Born 1978 in Haapavesi, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

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Education
rn2005 Master of Art, The University of Art and Design Helsinki
rn(now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture), Department of Photography
rn2001 Bachelor of Art, The University of Art and Design Helsinki, Department of Photography
rn1997-98 Muurla School of Photography

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Solo exhibitions
rn2013 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
rn2012 Gallery Sinne, Helsinki, Finland
rn2012 Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
rn2011 Studio at Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
rn2010 Gallery Rotwand, Zürich, Switzerland
rn2010 Phoenix Square, Leicester, UK
rn2009 Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
rn2009 Finnish Contemporary, StatoilHydro Art Programme, Rogaland Theatre, Stavanger, Norway
rn2009 Young Artist of the Year 2009 Finland, Gallery Taik, Berlin, Germany
rn2009 Young Artist of the Year 2009, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
rn2008 Rotwand Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland (with Lovisa Ringborg)
rn2008 Galerie Adler / Subzone 1 & 2, Frankfurt, Germany (with Susanna Majuri)
rn2008 Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
rn2008 Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
rn2007 Loop Art Fair, Gallery TAIK, Barcelona
rn2007 HIAP project studio, Helsinki, Finland
rn2007 Spike Island, Bristol, UK
rn2006 Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France
rn2006 Kunsthalle Lophem, Bruges, Belgium
rn2006 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
rn2005 Avanto Media Art Festival, Muu gallery, Helsinki
rn2004 Kluuvi gallery, Helsinki City Art Museum
rn2004 Gallery Huuto, Helsinki

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Selected group exhibitions
rn2013 Thresholds, Trafo Center for Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland
rn2013 Kiasma Hits, Kiasma, Helsinki
rn2013 Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey
rn2013 Inner Journeys, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
rn2013 Nordic Outbreak, Scandinavia House and various public spaces, New York, USA
rn2013 Missing Link, Momentum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
rn2013 The Young Artists of the Year 1985-2012, Gallery Gumbostrand, Sipoo, Finland
rn2013 New Wave Helsinki, Scandinavia House, New York, USA
rn2012 Art Fair Suomi, Helsinki, Finland
rn2012 Kunstverein Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
rn2012 Helsinki Abstract, Gallery Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
rn2012 Photo LA, Young Projects, Los Angeles, USA
rn2011 Mostre. Change!, Galleria Astuni, Bologne, Italy
rn2011 KIAF, Gallery TAIK, Seoul, South Korea
rn2011 Art Platform LA, Video Lounge Curated by Paul Young, Los Angeles, USA
rn2011 Touching Dreams, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
rn2011 Onko totta? Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
rn2011 Water, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
rn2011 A Broken Fall, Galleria Astuni, Bologne, Italy
rn2011 Momentum Berlin, Kûnstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
rn2010 Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin, Germany
rn2010 Paris Photo 2010, Gallery TAIK, Paris, France
rn2010 Artissima, Gallery TAIK, Turin, Italy
rn2010 The private museum. The passion for contemporary art in the collections in Bergamo, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy
rn2010 Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, South Korea
rn2010 Issued / Rendez-view, Zürich, Switzerland
rn2010 Sydney Momentum, Sydney, Australia
rn2010 Helsinki 10, Rogaland Art Museum, Starvanger, Norway
rn2010 Antigrav, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart
rn2010 Armory Show, New York USA
rn2010 Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, USA
rn2010 Helsinki School, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
rn2010 Export/Import, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
rn2009 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris, France
rn2009 Finlandia 200, Finnish Portraits, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
rn2009 Artissima, Gallery TAIK, Turin, Italy
rn2009 Photography Matters, StatoilHydro, Oslo, Norway
rn2009 Helsinki School, New Art Photography From Finland, Loft, St. Petersburg, Russia
rn2009 Two Collections, Ernrooth/Koivurinta, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
rn2009 Tracking Traces, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
rn2009 Videobox, Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden
rn2008 Helsinki School, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
rn2008 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris
rn2008 Art Forum Berlin, Gallery TAIK, Berlin
rn2008 Galerie Ateliers L’H du Siège, Valenciennes, France
rn2008 Who Are You – Faceless Tableaux Vivants, Galerie Adler New York, New York, USA
rn2008 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
rn2008 The Helsinki School – Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’école d’Helsinki, Ecole des Beaux-Arts Paris, Paris, France
rn2008 Helsinki By Night / Helsinki School, Helsinki Week in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
rn2008 Loop of the Month, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
rn2008 Image And After, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
rn2008 Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart, Germany
rn2007 Paris Photo Art Fair, Gallery TAIK, Paris, France
rn2007 Can Felipa, Barcelona, Spain
rn2007 Bath Film Festival, Bath (installation at St. Michael’s Church) , UK
rn2007 Leeds International Film Festival (installation), Leeds UK
rn2007 Into the Woods Tonight, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart, Germany
rn2007 Paris Photo, Gallery TAIK, Paris
rn2007 Art Forum Berlin, Gallery TAIK, Berlin
rn2007 Helsinki School, Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
rn2007 Turku Biennial, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
rn2007 Photo Finland, Helsinki School, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
rn2007 Transgressions, 112th Annual Exhibition of the Artist Association of Finland, South Karelian Art Museum,
rnLappeenranta, Finland
rn2007 Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
rn2006 International Festival of Video Art Valencia, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain
rn2006 Nordic Cut, The Helsinki School, Art Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia
rn2006 Art Forum Berlin, Gallery TAIK
rn2006 Vad är fotografi? – The Helsinki School, Borås Art Museum, Sweden
rn2006 Cloud Castle Lake, Short stories, segments of narrative, and suspended encounters, Club Shepway, Folkestone, UK
rn2006 Slideshow, Trinity House, Leicester, UK
rn2005 Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
rn2005 Helsinki Photography Festival, Helsinki, Finland
rn2005 Masters of Art 2005, The Graduation Show, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki
rn2005 The 110th Annual Exhibition of the Artist Association of Finland, Helsinki Kunsthalle
rn2003 Inside Outliners, Kunsthalle Lophem, Bruges, Belgium
rn2003 The 108th Annual Exhibition of the Artist Association of Finland; The Young Artists 2003, Helsinki
rn2001 The Stockholm International Art Fair, Gallery TAIK

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Selected Video Screenings
rn2011 Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
rn2009 Arctic Hysteria Onscreen, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
rn2008 Arctic Hysteria Onscreen, PS1/MoMA, New York, USA
rn2008 Selection of Finnish Video Works, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
rn2008 Laurintz Konsthall, Copenhagen, Denmark
rn2007 A Night of Finnish Frenzy, A little Blah Blah, Saigon, Vietnam
rn2007 View 07, Festival for Finnish Media Art, Helsinki, Finland
rn2006 Party in celebration of Frieze Art Fair, Embassy of Denmark, London
rn2006 Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
rn2006 Loop Festival Barcelona, Spain
rn2006 Breaking the Ice, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
rn2006 Forum Box, AV-Arkki Tour, Finland
rn2006 Tampere 36th International Film Festival, Finland
rn2006 View 06, Festival for Finnish Media Art, Helsinki, Finland
rn2005 Plan 9 Gallery, Bristol UK
rn2005 Backlight 05, 7th International Photographic Triennal, Tampere, Finland
rn2004 Gallery Huuto Video screening, Helsinki, Finland
rn2004 Video 2004, Bergen Kunsthalle, Norway

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Performances
rn2013 Art Contact, with Egle Oddo, Timo Tuhkanen and Isabel Pathirane, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland
rn2013 PALI-ULI (Blue Mountain) with Timo Tuhkanen, David Muoz and Myles Byrne, Musica Nova -festival, Helsinki
rn2012 You Have Challenged Infinity, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki, Finland

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Prizes
rn2009 Young Artist of the Year 2009
rn2007 The main prize of Turku Biennial 2007, Turku Finland (selected by Timo Valjakka)

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Memberships
rnThe Union of Artist Photographers
rnMuu ry
rnAV-Arkki The Distribution Center for Finnish Media Art

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Publications
rn2010 Modern Art for Sale – Die bedeutendsten Kunstmessen der Welt, Feymedia, Germany
rn2009 Helsinki School Volume 3, Hatje Cantz, Germany
rn2009 Finnish Contemporary – Hannu Karjalainen, StatoilHydro Art Programme, Norway
rn2009 Tracking Traces, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
rn2009 Hannu Karjainen Artist of the Year 2009, Tampere Art Museum
rn2008 Image and After, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art,
rn2007 Into the Woods Tonight, Parrotta Contemprary Art, Stuttgart
rn2007 Loop Art Fair, Barcelona
rn2007 Hannu Karjalainen: Portraits (Spike Island, Bristol UK)
rn2006 AV-Arkki 2006 Catalogue
rn2005 Helsinki Photography Festival / to be continued… / jatkuu… (by Mika Elo, Brett Rogers, Emily Butler)
rn2005 Avanto Media Art Festival

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Works in Collections
rnHelsinki City Art Museum (Helsinki, Finland)
rnKiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki, Finland)
rnEspoo Museum of Modern Art (Espoo, Finland)
rnSammlung Hoffmann (Berlin, Germany)
rnBorås Art Museum (Sweden)
rnTampere Art Museum (Tampere, Finland)
rnArs Nova Museum (Turku, Finland)
rnStaatoil, (Norway)
rnThe Arts Council of Finland
rnApotek (Sweden)
rnValio Ltd. (Finland)
rnStichting Art & Theatre (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
rnPrivate Collections in USA, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey and Finland

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