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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born in 1967 in Tampere Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
2001 MA, University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Dept. of Photography (now Aalto University - School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
1993–1996 Turku School of Art and Communication, Dept. of Photography
1991 Voionmaa Institute of Audiovisual Communication

Solo exhibitions
2013 ‘Au Board’, Institut Finlandais Paris, France
2011 ‘Loop’, Kunsthalle Helsinki / studio
2004 MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2004 Artina Gallery, Helsinki
2002 Artina gallery, Helsinki
2002 Christian Dam Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki
1998 Photographic centre Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland
1998 Rantagallery, Oulu, Finland
1997 Gable Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Pinacotheca Gallery, Jyväskylä, Finland

Group exhibitions
2014 ‘Natures Vénéneuses’, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2012 ‘Daydreaming’, with Hanna Sarén, Design museum, Helsinki
2012 ‘Tunne’, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
2012 ‘The Helsinki School – Regards photographiques finlandais sur la nature’, FRAC Haute-Normadie, France
2012 ‘Äärimmäisyyksien yhteinen tekijä’, Wäinö Aaltonen museum, Turku, Finland
2012 ‘Eclats!’, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2011 ‘Regards finlandais sur la nature’, Médiathèque Le Corbusier, Val-de-Reuil, Normandie, France
2010 ‘Le Temps du Rêve’, FRAC Haute-Normadie / Musée de l’Horlogerie, France
2008 ’Manipulations’, Galerie La Ferronnerie (Mois de la Photo), Paris, France
2008 ’Helsinki by Night’, Brandatmosphere, Berlin
2007 ’Generaattori Gallery’, Pori, Finland
2007 ’Harmaa aines – Valokuva on ajattelua’, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2007 ’Photo Finnish – The Helsinki School’, Stenersen Museum, Oslo Norway
2007 ‘Photo-London’, MKgalerie
2006 ’Juha Nenonen & Miklos Gáal’, Centro MariAntonia, São Paulo, Brazil
2006 ’3 photographes finlandais’, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2006 ’Nordic Cut’, Art Pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia
2006 ’Voihan video’, Muu Ry, Studio, Helsinki
2006 ’Vad är Fotografi’, Borås Art Museum, Sweden
2006 ’Based on a true story’, TR1, Tampere (Artist collaboration with Miklos Gaál)
2006 ’The Faraway Nearby’, WhiteBoxNY, New York, United States
2006 ’Läsnäolo – Näkökulmia suomalaiseen valokuvaan’, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
2005 ’Katsoa vai nähdä’, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2005 Art Forum Berlin, MKgalerie (Rotterdam)
2005 ‘The Helsinki School’, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2005 ‘Trophees’, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2004 ‘Presque des Paysages’, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2004 ’30 by Taik’, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2004 ‘Quand La Photo Fait Son Cinéma’, Galerie Photo du Pôle Image Haute-Normandie, France
2003 ‘Order and Chaos’, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2003 ‘Quand La Photo Fait Son Cinéma’, Galerie Nathalie Pariente, Paris, France
2003 ‘Quand La Photo Fait Son Cinéma’, Usine Corot, Marseille, France
2003 Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
2003 ‘Fünf Positionen Finnischer Fotografie’, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
2002 ‘Lieux: Présences, absences II, photographie finlandaise’, Chapelle du Rham, Luxembourg (cat.)
2002 ArtForum Berlin, Germany
2002 ‘Masters of Arts’, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, (cat.)
2002 ’Valokuva ja video’, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, (cat.)
2002 Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
2001 Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo, Norway
2001 Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
2000 ‘Collector’s Choice’, ExitArt Gallery, New York
2000 ’Valonkantajat’, Vapriikki, Tampere
2000 ‘(sic)’ CuLTUR, Västerås, Sweden, (cat.)
2000 Art Forum Berlin, Germany
2000 ‘Think 2000’, Ateneum Art museum, Helsinki Finland
2000 Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
1999 Jangva Gallery, Helsinki, (Artist collaboration with Maria Ylikoski)
1999 ’Spaces’, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
1999 Into Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1998 ‘Mobile Zones’, Muu Media Festival, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland (cat.)
1998 ‘Me, Myself and I’, Gallery TAIK, Helsinki, (cat.)
1997 ’Leikkaus 102’, Kunsthalle Helsinki
1996 ‘TECE’ Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France
1996 Titanik Gallery, Turku
1996 ’Suuri Ivanovka’, Hippolyte gallery, Helsinki
1996 ’Suuri Ivanovka’, Etelä-Karjalan kuvakeskus, Savitaipale
1996 ’Suuri Ivanovka’, Hatsina, Venäjä
1995 ’Asumisen jäljet ja unelmien hehku’, Lounais-Suomen nuori taide, Rauma art museum, Finland

Screenings
2011 ‘Loop’, East End Film Festival, London

Other activities
Visiting teacher and lecturer of photography and art in several schools in Finland, e.g. Aalto University - School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki

Residences
2005 Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005 Exo, São Paulo, Brazil

Grants
2012 Central Committee of Art
2012 National Council for Photographic Art
2011 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2010 Helsinki City
2010 Avek
2009 Central Committee of Art
2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation / Uusimaa regional Fund, 1 year working grant
2008 Arts Council of Uusimaa
2007 The Kordelin Foundation
2007 Oskar Öflund’s Foundation, Project grant
2007 Central Committee of Art, Project grant
2006 Central Committee of Art, Travel grant
2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1 year working grant
2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1 year working grant
2005 The Kordelin Foundation
2005 Central Committee of Art, Travel grant
2004 Frame, artist’s residence grant
2004 Central Committee of Art, Travel grant
2004 Frame, Finnish Fund for Art Exchange
2004 Avek, The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture
2004 Arts Council of Uusimaa
2003 Arts Council of Uusimaa
2003 Sleipnir, Travel grant
2001 The Kordelin Foundation
2001 Sleipnir, Travel grant
2000 Central Committee of Art, Travel grant
2000 Ministry of Education
1999 Finnfoto
1998 Arts Council of Uusimaa
1996 Turku and Pori District Arts Council

Memberships
The Union of Artists Photographers in FInland
MUU Association

Works in collections
Frac Haute-Normandie, France
State of Finland
Ziekenhuis Lievensberg -Hospital, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Espoo City Museum / Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo, Finland
State of Finland
Rovaniemi Art Museum / Jenny and Antti Wihuri’s Collection
Apoteks Konstförening, Sweden
State of Finland
Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
Oulu Art Museum, Finland
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki Finland
Private Collections in Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United States

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