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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born in Maaninka in 1969. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2002 Master of Arts, Department of Photography, University of Art and Design, (now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
1998 Bachelor of Art, Department of Photography, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, FI

Solo exhibitions
2017 Second Skin, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe, DE
2016 Gallery Valo, Rovaniemi, FI
2015 Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, JP
2014 Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2014 Galleri Andersson Sanström, Umeå, SE
2014 Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm, SE
2009 Skövde Art Museum with Pasi Välimaa, SE
2009 Gallery Confluence, solo exhibition, Nantes, FR
2008/09 Kerava Art Museum, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings” with Ari Saarto, Kerava, FI
2008 Gallery Camara Oscura, with Aino Kannisto, Madrid, ES
2008 Kemi Art Museum, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings” with Ari Saarto, Kemi, FI
2007/08 Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå, SE
2007 National Museum of Szczecin, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings”, with Ari Saarto, Szczecin, PL
2007 Jönköping Art Museum, Jönköping, SE
2006 Haninge Art Museum, Haninge, SE
2006 Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, SE
2005 Gallery Archifax, with Ari Saarto, Genoa, IT
2004 Gallery Valo, Rovaniemi, FI
2004 City Library of Jönköping, Jönköping, SE
2003 Gallery Dina4Projekte, München, DE
2003 Gallery Stefan Andersson, Umeå, SE
2003 Arktikum-centre, Rovaniemi, FI
2002 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, FI
2002 Gallery Romfeia, with Ari Saarto, Plovdiv, BGR
2001 The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, UK
2001 Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere, FI
2000 VB Photographic Centre, with Nanna Hänninen, Kuopio, FI
2000 Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
1999 Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
1998 Gallery Zinc, Stockholm, SE

Group exhibitions (selected)
2017 Independence Through The Lenses, FLUSS, Wolkersdorf, AT
2017 Independence Through The Lenses, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, HU
2013 Sensibility, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2013 New Wave Finland - Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School, ASF/ Scandinavia House, New York, USA
2012-13 7th Wave - Wihuri and Visual Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki, FI
2012 Helsinki Abstract, Gallery Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, AT
2011 Female View, FotoRaum, Wien, AT
2011 Helsinki School, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, CH
2011 Within/Beyond Borders, European Investment Bank, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, GR
2011 Alice in Wonderland, Logomo, Turku, FI
2010-11 Suu kuin seitsemän leivän uuni, Adel Abidin, Pasi Eerik Karjula, Pentti Kaskipuro, Hilda Kozári, Riitta Päiväläinen, Vantaa Art Museum, FI
2010 The Helsinki School at Daegu Photo Biennale Korea, Daegu, KOR
2010 Highlighted - Contemporary Finnish photography from the collection of Pieter and Marieke Sanders, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, NL
2009 Regards croisés, Les oeuvres de la BEI à la BCEE, Luxembourg, LUX
2008 XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FI
2007 6th Biennale de la Photographie Arficaine, curated group show, Mali, MLI
2007 Photo Finnish, The Helsinki School, Sternersen Art Museum, Oslo, NO
2007 Helsinki School, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt, DE
2006-07 Facing East: Contemporary Landscape Photography from Baltic Areas,Yard Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2006 Vad är Fotografi? Helsinki School, Borås Art Museum, Borås, SE
2006 Kolme Tietä, Kuopio Art Museum, with Nanna Hänninen and Taina Kontio, Kuopio, FI
2006 The Helsinki School, Finnish photography from the 21st century, Hôtel de ville de Bruxelles, Grand-Place, Brussels, BEL
2006 Facing East, Tullie House & Art Gallery, Carlisle, UK
2006 Various Artists: The Helsinki School, Gallery Photology, Milan, IT
2005 Helsinki School, The New Approach, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2005 Peinture Fraîche II: Jeune Création Finlandaise, Kerava Art Museum, FI
2005 Personally, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, SE
2005 Under Your Skin, Gallery White Box, New York, USA
2005 30 by TaiK, Museum of Finnish Photography, Helsinki, FI
2004 Gokann, 4th Triennial of the Finnish Artists’ Association, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
2004 Facing East, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, England/ Impressions Gallery, York, UK
2004 Peinture Fraîche: Jeune Création Finlandaise, Nanterre, FR
2004 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst Aus Finnland, Salo Art Museum, FI
2003 Gokann, 4th Triennial of the Finnish Artists’ Association, Kyoto, JP
2003 Summer, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, FI
2003 Ordinary everyday, Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, FI
2003 Zeitgenössische Fotokunst Aus Finnland, touring group exhibition, DE
2002 Artstorm, touring group exhibition, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway
2000 Jatulintarha, finnish-brittish artists exhange 2000-2002, Finland, England
2000 Our Friends From The North, Hatfield, UK
1999 Exhibition ´99, The Association Gallery, London, UK

