25.04. - 15.06.
screening at Lindenstrasse 35 Berlin,
daily, 8 – 10 pm

Jari Silomäki

Jari Silomäki

Born in 1975 in Parkano, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

2013 – Postgraduate Studies, Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
2007 – Master of Arts, University of Art and Design (TaiK), Department of Photography, Helsinki
2001 – Bachelor of Arts, Turku Art Academy, Department of Photography, Turku, Finland
1996 – 1997 The School of Photography, Muurla, Finland

Selected solo exhibitions
2021 We are the Revolution, after Joseph Beuys, Persons Projects, Berlin, DE
2020 Atlas of Emotions, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2019 We are the Revolution, after Joseph Beuys Zanis Lipke Memorial Museum, Riga, LV
2017 Rehearsals for Adulthood, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI

2017 Framing the world, Gallery Taik Persons, DE

2017 Contemporary window gallery,  St. Petersburg, RU

2016 Aesthetics of violence, GalleriaGalleria( popup), Seinäjoki, FI
2014 Aesthetics of violence, Northern Photography Centre, Oulu, Finland
2013 We are the Revolution, after Joseph Beuys, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki
2012 My Weather Diary, Small Project place, Tromso, Norway
2011 Room With A View, Gallery Korjaamo, Helsinki
2011 My Weather Diary, Quai N1, Vevey, Switzerland
2009 Alienation and Other Stories, Galleria Galica, Milan, Italy
2007 Galleria Galica, Milan
2007 Rehearsals for Adulthood, Mai Manó, House of Photography, Budapest, HUN
2007 Northern Photography Centre, Oulu
2006 My Weather Diary, Dorottya Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2006 My Unopened Letters, Lighthouse Poole, UK
2006 My Unopened Letters, Gallery Anhava, Helsinki
2005 My Unopened Letters, Winchester Gallery, Winchester (UK)
2005 My Weather Diary, Finland Institute Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 My weather Diary, Gallery Esa Jaske / Project room, Sydney, Australia
2004 My weather Diary, The Art Museum of Wäinö Aaltonen / Studio, Turku
2002 Rehearsals for Adulthood, Espace Huit Novembre, Paris, France
2001 Rehearsals for Adulthood, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki

Selected group exhibitions
2020 The Helsinki School - The Nature of Being, Persons Projects, Berlin, DE
2019 Abbaye Saint-André, centre d’art de Meymac, FR
2018 Weather, D Museum, Seoul, KP
2017 Voices from Europe, Lisbon, PT
2017 KaunasPhoto, Kaunas, LT
2016 Demonstrating Minds, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki, FI
2016 Wild Strawberries, Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku, FI
2016 60th anniversary exhibition of the State Art Commission Museum of  Visavuori, Valkeakoski, FI
2015 Photo London, Somerset House, UK
2015 Capturer l’Ephémère, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, FR
2015 Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki, FI
2014 Manifesta 10. Parallely Program, S.T. Petersburg, RU
2014 Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku
2013 Tosi kyseessä, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki
2012 Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku
2012 Artic Hysteria, ST. Petersburg, Russia
2011 Äärimmäisyyksien yhteinen tekijä, Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku
2010 No Fear Beyond This Point, Gelleria Galica, Milan
2010 Arrivals and Departures, Fondo Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona – curated by Andrea Bruciati, IT
2010 Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki, FI
2010 Arctic Hysteria, Kuntsi, Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, FI
2009 T.ERROR, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York, USA
2009 Arctic Hysteria, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
2009 Aletheia, Helsinki Photography Festival, Helsinki City Art Museum, FI
2008 Arctic Hysteria, P.S.1, New York, USA
2008 Nordic Moods, Arken, Museum of Modern Art, Skoven, DK
2008 Helsinki Biennale, Design Museum, Helsinki, FI
2008 Phenomena, Pori Art Museum, Pori, FI
2008 Ma liberaci dal male, Galleria San Fedele, Milan, IT
2008 Questions of Conflict, European Museum of Peace, AT
2008 Rose Boreal, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, FR
2007 The Triennial of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki, FI
2007 7th Biennale de la Photographie Africaine, Bamako, ML
2007 The Nature of Evil, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2007 Hope is a Good Thing, Atelier Frankfurt, DE
2006 47th October Salon, Belgrade, RS
2006 Metaphysics of Youth, Artenova - Fuoriuso, Pescara, IT
2005 Malmö Museer / Fotografins rum, Malmö, SE
2005 Fractures of Life, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki, FI
2005 Helsinki School, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, SE
2004 Finnish Tango / White Box, New York, USA
2004 Biennale of Sydney 2004, on reason and emotion, MCA, Sydney, AU
2004 Tough Sisters and Single Men, Art Moscow, RU 
2004 Fotofinlandia 2004 Finalists, Cable Factory, FI
2004 Facing East, Arts Institute at Bournemouth, UK
2004 Kunsthalle Bergen / Bergens Kunstforening, Bergen, NO
2004 Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, LT
2004 Latvia Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, LV
2004 Pori Art Museum, Pori, FI
2004 Tallin Art Hall, Tallinn, EE
2003 Quand la photo fait son cinema, Marseille, FR
2003 Galerie Nathalie Pariente, Paris, FR
2003 Tomorrow’s News, Gallery 101, Ottawa, CA
2001 Fotofinlandia 2000 Finalists, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI


