"There is bread behind the mountains - Vuorten takana on leipää."
CV

EDUCATION
2002-2006 Fine Art Kankaanpää, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (BA)
2000-2001 Liminka Art School

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021  Galleria Fikka / PORVOO, FINLAND
2020  Studio Mältinranta / TAMPERE, FINLAND
2018  Huuto Gallery / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2017  Pori Art Museum (Rappu) / PORI, FINLAND
2017  Babel Art Space / TRONDHEIM, NORWAY
2017  Gallery Oksasenkatu 11 / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2014  Gallery Rajatila / TAMPERE, FINLAND
2014  MUU Gallery, Studio / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2012  Pori Art Museum (Media Point) / PORI, FINLAND
2011  Orlovska 10 / GABROVO, BULGARIA (with Lora Dimova)
2010  Goethe Institut / SOFIA, BULGARIA (with Lora Dimova)
2010  Gallery 3h+k / PORI, FINLAND
2008  Poriginal Gallery / PORI, FINLAND
2004  Seinäjoki Art Hall, Studio / SEINÄJOKI, FINLAND

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023  Finnish Spirit: Identity / Lapinlahden lähde / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2019  Haihatus / JOUTSA, FINLAND
2019  Art Fair Suomi'19 / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2019  "Organic Substitutes" Matca Art Space / CLUJ-NAPOCA, ROMANIA
2017  Nyte 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery 3h+k / PORI, FINLAND
2017  23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire Art / GABROVO, BULGARIA
2017  "The Truth About Finland" / Publication & Exhibitions in HELSINKI & PORI, FINLAND (Curated by Porin Kulttuurisäätö)
2017  Art Fair Suomi'17 / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2010  “Qui Vive?” Biennale for Young Art / MOSCOW, RUSSIA
2009  ”Public Stash” Virka Gallery / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2006  ”Nation of Art 06”  Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova / TURKU, FINLAND
2006  ”Pamela Pam Pam” Jyväskylä Art Museum / JYVÄSKYLÄ, FINLAND

SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS & VIDEO SCREENINGS
2021  Flickfair Film Festival
2021  Chronotop Contemporary Art Festival / VYBORG, RUSSIA
2021  Korpifest / ENO, FINLAND
2019  Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival / HAMILTON, CANADA
2019  Videoforma 7 / ST.PETERSBURG / RUSSIA
2019  Sound Sauna, Tempo Documentary Festival / STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
2018  Aesthetica Short Film Festival / YORK, UK
2018  Pori Film Festival / PORI, FINLAND
2018  31st Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy / HELSINKI, FINLAND 
2018  Quarantine Film Festival / VARNA, BULGARIA 
2018  Athens Short Film Festival / ATHENS, GREECE 
2018  Doc Lounge / TURKU, FINLAND 
2018  The W:OW Project / KIEV, UKRAINE 
2018  Kinos 18 / LAHTI, FINLAND 
2018  19th Festival International du Film d'Aubagne (FIFA) / AUBAGNE, FRANCE 
2018  KFK Short Film Festival / ISTANBUL, TURKEY  
2018  The 15° Festival Internacional Signos de la Noche / TUCUMÁN, ARGENTINA 
2017  Burnt Experimental Video Art and Film Fest / MONTREAL, CANADA 
2017  The 15th International Festival Signes de Nuit Lisbonne / LISBON, PORTUGAL 
2017  The 2nd BINCIFF, Bahia Independent Cinema Festival / SALVADOR, BRAZIL 
2017  XI.Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Film Festival / ISTANBUL, TURKEY 
2017  Festival International Signes de Nuit (Signs of The Night) / PARIS, FRANCE 
2017  Shared Sight International Short Film Festival / CLUJ-NAPOCA, ROMANIA 
2017  Rivne International Film Festival / RIVNE, UKRAINE 
2017  Jacksonville Documentary Film Festival / JACKSONVILLE, FL / USA 
2017  Channels Festival 2017 (Video Visions) / Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) / MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 
2016  Videokanava Festival 2016 & Online Exhibition 2017 
      Third Space / HELSINKI, Arthouse Cinema Niagara / TAMPERE, Titanik Gallery / TURKU, FINLAND
2016  Kiasma Theater / HELSINKI, FINLAND 
2013  Videoholica International Video Art festival / VARNA, BULGARIA 
2013  Balaclava Online Gallery 
2010  Västerås Art Museum / VÄSTERÅS, SWEDEN with Lora Dimova   
2010  Videoholica International Video Art festival / VARNA, BULGARIA with Lora Dimova   
2010  Örebro International Video Art festival / ÖREBRO, SWEDEN with Lora Dimova

