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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1984 in Ylistaro, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2013 Master of Arts, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki
2009 Bachelor of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki (now Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
2006 Art school MAA, Helsinki, classical art studies

Solo exhibitions
2016 All is Moving but All is Shapeless, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2012 Weight of Experience, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, FR
2012 Repetitive Gestures (with Tanja Koljonen), Gallery TAIK, Berlin, DE
2012 Let Me See You (with Tanja Koljonen), Gallery Napa, Helsinki, FI

Selected group exhibitions
2015 Displacement, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
2015 Ars Kärsämäki, FI
2015 Between the Flashes of a Lighthouse, Maanantai Collective, Gallerie Van der Mieden, Brussels, BE
2014 Between the Flashes of a Lighthouse, Maanantai Collective, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
2014 Maanantai Collective, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FI
2014 Maanantai Collective, Galeria Monopol, Warszawa, PL
2014 I Never Read – Art Book Fair, Basel, CH
2014 Maanantai Collective, Gallery Gro, Pietarsaari, FI
2014 ARCO, Gallery Taik Persons, Madrid, ES
2013 Kiasma Hits, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2013 Paris Photo, Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR
2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, Alt. +1000 Photography Festival, Rossi-nière, CH
2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2013 At the End of the Rainbow, Felleshus – Pan Nordic Building of the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, DE
2012 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
2012 Present Remains, TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, FI
2012 Unseen Photo Fair, Gallery TAIK, Amsterdam, NL
2012 Vienna Fair, Gallery TAIK, Vienna, AT
2012 This Way, Jukka Male museum, Helsinki, FI
2011 Nuoret 2011, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
2011 Helsinki School, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zürich, CH
2011 Helsinki School – A Female View, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
2011 Touching Dreams, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, DK
2011 Vienna Fair, Gallery TAIK, Vienna, AT
2011 Art Container, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY, US
2011 The bathers, The Marketplace Gallery, Albany, NY, US
2011 Art Container, MEME Gallery, Boston, MA, US
2010 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
2010 Delegation and fact finding missions, The Pedalto Institution for Incorporated Art, Tallinn, EE
2010 MAIJALA KOLJONEN KOPKINA, Photographic centre Peri, Turku, FI
2009 The bathers, Fountain Art Fair, Miami, FL, US
2009 Global container VII, Kultuuritehas Polymer, Tallinn, EE
2009 Pit: photographs, Gallery Hiilikellari, Helsinki, FI
2006 Taidekoulu Maan lopputyönäyttely, Gallery MAA-TILA, Helsinki, FI
2003 Ylistarolaisen kuvataiteen kesänäyttely, Ylistaro, FI

Grants
2014 Arts Council of Finland
2013 Arts Council of Finland
2012 Aalto ARTS

Memberships
Maanantai collective
The Union of Artist Photographers in Finland

Artist residencies
2014 Focus AIR, Oslo, NO
2013 Kökar, FI
2009 Polymer International A.I.R., Tallinn, EE

Publications
2014 The Helsinki School vol. 5 – From the Past to the Future, Hatje Cantz.
2013 Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collective, Kehrer.
2013 Kiasma Hits / Kiasma collections, A Museum of Contemporary Art Publication 139.
2013 Let Me See You, with Tanja Koljonen, self published.
2013 A book of lies – Väritettyjä totuuksia, Musta Taide.
2012 Les Rencontres d’Arles -catalogue.
2012 Poems from the supermarket, with Tanja Koljonen, self published.
2011 The Helsinki School vol. 4 – A Female View, Hatje Cantz.

Works in collections
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, FI
Danish National Museum of Photography, DK
Joseph M. Cohen Collection, US
Helsinki Art Museum, FI
Private Collections