/// Anni Laakso

Capsule, 2002
Capsule is a movable temporary dwelling for a homeless or a refugee. It is a survival unit . There is a simple bed , a table and a lamp inside.

Size: Lenght: 270 cm, diameter 110 cm, height 170 cm. Material: painted fibreglass

Helsinki Southern harbour, Lights of the harbour -exhibition 2002

/// CV:

Selected

Studies

1997 MA, the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, sculpture

1990-94 BA, the Academy of Fine Arts,Helsinki, sculpture

1980-82 Studies in biology, University of Helsinki

Solo exhibitions

2004 Helsinki City Art Museum, Kluuvi Gallery
2000 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
1999 Push Firma Beige, Helsinki
1996 The Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

Group exhibitions

2006 Placing Sense-project in net and Muu-gallery in Helsinki
2006 Cold Climates, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
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 South Harbour, Association of Finnish Sculptors
- The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
2000 Feeling the city ( art in the city), Helsinki, european cultural capital 2000-event
- The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1998 Kunstraum Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland
- MuuMediaFestival 98, Helsinki
- ArtGenda98, Stockholm, Sweden, PARASITE installation, with Pasi Mann and Tea Mäkipää
1997 PARASITE project in Espoo city bureau, Finland, MAP (Media.Art.Project.) with Pasi Mann and Tea Mäkipää
- The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1994 EcoPhoto? (Group4) Search for ecological photography, the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
1993 EXIT-young Finnish photography, The Museum of Photographyart, Helsinki and several museums in Finland, 1993-95 (Group 4)

Video works

2003 Ice, 3 min.,format miniDV, pal
2000 History-today at home, 50 min, 2 monitor videoinstallation, format miniDV, pal

Public works of art

2002 A public outdoor sculpture, comissioned by City of Helsinki at Kivikko social centre
1995 Sculpture in Congrecational centre, Espoo, Finland

Artist-in-residence stays

2006 HIAP, (Helsinki International Artist-in-residence Programme) Frankfurt, Germany
2005 Art council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region: Berlin, Germany
2002 Nifca ( Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art): Qaqortoq, Greenland
2001 Cite’ internationale des arts, Paris
2000 Finnish Foundation for Visual Arts: New York

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annilaakso@hotmail.com