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Helsinki School

Gallery Taik Persons

Born 1979 in Vantaa, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education
2007 Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, MA, Helsinki
2003 Institute of Design, BA, Lahti, FI

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland
2016 The Man Comes Around, Valokuvakeskus Nykyaika, Tampere, FI
2015 The Man Comes Around, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2014 Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art Center, ES
2014 Finnish Institute Gallery, Stockholm, SE
2013 The Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
2012 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2011 Gallery TAIK, Berlin, DE
2010 Photographic Centre, Mikkeli, FI
2009 Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, FI
2009 Gallery Rajatila, Tampere, FI
2009 The Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
2008 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
2008 Casa Matei, Cluj-Napoca, RO
2007 Arta, Chisinau, MD
2007 UNA Galeria, Bucharest, RO
2004 The Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
2004 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Die Zweite Haut, Altana Kulturstiftung, Germany
2016 Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea
2016 Moi Helsinki event, Xidan Cultural Square, Beijing
2014 Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland.
2014 Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
2014 Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise, France
2013 Im Mediapark, Cologne, Germany
2013 Landesgalerie Linz, Austria.
2012 ARTISTS 2012, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland.
2012 Kaunas Photo Days, Lithuania
2011 Cristophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Austria
2011 National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 Viennafair, Vienna, Austria.
2011 Latvian Museum of Photographic Art, Latvia
2010 Images from the North Countries – Guingamp, France
2010 Helsinki School – The City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Gallery Loft, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2009 Viktor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland.
2009 South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland.
2008 Arlès Rescontres Photography Festival, France
2008 Gallery Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland.
2007 The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland.
2007 Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki, Finland.
2007 Photo Finnish – Oslo, Norway.
2006 Erozija Festival – Klaipeda, Lithuania.
2006 Kaunas Photo Days – Kaunas, Lithuania.
2006 Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden.
2006 Galerie Langhans, Prague, Czech Republic.
2006 Helsinki5 – Jugendsali, Helsinki, Finland.
2006 Kiyosato Museum of Photograhic Arts, Japan.
2005 Backlight Festival – The Art Museum, Tampere, Finland.
2005 CCF Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden.
2005 Galerie PPS, Hamburg, Germany.
2003 Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland.
2003 Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland.
2003 Photography students from Lahti Institute of Design – Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Galería 1927, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
2001 The Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland

Grants
2016 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2016 FRAME
2016 Nominated for Fotofinlandia prize
2015 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2015 Kuvasto
2014 Nominated for Fotofinlandia prize
2013 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2013 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2012 Arts Council of Finland
2011 Arts Council of Finland
2010 Arts Council of Finland
2009 Arts Council of Finland
2007 Frame Fund
2007 Arts Council of Finlad
2007 Patricia Seppälä´s Foundation
2004 Finnfoto Union
2004 Arts Council of Finland
2003 Patricia Seppälä´s Foundation

Publications
2016 Die Zweite Haut, catalogue, Distanz, DE
2016 The Woman Who Married a Horse, monograph, Kehrer
2012 Heiress, Kerber Verlag
2011 Helsinki School – A Female View, Hatje Cantz
2009 The Helsinki School vol III, Hatje Cantz
2008 Kasvu/Growth, Musta Taide
2007 Book of Absence

Works in Collections
Finnish Museum of Photography
Helsinki Art Museum
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
Danish National Museum of Photography
Private collections in Europe

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