The Alcatel Lucent award 2008 was given to
Tuomo Rainio, born in Espoo (Finland) in 1983, lives and works in Helsinki.
2003-2006 Bachelor of Arts at the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
Since 2006 MA Programme for Photography at the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
2007-2008 Department of Imaging Arts and Photography at the Musashino Art University, Tokyo.