Dec 2014-Feb 2015
The exhibition Imaging the Arctic is a product of an interdisciplinary collaboration merging art and science. Imaging the Arctic explores the impact of climate change on West Greenland’s ecology and culture through the work of three women Maria Coryell-Martin, Tiina Itkonen & Kristin Laidre
Dec 2014-Jan 2015
Anni Leppälä is having a solo exhibition titled The Book of Images at Galerie les Filles du Calvaire in Paris.
Nov 2014-Feb 2015
Ilkka Halso, Susanna Majuri and Ari Saarto are taking part in a group exhibition In other worlds. Kunst aus Finnland at Stadtgalerie Kiel in Germany.
Nov 2014-Jan 2015
Niko Luoma is taking part in a group exhibition titled Celebrated at Atlas Gallery in London. Luoma will exhibit alongside works by Bill Brandt, René Burri, Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein, Elliott Erwitt among others.
Nov 2014-Mar 2015
Ola Kolehmainen is presented in the group show titled Touch at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art. The theme of the collection exhibition is humanity. The artworks on display will offer a variety of perspectives into identity, human physicality and interaction with the surroundings. The works are from the Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection.
Helsinki School artists are being exhibited in the 23rd Edition of the Boréales festival, NORVEGE - LETTONIE/RIGA 2014 which will take place in several Basse-Normandie locations.
Susanna Majuri’s solo exhibition Water is Fiction will be showing in Musée des Beaux-Arts in Caen and the solo exhibition Breathing the Same Air of Nelli Palomäki is being presented in L'Artothèque, Espaces d'art contemporain, also in Caen.
In addition there will be a group exhibition called Pôle Nord displaying different angles of Finnish photography at École supérieure d’arts et médias de Caen/Cherbourg (ésam Caen/Cherbourg). Works from different generations will be shown, including e.g. Jorma Puranen, Nelli Palomäki, Janne Lehtinen and Ville Lenkkeri.
Exhibition: Pôle Nord
Opening: November 13, 2014 at 5.30pm
Duration: November 14 – December 12, 2014
Venue: Galerie de l’ésam Caen/Cherbourg in Caen
Opening hours: Mon – Wed, Fri: 12 – 5.30pm,
Thu, 12 – 7.30pm
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ésam Caen/Cherbourg and Les Boréales
Exhibition: Susanna Majuri – Water is fiction
Opening: November 13, 2014 at 6.30pm
Duration:November 14, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Venue: Musée des Beaux-Arts, Caen
Opening hours: Mon, Wed–Sun,9am–6.30pm
Closed on Tuesdays
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Musée des Beaux-Arts and Les Boréales
Exhibition: Nelli Palomäki – Breathing the same air
Opening: November 13, 2014 at 7.30pm
Duration: November 14 – December 24, 2014
Venue: L'Artothèque, Espaces d'art contemporain, Caen
Opening hours: Tue–Sat: 2–6.30pm
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L'Artothèque and Les Boréales
Oct 2014-Jan 2015
Gallery Taik Persons is pleased to present the exhibition Hotel Bogota with previously unseen works by Aino Kannisto on the occasion of the 6th European Month of Photography in Berlin.
Anni Leppälä is having a solo exhibition titled Anni Leppälä: Forest Interior at Turku Art Museum, October 10 to November 16.
Leppälä’s works attach to the process of change but they also reach out to what is unseen and unidentified. What is recognized in her pictures might just be the subtle and lingering, hidden dimensions.
Nelli Palomäki, Elina Brotherus, Santeri Tuori and Ulla Jokisalo are a part of the group exhibition “Potretti. Contemporary Finnish Photography”, which forms a part of the Finnish Guest of Honour programme Frankfurt Book Fair 2014. The exhibition introduces Finnish contemporary photographic artists, who encounter themes through portraiture and generate expression beyond the documentary representation. Celina Lunsford is the curator of the exhibition.
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Ville Lenkkeri is having a solo show titled the The Petrified Forest at Gösta Art Museum in Mänttä in September, starting Sept 20.9.2014.
Lenkkeri, who grew up in Mänttä, has over the last five years photographed his hometown whenever he has returned there. The exhibition consists of Lenkkeri's images of Mänttä such as he sees it.
Susanna Majuri is presented at Photography Oxford Festival at the Story Museum in England.
Marjukka Vainio’s series of photographs Suite Debussy alludes to the French composer Claude Debussy, whose music has been described as impressionist, conveying impressions and moods. Impressions brought about by Debussy´s music have inspired Vainio in her work. The process started with flowers that she grew herself, and developed from emotions that sprouted from Debussy´s music. The budding ideas that these created finally resulted in the works of art, all executed by the artist´s eye and hand.
Hannu Karjalainen’s experimental film The House Protects the Dreamer (2014) is on show at Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, 5–28.9.2014. The film depicts a fictitious modern architect in whose work the human body, movement and sound play equal part to line and paper.
As a part of Helsinki Design Week, Eeva Karhu’s work are exhibited at Kluuvi together with works of a cross-divisional group of professionals. The exhibition experiments with forms of future design, and is a collaboration with LEGO and Aalto University.
