsingin sarjakuvafestivaali (Comic festival of Helsinki)

Zine Fest

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.

ComicInvasion 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 


Short documentary film. Documentary film A Bite deals with the subject how internet has brought new ways for this eternal search. Has it become easier to find love?
2010 - XXIX edition of Asolo Art FilmFestival, Italy
2011 - The 2011 TISFF festival, Greece
Watch the short film 
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Moa Exibition

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