Nov 2015-Jan 2016
Tuomo Rainio is part of the selected young artists who's new works are presented in a show the Young Artists 2015 at Kunsthalle, Helsinki. The traditional exhibition is organized by the Artists’ Association of Finland since 1939.
Jorma Puranen's new works engaged in the story of light and reflections are on display in the exhibition Surfaces and Scenes Beyond at Galleri Flach in Stockholm.
Oct 2015-Oct 2016
Ilkka Halso, Susanna Majuri and Ari Saarto are taking part in a group show entitled In Other Worlds, Gegenwartskunst aus Finnland. The display exhibiting Finnish contemporary art will be shown at Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen in Germany.
Oct 2015-Feb 2016
The works from Santeri Tuori's Sky series are part of a group exhibition Skyward at the Museum Sinclair-Haus in Germany. The exhibition showcases contemporary art that unlocks the firmament, opening up the space above the clouds in a multitude of ways.
The exhibition Time Lapse highlights the way in which photography impacts our perception of time by creating tension in the links and contradictions between the experience of time fluidity and momentary interruptions. Participating artists; Talia Chetrit (US), David Claerbout (BE), Daniel Gustav Cramer (DE), Moyra Davey (CA), Haris Epaminonda (CY/DE), Alicja Kwade (PL/DE), Maanantai Collective (FI), Jüri Okas (EE), Ats Parve (EE/DE), and Agnieszka Polska (PL/NL).
Joakim Eskildsen's works from the Roma Journeys are exhibited in a group show Everyday Moments in Tiamisora. The display is part of a larger concept Art Encounter which is curated by Rainald Schumacher and Nathalie Hoyos.
Maija Savolainen's new works are on the display in a solo show entitled Some light does not make it all the way through the atmosphere, but scatters at Gallery Fagerstedt in Stockholm.
Ilkka Halso's works are on view together with artists Salla Tykkä, Ulla Schildt and moowex at Akershus Kunstsenter in Norway.
Sep 2015-Feb 2016
Susanna Majuri's newest works are exhibited in the show Brilliant! which is The Finnish Goldsmith Association’s 110th Jubilee Year Exhibition exposed in The National Museum of Finland.
Sep 2015-Jan 2016
Gallery Taik Persons is delighted to present Niko Luoma’s solo exhibition Plane Adaption in Berlin. Niko Luoma is concerned, ultimately, not with “what is in front of the camera”, but “what is inside of it”.
Tuomo Rainio's works are on display in group exhibition Cinematic Senses. The focus of the exhibition is a multifaceted sensorial experience, where borders between media are transgressed.
Niina Vatanen is taking part in a group exhibition Secret Agent which is composed from the viewpoint of feminist authorship and forms of collaboration in contemporary photography and film making practices. The exhibition is curated by Hemera Collective, a UK-based curatorial collective that specialises in photography and lens-based media.
Venue: Finnish Museum of Photography
Opening: Thursday, 3 September at 4 pm.
4–5 pm: Meet the curators and artists! Introduction to the exhibition by Hemera & discussion by artists Mathilde ter Heijne and Niina Vatanen
5–7 pm: Exhibition opening
Duration: 4 September – 18 October 2015
Address: The Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1G, 00180 Helsinki
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Milja Laurila will have a solo show Magnetic Sleep at Photographic Centre Peri in Turku, Finland.
Nanna Hänninen's exhibition Now is Now is being exhibited at Gallery Ama in downtown Helsinki.
Jyrki Parantainen is taking part in a group exhibition 20/20VISION at Christophe Guye Galerie in Zurich. The exhibition consists works from 20 artists chosen by 20 curators.
Gallery Taik Persons is highly pleased to present the summer show "I plunge into black holes and emerge intact" in Berlin. The group exhibition with Niko Luoma, Ola Kolehmainen, Adam Jeppesen, Mikko Sinervo and Niina Vatanen.
Niina Vatanen is taking part in a group exhibition „The future’s not ours to see“, which is organized by Freundeskreis des Hauses der Photographie. The exhibition is part of the collateral events of Triennale of Photography Hamburg.
Tuomo Rainio is participating in a group exhibition Imageful at the Art Center Purnu, Finland. According to curator Pessi Rautio "Images can show things that words cannot reach. Images have unique qualities that you can fully notice only by stopping in front of a picture for a while."
Anni Leppälä and Joakim Eskildsen are taking part in Photo Festival Ghent - 80 Days of Summer - Stories of Identity. Anni Leppälä's works are on the display at Sint-Baafsabdij together with Bas Bogaerts. Joakim Eskildsen is part of a group show at Sint-Pietersabdij in Gent.
Aino Kannisto's works are on display at the seventh international Turku Biennial at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova in Turku, Finland. The Theme of the Exhibition is The Unexpected Guest. "How to approach the unexpected in the most interesting way? Who is a guest to whom? The Unexpected Guest is an open theme that, despite hinting towards the unknown, is familiar and immediate."