CURATING
2017  Videokanava: FINLAND reflecting the W:OW topic - We Are One World (co-operation with W:OW project)
2016  “ABYSS – Splinters in the Depths” Performance biennale, HELSINKI / TAMPERE / PORI, FINLAND
2006-2015  ”Perf06 -15”  International Performance Festival / PORI, FINLAND
2006-2011  Gallery 3h+k / PORI, FINLAND (Events & exhibitions)

SELECTED PROJECTS WITH T.E.H.D.A.S. -COLLECTIVE
2014  ”Live & Dead Art” exhibition at Pori Art Museum / PORI, FINLAND
2014  ”Sheepsack DaDaoke”  Nordic Tracks Performance Festival / PÄRNU, ESTONIA
2013  ”Big Bear House” performance & exhibition at Kanepes Culture Center / RIGA, LATVIA
2011  “High Fashion Low Life” / PORI, FINLAND
2010  ”Long live the New Now” Diverse Universe –Festival / PÄRNU, ESTONIA
2005  ”Slum” / OULU, FINLAND

GRANTS & PRIZES
2021-22 Kone Foundation (two year scholarship)
2021  Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Mobility Grant
2020  Covid-19 Grant / Arts Promotion Centre Finland 
2018  The Finnish Film Foundation / Travel Grant 
2018  AVEK / Media Art Project Grant
2018  FRAME Finland / Travel Grant
2017  VISEK Centre for The Promotion of Visual Art
2017  The Sign Award -Festival International Signes de Nuit / PARIS, FRANCE
2017  Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Mobility Grant
2017  Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Project Grant
2016  Nordic Culture Point / Mobility Grant
2016  Finnish Cultural Foundation / Satakunta region (ABYSS - work group scholarship)                
2014  Arts Promotion Centre Finland (one year scholarship)
2012  Art Council of Finland (one year scholarship)
2011  Art Council of Finland / Public Display grant (5 months scholarship)
2011  State Art Price of Finland (T.E.H.D.A.S.)
2011  City of Pori
2010  Finnish Cultural Foundation / Satakunta region (6 months scholarship)
2009  Art Council of Finland / Public Display grant (5 months scholarship)
2008  Art Council of Satakunta region (4 months scholarship)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
2018  19th Festival International Du Film D'Aubagne -festival catalogue
2017  "Truth About Finland" Porin Kulttuurisäätö
2015  “The Ghost of the Present” Videofocus / Stigmart10 Art Review/ March 2015 
2013  T.E.H.D.A.S. 10th anniversary book, Pori Art Museum Publications 120
2010  Home Sweet Home -exhibition catalogue
2009  Public Stash ­-exhibition catalogue
2006  Nation of Art 06 -exhibition catalogue

TEACHING & LECTURES
2007-2017  SAMK University of Applied Sciences, Fine art KANKAANPÄÄ
2016  Art School Maa / HELSINKI, FINLAND
2010 & 2006  Aalto University (Visual Culture) / PORI, FINLAND
2008  Pori Art School / PORI, FINLAND

RESIDENCIES

2021  The Finnish Institute at Athens, GREECE
2017  Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder / TRONDHEIM, NORWAY
2010  Art Council of Satakunta region / BERLIN, GERMANY

MEMBERSHIPS
MUU / Artists' Association
AV-Arkki (Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art)
T.E.H.D.A.S. / Artists' collective

MESSIANIC RESEARCH CENTRE FOR VISUAL ETHICS (MRCVE)