2022 Atlas of Emotions Jari Silomäki, Hatje Cantz
2019 The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being, Vol. 6, Hatje Cantz
2014 The Helsinki School From the Past to the Future, Hatje Cantz
2013 nordic now!, Musta Taide, Helsinki
2012 Tosi kyseessä, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2010 My Weather Diary, monograph, Self-published
2009 Aletheia – Positions in Contemporary Photographies, exhibition catalogue, Helsinki Art Museum: Helsinki
2009 Motiv #13, Stockholm
2009 Photographs, Philips de pury & company, London
2008 Rose Boréal : Photographies de l'Ecole d'Helsinki, Exhibition catalogue, ENSBA: Paris
2008 Nordic Moods, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen
2008 t.error, PETRANYI Asolt, Budapest
2007 The Helsinki School New Photography by TaiK, Hatje Cantz
2007 Rencontres Africaines De La Photographie, Bamako
2006 Shifts, i(p+r)/n University of Sunderland
2006 Art, life & Confusion, October salon Belgrade, Belgrade
2005 The Helsinki School - Photography by TaiK, Hatje Cantz
2005 Die Vierte Generation – The Helsinki School, PPS Galerie: Hamburg
2005 Arjen murtumia, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2005 To Be Continued, Helsinki Photography Festival, Helsinki
2004 Isabel Carlos Emotion and Reason, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
2004 Heimweg, Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nürnberg, Berlin
2004 Vagues, Somogy Editions D'art, Paris
2004 ARTnord, Institute National D'historie De L'art, Paris
2004 Jari Silomäki, Avaamattomat kirjeeni (My Unopened Letters), catalogue, Whinchester Gallery and Photonet, Whinchester
2004 Vasta Maalattu, Institut Finlandais, Paris
2003 What is important, 3rd Baltica Triennal of Photography art, Kiel
2003 Landscape – Photographs of Time and Place, the National Geographic Books, Washington
2002 Kuvitelmia / Fantasies. Asko Mäkelä, Exhibition catalogue, Finnish Museum of Photography, Sara Hildén Art Museum: Helsinki/Tampere
2001 Harjoitelmia aikuisuuteen (Rehearsals for Adulthood), monograph, Turku Polytechnic
2001 Intohimo–Passion, Luovan valokuvauksen keskus, Jyväskylä

Selected Grants and Awards
2017 Finnish State Prize for Photographic Art
2017 Kone Foundation
2016 Arts Council of Finland
2015 WILLIAM THURING Prize, Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation
2009 Arts Council of Finland
2009 Alfred Kordelin Foundation,

Works in collections
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, FI
Helsinki City Art Museum, FI
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, FI
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
Turku Art Museum, Turku, FI
Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, FI
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, FI
Pori Art Museum, Pori, FI
Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, FI
National Museum in Szczecin, PL
Neue Galerie Graz, AT
Private collections in Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Russia, Sweden, UK and USA.

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