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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born in 1951. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
1978 Master of Arts, University of Art & Design Helsinki
(now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture)

Selected solo exhibitions
2015 Surfaces and Scenes Beyond, Galleri Flach, Stockholm
2013 Museum Meditations, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2012 Telling Time, Maerzgalerie, Leipzig (together with Sebastian Schrader)
2012 Sixteen Steps to Paradise, Galleri Flach, Stockholm
2011 Shadows and Reflections, Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki
2011 Sixteen Steps to Paradise, Kunstallianz1, Berlin
2011 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
2010 EMMA Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
2010 Icy Prospects, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille, France
2010 Gallery Orton, Helsinki
2009 Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2009 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
2009 Paris Photo, Galerie Anhava, Paris, France
2009 Perspektivet Museum, Tromsø, N
2008 Galleri Flach+Thulin, Stockholm
2008 Icy Prospects, Photology Gallery, Milan
2007 Scala Mata Gallery, Venice
2007 Arctische Archiv, Villa Oppenheim, Berlin
2007 Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin
2006 Étandues glaciales, Institut Finlandais, Paris
2006 Icy Prospects, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2004 Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin
2004 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
2004 Gallery Flach, Stockholm
2002 Photogallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
2002 Gallery Christian Dam, Oslo, N
2002 Blue Sky Gallery/Oregon Center for Photographic Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
2001 Museet for fotokunst/Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
2000 Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2000 Siida-Sámi Museum, Inari, Finland
1999 Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
1998 Impressions Gallery, York, UK
1998 Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK
1996 Galerie Minima Peliti, Roma
1996 Gallery G, Helsinki
1995 Galerie le Lieu, Lorient, F
1995 Galerie Braggiotti, Amsterdam, NL
1995 Fotogalleriet, Oslo, N
1995 Galerie Photo du Theatre de l´Agora, Evry, F
1995 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, Swansea; Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, UK; Picture House Gallery, Leicester, UK;
1994 Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK
1994 Konstens Hus, Luleå, S
1994 Institut Finlandais, Paris, F
1993 Galerie Suzel Berna, Paris, F
1993 Centre de Développement Culturel, Tarbes, F
1993 Galleri Index, Stockholm, S
1992 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
1991 Galerie Krivy, Nice, F