Maija Savolainen and Maanantai Collective are taking part in a group exhibition Helsinki-sur-Mer at Institut Finlandais in Paris.
Niina Vatanen is taking part in a group exhibition Reframe Memory, which is part of Athens Photo Festival 2015. The exhibition will take place at Benaki Museum in Athens.
The artists Elina Brotherus and Jorma Puranen are taking part in a group exhibition 8 Exposures – New Views on Tapio Wirkkala at Ateneum in Helsinki. The exhibition consists new works from eight well-known Finnish artists. The artists are presenting different perspectives about Tapio Wirkkala (1915–1985), who was a leading figure in modern Finnish applied art.
Ulla Jokisalo's works are on display at the group exhibition Touch from the Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection at the EMMA Museum. The display comprises three sections with the overarching theme of humanity at its core. The first two sections of the display are now open to the public; the first one opened on 19 November 2014 and the second one opened on 29 May 2015. The third section will open in November 2015.
Saana Wang is participating in the third of edition of DOMA International Art Festival for visual and performance art. The festival is taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria. This year DOMA invites contemporary artists from five Nordic countries - Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden.
Anni Leppälä is one of five Nordic contemporary artists taking part in the group exhibition Inner and Outer Landscapes curated by Kirstine Schiess Højmose in collaboration with Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen.The Exhibition was shown in Denmark, Norway and now in Oulu, Finland. The exhibition will be on display also at Centrum för Fotografi (29.8.–20.9.2015) in Stockholm, Sweden
Inner and Outer Landscapes is a part of a new network project where this exhibition and the blog Nordic Exchange (nordicexchange.net) will create focus on young Nordic photography and young photographers in the Nordic Region.
May 2015-Jan 2016
Gallery Taik Persons is pleased to announce its co-arranged exhibition of Joakim Eskildsen retrospective show at the National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen.
The exhibition is based upon the seven books Eskildsen has been working on since 1989. A selection of images is presented in large format along with sketchbooks, contact sheets, pre-proofing sheets, video and other materials providing insights into the work process.
To me, it is essential to believe; in a better world, in mankind, and in that there is a sense with it all. – Joakim Eskildsen
Wilma Hurskainen is having a solo exhibition The Man Comes Around at Photographic Gallery Hippolyte in Helsinki
The Helsinki School artist Eeva Hannula (b. 1983) is taking part in a group exhibition titled Not above a whisper together with Danish Susanne Wellm (b. 1965) at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery in New York.
Selections from Wellm’s series Inner Landscapes and Hannula’s The Structure of Uncertainty highlight the nebulous relationship between past and present, real and imagined. The photographers compose visual poems and stories from the extraordinary vantage point of the unconscious through personal archive materials, printmaking, and film still photography.
The Helsinki School artists Elina Brotherus, Tiina Itkonen, Sandra Kantanen, Hannu Karjalainen, Ville Lenkkeri and Jari Silomäki are all a part of Korjaamo’s last exhibition titled Grande Finale with old and new artists. The retrospective group exhibition is a true cornucopia – it sums up new and older works from 30 artists.
Gallery Taik Persons is highly pleased to present Ulla Jokisalo’s solo exhibition How to both in Berlin.
Opening: Friday, May 1 2014, 6 – 9 pm
Duration: May 1 - June 20, 2015
Venue: Gallery Taik Persons
Address: Lindenstrasse 34
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Nelli Palomäki's works are on display together with Elliott Erwitt, Per Maning, Marie Sjøvold, Christina Leithe H and Vilde Salhus Røed at Nordic Light International Photography Festival in Kristiansund, Norway.
Riitta Päiväläinen is having a solo exhibition River Notes at Yumiko Chiba Associates in Tokyo. On the display is Päiväläinen´s new series, in which her strong approach for the fundamental question toward presence and absence can be observed.
Ola Kolehmainen's works from his Istanbul series are on show at Galerie Forsblom in Helsinki.
Hannu Karjalainen is having a solo show RGB at the Oulu Museum of Art. Exhibition consists a selection of photographs and moving images in which artist explores the essence of analogue colour photography and the formation of colour images on photosensitive materials.
Anni Leppälä is taking part in a group show L'Arbre, le bois, la forêt at Abbaye Saint-André in Meymac.
Tanja Koljonen is taking part in a group exhibition titled How to play at annex14 in Zürich. The exhibition is curated by Gioia Dal Molin.
Ari Saarto is having a solo exhibition CIRCLES at Yumiko Chiba Associates in Tokyo. The exhibition includes video works, the Pain Project (2010- 2013) Portraits, Conversations (2015) and an ongoing body of work Forest (2015).
