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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1978 in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2013- Doctoral studies, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2007 Master of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki
(now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture), Photography
2004 Bachelor of Arts, Turku Art Academy, Photography
2000 Voionmaa College, Photography
1999 Orivesi College, Creative Writing

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Susanna Majuri, Story Museum, Oxford, UK
2014 Festival Les Boréales the Fine Art Museum of Caen, FR
2014 Vatn er Skáldskapur (Water is Fiction), Nordic house, Reykjavik, IS
2014 Imaginary Homeland, PHOS, Centro Polifunzionale per la Fotografia e le Arti Visive, Torino, IT
2013 The Breath of Water, Macula – Centro Internazionale di Cultura Fotografica, Pecaro, IT
2012 Imaginary Homeland, Gallery MC2, Milan, IT
2012 Imaginary Homeland, Gallery Heino, Helsinki, FI
2012 Imaginary Homeland, Mullsjö International Photofestival, Mullsjö, SE
2011 Susanna Majuri, Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Førde, NO
2011 Nordic Water Tales, Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, BE
2011 Nordic Water Tales, Galerie Adler, Frankfurt, DE
2010 Susanna Majuri, Hå gamle Prestegård, Nærbø, NO
2010 Susanna Majuri (with Anni Leppälä), Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
2010 Water ballads, Gallery TAIK, Berlin, DE
2010 The Water Researcher’s Daughter, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2009 Susanna Majuri, Nolde Stiftung Seebühl, Dependance Berlin, DE
2008 Vom Wasser verweht, Galerie Adler, Frankfurt, DE
2008 Artist of the Year, Oulunsalo Soi Festival, Oulunsalo, FI
2008 Histoires de coeur, Centre de photographie de Lectoure, Miradoux, FR
2007 Saved with Water, Galerie Adler, New York, USA
2007 Histoires singulières (with Henni Alftan), Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, FR
2007 Þio, Þessi norrænu, Nordic House, Reykjavik, IS
2006 Sinä pohjoinen, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2005 Kissamaa, Skotgalleri, Reykjavik, IS
2004 Ihastus, Northern Photography Center, Oulu, FI
2004 Ihastus, Gallery Jangva, Helsinki, FI
2004 Ihastus, Gallery Titanik, Turku, FI

