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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1980 in Helsinki, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Education
2009 Master of Arts, Photography, University of Art and Design Helsinki (Now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
2004 
Bachelor of Arts, Photography, University of Art and Design Helsinki
2005–06 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, JA, (Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences)
2000–01 Voionmaan opisto, Ylöjärvi, FI, (Department of photography)
1999–00 Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Karjaa, FI, (Department of photography)

Solo exhibitions
2015 Ma, Gallery Kant, Copenhagen, DNK
2011 Ea Vasko - Photographs, Gallery Pictor, Vihti, FI
2009 Defining Darkness, G/P gallery Tokyo, JA
2008 Radiant night, Photographic gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2007 Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, FI

Group exhibitions
2014 Fin(n)ish: Fresh Contemporary Art from Finland. The RARE Gallery, New York
2012 Gallery TaiK, Viennafair, AU
2012 Helsinki Abstract, Curated by Olaf Otto Becker, Gallery Nikolaus Ruzicska, Saltzburg, AU
2011 Touching Dreams - The Helsinki School, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, DK
2011 Gallery TaiK, Arco International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, SP
2011 Galerie Forsblom (Jacob Hashimoto, Ola Kolehmainen, Ea Vasko, Niko Luoma, Kaarina Kaikkonen, Charles Sandison)
2011 Gallery TaiK, Madrid Photo, Madrid, SPA
2010 Galerie Forsblom, Cosmoscow Art Fair, Moscow, Russia
 (Selected works from artists represented by the gallery, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
, FI
2010 Galerie Forsblom, ArtHelsinki, Helsinki, FI
2010 Galerie Forsblom, Billnäs Summer, Billnäs, FI
2010 Galerie Forsblom, Art Paris, FR
2010 Helsinki School-Photography and video now, Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki
, FI
2010 Echoes of Light: Nanna Hänninen, Rita Jokiranta, Sandra Kantanen and Ea Vasko. TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, FI
2009 Gallery TaiK, Paris Photo, FR
2009 Gallery TaiK, Artissima, Torino, II
2009 
Gallery TaiK, Art forum Berlin, DE
2009 Helsinki School - New Art Photography from Finland, Loft Project Etagi, St. Petersburg, RU
2009 Masters on the road, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, FI
2009 Drawn by light, together with Mikko Sinervo, Gallery TaiK Berlin, DE
2009 Masters of Arts, University of art and design Helsinki, FI
2008 Gallery TaiK, Paris Photo, FR
2008 Dialogue entre 4 générations, Gallery Baudoin Lebon, Paris, FR
2008 
Gallery TaiK, Art Forum Berlin, DE
2008 
Rose Boreal – Actualités de la jeune scène photographique de L’Ecole d’Helsinki, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, FR
2008 Art fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
2008 Sotheby ́s Scandinavian art auction, London, UK
2008 All Colors, Galerie Forsblom Projects, Helsinki, FI
2008 Galerie Forsblom, Arte Fiera, Bologna, II
2008 Galerie Forsblom, Palmbeach3, Florida, USA
2007 Gallery TaiK, Paris Photo, FR
2007 Galerie Forsblom, 30th anniversary exhibition, Helsinki, FI
2007 
Gallery TaiK, Art Forum Berlin, DE
2007 Space & Identity, Lume Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2007 
The Helsinki School, The Finnish Museum Of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2007 
Photo Finnish - The Helsinki School, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, NO
2006
 Gallery TaiK, Paris Photo, FR
2006 Vad Är Fotografi? - The Helsinki School. Borås Museum of Art, Borås, SWE
2006 
Gallery TaiK, Art Forum Berlin, DE
2005 Gallery TaiK, Art Forum Berlin, DE
2005 Die Vierte Generation, PPS Medienbunker, Hamburg, DE
2005 Finnish Versions – The Helsinki School, Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm, SWE
2005 Gallery TaiK, Stockholm Art Fair, SWE
2004 Transparent, curated by Jyrki Parantainen, Photographic gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2004 Vision and mind, KIASMA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2003 
9 henkeä, University of Art and Design Helsinki, FI
2003 Moby Click, KIASMA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2000 Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, FI

Publications
2011 The Helsinki School, Vol. 4 - A Female View, Hatje Cantz.
2010 Leena Saraste: Valokuva, Muisto-Viesti-Taide (Photograph, Memory-Message- Art), Musta taide.
2010 Helsingin Sanomat, 13.4.2010 “Nuorten rosot silottuvat Helsingin koulussa” (The rough edges of the young artists are smoothened out in the Helsinki School) By Timo Valjakka
.
2009 The Helsinki School Vol. 3, Hatje Cantz.
2009 The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography by Lyle Rexer, Aperture.
2009 Photographica magazine vol.15, summer 2009: Helsinki School by Shigeo Goto
.
2009 Helsingin Sanomat, 14.5.2009 “Nuorten näyttelystä puuttuu valoa” (The light is missing in young mas- ters exhibition) by Sami Sykkö
.
2008 Helsingin Sanomat, 22.8.2008: “Valon kuvat vievät peruskysymyksiin” (Pictures of light leads us back to the basics) by Timo Valjakka
.
2008 Brand Literary Magazine 03 Spring/Summer 2008
.
2008 Rose Boréal - Photographies de l’école d’Helsinki, Exhibition catalogue, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, France.
2007 The Helsinki School – New Photography from TaiK, Hatje Cantz.
2007 Helsingin Sanomat 18.11.2007: “Galerie Forsblom juhlii 30-vuotista taivaltaan.” (Galerie Forsblom is celebrating its 30 years) by Timo Valjakka.
2007 
Helsingin Sanomat 1.7.2007: ”Helsinki School tarjoilee tuoreimman kattauksensa”. (Helsinki School presents its freshest works) by Anu Uimonen.
2007 
Helsingin Sanomat 20.5.2007: “Epäjärjestys saa muodon” (Disorder becomes a form) by Anu Uimonen.
2007 Kauppalehti 19.4.2007: “Suomalainen valokuva kansainvälistyi. The Helsinki Schoolin menestystarina päätyi hienoksi kirjaksi” (Finnish photography got abroad. The success story of the Helsinki School in a beautiful book) by Otso Kantokorpi
.
2006 Hot Shoe, #144, October / November 2006: “ Gallery TaiK -The Helsinki School” by Bill Kouwenhowen.
2005 Die Vierte Generation, Exhibition catalogue.

Works in collections
The Helsinki City Museum collection
The Finnish Art Foundation collection
G/P Gallery collection, Tokyo
Pentti Kouri collection, New York
Dia Art Foundation collection, New York
Private collections in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, France, United States

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