Tanja Koljonen is taking part in a group exhibition Notes on Location at Den Frie in Copenhagen. The exhibition consists works from seven Nordic artists, all with a conceptual and experimental approach to the relation between visual material, language and text. Participating artists are Cia Rinne (SE), Amalie Smith (DK), Anngjerd Rustand (NO), Kasper Hesselbjerg (DK), Tove Storch (DK), Nanna Debois Buhl (DK) and Tanja Koljonen (FI)
Mar 2015-Feb 2016
Jorma Puranen's portraits from the series Museum Meditations are on display in the group show Face to Face in Kiasma, Helsinki. The exhibition presents works from the Kiasma Collections and other contemporary art works through the theme of portraiture.
Gallery Taik Persons is proud to present Displacement, the first in a series of curated group exhibitions showing new positions by young artists working with (and around) the medium of photography. Group exhibition with Kalle Kataila, Jaana Maijala, Tanja Koljonen and Mikko Rikala. Curated by Maya Byskov and Terhi Tuomi
Opening: Friday, March 13 2014, 6 – 9 pm
Duration: March 13- April 24, 2015
Venue: Gallery Taik Persons
Address: Lindenstrasse 34
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Pertti Kekarainen's solo show Spatial Changes is being exhibited at Forum Box in Helsinki.
Marjukka Vainio is having a solo exhibition titled Matkalla Debussyn kanssa at The Photographic Centre Nykyaika in Tampere, Finland.
Reinterpreting the Frame is a second edition of the exhibition Interpreting the Frame (seen at HIAP’s Gallery Augusta). In the exhibition new artworks are shown together with their inspirational origins. The roots of these works by five young Finnish artists; Liinu Grönlund, Tanja Koljonen, Jonna Kina, Mikko Rikkala and Juuso Noronkoski, go back to old archival images from the Museum’s collections. The exhibition is curated by the New York-based curator Boshko Boskovic.
Sandra Kantanen's exhibition Landscapes and Moths is presented at Purdy Hicks Gallery in London
Jorma Puranen is one of 31 artists being exhibited in the group exhibition Faces Now – European Portrait Photography since 1990, which is a joint project of BOZAR – Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels, Belgium), the Nederlands Fotomuseum (Rotterdam, The Nederlands), and the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (Thessaloniki, Greece).
Niko Luoma is having a solo show called Temporal Matter at Atlas Gallery in London. You are warmly welcome to stop by.
Susanna Majuri is having a solo exhibition titled Kotona vedessä (At home in water) in Kangasala at Kangasala talo. The exhibition is produced by the Photographic Centre Nykyaika and is presenting works, in which the water forms an important narrative element. You are cordially invited to the exhibition.
Tanja Koljonen, Jonna Kina, Mikko Rikkala and Juuso Noronkoski are participating in the group show titled Interpreting the Frame at HIAP Helsinki. The exhibition is curated by Boshko Bosković and it uses photographic archives as a point of departure to commission new works by Helsinki and New York based artists. You are warmly welcome to the opening on January 30 at Gallery Augusta.
Mikko Rikala’s exhibition Towards Nothing will be presented at Rotwand Gallery in Zurich. You are warmly welcome to the opening on January 28 at 6–8pm.
Timo Kelaranta is having a solo show at Fotogalleriet Oslo. Kelaranta is best known for his abstract, silent, minimalistic works. The exhibition also shows the fresh book The House of Poets by Kehrer Verlag, 2014, made by the artist.
Tuomo Rainio is having a solo exhibition titled Possible Objects at Galleria Huuto. You are warmly welcome to the opening on January 23 at 6–9pm.
Jan 2015-Nov -0001
The Helsinki School artists Tanja Koljonen and Mikko Rikala have had the honor to be the two artists selected for the residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien during the academic year of 2014/2015. At the yearly winter exhibition their works will be presented. You are warmly welcome to the opening on January 22.
Joakim Eskildsen’s exhibition Nordic Signs is being presented at Polka Galerie in Paris. The Nordic Signs series was realized between 1989 and 1994 and was the starting point for the collaboration with the Swedish poet Cia Rinne.
Niina Vatanen will have an comprehensive exhibition entitled Beyond the Visible Surface at C/O Berlin. The exhibition focuses on Vatanen's recent series Archival Studies / A Portrait of an Invisible Woman but also her previous series are on display. Especially Vatanen's newest work explores perception in the interaction between the visible and the not-visible, between the surface and what lies underneath, using these themes as artistic tools to represent memory, feelings, and moods.
Maanantai Collective is having an exhibition titled Between the Flashes of the Lighthouse at Galerie Van der Mieden in Brussels. The show displays selected works from the series Nine Nameless Mountains (2012–2013) as well as a new set of works. You are warmly invited to the opening on January 9, at 6–9pm.
Elina Brotherus’ exhibition 12 ans après is being exhibited at Gallery Ama in downtown Helsinki.