Selected group exhibitions
2015 8 Exposures – New Views on Tapio Wirkkala, Ateneum, Helsinki
2015 Face to Face, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
2015 Faces Now – European Portrait Photography since 1990, BOZAR – Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
2014 Jorma Puranen - Higashikawa Photography Award Exhibition, Higashikawa Bunka Gallery, Higashikawa, Japan
2014 Baroque, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
2014 Photography into Art. The Hannula & Hinkka Collection, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, FI
2013 Seduced by Art; Photography Past and Present, CaixaForum Barcelona; CaixaForum Madrid
2013 Paisajes del Norte, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, Colombia
2013 Farbe-Form-Fotografie-Fläche, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt Am Main
2012 Seduced by Art; Photography Past and Present, National Gallery, London
2012 The New Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Transcending the Print, London
2012 Art Fair 2012, London
2012 Polar Positions, Sami Artist Center, Karasjok, Norway
2012 Mindscapes, Central for Contemporary Art, Brussels
2012 I am not interested in Reality, Galerie Wagner + Partner, Berlin
2011 Within/Beyond the Frontier, The Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens
2011 Jubiläum, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
2011 The Magic of Lapland, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki
2011 Landscape Experiences, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2010 Ars Fennica, Kiasma Museum, Helsinki
2010 Daegu Photo Festival, Korea
2010 A World Within The World, Anteprima, Mostra d´Arte Contemporanea, Milan
2010 Carnegie Art Award, Listasafn Islands, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik; The 2010 Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm
2009 Carnegie Art Award, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
2009 Revisiting Landscape & Still Life, Bafa Foto, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 Taide kantaa, Järvenpää Art Museum, Finland
2009 Homework, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2009 Being A Part, Sami Artist Center, Karasjok, Norway
2008 La photographie finlandaise, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France
2008 Continuum, Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland
2008 Fabricating Images from History, Chinablue Gallery, Beijing, China
2008 Trip to the Country, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
2007 Getroffen, Otto Dix und die Kunst des Porträts, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
2007 Boundary Crossings, Akseli-Gallen Kallela Museum, Espoo, Finland
2007 Portraiture, Harewood House, Leeds
2007 Into the Landscape, Preus Museum-Norwegean Museum of Photography, Hjorten, Norway
2007 Our Land! Photographs from Finland, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
2007 Silver & Oil, Hoopers Gallery, London
2007The Helsinki School of Photography, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London;
2007 Stenersen Museum, Oslo
2006 Breaking the Ice, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2006 Zone Attive s.r.l. Fotografia, Festival Internazionale di Roma, Rome
2006 Finlandia e l´identita del Nord, Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum, Roma
2006 Un tableau peut en cacher un autre, MNHA Musée National d´histoire et d´art, Luxembourg
2006 Ghosts in the Machine, SF Camerawork, San Francisco
2006 Helsinki School, Borås Artmuseum, Borås, Sweden
2006 Dialogue-The Helsinki School, Langhans Galerie, Prague
2006 The Helsinki School-Finnish Photography from 21th century, Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, Brussels
2006 To Look or to See-in search of meanings in photography, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2005 Helsinki School – A New Approach, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Photology, Milano, Italy
2005 Boundary Crossings, Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
2005 Variations on the Picturesque, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada
2005 Vaikea yhtälö, Rauma Art Museum, Finland
2005 Personligt, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
2004 Momentum-Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
2004 On Loan, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
2004 30 by Taik, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2004 River Deep Mountain High, National Touring Exhibitions, Norway
2004 Carnegie Art Award, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Kopavogur Art Museum, Iceland;
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo; Victoria Miro Warehouse, London; Helsinki Kunsthall, Helsinki
2004 New Realities, Fotomuseum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 New Realities, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
