Heli Kaskinen
CV

Born 1981 in Järvenpää, Finland.


Education

2017   Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Time and Space Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki, FI

2016-  Master’s Degree Program, Photography, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Espoo, FI

2016   Bachelor of Arts (BA), Photography, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI

2015   Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Time and Space Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki, FI

2009  Visual Artisan, Photography, Keuda Vocational College / Pekka Halosen akatemia, Tuusula, FI


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Upcoming: Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI 

2017 Notes About Secrets, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, FI

2017 Act Like Nothing Happened. Photographic Gallery Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki, FI

2016 Attempts to Reverse Things, Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari – Pikkujätkä, Helsinki, FI


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Test Lab: Status Flux, The Space of Free Arts, Helsinki, FI

2017 Test Lab: Duration, The Space of Free Arts, Helsinki, FI

2017 viennacontemporary, Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna, AT

2017 STORAGE, Gallery Lapinlahti, Helsinki, FI

2017 S/N – signal-to-noise ratio. Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI

2016 Bad Hair Days, Gallery Ratamo, Jyväskylä, FI

2016 Virus, Gallery Lapnlahti, Helsinki, FI

2016 Illusion, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki, FI

2015 Oh John!, Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, DE

2015 Kuvan Kevät, Degree Show of The Academy of Fine Arts, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI

2014 Oh John!, pop-up Galerie Ballhaus Rixdorf, Berlin, DE

2013 Young Artists 2013, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI

2013 Summer School, TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, FI

2013 Summer School, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI

2013 Alluring Light – Photographic Art 2013, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, FI

2012 Artists 2012, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI


Other Artistic Activity

2018- Independent event producer, Berlin, DE 

2017  Curator of the exhibition STORAGE (together with Noora Sandgren and Paula Saraste), Gallery Lapinlahti, FI

2014  Screening: ‘Regards, Terhi’, Nordic Freelance 2014 Conference, Korsor, DK

2014  Screening: ‘Regards, Terhi’, f 5,6 -club, Helsinki, FI


Publications

2018 Tiheä hetki (transl. a concentrated moment), The Finnish Photographic Yearbook 2018, Maahenki / Musta taide

2018 Guest Room: curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, Der Greif, 02/2018

2017 Guest Room: curated by Tiina Rauhala, Der Greif, 05/2017

2013 a book of lies: väritettyjä totuuksia, Heinonen, A. & Lehmusruusu, T. (edit.)

2012 TORSO Magazine, No. 3/2012


Grants

Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional fund 2018

Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2017

Arts Promotion Centre Finland (working group) 2015, 2017

Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki 2017

Finnish Concordia Found 2009

Keuda Group, Vocational Education and Training (Stipend) 2009

 

Awards

2014 1st place: ‘Regards, Terhi’, Multimedia of the Year 2013, Finnish Press Photographers Association, FI

2010 3rd place: Make a better one yourself, then!, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI

 

Recidencies

2012 Residency of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Utö, FI

2011 Residency of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin, DE


Works in Collections

Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki

Finnish Art Society

Private Collections in Finland


Memberships

Union of Student Photographers of Finland

Union of Artist Photographers in Finland (Candidate member)