ARS FENNICA CANDIDATES 2005
Aarne Jämsä Paavo Paunu Mari Sunna
Salla Tykkä Roi Vaara


Salla Tykkä


Born in 1973, Helsinki, Finland. 
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Education


1995-2003
The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, MA
1992
Graduated from Secondary School of Visual Arts

Solo Exhibitions


2004
Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Fact, Liverpool, UK
Cave
, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003
Happy Days
, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France  
Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
The Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, US
Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
Distance
, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany 
Cave
, Tramway, Glasgow, UK 
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, US 

2002
Thriller
, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Pain, Pleasure, Guilt
, Bawag - Foundation, Vienna, Austria 
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland 
ArtUnlimited
, Basel, Switzerland 
Hidden Forces
, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France 

2001
Lasso
, Delfina Project Space, London, UK

1999
Power
, Studio Mezzo, Helsinki, Finland

1997
Healthy Young Female
, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Photo: Pertti Nisonen

Group Exhibitions

2004
Down Here
, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Nuclear war
, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
Gokann
, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

2003
Girl’s night out
, OCMA, US 
Girls don’t cry
, Tokyo, Japan
Transparente
, Rome, Italy 
New Realities
, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden 

2002
Edstrandska Nordiska Stipendium
, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Power
, Casino, Luxembourg 
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France 
Lithuanian Triennial
, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania 
Greyscale/CMYK
, Tramway, Glasgow, UK 
Kenen jäljillä?
, Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland 
Fantasies
, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland 
Beyond Paradise
, Bangkok, Thailand / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2001
Trans Sexual Express
, Budapest, Hungary / A Coruña, Spain
Voltti
, The Lönnström Art Museum / Rauma Art Museum, Rauma / 
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland 
Identity
, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland 
Trans Sexual Express
, Barcelona, Spain 
La Biennale di Venezia
, Venice, Italy 
Rock the Campo
, Venice, Italy 
BIDA
, Valencia, Spain 

2000
Master Degree Show
, The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

1999
Beauty Queens
, Art Centre Ahjo, Joensuu, Finland

1998
ArtGenda Retro
, Stadtgallerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Intimacies
, Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art, Greece 
The Nude and the Masked
, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland 
ArtGenda
, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Selected Film and Video Festivals and Screenings


Cave (trilogy) – 2003

2004
Festival Internacional de Curtas Metragens de Vila Conde,
Vila do Conde, Portugal
Tampere Film Festival
, Tampere, Finland
Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland
2003
Enzimi Festival
, Rome, Italy Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
Tribeca Film Festival
, New York, US
 
Cave – 2003

2003
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Thriller – 2001

2004
Playlist
, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2003
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Legende,
Kino Arsenal, Berlin / Filmhaus Kino, Köln, Germany
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
, Oberhausen, Germany 
Platform, Istanbul, Turkey 
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden 
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2002
Locarno Film Festival
, Locarno, Switzerland
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland

Lasso - 2000

2003
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina    
Platform, Istanbul, Turkey 
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden 
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2002
Locarno Film Festival
, Locarno, Switzerland
Festival Internacional de Cine Documental y Cortometraje de Bilbao
, Spain 
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
, Oberhausen, Germany 
Canadian Film Centre's World Wide Short Film Festival
, Canada 
S Media City Artate / Hot
, Ontario, Canada 
Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland 
Impakt Highlights
, a touring venue in Europe 
2001
Video Art Plastic
, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie, France
Shorts festival,
Netherlands 
Impakt festival
, Netherlands 
2000
Buenos Aires Bienal
, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Video garden
, Helsinki, Finland

Power – 1999

2004
Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
2003
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Platform, Istanbul, Turkey
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden 
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2002
Blick
, a touring venue in Europe
2001
Shoot on tour
, a touring venue in Sweden
Rotterdam Film Festival,
Rotterdam, Netherlands 
2000
S Media City Artate / Hot
, Ontario, Canada
Unimovie Festival
, Pescara, Italy 
Avanca 2000
, Spain 
16th International Hamburg Short Film Festival
, Hamburg, Germany 
Jonctions IV
, Brussels, Belgium 
Short Spring Festival
, Helsinki, Finland 
Tampere Film Festival
, Tampere, Finland 
Shoot - Festival
, Malmö, Sweden

Bitch – 1997

2003
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Platform, Istanbul, Turkey
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden 
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 
2000
Stuttgart Film Winter
, Germany
1999
Living room - Festival
, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

My Hate is Useless – 1996

2003
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Platform, Istanbul, Turkey     
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden 
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 
1998
Femmedia,
Stockholm, Sweden
French - Baltic - Nordic Video and New Media Festival
, Tallinn, Estonia 
Salon of Young Artist
, Croatia 
Videonale
, Berlin, Germany 
1997
Short Spring Festival
, Helsinki, Finland
1996
Biennal for Audiovisual Art
, Lahti, Finland
 
Prizes and Nominations


Edstrandska Nordiska - Stipendium, Sweden 2002
DZ Bank -Prize, Germany 2002 
Honourable Mention (Lasso), S Media City 8 Artate / Hot, Ontario, Canada 2002
Nomination for Gilles Dusein Prize, France 2001

Selected Bibliography (publications)


Bernhard Fibicher "Interfaces", Salla Tykkä, Bern: Kunsthalle Bern and Vienna: Bawag Foundation 2002, pp 20-23;  
Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt "Salla Tykkä: A Reverse Chronology", Salla Tykkä, Helsinki: The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, NIFCA publication 09, 2001, pp 3-7; 
Leevi Haapala "Vertical Loops and Propassion in Salla Tykkä's Lasso", Venice: La Biennale di Venezia, Plateau of Humankind, Electa, 2001, p 276; 
Francis McKee "Salla Tykkä Talks to Francis McKee About Her Recent Works During the Making of Thriller", Salla Tykkä, Helsinki: The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, NIFCA publication 09, 2001, pp 11-44;
Francis McKee "if you close your eyes", Cave - Salla Tykkä, Dublin: Meeting House Square 2004.
James Rondeau "Power + Play", Salla Tykkä, Bern; Kunsthalle Bern and Vienna; Bawag Foundation, 2002, pp 10-15;
Hanna Timonen "Salla Tykkä", Greyscale/CMYK, Helsinki: The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, NIFCA publication 14, 2002, pp 50-51;
Marianne Torp "Dualpositions", Salla Tykkä – Cave, Copenhagen: Statens Museum for Kunst, 2004, pp 26-42;
Salla Tykkä "Lasso", Trans Sexual Express, Barcelona: Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, 2001, p 177;
Salla Tykkä "Cave", Salla Tykkä – Cave, Copenhagen: Statens Museum for Kunst, 2004, pp 6-7;

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