2003 Dominated by Water, Vantaa City Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland
2003 Verarbeitete Fotografie, Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin
2003 Fünf Positionen finnischer Fotografie, Kunstvererin Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin; Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim; Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg; Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel; Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus; Centrum Kultury ZAMEK, Poznan, Poland; Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland
2003 Carnegie Art Award, Royal Art Academy, Stockholm
2003 Designing the Quietness, Ozone Living Design Center, Tokyo; Copper Smithy, Fiskars, Finland
2002 Nouvelle photographie finlandaise, Café-Crème/Photographie Contamporaine, Luxembourg
2002 Mare Balticum, Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen
2002 The Politics of Place, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden; Edsvik Konst. Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden; Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2002 Kuvitelmia/Fantasies, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2002 Correlations, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria; Fotoforum West, Innsbrück, Austria
2002 Faces and Figures, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, USA
2002 Pohjoiseen ja etelään, Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, Finland
2001 Strange Reality, Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin
2001 Landshapes-Records of Action, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, USA
2001 Faces and Figures, Scandinavian House, New York
2001 Nordic Art 2001, Röda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 Fotographia Metafisica, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
2001 Lost Homelands, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal;
2001 Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
2001 Finsk Foto, Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo; Copenhagen
2001 The Fatherland and the Mother Tongue, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
2000 Breathless! Photography and Time, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2000 Une Histoire Finlandaise, La Galerie Photo, Montpellier, France
2000Three Beginning Roads in Finnish Contemporary Photography, Kari Kenetti Gallery, Helsinki
1999 Landshapes, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, USA;
1999 The von Leibig Art Center, Naples, Florida, USA
1999 Lost Homelands, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Canada; McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
1999 Évocation, Marche Bonsecours, Mois de la Photo á Montreal
1999 Auf der Suche nach der Verlorenen Zeit, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
1999 Nordiskt Foto, Skövde Konsthall, Skövde, S
1999 Mikä on todellista, 3rd triennial of Photography, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
1998 Cartografs i aventurers, Cultural Centre of the Fundació “la Caixa”, Barcelona; Lleida; Vic, Spain
1998 Continental Drift, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1998 Le Violon d´Ingres/Play it again, Royal Concert Hall, Amsterdam
1998 Finnish Art Triennial, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
1998 Under/Exposed, Stockholm Underground, S
1998 Shadows, Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
1997´Le musée photographique´, 19émes Estivales Photographiques du Trégor, Imagerie, Lannion, France
1997 Du bois des arbres des artistes, Musée des Beaux Arts, Chambéry, France
1997 Installation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
1997 Dislocations, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
1997 Forest, Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
1996 Myth and Landscape, European Cultural Centre, Delphi, Greece
1996 Heimat, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany
1996 Document, Tampere, Finland
1995 Art, Resistance and the English Garden, Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, F; Galerija Gabrijel, Sarajevo
1995 Vents du Nord, Cellier de Talant, Talant, F
1995 Disrupted Borders, London Regional Art and Historical Museum, London, Ontario, Canada
1994 Europe Rediscovered, Turbine Hall/M/S Kronborg, Copenhagen, DK
1994 Jorden, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1994 Fotodiffusione, Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Torino, I
1994 Balticum Biennale, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
1994 Tulkinta-Interpretation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
1994 Disrupted Borders, Photographers´Gallery, London, UK; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa

Academic teaching
1996–1998 Professor, University of Art & Design, Helsinki
1978–1996 University of Art & Design, Helsinki

Publications
2009 Icy Prospects, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Stuttgart
1999 Imaginary Homecoming, Pohjoinen Publications, Oulu, Finland
1989 Alpha & Omega, Opus, Helsinki
1986 Maarf Leu´dd-Photographs of the Skolt Lapps, Opus, Helsinki

Selected Bibliography
2010 Jan-Erik Lundström, “Jorma Puranen, Reflection, Refraction, Redemption, EIKON International Magazine for Photography and Media Art, Wien, Austria
2010 Jari-Pekka Vanhala, “Echoing Images”, Next Level Edition 20, London.
2009 Rosanna Checchi, “Jorma Puranen”, Zoom Photographic Art, Nov-Dec, Milan, Italy.
2008 Denis Brudna, “Jorma Puranen-Where compasses all go mad”, Photonews, Zeitung für Photographie,
Nr 2 / 2008, Hamburg.
2008 Selva Barni, “Jorma Puranen”, Rodeo Magazine Nr. 43, Milan.
2007 Mark Peschke, “Jorma Puranen- Icy Prospects”, Fotoforum, Fotografie & Präsentation, 3/2007, Münster, Germany.
2006 David Spalding, “Ghosts in the Machine”, Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts, Volume 33, No. 1, Spring/Summer, San Fransisco.
2005 Nikos Papastergiadis, ”Flags in the Landscape”, in Spatial Aesthetics-Art, Place and the Everyday, Rivers Oram Press, London, Sydney, Chicago.
2005 Taneli Eskola, ”Boundary Crossings-Temporal Dialogues in Finnish Landscape Photography”, Musta Taide, Helsinki.
2003 Liz Wells, ” Icy Prospects”, in Cultures & Settlements, eds. Miles, M & Kirkham, N, Intellect, Bristol.
2003 Ferdinand Protzman, ”Landscape, Photographs of Time and Space, National Geographic Books, Washington.
2001 Henning Wettendorf, ”Jorma Puranen”, Katalog, Journal of Photography & Video, Vol 14, Odense, Denmark.
2001 Elizabeth Edwards, ”Jorma Puranen-Imaginary Homecoming-A Study in Re-engagement”, in Raw Histories-Photographs, Anthropology and Museums, Berg, Oxford/New York.
2000 Aperture 158; Photography and Time-winter, New York.
1998 Marta Gili, “Cartografs i aventurers: narradors d´històries”, Fundacio”la Caixa”, Barcelona.
1998 Ruth Charity, “Curiosus Naturae Spectator/Jorma Puranen”, Portfolio 27, Edinburgh.
1998 Nikos Papastergiadias, “Curiosus Naturae Spectator, Continental Drift, Europe.
1998 Approaching the Millennium, Prestel, Münich/New York.
1998 David Brittain, “Lie of the Land”, Creative Camera, April/May, London.
1997 La Recherche Photographique 20 – L´Ailleurs, printemps, Paris.
1996 Sylvain Maresca, ” Essai de comparaison entre les approches photographique et ethnographique” in La Photographie – Un miroir des sciences sociales, L´Harmattan, Paris/Montréal.
1996 John Stathatos, “Myth and Landscape”, exhibition catalogue.
1996 Boris v. Brauchitsch, “ Das Schweigen im Walde”, exhibition catalogue, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, Tübingen, Germany.
1996 Min-Jung Yang, “Jorma Puranen”, The Monthly Photographic Art Magazine, Seoul, South Korea, 10/1996.
1995 Jean-Christian Fleury, “Curtis, Puranen, Lévi-Strauss/Photographie et ethnologie”,Photographies Magazine, Avril, Paris.
1995 Elizabeth Edwards, ´Imaginary Homecoming / The work of Jorma Puranen´, Social Identities/Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, Vol.2.
1994 Robert Pujade, “ La Photographie Comme Science Fabuleuse/ A Propos des Images de Jorma Puranen”, Exhibition catalogue.
1993 Jean-Christian Fleury,“Jorma Puranen”,Photographies Magazine, December, Paris.
1993 Sunil Gupta, “Disrupted Borders”, Rivers Oram Press, London.
1993 Mika Ripatti, “The Stations of the Gaze/ Crossroads of Absolution”, Index/ Contemporary Scandinavian Images, Stockholm, 1/1993.
1993 Jan-Erik Lundström, “ Returning to Saami Country: The Photographic Art of Jorma Puranen”, Scandinavian Review, Winter.

Prizes
2014 The Overseas Photographer Award
2010 National Prize for Finnish Photography
2005 Pro Finlandia award
1992 PhotoFinlandia Prize
1988 National Prize for Finnish Photography

Works in Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, F
Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, S
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, S
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, DK
Norsk museum for Fotografi-Preus fotomuseum, N
Bibliothéque nationale, Paris, F
Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Helsinki City Art Museum
EMMA-Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
Henna and Pertti Niemistö Foundation, Finland
Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku, Finland
Oulu Art Museum, Finland
Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Finland
State of Finland
Swedish Arts Council
Etnografisk Museum, Oslo, N
Vantaa City Art Collection, Finland
Espoo City Art Collection, Finland
Wihuri collection/The Art Museum of Rovaniemi, Finland
Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland
Collection Olorvisual, Barcelona, Spain
Fundacio Sourige, Spain
Artothéque, Grenoble, F
Deutsche Bank Collection London
DZ Bank Collection
European Investment Bank Institute, Luxembourg
Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf,
Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
Sparkasse Osnabrück, Germany
Centre de Développent Culturel, Tarbes, F
Viktor Barsokevitsch Photography Center, Kuopio, Finland
Luleå Municipality Art Collection, Sweden
Rauma Art Museum, Finland
Galerie le Lieu, Lorient, F
Galerie de Theatre de L´Agora, Evry, F
Collection de Dorint Hôtel, Brussels, B
Bibliothèque H. Vincenot, Talant, F
Imagerie, Lannion, France
Samiske Samlinger, Karasjok, Norway

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