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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born in 1983. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2012- DA Programme, Department of Media, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2006-2011 MA Programme for Photography, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland
2007-2008 Deparment of Imaging Arts and Photography, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan
2003-2006 Bachelor of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland
1999-2002 Secondary School of Visual Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Selected solo exhibitions
2013 Reconfigured image, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Notes from the mouth of shadows, Gallery Huuto (Viiskulma), Helsinki, Finland
2011 Video works, Next Level, Project Space, London, United Kingdom
2010 Everything is for a moment, Galleri Pang Pang, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Fractured Sight, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2008 Evanensence, art space kimura ASK?, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Haava/e, Huuto Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Selected group exhibitions
2014 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2013 Emerging II, Gallery Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Animal, Haiharan art center, Tampere, Suomi
2013 Materia, Harakka Island, Helsinki, Suomi
2012 Reality Bites, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Mutációk II – Moving Stills, Gallery 22, Budapest, Hungary
2012 Present remains, TR1 Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland
2012 Portal, B-galleria, Turku, Finland
2012 Aaargh – 10 years later, Makasiini L3, Helsinki, Suomi
2012 Mutations II, Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 Helsinki Photography Biennial: Urbaniet, Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Alice in Wonderland, ECCO, Cadiz, Spain
2011 Alice in Wonderland, Logomo, Turku, Finland
2009 Video Short List – The Dream Machine, MAC Niteroi in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia
2009 Ecology of the Emotions, The XIV Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2008-2009 Mutations II, European Month of Photography:
- Berliinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
- Bast’Art, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Maison Européenne de la photo, Paris, France
- MUSA Museum Startgalerie Artothek, Vienna, Austria
- Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
- Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
- House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
2008 Image and After, Nykytaiteen museo Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Rose Boreal, The Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
2008 Terminal, BankArt1929 Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan
2007 Motifs – Finnish Photographic Art, Copper Smithy, Fiskars, Finland
2007 Grey Matters – Photography is Thinking, The Museum of Finnish Photography, Helsinki
2007 Urban Odyssey, The Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Erozija – biennale of post-photography, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2006 Passing Energy, Eerikinkatu open-air gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Remix – rethought, Copper Smithy, Fiskars, Finland
2005 4th Generation, PPS Galleri, Hamburg, Germany
2005 Finnish Versions, Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden

Screenings/Artist talks
2013 Artist talk: Suomen valokuvataiteen museo, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Conferense: Helsinki Photo Media 2012 -conference, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Artist talk: Photography Today and Tomorrow, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Screening: 27th Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany
2008 Screening: 17th Rencontres Internationales:
- Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
- Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
- Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid, Spain
2008 Screening: Sao Paulo Biennial Video Lounge, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2007 Screening: 12th Biennal of Moving Image, Geneve, Switzerland
2007 Screening: International Festival of Multimedia Art ENTER 5, Lithuania
2007 Artist talk: Suomen valokuvataiteen museo, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Screening: Perfoming Places, Teatterikorkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland

Live performances
2013 Lá-Bas, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Alternative Audio Visual Event (AAVE) –festivaali, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Esityskomposti (Kiasma-teatteri), Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Senses of embodiment workshop, Aalto Media Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Concept of performance, Lá-Bas biennale, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Baltic Circle, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Susi club, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Hippolyte, Valokuvataiteilijoiden liiton galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Experimental evening, Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Alternative Party, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
2008 BankArt1929, Yokohama, Japan
2008 Gallery Le Deco, Tokio, Japan
2007 Artland, Musashi-koganei, Tokio, Japan

Bibliography
2012 Thinking Photography – Using Photography (ed. Jan-Erik Lundström & Liv Stoltz)
2009 Helsinki School vol. III, Hatje Cantz
2008 Mutations II, European Month of Photography Catalogue, “Presence of Crowd” (Leevi Haapala)
2007 Grey Matters – Aftercrop (Catalogue), Text by Researher DA Harri Laakso

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