Forthcoming Exhibitions

• A new film, They Came in Crowded Boats and Trains, will premiere at the Turku Art Biennale in November 2017.


Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Forum Box (Mediabox), Helsinki, Finland
2015 Luleå Kulturenshus, Konsthallen, Sweden
2014 Peri Photography Gallery, Turku, Finland
2012 The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2010 Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis
2009 Borderlands, Finnish Cultural Institute, Paris
2008 Eight Rooms, Korjaamo, Helsinki
2008 Rovaniemi Art Museum
2006 Gallery Black Box, Winterfest, Narvik, Norway
2006 One Thousand Words, Valo Gallery, Rovaniemi
2005 Tampere Film Festival, Työväen Keskusmuseo Werstas, Tampere
2004 Aine Art Museum, Tornio
1998 Installations in and around Farnham, UK Maltings Gallery, Farnham, UK

 

Notable Group Exhibitions

Mänttä Art Festival / Mäntän kuvataideviikot 2015, curated by Kalle Hamm and Dzamil Kamanger, 14.6–31.8.2015. Works shown: How Everything Turns Away, and Invisible Evidence.

Bodies, Borders, Crossings, curated by Leena-Maija Rossi and Kari Soinio. Exhibited in New York, Finland, France, Uruguay, Peru, and Norway. Featuring Jaakko Heikkilä, Catarina Ryöppy, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Marja Pirilä, Hannele Rantala, Raakel Kuukka, Riikka Kuoppala, Minna Suoniemi, and Elena Näsänen.

Talvimaa / Winterland Finnish Photography Triennial, Curated by Raakel Kuukka. Exhibited in Salo Art Museum, Finland. Featuring Pasi Autio, Ilkka Halso, Martti Jämsä, Janne Lehtinen, Jouko Lehtola, Susanna Majuri, Aada Niilola, Hannu Pakarinen, Marja Pirilä & Petri Nuutinen, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Catarina Ryöppy, Sanna Sarva, Marjukka Vainio, Hanna Weselius and Maria Ylikoski.

Leaps of Faith, curated by Katarina Gregos and Erden Kosova. Exhibited on and around the Green Line, Nicosia, Cyprus. Featuring Artlab, Katerina Attalides, Marc Bijl, Call#192, Hussein Chalayan, Phil Collins, Minerva Cuevas, Kendell Geers, Sejla Kameric, Serap Kanay, Sigalit Landau, Panayotis Michael, Dan Perjovschi, Susan Philipsz, Platforma 9,81, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Akram Zaatari.

Borderlives, curated by Ritva Röminger-Czako and Andreas Vowinckel. Exhibited at Ludwig Forum für International Kunst, Aachen and Kiel Germany. Featuring Ludmila Belova, Vladimir Bystrov, Philipp Donstov, Veli Granö, Jaakko Heikkilä, Marco Laimre, Marko Mäetamm, Tea Mäkipää, Anu Pennanen, Mark Raidpere, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Vesa Ranta, Ene-Liis Semper, Dmitry Shubin, Jaan Toomik, Dmitry Vilensky.

Border Dialogues (Barents Triennal), curated by Jan-Erik Lundstrøm. Exhibited in Kirkenes, Norway. Featuring Maja Bajevic & Emanuel Licha, Ursula Biemann and Angela Sanders, Isaac Julien, Roman Ondak, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Oliver Ressler & Martin Krenn and Stephen Willats.

Faster than History, curated by Sirje Helme, Lolita Jablonskiene, Tuula Karjalainen, Solvita Krese, Marketta Seppala, and Jari-Pekka Vanhala. Evhibited at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Featuring The Blue Noses Group, Aristarkh Chernyshev & Vladislav Efimov, Famout Five, Gints Gabrans, Kristaps Gelzis, Arunas Gudaitis, Mikhail Jeleznikov, Tuukka Kaila, Mari Laanemets & Killu Sukmit, Herkki0Erich Merila & Arbo Tammiskaar, Alexander Petljura, Kerim Ragimov, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Egle Rakauskaite, Ene-Liis Semper, Laura Stasiulyte, Victor Sydorenko, Dmitry Vilensky, Mart Viljus, Liisa Roberts.

 

Group Exhibitions

2015 Mänttä Art Festival / Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Finland
2015 How to Read in the Dark, Joensuu Art Museum, Finland
2015 How to Read in the Dark, NOASS Floting Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2015 How to Read in the Dark, Tartu Kunstimaja, Estonia
2015 How to Read in the Dark, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
2014 Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Galeria Juan Pardo Heeren/ICPNA, Lima, Peru
2014 Bodies, Borders, Crossings, MEC/Sala Idea Vilariño, Montevideo, Uruguay
2014 Snowball Effect, Northern Art Biennial, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
2014 What's Up North?, Northern Photographic Center, Oulu, Finland
2013 Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Pori Art Museum, Finland
2013 X-Border Triennal, Luleå, Sweden
2013 Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Preus Museum, Horten, Norway
2012 Snowball Effect, Northern Finland Biennial, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
2012 PolArt - Kemi Art Museum, Finland
2011 The Magic of Lapland, Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
2011 Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Les Boreales Festival, Caen, France
2010 almos(t)here, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, USA (www.almosthere.us)
2009 Home Today, Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland
2009 Festival “Des Frontieres et des Hommes”, Thionville, France
2008 International Design Bienalle, St. Etienne, France
2008 Borderlives, Ludwig Forum für International Kunst, Aachen, Gerrmany and Kiel, Germany
2008 North Karjala Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2007 Border Crossing Exercises, Festspillene, Harstadt, Norway
2006 Talvimaa – Winterland, Finnish Photography Triennale, Salo Art Museum
2005 Barents Triennale (Border Dialogues), Kirkenes, Norway Leaps of Faith, Nicosia, Cyprus
2005 Locus Lophem, Kunsthalle Lophem, Belgium
2005 On the Earth and Under the Sky, Media Center Vyhod, Petroskoi, Russia
2004 Faster Than History, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Disposable Histories, PANG, Rovaniemi
2003 Migration, Sound installation, Lok-Stall, Kirkenes, Norway
2001 Ääniä Valossa and Silent Disco, Valonvoima festival, Helsinki
1999 Created Space, Atrium Gallery, Whiteleys, London
1999 Ympäri, Laterna Magica Gallery, Helsinki
1999 InSight, BA Photography Degree Show, The Mall Gallery, London, England  
1998 Polaroid, Interactive public art project, Farnham, England

Festivals & Screenings

2016 Punto de Vista International (Official Selection / Documentary Competition)
2015 Helsinki Short Film Festival (Official Selection / Documentary Competition)
2015 Interfilm, Berlin (Official Selection / Documentary Competition)
2015 Midnight Sun Film Festival, Sodankylä
2015 Leiden International Short Film Festival, Netherlands (Official Selection / Documentary Competition) 
2014 Mediawave Festival, Hungary
2012 Espan Lava, Helsinki
2010 Cartes Flux, EMMA, Espoo
2008 Lens Politica, Helsinki
2007 Europe and Its Others. Interceptions of Past, Present and Future. University of St Andrews, Scotland.
2007 Locations of Emancipation –conference, University of Lapland
2007 Borderlands – To Live at the Border conference, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 DKSG, Belgrade, Serbia
2004 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, various locations, Paris 

Works in Collections

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Korundi Art Museum
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Collection