Sylvia Javén has graduated as a visual artist from the Novia University of Applied Sciences. She uses video, installations, words, and painting in her art, which is often connected to survival and landscapes. During the last yeast she has had exhibitions, and also partly lived, abroad. Her art has been exhibited in Sweden, Germany, Russia, and Great Britain. Currently she is living in Helsinki where she will, from autumn on, study towards a master in the pedagogics of visual arts at the Aalto University.