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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1963 in Helsinki, Finland. Died 2010 in Helsinki.

Education
1993 Master of Arts, University of Art and Design UIAH (Now: Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture), Photography Department, Helsinki, FI
1983-86 Free Art School, Helsinki, FI

Selected solo exhibitions (held by Jouko Lehtola foundation since 2010)
2017 Some Girls, Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2015 Young Heroes, The Window gallery, Paris, FR
2015 Retrospectiv, Fotogalleriet Format, Malmö, SE
2014 Jouko Lehtola Foundation presents JÖNSSI, Galleria Lasipalatsi, Helsinki, FI
2013 End of Innocence, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2012 In Memoriam, Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, FI
2011 Kuvia Suomen saaristosta, Nötö, Turun saaristo
2011 Muistonäyttely, Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2010 Finlandia, Gun Gallery, Stockholm, SE
2009 Turki Art MuseumStudio, FI
2009 Concerning Beauty (with Jyrki Parantainen and Stefan Bremer), Galleria Krista
Mikkola, Helsinki, FI
2006 Jouko Lehtola´s Finlandia - La Condition Publique, Roubaix, FR
2006 Young Heroes - Contemporary Art Museum DA2, Salamanca, ES
2005 Jouko Lehtola´s Finlandia - Gallerie Photo-Pole Image Haute Normandie, Rouen, FR
2004 Finnish View- Fragments of Our Time - Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
2002 Young, Proud & Beautiful - Rantagalleria, Oulu, FI
2001 Jeunes,Fiers& Beaux - Institut Finlandais, Paris, FR
2000 Young Heroes - 1% Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
1998 Young Heroes - Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, FI
1997 Young Heroes - Peri Photo Centre, Turku, FI
1997 Young Heroes - Viktor Barsokevich Centre, Kuopio, FI
1996 Young Heroes -Old Student House Gallery, Helsinki, FI
1994 Potrait of Finnish Rock - Kuopio City Art Museum, Kuopio, FI
1994 Lionheart - Peri Photo Centre, Turku, FI
1993 Lionheart - Gallery Vapauden Aukio, Helsinki, FI
1992 Potrait of Finnish Rock - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, FI
1991 Potrait of Finnish Rock -Old Student House Restaurant, Helsinki, FI

Selected group exhibitions  (held by Jouko Lehtola foundation since 2010)
2016 Venskaber (Friendships), Nivaagaards Malerisamling, Denmark, DK
2016 The Limits of Control, Finnish Cultural Institute in NY
2009 Sweet Sixteen, 4e Biennale de photographie en condroz, Centre Culturel de
Marchin, BE
2006 Finlandia - Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, NL
2006 Talvimaa-Winterland - Salo Art Museum, FI
2006 Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsinborg, SE
2006 Läsnäolo-Presence - Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku, FI
2006 Fotofinlandia Final - Sanomatalo, Helsinki, FI
2005 Helsinki School - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2005 Helsinki School - Kulturhuset, Stockholm, SE
2004 Anders Zorn og Nordisk Samtidskunst - Arken, Museum for Moderne Kunst, DK
2004 30 by Taik- Helsinki School - Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2004 Zeitgennössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - NBK, Berlin, DE
2004 Zeitgennössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan, PL
2004 Voids, Pads & Places - Kunsthalle Lophem, BE
2003 Regarde, il neige - The National Centre of Art and Landscape of Vassiviere, FR
2003 Bremer, Lehtola, Parantainen- Nurkkakunta - Galleria Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, FI
2003 ID - Pohjanmaa museum, Vaasa, FI
2003 Fünf Positionen Finnischer Fotographie - Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte, DE
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus, DE
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Stadtgalerie, Kiel, DE
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Städtische Galerie, Waldkraiburg, DE
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Kunstverein, Mannheim, DE
2003 Beyond Paradise - Fine Art Museum, Shanghai, CHN
2003 New Realities - Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, SE
2002 Lieux: présences-absences II - Galerie Nei Liicht, Dudelange, LU
2002 The Jugendsali - Rauma Art Museum, FI
2002 Lähes Täydellinen-Almost Perfect - Kuopio Art Museum, FI
2002 Clockwise - Nordic House, Reykjavik, IS
2002 Clockwise - Vejle Kunstmuseum, DK
2002 Beyond Paradise - National Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, MAL
2002 Beyond Paradise - National Gallery, Bankok, THA
2001 Urban Youth - Novyi Manez, Moscow, RU
2001 Biennale di Venezia, IT
2001 fotoFINLANDIA! - Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
2001 Encontros da Imagem/Festival of Light - Antigo Tribunal, Braga, PT
2001 ITE, DIY Lives - Helsinki City Art Museum, FI
2001 ITE,DIY Lives - Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, FI
2000 Les Boreales - Caen, FR
2000 Le(s) Nord(s) - Batofar, Paris, FR
2000 Urban Youth - Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
2000 Organising Freedom - Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, DK
2000 ITE,DIY LIves - Kajaani Art Museum, FI
2000 ITE,DIY LIves - Kaustinen, FI
2000 Viva Scanland - Art Tank, Belfast, Northern IRL
2000 Centro de Arte la Estancia, Caracas, VE
2000 Encontros da Imagem/Festival of Light - Antigo Tribunal, Braga, PT
2000 BIG Torino 2000, Biennial of Emerging Artists - Cavalerizza, Torino, IT
2000 Organising Freedom - Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE
1999 Finnish Line:Starting Point - Musée d´art Moderne et Conteporain, Strasbourg, FR
1998 Photo/Realities - Sörlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, NO
1998 Granny Pine - Annika Sundvik Gallery, New York, USA
1997 Finland 80-years - Peri Photo Centre, Turku, FI
1997 Heartbreak Hotel - Hotel Otava, Pori, FI
1997 Contact - Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
1997 The Art of Growing Up - Palazzo de Renzzo, Bologna, IT
1997 The Young in the North - Peri Photo Centre, Turku, FI
1997 The Young in the North - Finnish Cultural Centre, Antwerpen, BE
1996 The Young in the North - Rådhuset, Copenhagen, DK
1994 Suvipinx - Sysmä, FI
1993 Fotofinlandia-The Competition Final - Old Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
1992 The Printed Photograph - Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, FI
1992 Stop, The Dreams and Rusty everyday - Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
1991 Törmäävät tulkinnat-The Colliding Interpretations - Art Hall, Helsinki, FI
1989 Focus- An Invitational Exhibition for Young Finnish Photographers - Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
1989 The Young Photographers Exhibition - Old Student House, Helsinki, FI
1986 The Young Photographers Exhibition - Von Fersen-Sveaborg, Helsinki, FI