Group Exhibitions
2016 Another North, Scandinavia House, NY, USA
2016 Fiktive Wirklichkeiten. Fotokunst aus Finnland, Stadtmuseum | Stadtarchiv Langenfeld, Langenfeld, DE
2015 Brilliant, Kansallismuseo, Helsinki, FI
2015 Eiskalt verzaubert. Im Reich der Schneekönigin, Museum Schloss Neuenbürg, DE
2015 In Other Worlds, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE
2014 “Nature and More”, Kunsthalle Rostock, DE
2014 „Parallelwelten“KulturForum, Kiel, DE
2013 Visual Arts Competition for Young Artists, Art Center Salmela, Mäntyharju, FI
2013 Suuri Näytelmä, Villa Roosa, Orimattila, FI
2013 Magic and Dreams, Centre D’Art Nei Licht, Luxembuorg, LU
2013 Valon Houkutus, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, FI
2013 From Grimm to Reality, The Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, UK
2013 Winter-Reise, Galerie Seitz & Partner, Berlin, DE
2013 Supermarket 2013, Independent Art Market, Tukholma, SE
2013 Arte Fiera Bologna, IT
2012 In the Limelight of the Infinite. Romanticism and the Present, The Sinclair-House of the ALTANA Art 2012 Foundation, Bad Homburg, DE
2012 POLAROID, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2012 Pala Taivasta, Art House Project with Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, FI
2012 Alice in Wonderland, ECCO Espacio de Creación Contemporánea, Cadiz, ES
2012 The Armory Show, Gallery Bryce Wolkowitz, New York, US
2012 The Mutual Factor of Extremes, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, FI
2011 Touching Dreams, National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, DK
2011 H2O – Reflections, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, FI
2011 Sijamuotoja, Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, FI
2011 A Female View, Purdy Hicks, London, UK
2011 Christophe Guye Galerie, Helsinki school Exhibition, Zurich, CH
2011 Screaming from the Mountain, SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, NO
2011 Alice in Wonderland, Logomo, Turku, FI
2011 Water – sense and Sensation, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, FI
2011 RE/VOLT, Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, FI
2011 I Love Malmö, Västerås Museum of Art, Västerås, SE
2010 Dead Lines, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, CH
2010 Dead Lines, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, DE
2010 Uitgelicht/Highlighted, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Helsinki 10, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, NO
2010 The Helsinki School – Seven Approaches, Gallery Bryce Wolkowitz, New York, US
2010 The Helsinki School – Photography and video NOW, Helsinki City Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, FI
2010 ARCO, Gallery TAIK, Madrid, ES
2010 Tool, Cultural Centre Knokke-Heist, BE
2010 H20 – Reflection, The Archipelago Centre Korpoström, Korpo, FI
2010 Järjestetty juttu, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2010 Inter-cool 3.0, Jugend – Bild – Medien, HMKV im Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität, Dortmund, DE
2010 MAPAMUNDISTAS ´10, Sala de Armas de la Ciudadela, Pamplona, ES
2009 Artissima, Gallery TAIK, Torino, IT
2009 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, FR
2009 Art Forum Berlin, Gallery TAIK, Berlin, DE
2009 The Helsinki School, Loft project ETAGI, St. Petersburg, RU
2009 Ei saa peittää – Får ej övertäckas – Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, SE
2009 Von hier aus, wohin?, 3. Internationales Fotografiefestival F/Stop, Buntgarnwerken, Leipzig, DE
2009 The Helsinki School – Internal and External Landscapes, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, JP
2009 Über / Unter Wasser – Vom Aquarium zum Videobild, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven, DE
2009 Sylt – Insel Zwischen Himmel und Meer, Kunst: Raum Sylt Quelle, Sylt, DE
2009 Turku Biennaali, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku, FI
2009 FERMO & MOSSO: SPAZI, CORPI, TEMPI (STILL & BLURRED: SPACE, BODY, TIME), Associazione Culturale “OCCHIO!”, Genova, IT
2009 Platform 09 – Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, CH
2008 Water I, Museum of Photography in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR
2008 New Photographs, Tom Hunter, Susanna Majuri, Jyrki Parantainen, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
2008 Rose Boréal, Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, Lille, FR
2008 Som en tjuv om natten, Pro Artibus – Galleri Elverket, Ekenäs, FI
2008 Värähtelyä, Danielson-Kalmari Museo, Vääksy, FI
2008 Sommerfrische – Die Sehnsucht nach dem Paradies, TUI AG, Hannover, DE
2008 Nordic Moods – Landscape Photography of Our Time, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, DK
2008 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’école d’Helsinki, Ecole des Beaux-Arts Paris, FR
2008 Cheminements – Le paysage comme terrain de jeux, Centre de photographie de Lectoure, FR
2007 Mapping the Unknown, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, DE
2007 Sommerfrische, die Sehnsucht nach dem Paradies, Kunst: Raum Sylt Quelle, DE
2007 Dis/connected, APT-studio, London, UK
2007 The Helsinki School – New Photography by TaiK, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2007 Square Minutes – Young Finnish Photography, Galleria Ars Nova, Lodz, Poland, F-Stop, Leipzig, DE
2007 Masters of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2007 Tampere Art Film Festival, Tampere, FI
2007 Photo Finnish, The Helsinki School, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, NO
2006 Winterland, The Fifth Triennal of Finnish Photography, Salo Art Museum, Salo, FI
2006 What’s Up North, Northern Center of Photography, Oulu, FI
2006 Vad är fotografi?- The Helsinki School, Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, SE
2006 Au-delà des Apparences, Centre Culturel Christiane Peugeot, Paris, FR
2006 Pikasso, Art Supermarket, Helsinki, FI
2006 Loterie d’art contemporain, Galerie des Minimes, Paris, FR
2006 Visual Arts Competition for Young Artists, Art Center Salmela, Mäntyharju, FI
2006 Helsinki5, Jugendsali, Helsinki, FI
2006 Film9, Museum of Work, Norrköping, SE
2006 Rising, Photographic Center Nykyaika, Tampere, FI
2005 Work in Progress, Arles, FR
2005 Manifest04-05, Korjaamo, Helsinki, FI
2003 Young Artists 2003, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2003 Joku Päivä, Art Museum Lönnström, Rauma, FI
2003 Joku Päivä, Rantakasarmin galleria, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, FI
2002 Joku Päivä, Manilla, Turku, FI
2001 Kaari, Manilla, Turku, FI