Anni Leppälä is one of five Nordic contemporary artists taking part in the group exhibition Inner and Outer Landscapes (Indre og Ydre Landskaber) curated by art historian Kirstine Schiess Højmose in collaboration with Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen.
The exhibition examines the relation between inner and outer landscapes. On the edge between the romantic, mysterious, staged and conceptual, the five artists unfold narratives, universes and questions concerning our understanding of the landscape and our coexistence with nature – or the lack thereof.
Inner and Outer Landscapes is a part of Fotografisk Center’s new network project where this exhibition and the blog Nordic E xchange (nordicexchange.net) will create focus on young Nordic photography and young photographers in the Nordic Region.
New works from Riitta Päiväläinen are exhibited in the solo exhibition River Notes at Korjaamo Gallery. The works are installations in pictures, a sort of explorations into the landscape, which is the point of departure of everything. Ribbons sewed out of fabric race through the landscape forming various constructions, a concrete basis, through which a third level is created to the picture. The third level brings depth to the picture and evokes visions, memories, feelings and thoughts.
Päiväläinen compares herself to a writer, who needs paper and a pen for creating a story. As an artist she needs a landscape, a certain place and some ribbon for creating a story and a starting point for the viewers thoughts.
Jorma Puranen has won the Overseas Photographer Award at the Higashikawa International Photo Festival. 30th Higashikawa Photography Award Exhibition was held at Higashikawa Bunka Gallery in Japan.
According to Jury Committee Puranen presents photographic effects with a critical viewpoint, making them metaphors for the history and memory contained in the paintings and photographs he appropriates. Jury wanted to offer the Overseas Photographer Award to a photographer who produces photographs filled with such great beauty and profound meaning.
Tiina Itkonen is taking part in a group show Aperture Summer Open at Aperture Gallery in New York.
The artist Sandra Kantanen included in 'Convergences; Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection' held at the Getty Centre, LA from 8 July - 19 October 2014. Sandra Kantanen will exhibit alongside works by Vera Lutter, Loretta Lux, Scott McFarland, Yasumasa Morimura, Cindy Sherman, and James Welling, among others.
The exhibition Reason & Intuition brings together the work of modernist architect and designer Alvar Aalto, and contemporary Finnish artist Ola Kolehmainen. The exhibition can be seen at the Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery in London.
Niina Vatanen is having an exhibition together with artist Hertta Kiiski entitled Archive Play at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast. The show is a playful, tentative and imaginative exploration into the photographic archive as generator of multiple meanings and plentiful source of inspiration.
Susanna Majuri and Janne Lehtinen are taking part in the group exhibition titled Nature and More at the Kunsthalle Rostock in Germany.
The RARE Gallery in New York presents a group show titled Fin(n)ish: Fresh Contemporary Art from Finland. Ea Vasko will exhibit alongside by five emerging Finnish artists Ville Andersson, Hanna Kanto, Katri Mononen, Aleksi Tammi, Timo Vaittinen.
Tuomo Rainio and Maanantai Collective will take part in XIX Mänttä Art Festival. Mänttä Art Festival was first arranged in 1993. A biennial event during the early years, the festival has been arranged annually since 1999.
Nelli Palomäki takes part in the group exhibition "Mistä tulet? Where are you from? Varifrån kommer du?" at Art Center PURNU in Finland.
Ulla Jokisalo takes part in 25 years anniversary group exhibition at Mikkeli Centre of Photography. The Centre is founded in 1989 and it is one of the oldest regional centres of photography in Finland.
Santeri Tuori is taking part in the group exhibition titled Go-Betweens, The World Seen Through Children at Mori Art Museum.
Duration: 31 May –31 August, 2014
Venue: Mori Art Museum
Opening hours: Everyday: 10am–10pm
On Tuesdays: 10am–5pm
Address: 53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower,
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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The Helsinki School artists Anni Leppälä, Joakim Eskildsen, Sandra Kantanen, Pertti Kekarainen and Saana Wang are having a group exhibition titled "Collected North" at the Gallery X-ist in Istanbul.
The photographic artists Aino Kannisto and Satu Haavisto enter into an artistic collaboration in the series Delicate Demons, which is exhibited in the Project Space at the Finnish Museum of Photography.
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Niko Luoma presents new works from the series Solids- Trilogy at Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska in Salzburg.
Nelli Palomäki takes part in the exhibition Shifting Identities at MACRO in Rome. The show focuses on Finland´s and Estonia´s identities definition, collecting the works of 21 contemporary artists of both countries.
Maanantai Collective , Mikko Rikala , Maija Savolainen and Tanja Koljonen have their first show in Poland.
Gallery Taik Persons is thrilled to present Santeri Tuori’s first solo exhibition in Berlin. The show exhibits photographs from the series Sky Prints (2011– 12/2014), as well as a video from the Forest series (2009).
The Helsinki School artist Sandra Kantanen´s new exhibition, Landscapes and Moths, opens at the Korjaamo Gallery. Her painting-like pictures, taken in Croatia, China and Japan, reflect the traditional Japanese and Chinese esthetics.