Publications
2004 Jouko Lehtola´s Finlandia (POC) ISBN 2-915409-03-X
2002 Kuvitelmia/Fantasies(Sara Hilden Art Museum) ISBN 952-9652-24-0 Works included
2000 Stadin Nuoret/Urban Youth (Tammi) ISBN 951-31-1782-0 Works included
2000 Itse tehty elämä ITE/DIY Lives (Maahenki) ISBN 952-5328-06-6 Works included
1999 Vile Bodies: Photography and the Crises of Looking (Prestel) ISBN 3-7913-1940-X Works included
1992 The Dreams and Rusty Everyday(Tammi) ISBN 951-30-9919-9Participant photographer in the book project

Biography
2006 Jouko Lehtola, 2006, Fundación Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura, ISBN 84-96603-08-3 (cat.)
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, 2003, by Andreas Vowinckel, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein und Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, ISBN 3-8030-3306-3 (cat.)
2003 Johnny Kniga 2/2003 "Jouko Lehtola kuvaa nuoret ja vammaiset" by Markus Ånäs ISSN 1458-9583
2002 Clockwise- New Nordic Contemporary Art, Nifca Publications 16 by Stine Hoholt, ISBN 951-8955-65-4 (C)
2002 Beyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East, 2002 by David Elliott, Moderna Museet ISBN 91-7100-658-3 (C)
2001 Encontros da Imagem 2001 (C)
2001 Katalog, Journal of Photography & Video, spring 2001 "Power to the People" by Staffan Schmidt ISBN 87-7766-106-0
2000 Encontros da Imagem, 2000 (C)
2000 Big Torino 2000, biennial of Emergencing Artists, Edizione Lindau (C)
2000 Kunstmagasinet 1% no.9-10/ 2000 "The Evil North" by Mika Hannula
2000 Organising Freedom/Nordic Art of the 90´s, 2000 by David Elliott, Moderna Museet (C)
1999 Valoa 1839–1999/Finnish Photography, pages 179-180, 224 by Arja Elovirta, Suomen valokuvataiteen Museo
1998 Siksi-The Nordic Art review no.3-4 1998
1998 Finnish Line-Starting Point, 1998 by Paul Hervé Parsy, Musées de Strasbourg ISBN 2-901833-42-X (C)
1998 Daily Telegraph Magazine,september 1998, "Lost weekend" by Neil McCormick
1998 Independent 24/3 1998 "Vile Bodies" by Ann Treneman
1998 Dokumentti 11 valokuvaajaa, 1998, by Olli Haapio, Musta Taide
1998 Biennale Syd 1998 Foto/Realiteter by Svein Thorud, ISBN 82-994332-1-5 (C)
1997 Zoom International, may-june 1997
1997 Fanny & Darko, the Art of Growing Up, 1997, by Carlo Roberti, Edizione Gabriele Mazzotta, ISBN 88-202-1223-4 (C)
1996 Image 5/96
1994 Valokuva/Finnish Photography 3/94 Fotofinlandia issue
1994 Valokuva/Finnish Photography 1/94 by Ronald Winter

TV programmes
2000 Hopi Lebel: Helsinki, Non Sous Titre, Paris Cable Channel
1999 Penny Woolcock:Vile Bodies-Three Films about Photography and Our Taboos, Channel Four, U.K

Grants and prizes
2007-2011 State Grant for Photographic Art
2002-2003 State Grant for Photographic Art
2001 Art Prize, Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
1998-2000 State Grant for Photographic Art
1996Young Finland Prize, Arts Council of Finland
1996 State Grant for Photographic Art
1995 State Grant for Photographic Art

Works in collections
Arken , Museum for Moderne Kunst, Denmark
Moderna Museet, Sweden
Deutsche Bank
KIASMA, Finnish Contemporary Art Museum
Finnish Museum of Photography
Helsinki City Art Museum
Espoo City Art Museum
State of Finland
Lars Swanljung Collection
Kouri Collection
Photographer

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