Awards
2005 Gras Savoye Award, Les rencontres d’Arles, France

Grants
2013 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, FI
2013 Kangasala Commune, FI
2013 State Grant to Artists, Finland (since 2008), FI
2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation, FI
2008 Art Council of Finland, FI
2007 Kunst: Raum Sylt-Quelle, DE
2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation, FI
2006 Art Council of Finland, FI
2006 Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, FI
2005 Gras Savoye Award, Les rencontres d’Arles, FR
2005 Kangasala Commune Culture Stipend, FI
2005 Residency with a monthly grant in Reykjavik, Iceland, NIFCA, IS
2005 Sleipnir-travel grant, NIFCA, IS

Memberships
Union of Artist Photographers in Finland

Artist Residencies
2009 Flaggfabriken, Bergen, Norway
2008 Photographique center de Lectoure, France
2007 Kunst Raum Sylt-Quelle, Sylt, Germany
2005 NIFCA, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland

Selected publications
2012 In the Limelight of the Infinite. Romanticism and the Present,
The Sinclair-House of the ALTANA Art Foundation,
2012 Pieces of Energy, From the Statoil Art Collection
2012 Äärimmäisyyksien yhteinen tekijä, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum
2012 La Stampa 11.11.2012; La Repubblica, 4.11.2012
2011 A Female View, Hatje Cantz
2011 Dead_Lines, Hatje Cantz
2011 Alice in Wonderland, Suomen valokuvataiteen museo
2011 Frankfurter Allgemeine, 2.02.2011
2011 Azart Photographie, Nr. 51 2011
2011 Blue 1, Dream, 1/2011
2010 Photo+, June.
2010 Helsinki 10, Rogaland Art Museum
2010 Saraste, Leena, Valokuva: muisto, viesti, taide, Musta Taide,
2010 Next Level 20 – Helsinki Issue
2010 Philosophie Magazine, Novembre
2010 Taide ja Design 02/2010
2010 Järjestetty juttu, Kiasma
2009 Photo Graphica, Vol. 15.
2009 The Daily Yomiori, 10.07.2009
2009 The Japan Times, 17.07.2009
2009 The Helsinki School, Vol III, Hatje Cantz
2009 Ei saa peittää, Contemporary Art in Finland & Sweden, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum
2009 Pinta – Catalogue of Turku Biennaali, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, 2009
2008 NY Arts Magazine, Narrating the Image, Vol 13 No 11/12/2008
2008 Som en tjuv om natten, Pro Artibus
2008 Nordic Moods – Landscape Photography of Our Time, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
2008 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l ́école d ́Helsinki, Ecole des Beaux-Arts
2007 Sommerfrische, die Sensucht nach dem Paradies, Kunst: Raum Sylt-Quelle
2007 Morgun Blaðið
2006 Winterland, The Fifth Triennal of Finnish Photography, Musta Taide
2006 HotShoe, Fresh Perspectives on Contemporary Photography, issue #143

Works in Collections:
Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, FI
The Finnish Museum of Photography, FI
EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, FI
Helsinki City Art Museum, FI
Tampere Art Museum, FI
The Finnish State Art Collection, FI
The Museum Centre of Turku, FI
Artists’ Association of Finland, FI
City of Salo, FI
Kone Foundation, FI
Pro Artibus, FI
RAY, FI
Finnish Art Association, FI
Museum of Photography Tessaloniki, CR
Malmö Art Museum, SE
Song og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, NO
Zabludowitcz Collection, UK/US
Fundation Foto Collectania, ES
Kunst: Raum Sylt-Quelle, DE
Association de l’ENSP, FR
Statoil Collection, NO
Pieter and Marie Sanders collection, NL
Carl Gustaf Ehrnrooths collections, FI
Private collections in France, UK, USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Benelux-countries

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