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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1978 in Helsinki. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2013 Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Photography, MFA
2004 Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design, Photography BA
2001 UCE – University of Central England in Birmingham, Art and Design, Photography

Solo Exhibitions
2012 European Eyes on Japan, Takanosu, Akita, Japan
2011 A Reality Show, Gallery Alessandro Marena Projects, Turin, Italy
2011 European Eyes on Japan vol. 13, Gallery Temnikova & Kasela, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 European Eyes on Japan, Maaherrantalo, Turku, Finland
2011 Landscape, Gallery Maaret Finnberg, Turku, Finland
2011 Geosaics, Gallery Kajava, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Landscapes and contemplations, Palazzo Marenco/Alessandro Marena Project, Turin, Italy
2010 Landscape Cognizance, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Landscapes and contemplations, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
2008 Maiseman äärille (At the Egde of Landscape), Gallery Kipinä, Lahti, Finland

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2015 Between Clouds and Fossils (with Teemu Lehmusruusu), Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki , FI
2015 Displacement (with Rikala, Koljonen & Maijala), Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin,DE
2014 BredaPhoto - Song’s from the Heart, Breda, Neatherlands
2014 reGeneration2, Landskrona Foto Festival, Sweden
2013 AMP Tribute, Turin, Italy
2013 I Have a Dream too, Turin, Italy
2013 reGeneration2, Rosphoto, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 Rural – Urban, Somerset House London
2013 New Wave Finland, Scandinavia House, New York
2013 reGeneration2, Devos Art Museum, Michigan, USA
2013 reGeneration2, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, North Carolina, USA
2012 Nature Romanticism, Tuusula Art Museum, Finland
2011 UIP F Ulsan International Photography Festival, Korea
2011 One Hour Photo, Journées photographiques de bienne, Switzerland
2011 4th Annual West Photo Prize, Freies Museum, Berlin
2011 Touching the Dream, National Museum of Photography Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 reGeneration2, Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Mexico
2011 Fotofestival Horizonte, Zingst, Germany
2011 reGeneration2, Rencontres Internationales de la Photo, Fez, Morocco
2011 reGeneration2, Caochangdi PhotoSpring Festival, Peking, China
2011 Lacoste Elysée prize & reGeneration2, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris, France
2011 reGeneration2, Aperture Gallery, New York
2010 reGeneration2, Centre Gallery, Miami Dade College, USA
2010 reGeneration2, Flash Forward Festival, Toronto Canada
2010 reGeneration2, Fotoweek, Washington DC , USA
2010 reGeneration2, Miami Dade College, USA
2010 reGeneration2, Pingyao International Photography festival, China
2010 Bredaphoto, Photography Festival, Breda Museum, Neatherlands
2010 Daegu International Photo Biennial, South Korea
2010 reGeneration2, Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town, South Africa
2010 One Hour Photo, Katzen Arts Center Washington DC , USA
2010 Helsinki10, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
2010 reGeneration2, Rencontres d’Arles, France
2010 Urban Spaces, Gallery TAIK, Berlin
2010 Helsinki School Photography and Video NONOW, Helsinki City Art Museum
2010 reGeneration2, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
2009 Photography matters: The Helsinki School, Statoil Art Gallery, Oslo
2009 Young artists, Taidehalli/Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki
2009 Ulsan International Photography Festival, Korea (South) +catalog
2009 Helsinki School, Loft Project, St. Petersburg, Russia
2009 Minun Pohjoiseni (My Nordic), Suomenlinnan Rantakasarmi, Finland
2008 The Helsinki School, The Palais des Beaux-Arts of Lille, France
2008 Rosé Boreal, École des Beaux Arts, Paris
2007 Dis/Connected, South Hill Park, Bracknell Berkshire UK
2007 Dis/Connected, APT Gallery, London
2007 Helsinki School, The Finnish Museum of Photography
2007 Space & Identity, Lume -gallery, Helsinki
2006 Usko (Theme Faith) – in Finnish contemporary photography, Rauma Art museum, Finland
2006 Usko, Oulu Art museum, Finland
2006 Usko, Mikkeli Art museum, Finland
2006 Usko, Jyväskylä Art museum, Finland
2005 Usko (Theme Faith) – in Finnish contemporary photography, Amos Andersson Art museum, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Neljä (4) – selected graduate works of young Finnish photographers,
Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland
2004 Union of Photography Students in Finland, Yhteiset Taivaat – Jaetut Horisontit, Vapriikki Art Centre, Finland

Art Fairs (selected)
2013 Fotofever Brussels & Paris, Blow Editions
2011 Scope Basel, Alessandro Marena Projects
2011 Swab Barcelona, Gallery Maaret Finnberg
2010 Hot Art Fair Basel, Alessandro Marena Projects
2010 AIPAD AIPAD New York, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
2010 Swab Barcelona, Alessandro Marena Projects
2008 Art Forum Berlin, Gallery TAIK
2008 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK

Grants
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2013 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2012 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, working grant
2011 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2010 Elysée Lacoste prise finalist and commision
2010 Helsinki City cultural grant
2010 Oskar Öflund Stiftelse
2009 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2008 The Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations
2005 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2005 Paulo Foundation
2004 The Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations
Publications, Catalogues and Reviews (selected)
2012 Blow Photo Magazine, #4, Ireland
2011 Vidvinkeln Digital #1, Sweden
2011 reGeneration 2 – Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, Aperture USA
2011 European Eys of Japan – Akita Prefecture, vol. 13, EU-Japan Fest
2010 Art Review Magazine, December, Lacoste Élysee booklet
2010 LAPI Z, Revista Internacional de Arte, #263
2010 Nordicité, Éditions J’ai VU , Montreal Canada
2010 reGeneration 2 – Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, Thames & Hudson
2010 Souvenirs from Earth, International cable art TV in France and Germany
2010 Landscapes and contemplations, catalogue, Alessandro Marena Projects
2009 Photography matters, Statoil Art
2009 Pure Magazine, Sustainability
2009 The Helsinki School, Vol III, Young Photography by Taik, Hatje Cantz
2009 Hayden’s Ferry Review, issue #44
2009 VI EW Photography Magazine, #14
2009 Photographic Art Magazine vol 245. September (Korea)
2009 Rose Boreal, Photographies de l École d Helsinki
2009 Helsinki City Art Museum Calendar
2007 Maiseman kanssa kasvokkain, Maahenki
2005 Usko, Faith and spirituality in Finnish contemporary photography
2001 Arkipako- photography book and calendar

Works in Collections
Musée de l'Elysée collections, Lausanne, Switzerland
Aperture Foundation, Limited edition photographs (USA)
Private and corporate collections in Europe and in the United States 2009 | Statoil Art collections, Norway
Paulo Foundation Art collections, Finland
op Bank Art collections, Finland
Helsinki City Art Museum collections
Finnish State Art collections

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