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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1981 in Helsinki, lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
2011 University of Art and Design Helsinki
(now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Archtecture), MA
2004 Arts Academy/Turku Polytechnic, BA

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Über das Sichtbare, Kunstverein Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
2016 the light of other days, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
2014 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
2014 Turku Art Museum, Studio, Turku, Finland
2013 abc – art berlin contemporary, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
2013 Viime vuodet / Recent years, Gallery Ama, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Diaphane, La grange, Montreuil-sur-Bréche, France
2012 Kamaraden, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 She resembles, Gallery Photology, Milan, Italy
2011 Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany
2011 Chapter V, VB-Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland
2011 Beings are silent, Gallery TH13, Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Bern, Switzerland
2010 Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
2010 Finnish Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Chapter IV, Gallery TAIK, Berlin, Germany
2010 Gallery Ama, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Young Artist of the Year 2010, Tampere Art museum, Finland
2008 Inner Yard / Sisäpiha – Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Gallery Kapriisi, Kuopio, Finland
2005 Lasitalo/Glasshouse, Hippolyte Photographic Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Taimet/Seedlings, Peri Center of Photography, Turku, Finland
2004 Northern Photographic Centre, Kummigallery, Oulu, Finland

Group Exhibitions
2016 Fragments, Galerie les Filles du Calvaire, Paris
2016 From Heino With Love - Collection exhibition, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2016 My Silence, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland
2015 Monograph book “Anni Leppälä Young Artists of the Year 2010” at the Photobook Week, Aarhus, DK
2015  Nordic exchange–Inner and Outer Landscapes, Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm, SE
2015 Photo Festival Ghent '80 Days of Summer / Stories of Identity', St Peter's Abbey, Ghent, BE
2015 Nordic exchange–Inner and Outer Landscapes, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
2015 L'Arbre, le bois, la forêt, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, FR
2015 Close to me, Centre médical et pédagogique de Rennes Beaulieu, FR
2014 Inner and Outer Landscapes, Fotografisk Center in Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen
2014 Collected North, Gallery X-ist, Istanbul
2014 La femme d’à côté /The woman next door, Galerie les Filles du Calvaire, Paris
2013 New Wave Finland: Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School, Scandinavia House, New York
2013 The 7th Wave – Wihuri and Visual Arts, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2013 Materia, Harakka island, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Texture and Sense, Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan
2012 The 7th Wave – Wihuri and Visual Arts, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2012 Les Rencontres d´Arles 2012, Discovery Award, Parc des Ateliers, France
2012 Alice in wonderland, Ecco, Cádiz, Spain
2012 Harakka energy, Harakka island, Helsinki, Finland
2012 NordLichtBilder, Kunstverein Augsburg, Germany
2012 Äärimmäisyyksien yhteinen tekijä, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku
2011 Heroines, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid, Spain
2011 The Helsinki School – A Female View, Foto-Raum, Wien
2011 The Helsinki School – A Female View, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
2011 Touching dreams, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Helsinki School group exhibition, Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2011 Parallels, Pori Art Museum, Project Space, Pori, Finland
2011 Alice in wonderland, Logomo, Turku, Finland
2011 Art works, Deutsche Bank towers, Frankfurt, Germany
2010 Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, South-Korea
2010 Highlighted – Contemporary Finnish Photography, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
2010 Path – photographs and videos, Honkahovi Art Center, Mänttä, Finland
2010 Isn´t everything after all a part of our inner life, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt
2010 Red – Collection exhibition, EMMA-Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
2010 Purdy Hicks Gallery (with Susanna Majuri), London, UK
2010 Helsinki School – Photography and Video NOW, Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Helsinki 10, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
2010 Seven Approaches, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
2009 Tracking Traces – Collection exhibition, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Internal and External Landscapes, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Les nuages, lá-bas, les merveilleux nuages, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France
2009 Au Féminin: Women Photographing Women, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbekian, Paris, France
2009 On Top of the Iceberg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
2009 Arco 09, International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
2009 Under the Circumstances, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, Czech
2008 La Position de la Terre / Maan Asema, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
2008 Under the Circumstances, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland
2008 The Art of Humanity, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2008 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’Ecole d’Helsinki,
2008 Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
2008 Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France
2008 Photographs / Paintings (with Virve Lukka), Gallery Gjutars, Vantaa, Finland
2007 Mapping the Unknown, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lybeck, Germany
2007 In Search of the Miraculous, Triennial of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
2007 Gallery Galica (with Jari Silomäki), Milan, Italy
2007 The Stenersen Museum. Oslo, Norway
2007 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
2006 Überall ist Wunderland, 14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
2006 Fotografia – Photofestival, Museum Andersen, Rome, Italy
2006 5th International Festival of Photography in Łodź, Manufactura, Łodź, Poland
2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden
2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Langhans Gallery, Prague, Czech
2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
2006 Still, APT-studios, London, UK
2006 Absolutely Private, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan
2006 Presence, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland,
2005 Backlight 2005: Untouchable Things, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland
2005 Libris, The Young Photographer of the Year-exhibition, Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Elämä – Life, VB-Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland
2004 Neljä – Four, Graduated Students, Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland
2003 Joku päivä – Someday, The Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2001 Kaari – Arc, Gallery Manilla, Turku, Finland

Grants and Awards
2013 Nomination for the Finnish Art Academy Prize
2010 Young Artist of the Year
2005 Backlight Award

Arts Council of Finland
City of Helsinki
Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
Alfred Kordelin Foundation
The Finnish Cultural Foundation
The Finnish Art Association, Grant for Young Artists
The Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations

Works in Collections
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art
The Finnish Museum of Photography
Helsinki City Art Museum
Parliament of Finland
State of Finland
Wihuri Foundation
Paulo Foundation
Heino Collection
The Finnish Art Association
The Finnish Institute in London
Teutloff Collection, Germany
Pentti Kouri Collection
Carl Gustaf Ehrnrooth Collection
Deutsche Bank
Hermés Collection

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