The Helsinki School artist Tanja Koljonen takes part in the group exhibition On my Transitional table in Helsinki. The French artist, Nathalie Rias invites other artists to show their work on her table in her flat in Helsinki. The transitional object is a concept of the psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott. A transitional area is the space we invest in at the beginning of our life when we realize that we're a person and there's an outside reality. The transitional area is a space between inside and outside, between subjectivity and objectivity, it's a place to experiment and where we do our first act of creation; it's the beginning of culture. Other curators will be invited to do an exhibition on this transitional table.
In pursuance of Tampere Biennale, Santeri Tuori's video work titled Pöydältä voi tippua is shown at the Media Museum Rupriikki in Tampere.
Jorma Puranen takes part in a group show titled Baroque at Kulturhuset in Stockholm. In the exhibition Baroque, a collaboration with the National Museum, baroque masterpieces meets with international contemporary art.
The Finnish artist Ola Kolehmainen traces the great architects in his photographic work. Not only the architectonic monuments of European Modernism built by Alvar Aalto, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Sauerbruch Hutton, but also the Hagia Sophia or mosques built by Mimar Sinan from the 16th century, serve as the starting point of his reflections.
The artists Mikko Rikala and Juuso Noronkoski are having an exhibition titled It is Spring, and Clear Sky, and Afternoon at SIC in Jätkäsaari in Helsinki.
lkka Halso takes part in a group show titled Objects on Oil which is built by Mustarinda Association for the Helsinki Photography Biennial. The Mustarinda Association has worked on and deepened the theme of the Helsinki Photography Biennial, which this year concentrates on ecological questions.
The Helsinki School artist Niina Vatanen is having an exhibition together with artist Hertta Kiiski entitled Glimpses of the Unattainable at The Finnish Museum of Photography in Helsinki, Finland. The exhibition Tavoittamattomien hetkien häivähdyksiä ('Glimpses of the Unattainable') is based on materials donated to the Finnish Museum of Photography by an amateur photographer. A joint effort between the curator Mirjami Schuppert and two artists, Hertta Kiiski and Niina Vatanen, the exhibition explores the photographic archive as something that generates multiple meanings and that is a continuous and plentiful source of inspiration.
Gallery Taik Persons is thrilled to present Pertti Kekarainen’s first solo show in Berlin: TILA/Spatial Changes.
The Helsinki School artists Joakim Eskildsen, Ulla Jokisalo and Nelli Palomäki are taking part in a group show titled Darkness & Light: Contemporary Nordic Photography in Scandinavia House in New York.
In pursuance of ARCO madrid, Helsinki School artist Wilma Hurskainen’s body of work Growth (2004–2006) will be exhibited at Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art Center as a part of the collateral programme #FocusFinland.
As a part of the collateral programme #FocusFinland, the Helsinki School artist Hannu Karjalainen’s works Towards an Architect (2010) & Woman with Dark Hair (2007) will be shown outdoors on three large digital screens at Plaza de Callao, Madrid during the ARCO week.
The artists Elina Brotherus, Ulla Jokisalo, Sanna Kannisto, Timo Kelaranta, Jyrki Parantainen, Jorma Puranen, Mikko Rikala and Marjukka Vainio are shown in an group exhibition of works from the The Hannula & Hinkka Collection titled Photography into Art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova in Turku.
The Helsinki School artist Pernilla Zetterman is taking part of a group show at Artipelag in Stockholm.
Helsinki School artists Anni Leppälä and Nelli Palomäki take part in the group exhibition La femme d'à c‑ôté (The Woman Next Door) at Galerie les Filles du Calvaire in Paris.
The exhibition gathers female mixed-media artists and it favours feminine subjects. Through the various representations one could have of womanhood, the artists play on a re-interpretation of woman’s perception. The different women in these artworks, the feminine characters in the works are as complex as the artists who shape them.
Venue: Galerie les Filles du Calvaire
Duration: January 25–February 22, 2014
Opening Hours: Open from Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 6:30pm
Address: 17 rue des Filles-du-Calvaire, 75003 Paris
Directions: Metro, line 8, Filles du calvaire station.
Bus lines 96, 20, 65 / Oberkampf - Filles du calvaire stop
Telephone: +33 (0)1 42 74 47 05
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Purdy Hicks Gallery in London is exhibiting a solo show with the works of Helsinki School artist Anni Leppälä this winter. Leppälä’s works, which explores the relationship between the past and the present, are currently also part of the group show La femme d’à côté at Galerie les Filles du Calvaire in Paris and in the last couple of years she has been exhibited at e.g. ABC – Art Berlin Contemporary (2013) and Rencontres d’Arles (2012). In 2010 she was awarded the Finnish Young Photographer of the Year Art Award.
Gallery Taik Persons and Niels Borch Jensen Gallery & Editions are delighted to announce a collaborative exhibition featuring the works of three Danish artists: Joakim Eskildsen presented by Gallery Taik Persons, and Olafur Eliasson and Adam Jeppesen presented by Niels Borch Jensen.
The Helsinki School artist Niina Vatanen is having a show titled The Cloud Hunter´s Eyes in Tampere, Finland.