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND PROJECTS 

INTERNATIONAL
2019  "Triticum Ex Machina - Acts of Bakery" Die Färberei / MÜNICH, GERMANY
2018  OPEAN 4 / MÜNICH, GERMANY
2018  Kösk / MÜNICH, GERMANY (with Johnny Amore)
2018  Sofia Underground "What Now - Now What / SOFIA, BULGARIA
2015  “MADE IN MIND I” Nepal-Finland screening project, Third Space / HELSINKI & Gallery Mcube / KATHMANDU, NEPAL
2012  ”State of The Nation Episode IV” Second Performance Festival, Glogauair / BERLIN, GERMANY
2011  ”State of The Nation Episode III”  Grace Exbition Space / NEW YORK, USA
2010  State of the Nation II” Skånes Konstförening / MALMÖ, SWEDEN
2010  ”Accumulating value - 7 for The Price of 1” -Performance Tour:
        BERLIN / LEIPZIG / FRANKFURT / COLOGNE / DEN BOSCH / AMSTERDAM / ROTTERDAM, GERMANY / NETHERLANDS
2008  Fumoir/Rookzaal / BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
2008  Image/Artots / DEN BOSCH, NETHERLANDS
2008  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with  Johnny Amore) Die Färberei / MÜNCHEN, GERMANY
2006  “Maternal Series: The Final Solution” N.o.D. / PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
2006  “The Opening Show” Art Map / PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
2005  “Allegory for Refining Punishment” Factor44 / ANTWERP, BELGIUM
2005  “Experiments on Time 6” Bureau du Port / BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
2005  “Elegy for Masculine Frustration” Quartair Contemporary Art Initiatives / THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS

FINLAND
2019  Pori Art Museum / Staircase, PORI
2018  Third Space, HELSINKI
2017  Pori Jubileum, PORI
2015  Gallery Huuto, HELSINKI
2014  Pori Art Museum, PORI
2014  Là-bas Biennale, HELSINKI
2013  Perf13, PORI
2012  Là-bas Biennale, HELSINKI
2011  Telakka, TAMPERE
2010  ”Accumulating value - 7 for The Price of 1” Pori Art Museum, PORI
2010  ”State of the Nation part 1– Echoes from Speriferia” Art Goes Kapakka, HELSINKI
2009  "Operation Neuschwanstein -Reconsidered", TURKU
2009  “The Site of Painting” Pori Art Museum, PORI
2008  Pori Jubileum (with Johnny Amore), PORI
2008  Art Contact, HELSINKI
2008  Helsinki Art Hall, HELSINKI
2007  “As Slow as Possible” Laitama, HELSINKI
2007  “Infernal II: Le Coq D' or - Golden Cockerel” La Bás, HELSINKI
2006  “Infernal II: Le Coq D' or - Golden Cockerel” Fluxee, TURKU
2006  “Master & Slave” PORI, TAMPERE, HÄMEENKYRÖ
2006  “Infernal I: Va pensiero sull’ali dorate” JYVÄSKYLÄ Art Museum

VIDEO SCREENINGS
2018  "Time After Time" Kösk / MÜNICH, GERMANY
2010  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with Johnny Amore) Galeria Pistolet / SOFIA, BULGARIA
2009  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with Johnny Amore) ProArtOrg / BELGRAD, SERBIA
2009  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with Johnny Amore) Hotel Mariakapel / HOORN, NETHERLANDS
2009  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with Johnny Amore) Makan / AMMAN, JORDANIA
2007  “Operation BeNeLux” Factor44 / ANTWERP, BELGIUM

SHORTS FILMS / DVDs
2018  "Time After Time" 57:10 min
2009  “Operation Neuschwanstein” (with Johnny Amore) 29:50 min
2007  “On the Bright Cup of the Side” (with Johnny Amore) 14:26 min
2007  “Operation BeNeLux” DVD, 2007 “Master & Slave” 26:30 min
2005  “A Brief History of The Research Centre” DVD

PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
2013  Fluxee - performance decade
2013  Johnny Amore: Performers / Pori Art Museum Publications 121
2012  Second Performance Festival -exhibition catalogue
2010  “Accumulating Value - 7 for The Price of 1” / Pori Art Museum Publications 104
2008  Register08
2007  Chronologie Factor 44 les jour fixes 1996-2006
2006  P0607 -exhibition catalogue

GRANTS
2019  FRAME Finland (mobility grant) 
2019  Art Council of Finland (mobility grant)
2011 & 2010  Art Council of Finland (travel grant)
2010  Frame Finland
2010  Art Council of Satakunta region
2005  Finnish Cultural Foundation / Satakunta region 
2005  CIMO

MRCVE is Jussi Matilainen, Asko Nivala, Janne Rahkila and Simo Saarikoski 
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