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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1982 in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2010 Master of Arts, Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture
2008 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan. Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences
2002– Communication Studies, University of Helsinki
2000–2002 Studies in French Philology, University of Helsinki

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Galleria Ama, Helsinki, Finland
2016 In Their Own Voice. Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
2016 Un problème féminin. Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
2013 To remember – The Enigma of Memory. 2902 Gallery, Singapore. (Together with Tristan Cai.)
2012 The Latest Knowledge. Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland.
2011 A Room of One’s Own. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland. (Together with Hannele Rantala.)
2011 Ciphers. B-Galleria, Turku, Finland.
2010 To remember. Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland.
2009–2010 Ciphers. Korjaamo Studio, Helsinki, Finland.
2009 Ciphers. Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Finland.
2007 To remember. Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland.
2006 Perfect, untouched, blank. Kuldjala tower, Tallinn, Estonia. / Finnish Institute in Estonia.

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2016 Medicine in Art, MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow, Poland
2015 Arcub Cultural Centre of Bucharest, Bucharest. Microtopia, Romania
2015 Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki. Tieto, Finland
2013 Greatest of all is Love? Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland.
2013 Museum of Instability. Helsinki University Museum, Helsinki, Finland.
2012 What a Party! Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland.
2011 A Female View. Fotoraum, Vienna, Austria.
2011 Touching Dreams – Helsinki School vol. III. Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 Supermarket Art Fair. Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
2010 Instructions for Initial Conditions. Drift Station Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
2010 Erosion Biennale. Klaipeda Exhibition Hall, Klaipeda, Lithuania.
2010 Helsinki School – Photography and Video NOW. Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland.
2009–2010 Young Artists. Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
2009 Helsinki School – New Art Photography from Finland. Loft Project ETAGI, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2009 Wonderful dreadful life. South-Karelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland.
2009 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’école d’Helsinki. Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France.
2008 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’école d’Helsinki. Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France.
2007 The Helsinki School. The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland.
2007 Photo Finnish – The Helsinki School. Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway.
2006 Vad är fotografi? The Helsinki School. Borås Artmuseum, Borås, Sweden.
2006 Nousu – Rising. Photographic Center Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland.
2005 Gallery TaiK. Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2005 Die vierte Generation. PPS Galerie, Hamburg, Germany.
2005 Finnish Versions – The Helsinki School. Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden.
2005 Gallery TaiK. Art Fair, Sollentuna, Sweden.
2005 Artists 2005. 110th exhibition of Finnish artists. Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland.
2004 Yhteiset taivaat, jaetut horisontit. Museum center Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland. Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland.

Publications (selected)
2014 Helsinki School Vol. 5., Hatje Cantz, Germany
2011 The Helsinki School. A Female View. Hatje Cantz, Germany
2009 Milja Laurila: 355 memories. Musta Taide, Helsinki
2009 The Helsinki School. Young Photography by TaiK. Hatje Cantz, Germany
2007 The Helsinki School. New Photography by TaiK. Hatje Cantz, Germany

Grants
Alfred Kordelin Foundation.
Arts Council of Finland.
Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region.
Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations.
Fine Arts Society of Finland.
Finnish Cultural Foundation, regional fund of Uusimaa.
FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange.
Kone Foundation.
University of Art and Design Helsinki.

Works in Collections
Apotekets konstförening, Sweden.
Fine Arts Society of Finland.
Helsinki Art Museum, Finland.
Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, Finland.
State Art Collection, Finland.
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Finland.
Private collections in Australia, Belgium, Finland, Germany and Norway

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