CV/Resume

ANNI LAAKSO
artist , lives and works in Helsinki, Finland
www.annilaakso.net

Curriculum vitae

education

2012-  Doctoral candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1997  MA, the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, department of sculpture
1990-95 BA, the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, department of sculpture

selected solo exhibitions

2015  Temporary Monument, Gallery Jangva, Helsinki
2014  Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka , Finland
2013  MUU- gallery, Helsinki
2012  Urban Art Gallery, WSP Finland, Helsinki
2012  Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
2010  Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki
2008  Galérie Perpétuel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2008  Huuto Gallery , Helsinki
2007  MUU-gallery, Helsinki
2007  HIAP, Project room, Helsinki
2004  Helsinki City Art Museum, Kluuvi Gallery
2000  Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki

selected group exhibitions

2016 Gaps and Interruptions, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2015 Finland- Sweden 5-5, Hanasaari cultural centre, Espoo, Finland
2013 AIM Europe, Cable Gallery, Helsinki
2013  OpenArt2013, Örebro, Sweden
2012  5.TampereTriennale. Art in the residental areas, Housing Fair, Tampere, Finland
2011  New Sculpture, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2010  Le Petit Festival du Téatre, Dubrovnik, Croatia
2010  URB10-festival, Kiasma, Contemporary art museum, Helsinki
2009  Home as a stage for art, Private homes in Loviisa, Finland
2008  Trash weeks, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland
2008  Simple Life, Fiskars, Finland
2008  Mänttä ArtExhibition, Mänttä, Finland
2006  Places of departure and arrival, Helsinki, Kamppi area
2006  Cold Climates, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006  Placing Sense, MUU- gallery and www.ps.kuten.net
2005  MUU 18 years, Helsinki Kunsthalle , Lab of Change with biologist Antti Halkka
2004  Cold Climates, APT Gallery, London, U.K
2003  Poetry of water, Russian museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2002  CAPSULE, Lights of the Harbour-exhibition in the Helsinki Southern Harbour
2002  The Association of finnish artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
2000  Feeling the city, Helsinki, European cultural capital 2000-event
2000  The Association of finnish artists, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
1998  MuuMediaFestival98, Cablefactory, Helsinki
1998  ArtGenda98, Stockholm, Sweden, PARASITE-project, with Pasi Mann and Tea Mäkipää
1997  PARASITE-project in Espoo City bureau, Finland, with Pasi Mann and Tea Mäkipää

public works of art

2011  Leinelä kindergarten, Vantaa, Finland
2002  Kivikko social centre, Helsinki
1995  Congrecational centre, Espoo, Finland

artist-in residence stays

2017 Paris, Cité internationale des arts
2013  Finnish cultural foundation in New York
2006  Frankfurt am Main, Germany, HIAP (Helsinki International Artist-in -residence Programme)
2002  Qaqortoq, Greenland, NIFCA (Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art)
2001  Paris, Cite`internationale des arts
2000  NewYork. Finnish foundation for visual arts