Commissions
2004 The City of Jönköping, Unwritten History, Memory, Landscape, SE

Bibliography (selected)
2014 Helsinki School - From the Past to the Future,Vol. 5., Hatje Cantz, DE
2012 The 7th Wave, Kunsthalle Helsinki; The Art Museum of Lönnström; South-Karelia Art Museum
2011 The Helsinki School - A Female View, Hatje Cantz, DE
2011 Beyond Borders, European Investment Bank, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, GR
2011 Catalog, Alice in Wonderland, FI
2010 Daegu Photo Biennale 2010, tru(E)motion, The Helsinki School, pages 114–119, Daegu, KOR
2010 Lapsus Magazine, pages 6–21, Issue #4/2010, ES
2010 VIERAANA POHJOISEN VALOSSA, Forgotten, alternative stories, pages 98–103, FI
2009 RIITTA PÄIVÄLÄINEN - IMAGINARY MEETINGS, publisher Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, DE
2009 Regards Croisés, Les oevres de la BEI à la BCEE, Luxembourg, LUX
2009 LAPIZ 248, page 91, Aino Kannisto, Riitta Päiväläinen, Juan José Santos, Laura F. Farhall, Madrid, ES
2008 Keski-Uusimaa, 16.12.2008, Jouko Tuomas-Kettunen, FI
2008 Helsingin Sanomat, 1.12.2008, Kaisa Heinänen, FI
2008 Next Level, Ice Riitta Päiväläinen, White Issue, ed.14/2008, pages 78–81, London, UK
2007 Issues in Curating, Liz Wells, 2007, UK
2007 Västerbottens Folkblad, 15.12.2007, Katarina Franck, SE
2007 Västerbottens Kuriren, 11.12.2007, Marit Strandberg, SE
2007 Sveriges Radio Västerbotten, 2.12.2007 interview by Kaarina Honkanen, SE
2007 Västerbottens Kuriren, 24.11.2007, Anders Sjögren, SE
2007 Västerbottens Folkblad, 24.11.2007, Lars Böhlin, SE
2007 The Helsinki School, New Photography by TaiK, Hatje Cantz Verlag, DE
2007 Jönköpings Posten, 26.1.2007, Ann-Kristin Losten, Jönköping, SE
2006 Dagens Nyheter, 3x kritikerns val, 18.11.2006, SE
2006 Gefle Dagblad, Konstens nya kläder, 26.8.2006, SE
2006 RIITTA PÄIVÄLÄINEN - Imaginary Meeting, Structura, Camouflage, text Hasse Persson
2006 LIVRAISON, nbr 2, Hidden Objects, 2006/2007, Stockholm, SE
2006 Iisalmen Sanomat, 24.2.2006, Maija Puustinen, FI
2006 Savon Sanomat, 24.2.2006, Hannele Tikkinen, FI
2006 TAIDE/ART 2/06, Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger, FI
2005 RYUKO TSUSHIN, vol. 508, pages 149–154, Nippan Ips Co, Tokyo, JP
2005 THE HELSINKI SCHOOL, Photography by TaiK, Hatje Cantz Verlag, DE, pages 182–187, text Andrea Holzherr
2005 FRANKFURTER RUNDSCHAU, nbr 2, 15.01.2005, Ute Noll, pages 1, 7, DE
2004 HOTSHOE/ Fresh perspectives on contemporary photography, August-October 04 #132, Melissa DeWitt, pages 40–47, UK
2004 Jönköpings Posten, 8.10.2004, Yvonne Teiffel, SE
2004 Catalog - PEINTURE FRAICHE, Ambassade de Finlande, Institut finlandais, Paris, FR
2004 Helsingin Sanomat, 13.3.2004, FI
2004 Kide, 1/2004, Rovaniemi, FI
2004 Lapin Kansa 17.1.2004, Seija Lappalainen, FI
2003 VESTIGE SERIES ICE AND WIND - Hki, text Andreas Vowinckel
2003 EIKON- internationale Zeitschrift und medienkunst, # 43-44 (Dec 03)“Vestige”, Katerina Cerny, DE
2003 Catalog - GOKANN, IV Triennale of Finnish Art, ART- Das Kunstmagazin, Nr. 9, s. 21, DE
2003 LANDSCAPE: PHOTOGRAPHS OF TIME AND PLACE, Ferdinand Protzman, USA
2003 FINNISH PHOTOGRAPHY 2003, Musta Taide 1/2003, FI
2003 Catalog - ZEITGENÖSSISCHE FOTOKUNST AUS FINNLAND, text Andreas Vowinckel, pages: 44–46 (German), pages: 159–161 (English), Pages: 100–105 (images), DE
2003 Helsingin Sanomat, 14.6.2003, Arja Maunuksela, FI/
2003 Västerbottens Kuriren, 23.4.2003, Patrik Back, SE
2002 Catalog - INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, pages 6–7, Plovdiv, BUL
2002 TAIDE-ART magazine, 1/02, FI
2001 Jatulintarha CD-ROM, Finnish-British artist exchange, publishers: Center for Creative Photography, Jyväskylä and Cumbria University, Institute of the Arts, Carlisle
2001 Newsquest, 11.5.2001, Adrian Mullen, UK
2000 Catalog - OUR FRIENDS FROM THE NORTH, University of Hertfordshire´s Art and Design Gallery, text Kathy Kubicki, UK
2000 Kaleva, 11.11.2000, Timo Jokelainen, FI
2000 Savon Sanomat, 13.1.2000, Seppo Roth, FI
1999 Catalog - EXHIBITION ´99, The Association Gallery, UK
1999 Helsingin Sanomat, 28.10.1999, Arja Maunuksela, FI
1999 PHOTONEWS -photography magazine, 9/99, Denis Brudna, DE
1999 KAMERA- magazine, 9/99, article by Hannamari Purhonen, FI
1999 MUSTA TAIDE, Finnish Photography 1998–1999
1999 CREATIVE CAMERA -magazine, Feb-March 99, UK
1998 KUVA -magazine 4/98, portfolio, pages 21–25, FI
1998 Paris Photo, Newsletter, 23.11.1998, FR
1998 Svenska Dagbladet, 7.3.1998, Eva Runefelt, SE
1998 Catalog Zinc Gallery, SE

