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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1981 in Turku, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education:
2009–13 Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, photography, MA
2007–08 Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich
2001–08 University of Turku, biology, BA
2000–01 L’Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot, biology

Solo exhibitions:
2016 The Matter of Light and Fuchsia gotenborg, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2015 Some light does not make it all the way through the atmosphere, but scatters, Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, SWE
2015 White Nights, Alte Markthalle, Basel, CH
2015 It was only when I saw a picture of snow or of trees that they were endowed with meaning, Galleri Zebra, Karjaa, FI
2012 N 45° 54’ – N 29° 42’ – Standing Still in Motion, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2010 Escape into the Panopticon, B-gallery, Turku, FI

Group exhibitions (selected):
2016 Painting of the Mind – Maiseman nykykuva, Mikkelin taidemuseo, FI
2016 Basic photography, SIC, Helsinki, FI
2015 Ars Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki, FI
2015 Helsinki-sur-Mer, Institut Finlandais, Paris, FR
2014 Observations, Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, SE
2014 Fotobokfestival Oslo, Fotogalleriet, NO
2014 Nine Nameless Mountains, I Never Read / Art Basel, CH 2014
2014 Galeria Monopol, Warszawa, Poland
2014 Maanantai Collective, Gallery Gro, Jakobstad, FI
2014 ARCO, Gallery Taik Persons, Madrid, ES
2013 The Finnish Scholarship Holders, Uppsala Art Museum, SWE
2013 Paris photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
2013 Unseen Photo Fair, Gallery Taik Persons, Amsterdam, NL
2013 Nordic Dummy Award, Oslo, NO
2013 Maanantai Collective, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2013 Maanantai Collective, Alt.+1000 Photography festival, Rossiniére, CH
2013 Masters of Aalto, FI
2013 Summer School, The Finnish Museum of Photography, 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
2011 Voyeur, Konschthaus beim Engel, Photomeetings Luxembourg, LU
2011 Looking forward – Mahtavat näkymät, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki, FI
2011 Alp Rischuna, Kunstraum Winterthur, Winterthur, CH
2011 Encounters with Death, Photographic Center Peri, Turku, FI

Grants & awards:
2015 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2015 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2014 Fotofinlandia finalist
2013 Nordic Dummy Award, NO
2013 Uppsala Art Museum, SWE
2013 Patricia Seppälä foundation, FI
2012 Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2012 National Council for Photograhic Art, FI
2012 Finland Art Council of Uusimaa, FI
2011 Alfred Kordelin Foundation, FI

Residencies:
2016 USF Verftet, Bergen, NO
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Berlin, DE
2015 ISSP Kuldīga Photography Residency, LT
2014 Diaphane, Pôle photographique en Picardie, FR

Memberships:
Maanantai Collective
Union of Artist Photographers of Finland
VOry, Association of student photographers

Publications:
2013 Nine Nameless Mountains by Maanantai-collective, Kehrer Verlag

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