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Laura Konttinen
b. 1987 in Säynätsalo, Finland
currently lives and works in Helsinki, Finland
 
 
EDUCATION

2010 Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor's Degree, Fine Art Degree Programme (Kuvataiteilija AMK)
2009 Edinburgh College of Art, Erasmus student exchange, Department of Photography


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Islands, Poriginal Gallery, Pori

2014 Galleria 3H+K, Pori
2014 Studio, Mikkelin valokuvakeskus
2014 Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki
2013 Unknown Cargo, Helsinki
2012 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin
2012 Kummigalleria, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu
2010 Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere, with Mari Hallapuro
2009 Gallery K, Helsinki


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju
2016 Art Centre Haihara, Tampere

2015 New Narrative and Reader, Salo Art Museum
2015 New Narrative and Reader, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, UK
2015 FAIL / stage for abandoned art, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki

2014 A Sense of Place - Contemporary Finnish Photography, Washington State University Gallery, USA
2014 Punaista ja makeaa, Work by TAMK alumni and students, Voipaala Art Centre, Valkeakoski

2013 Fotonoviembre, XII Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Tenerife
2013 Haihara Art Centre, Tampere
2013 USB-Shuffle-Show, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin

2012 POLAROID, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2012 Billnäs Young Artists, Finland

2011 Nuoret - Young Artists 2011, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
2011 Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
2011 Immortals, Tampere Maja Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

2010 Instructions for Initial Conditions, Drift Station / Parallax Space, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
2010 SKjL 2010, Järvenpää Art Museum
2010 Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea
2010 The Art of Basware, Sanomatalo, Helsinki
2010 Loppuunmyyty 2010, Fine Art Degree Show, TR1, Tampere

2009 Lomo Sapiens, Municipal Gallery, Kharkov, Ukraine
2009 Midpoint Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

2008 Forces of Light, Helsinki
2008 Weberform Group, Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere
2008 Puutostila, Megapolis 2023, Tampere
2008 AVOo8 – urban art exhibition, Tampere
2008 Velomania, Vapriikki, Tampere

2007 The Art of Basware, Sanomatalo, Helsinki
2007 Finnish Soundscapes: 2007: Tampere; 2008: Kannonkoski; Oulunsalo
         2009: Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi; Sinilintu, Elva, Estonia; Hossa; Syöte; Seitseminen, Finland;
         2010: Omatila Gallery (Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova)

2006 You, I, He, She, We, You, They, Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere
2006 AVO - urban art exhibition, a guided tour - group performance


GRANTS & AWARDS

2015 Svenska Kulturfonden
2015 Finland's National Council for Visual Art
2015 Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
2015 The Arts Council of Uusimaa
2015 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2014 The Arts Council of Uusimaa
2014 Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
2013 Finnfoto ry
2013 Finnish Art Society
2013 City of Tampere
2013 Svenska kulturfonden
2013 Finland's National Council for Visual Art
2012 Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
2012 Svenska Kulturfonden
2012 Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
2011 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2011 The Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
2011 Svenska Kulturfonden


RESIDENCIES

2014 Edinburgh, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2012 Berlin, Germany, The Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
2012 Athens, Greece, The Finnish Institute at Athens
2012 Källskär, Åland, Åland Culture Delegation
2011 Mazzano Romano, Italy, Väinö Tanner Foundation


MEMBERSHIPS

Union of Artist Photographers, Finland, candidate member
Helsinki Artists' Association, Finland
Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Finland


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

The State Art Collection of Finland
Finnish Art Society
Private collections


OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE ARTS

2014 Inside, text-based game, writer and designer
2009- Co-founder of Hysteria Publishing
2008- Graphic design, illustration, webdesign
including posters for art exhibitions, cd covers, illustration and webdesign
2008 Exhibition publicist, trainee
The Finnish Society of Acoustic Ecology

 
 
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