Residencies
2013 Mustarinda, working residency, Kainuu, FI
2004 Aomori, working period/ 3 months, JP
2003 Jenny and Antti Wihuri Association/ Artist and working residency, Rovaniemi, 3 months, FI
2002 Kökar, artist residency, FI
2001 Seascale, Ravenglass, UK (Jatulintarha-project)

Awards
2011 William Thuring prize of the Fine Arts Society of Finland, FI

Grants
2015 Frame Visual Art Finland
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2013 National 5 years working grant
2013 Frame
2012 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2011 National Culture Foundation
2010 National Culture Foundation
2009 Arts Council of Finland
2008 Arts Council of Finland (Quality Support for Publications of Photographic Art)
2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2008 FRAME
2007 Arts Council of Finland
2006 Arts Council of Finland
2005 National 3 years working grant/ Finnish Fund for Art Exchange
2004 National 1 year working grant, Niilo Helander Foundation/ FRAME
2003 Hasselblad Foundation
2003 Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation Recidence and Working Grant in Rovaniemi, FI
2003 National Grant/ Oskar Öflund Association
2003 National Culture Foundation
2003 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange/
2003 Finnish- Swedish Cultural Fund
2002 National 1 year working grant
2001 Finnfoto
2001Oskar Öflund Association
2001 National 1/2 year working grant
2000 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange (FRAME)/
2000 Finnish Cultural Foundation,
1999 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange (FRAME)
1999 Arts Council of Finland
1999 Finnfoto
1999 Alfred Kordelin Association
1999 Oskar Öflund Association
1999 University of Art and Design
1999 Arts Council of Finland
1999 Arts Council of Finland/
1999 Finnish- Swedish Cultural Fund
1999 The City of Helsinki/
1999 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange (FRAME)
1999 University of Art and Design

Memberships
2001–04 Member of the board of The Union of Artist Photographers, FI
2000–01 Member of the co-operative color printing laboratory VÄRINÄ, Helsinki, FI
1998– Member of The Union of Artist Photographers, Helsinki, FI

Works in collections
Kiasma, Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
Museum of Finnish Photography, Helsinki, FI
Finnish State/ The State Art Council, SE
Jönköping Art Museum, Sweden/ Kuopio Art Museum, FI
Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland/ Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, FI
The City of Jönköping, Sweden/ The City of Tampere, FI
The City of Skellefteå, Sweden/ The City of Umeå, SE
Balticgruppen Umeå, Sweden/ County Council of Västerbotten, SE
Kultur Gävleborg, Gävle, Sweden/ Haninge Kunsthalle, Haninge, SE
Edition Eklund, Sweden/ Uppsala Landsting, Sweden/ Apotekets Kunstförening, SE
DZ-Bank Collection, Frankfurt, DE
European Investment Bank in Luxemburg, LUX
Private collections in Belgium, England, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

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