Contact/CV

HERTTA KIISKI
based in Turku, Finland

  • MA in Fine Arts, Time and Space Department, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts 2012 – 2015
  • BA in Photography, Turku Arts Academy 2008 – 2012
  • Studies at University of Jyväskylä, Arts Education, Art History, Museology
  • Studies at University of Turku, Latin and Roman literature

Solo exhibitions

  • 2018* yet unnamed, (with Jenna Sutela), Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
  • 2017 MELANKOLIA2047, Vanha Raatihuone Gallery, Turku
  • 2016 Wash, Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki
  • 2015 ONE SECOND CAN, Fafa Gallery, Helsinki
  • 2014 Art History Brush, Such Gallery, Helsinki
  • 2014 Archive Play, Golden Thread Gallery (with Niina Vatanen), Belfast
  • 2014 Glimpses of the Unattainable, The Finnish Museum of Photography (with Niina Vatanen), Helsinki
  • 2014 Mnemosyne, Galleria Å, Turku,
  • 2013 Musing, Free Arts Space, Helsinki
  • 2012 Primavera, Turku Art Museum, Turku
  • 2011 Siena, Ten Years Later, Northern Photographic Center, Oulu
  • 2010 Lilla, Kutomo, Turku
  • 2010 Horreur, Napa gallery, Helsinki
  • 2009 New Wave, B-gallery, Turku

Group exhibitions (selected)

  • 2018* yet unnamed, Forum Box, Helsinki
  • 2017Automated Curation, The Community, Paris
  • 2017 Still Searching, Benaki Museum, Athens
  • 2017 Table Scenes, Kirpilä Art Collection
  • 2016  Cyclone 3, Titanik, Turku
  • 2016 Parantola, Paimio Santorium, Paimio
  • 2016 Basic Photography 2016, SIC, Helsinki
  • 2016 Momentary Monumentality, Kilometer of Sculpture, Rakvere
  • 2015 Reframe Memory, Benaki Museum, Athens
  • 2015 Tieto, Hippolyte, Helsinki
  • 2014 Nothing thicker than a knife’s blade separates happiness from melancholy, Museum De Pont in Tilburg, East China Normal University in Shanghai, Dortmunder U in Dortmund
  • 2014 Kuvan Kevät, KuvaxTila, Helsinki
  • 2014 Valokuva II, KuvaxTila, Helsinki
  • 2014 By Chance in Berlin, Suomesta galerie, Berlin
  • 2013 Summer School, TR1, Tampere
  • 2013 Connecting the Dots, Pera Museum, Istanbul
  • 2013 Summer School, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
  • 2013 I’m¹², Galleria Huuto, Helsinki
  • 2013 And Then With Powers Combined, Fafa, Helsinki
  • 2013 The Allure of Light, Lahti Art Museum
  • 2012 Art Fair, Helsinki
  • 2012 Venus, Kutomo, Turku
  • 2012 Sin, Photographic CenterPeri, Turku
  • 2012 Ereignis, Social Fotofest, Piombino, Italy
  • 2012 This way!, Jukka Male Museum, Cable Factory, Helsinki
  • 2012 I’m not writing Any Story, Photographic Center Peri, Turku
  • 2011 2000 ja 11 self-portraits, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
  • 2011 Spirit Level, Gallery Luova, Helsinki
  • 2011 Spirit Level, Fondazione Marangoni Gallery, Firenze
  • 2011 Spirit Level, Umass Gallery Lowell USA
  • 2011 What else was there?, Gallery U, Helsinki
  • 2011 Myrkkyoppi, Gallery Tilanne, Tampere
  • 2011 Looking forward, Gallery Oyoy, Lahti
  • 2010 Borders, Gallery Detroit, Stockholm

Books

  • 2016  I Was an Apple and I Got Peeled – But It Was a Good Thing, Kehrer Verlag, Germany

  • 2014 Archive Play, with Niina Vatanen, Kehrer Verlag, Germany

Grants

  • 2016 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Frame Visual Art Finland, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, TOP Foundation
  • 2015 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1-year working grant, Frame Visual Art Finland, Arts Council
  • 2014 National Council for Photographic Art, Frame Visual Art Finland, Arts Council of Southwest Finland
  • 2013 Kone Foundation
  • 2012 Arts Counsil of Southwest Finland
  • 2011 Finnfoto, Kone Foundation, Eemil Aaltonen Foundation
  • 2010 Patricia Seppälä Foundation

Memberships

  • Union of Artist Photographers
  • Arte

Works in Collections

  • Finnish Museum of Photography
  • Finnish State Art Commission
  • Turku City Art Collection
  • Finnish Acacemy of Fine Arts

     

+358 40 584 6838
hertta at herttakiiski.com

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