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HENRIIKKA KONTIMO

b. 1981

Education:

2018-2020 Cabinetmaking, Ikaalinen College of Crafts and Design, Ikaalinen, FI
2011-2013 Pedagogical Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2010-2011 Writing Studies, Critical University, Helsinki, FI
2002-2008 Printmaking Studies and Time and Space Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
2005-2007 Audiovisual Department (VAV), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

Public Works:

2020 (upcoming) Relationship, installation, Mynämäki, FI
2017 Lavatoio, installation, Mazzano Romano, IT
2017 What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Nature, installation, Fiskars, FI
2016 Preparation Time: A Whole Life, performance, Romainmotier, CH
2015 Jump, performance, Olafsfjördur, IS
2015 Envelopes, performance, Olafsfjördur, IS
2013 Nature, installation, Hyvinkää, FI

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 What Remains, Fusion Art Gallery, Turin, IT
2015 Things That Fly, Listhus, Ólafsfjördur, IS
2010 Blah Blah Blah - And the Biggest of Them All Is Red, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, FI
2008 And Then What, FAFA, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018 Puun syyt ja seuraukset, Gallery Ratamo, Jyväskylä, FI
2017 Book Art, Kyoto Paradise Book Art Gallery, Kyoto, JP
2016 Läsnä, Gallery Emil, Tampere, FI
2016 Kilometre of Sculpture, Rakvere, EE
2015 Rót, Ketilhus, Akureyri, IS
2015 Out in the Open, Listhus, Ólafsfjördur, IS
2013 Palas, Hyvinkää, FI
2011 Skaftfell Art Center, Seyðisfjördur, IS
2008 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Summer Show, FAFA, Helsinki, FI
2008 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts End Exam Exhibition, Tennispalatsi, Helsinki, FI
2007 GIST Galerie, Amsterdam, NL
2007 End Exam Exhibition / Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2007 End Exam Exhibition /Audiovisual Department (VAV), W139, Amsterdam, NL
2007 Cinema de bricolage, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam, NL
2007 Oude kerk, Amsterdam, NL
2006 Kunstvlaai, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL
2006 De schaarse nacht, Perdu, Amsterdam, NL
2005 Word vs. the image, EEA European Exchange Academy, Beelitz, GE

Residencies:

2021 (upcoming) Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence, Kökar, FI
2019 Kone Foundation, The Saari Residence, Mynämäki, FI
2017 Mazzano Romano, Väinö Tanner Foundation scholarship, Mazzano, IT
2016 Rockland, Seattle, US
2016 Arc Artist Residency, Rômainmotier, CH
2016 Fusion Art Gallery, Turin, IT
2015 Listhus, Ólafsfjördur, IS
2011 Skaftfell Art Center, Seyðisfjördur, IS
2008 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Residency, Utö, FI
2005 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Residency, Berlin, GE

Bibliography:

Katja Matikainen: "Läsnäolon viivat", Taide 4/16
Jerry Large: "Artists from around the world have free place to stay and create in Seattle, thanks to 2 ceramic artists", Seattle Times, May 4, 2016, https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/couple-draw-artists-to-seattle-for-inspiration/

Publications as Author:

Luontolauseet, Tuli&Savu #81, 2015

Grants:

2019 Kone Foundation: Residency Grant
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: Grant for Mobility in the Arts
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: Project Grant
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: Artist-in-Residence Grant
2011 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: Travel Grant
2010 Finnish Art Society: The Young Artist Grant

Memberships:

The Association of Finnish Printmakers
Tampere Artist Association
Finnish Woodcut Artists' Society

Teaching and Related Experience:

2018- museum guide, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, FI
2011- teacher, various courses, workshops and lectures in different schools and art institutions, FI
2018 audience worker, IHME Contemporary Art Festival, Helsinki, FI
2016 guest lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, US
2013 guest lecturer, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
2013 audience worker, Checkpoint Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2008-2013 museum guide and workshop leader, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
2003-2008 positions of responsibility in various advisory boards, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
2003-2008 various positions of responsibility in students' union, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI