Kaisa Luukkonen
Born. January 16 1974, Kuopio
Live in Gothenburg
kirppukaruselli@gmail.com
+358 44 2056 440


EDUCATION

2016- Masters of Arts Valand Academy
2005 BA in art ( Kuvataiteilija-amk )
1996-2000, Studies in ceramics in Kuopio Academy of Design
1994 lower degree in comercial studies


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2014, Exposure – Endless wonderment, ( group show with Hyrkkänen, Mononen & Saharla ) Pietarsaari City Art Museum2011 Kokeellinen elämä, Ars Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki
2009 Hämärässä, Galleria Utu, Jyväskylä
2009 Kierrätystä-Skjl, Riihimäen taidemuseo, Riihimäki
2007 Pimp My Käsityö, Haiharan kartano, Tampere
2004 Intro-Outro, Samk-kuvataide lopputyönäyttely, Koskikeskus, Tampere
2004 Avoin-ryhmänäyttely, Portait Galleria, Pori
2003 Kisko, Kisko Galleria, Espoo


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Keep On Dreaming, Alkovi Gallery, Helsinki
2013 Natural, Galleri Box, Göteborg, Sweden
2012 Keep On Dreaming, Taidekeskus Mältinranta
2011 Keep On Dreaming, Suunnitelma B
2010 Keep On Dreaming, Napa Galleria, Rovaniemi
2010 Sweet Bunnies and Rotten Eggs, Galleria 5, Oulu
2009 Garden of Ambiguety, Rajateide Galleria, Tampere
2007 Uusi uljas maailma, Katutaideprojekti, Tampere
2007 Täti valkoinen ja inhimillinen tekijä, Galleria 3h+k, Pori
2006 Matkalla, Taidepanimo, Lahti
2004 Rajauksia, Galleria 3h+k, Pori

 

PERFORMANCES

2016 Shadow and Colour, Perfo! Onkiniemi
2016 To Be Shared, Abyss, Pori Art Museum
2016 Guilty Party, Lá Bass Abyss, Helsinki
2015 Engaging Fiction, 17th consecutive Printmaking In / In Graafika festival “The Sky is Falling”, Pärnu, Estonia
2015 Truth Is the Hardest Currency, FWD>>16! 4.Int.Performancefestival auf Noseland
2015 Shadow People, Pub Bastum, Maarianhamina, Finland
2015 How Is Your Middle Distance, Infr’action Venezia, Venice, Italy
2014 Designated Area, Tonight, Helsinki
2014 Now I See You, Rajakeskiviikko: Hehku ja palo – performanssi-ilta, Tampere
2014 Five Strikes, in co-operation with Peter Rosvik, Poznan, Poland
2014 Babysitting My Evil Twin Sister, An Okay at OK – Oksasenkadun Taiteiden Yö 2014, Helsinki
2014 You Do What You Do Best Not What’s Best to Do, Elofest, Helsinki
2014 Bygones, Bygones!, Dystopia/Utopia Festival, Tampere
2014 Participating in Diverse Universe group performance, Berlin, Germany
2014 Performance Fraud, Body Plasticity, Peking, Kiina
2014 Fuck Proverbs, Printmaking festival, Tartu, Viro
2014 Bygones, Diverse Universe – We Are Not Going To Kill You, Viro
2013 Enough is Enough in co-operation with Peppe Rosvik, Fear and Loathing in Pyhäjärvi, Performanssifiesta II, Tampere
2013 Paradise Path in Vaasankatu, Helsinki
2012 In the End, What A Mess! – Hydrogenfabriken, Fredrikstad, Norway
2012 Escapegoat,Performanssifiesta Pispalan nykytaiteenkeskus
2012 Works from series It’s All About.., Surpermarket, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 The Pleasure Of Giving, street performance, Tampere
2010 Täti Valkoisen kuolema ja ylösnousemus, Porin Juhlaviikot, Pori
2009 Täti Valkoisen juorupiiri, Perf, Pori
2009 Täti Valkoisen juorupiiri, Vastavirtaklubi/Pispalan nykytaiteen keskus, Tampere
2008 Täti Valkoisen talo, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere
2007 Täti Valkoinen ja kysymys huumorista, Perfo-Telakka, Tampere
2007 Täti Valkoisen mandala, Galleria 3h+k

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2009-2012 MediaPyhät, media-art happening co-producer and curator
2009 Rajataide Assosiation Vice President


GRANTS

2016 1/3 of a Working Grant Perfo! group
2015 Travel grant, Venice;Art Promotion Center Finland
2014 Travel grant to Beijing, Frame
2014 Travel grant, to Beijing, Art Promotion Center Finland
2014 Travel and exhibition grant, Rajataide working group
2014 Travel support, Pohjoismainen kulttuuripiste
2013 Travel grant,Art Promotion Center Finland – Pirkanmaa
2013 Target grant, Finnish – Swedish Cultural Foundation
2013 Target grant, Art Council of Pirkanmaa
2012,Target grant, Art Council of Pirkanmaa
2008 Target grant, City of Tampere
2006 Target grant, Art Council of Häme


MEMBERSHIPS

Rajataide ry, honorary member
Tampere Artist Association

CURATORIAL WORK

2016 Curator of performance art selection for Annikki Poetry Festival 2016
2009-2012, MediaPyhät, media-art event
2012-2014, Perfo!, performance art event

 

 

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