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14 Dec 2012

Nanna Hänninen awarded with William Thuring Prize 2012

Gallery TAIK is very delighted to announce that the Helsinki School artist Nanna Hänninen was granted with the first price of the William-Thuring prize 2012 endowed with 14.000 €.

Explanatory statement of the jury:
Nanna Hänninen lives and works in Kuopio, Finland, and has held a number of international exhibitions, e.g. in Germany and Spain. Hänninen graduated from the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 2002. She has taken used versatile possibilities of photographic material: like long exposure times, negatives backlinks colors and multiple exposures. In spite of the experimentation, her pictures are combined with a strong and clear analysis. Hänninen has so far been able to renew her career several times (e.g., the series Fear and Security and New Landscapes).

06 Dec 2012

Brotherus and Kelaranta awarded with Pro Finlandia Medal

Gallery TAIK is thrilled to announce that the Helsinki School artists Elina Brotherus and Timo Kelaranta have been awarded with the Decoration of Lion (Suomen Leijonan ritarikunta) of Finland.

Pro Finlandia is a medal of the Order of the Lion of Finland that has been given to Finnish artists since the year 1945 as recognition of long-term work and achievements in their artistic field.

To celebrate and honor Elina Brotherus we are extending her well-received exhibition "Artists at Work" at Gallery TAIK Berlin to last until January 19, 2013

10 Nov 2012

Gallery TAIK at Paris Photo 2012

You are cordially invited to visit our booth where the following artists are being presented:

Wilma Hurskainen, Tiina Itkonen, Sandra Kantainen, Eeva Karhu, Timo Kelaranta, Ola Kolehmainen, Niko Luoma, Nelli Palomäki, Jorma Purainen, Anni Leppälä, Joakim Eskildsen, Jaana Maijala, Tanja Koljonen, Hanne Larsen, Eeva Hannula, Anni Hanén, Maija Savolainen

Duration: 15–18 November, 2012
Preview and opening:
November 14, 2012  (by invitation only)
Venue: Grand Palais,
Address: Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
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17 Sep 2012

Gallery TAIK at UNSEEN Amsterdam

Gallery TAIK is participating at the new photography fair UNSEEN Amsterdam and proudly presents the Helsinki School artists Niko Luoma, Nelli Palomäki, Wilma Hurskainen and Jaana Maijala.

Duration: September 19–23, 2012
Venue: Westergasfabriek
Address: Klönneplein 1
1014 DD Amsterdam
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16 Sep 2012

Gallery TAIK at ViennaFair 2012

Gallery TAIK is delighted to announce its participation at ViennaFair The New Contemporary presenting the following artists:

Timo Kelaranta, Niko Luoma, Eeva Karhu, Jyrki Parantainen, Sandra Kantanen, Jorma Puranen, Tanja Koljonen, Jaana Maijala, Hwanhee Kim, Ola Kolehmainen, Mikko Sinervo

Duration: September 20–23, 2012
Venue: Messe Wien, Hall A, Entrance A
Address: Messeplatz 1, 1020 Wien, Austria
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