Jaakko Kahilaniemi | Elina Brotherus – Fields of Finland in Colour

Jaakko Kahilaniemi | Elina Brotherus – Fields of Finland in Colour

Jaakko Kahilaniemi and Elina Brotherus are part of the summer exhibition Fields of Finland in Colour at Gallery Halmetoja. The show was curated by Veikko Halmetoja and addresses the notion of artificiality in the human-nature relationship. 

Exhibition: 26 June – 9 August 2020
Venue: Gallery Halmetoja 
Address: Kalevankatu 16, 00100 Helsinki FI 

SUNDAY OPEN by Index

Persons Projects is delighted to participate at the third edition of SUNDAY OPEN by Index.


On Sunday, 26 July 2020 we will open both gallery spaces, presenting our current group show The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being.


The SUNDAY OPEN initiative has been launched to improve this situation and to create a space for encounters. The Berlin art audience is invited to visit galleries on a Sunday once a month during the summer to engage with and about art again after a long time. 


Date: 26 July, 2020, 12 – 6 pm 


Presented artists: Elina Brotherus | Ulla Jokisalo | Janne Lehtinen | Ville Lenkkeri | Anni Leppälä | Sanna Kannisto | Sandra Kantanen | Eeva Karhu | Riitta Päiväläinen | Jyrki Parantainen | Jorma Puranen | Jari Silomäki | Santeri Tuori


Venue: Lindenstraße 34 - 35, 10969 Berlin 


SUNDAY OPEN by Index
Elina Brothers – Why Not?

Elina Brothers – Why Not?

Persons Projects is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of Elina Brotherus. 'Why Not?' will present an extended amount of Brotherus photographic works and two videos. Within the exhibition, a further focal point is the new series Sebaldiana. Memento mori, which was created in 2019 on Corsica. 

Venue: Weserburg Museum of Modern Art
Exhibition: 25 October 2020 – 21 February 2021
Address: Teerhof 20, 28199 Bremen, DE

A Fresh Breeze from The North – Extended Exhibition

Persons Projects is happy to inform about the extension of the Helsinki School exhibition 'A Fresh Breeze from The North' at Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany. 
The group show with Elina Brotherus, Joakim Eskildsen, Ilkka Halso, Tiina Itkonen, Jaakko Kahilaniemi, Sanna Kannisto, Anni Leppälä, Susanna Majuri, Riitta Päiväläinen, Jorma Puranen, Mikko Rikala and Santeri Tuori is open to the public until the 26 July, 2020. 

Venue: Kunsthalle St. Annen
Address: St. Annen-Str. 15, 23552, Lübeck, Germany
Exhibition: 26 January – 26 July, 2020 
A Fresh Breeze from The North – Extended Exhibition
A Fresh Breeze from the North - The Helsinki School at Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck

A Fresh Breeze from the North - The Helsinki School at Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck

Persons Projects | The Helsinki School is happy to announce the participation of a group of artists of The Helsinki School in the exhibition A Fresh Breeze from the North.

Venue: Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck
Opening: 25 January, 3 pm
Exhibition: 26 January – 24 April 2020 
Address: St. Annen-Str. 15, 23552, Lübeck
Participating artists: Elina Brotherus | Joakim Eskildsen | Ilkka Halso | Tiina Itkonen | Jaakko Kahilaniemi | Sanna Kannisto | Anni Leppälä | Susanna Majuri | Riitta Päiväläinen | Jorma Puranen | Mikko Rikala | Santeri Tuori

Elina Brotherus – Running past camera - Running toward camera

Exhibition: 12 September – 28 December 2019 
Venue: Camera Oscura Galeria de Arte
Address: Alameda, 16, 1 B, 28014 Madrid, Spain 
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday 4.30 - 8.30 pm, Saturday 11.00 am - 2.30 pm 


Elina Brotherus – Running past camera - Running toward camera
The other designated William Thuring Prizes 2014

The other designated William Thuring Prizes 2014

The artists Elina Brotherus and Jari Silomäki were granted with the other designated William Thuring Price 2014.

The William Thuring Foundation's main prize and other designated prizes are awarded without application to mid-career artists between ages 35 and 45. On principle, the prize and the grants are awarded annually, and the funds to be awarded are included in the Foundation's annual donation to the Art Society.

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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

Brotherus and Kelaranta awarded with Pro Finlandia Medal