LAURA KONTTINEN


WORKS ABOUT CV NEWS
Laura Konttinen
Born 1987 in Säynätsalo, Finland.
Lives and works in Helsinki.
laura.konttinen (a) gmail.com
Education
2017 - MA in Photography, Aalto University, Helsinki
2006 - 2010 Bachelor's degree in Fine Art, Tampere University of Applied Sciences
2009 Photography, Edinburgh College of Art
Solo Exhibitions
2017 Galleria Bronda, Kellarigalleria, Helsinki
2016 Poriginal Gallery, Pori
2014 Galleria 3H+K, Pori
2014 Studio, Mikkeli Photographic Centre
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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
(upcoming) Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki
Fotofestival Schiedam, The Netherlands
Parallel Intersection Zagreb, Organ Vida, Zagreb
fin.land., The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
 
2016
Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju
Art Centre Haihara, Tampere
 
2015
Taiteen uudet tarinat, Salo Art Museum
New Narrative and Reader, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, UK
FAIL / stage for abandoned art, Vapaan taiteen tila, Helsinki
 
2014
A Sense of Place - Contemporary Finnish Photography, Washington State University Gallery, USA
Voipaala Art Centre, Valkeakoski
 
2013
Fotonoviembre, XII Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Tenerife
Art Centre Haihara, Tampere
USB-Shuffle-Show, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, DE
 
2012
POLAROID, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Billnäs Young Artists, Finland
 
2011
Nuoret - Young Artists 2011, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
Noorderlicht Photo Festival, NL
Tampere Maja Gallery, Tartu, EST
 
2010
Instructions for Initial Conditions, Drift Station / Parallax Space, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
SKjL 2010, Järvenpää Art Museum
Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea
The Art of Basware, Helsinki
 
2009
Lomo Sapiens, Municipal Gallery, Kharkov, Ukraine
Midpoint, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
 
2008
Forces of Light, Helsinki
Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere
Velomania, Vapriikki, Tampere
 
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)

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
State Art Collection of Finland
Finnish Art Society
The Association of Finnish Architects' Offices
Private collections
AWARDS & GRANTS
2018
Parallel Platform 2nd Cycle, Selected Artist
 
2017
Finnish Cultural Foundation
Finnfoto ry
Paulo Foundation
Svenska kulturfonden
 
2015
Svenska kulturfonden
Finland's National Council for Visual Art
Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
The Arts Council of Uusimaa
The Arts Promotion Centre Finland
 
2014
The Arts Council of Uusimaa
Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
 
2013
Finnfoto ry
Finnish Art Society
City of Tampere
Svenska kulturfonden
 
2012
Finland's National Council for Photographic Art
Svenska Kulturfonden
 
2011
Alfred Kordelin Foundation
The Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
Svenska Kulturfonden
 
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2017 Cité des Arts, Paris
2014 Edinburgh, Scotland (The Arts Council of Finland)
2012 Berlin (The Arts Council of Pirkanmaa)
2012 Athens (The Finnish Institute at Athens)
2012 Källskär, Åland, FI (Åland Cultural Delegation)
2011 Mazzano Romano, IT (Väinö Tanner Foundation)