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TOMMI MATIKKA

B.24.11.1983 Lempäälä, Finland
Lives and works in Utö, Finland

ART EDUCATION
2003 - 2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Kankaanpää Department of Fine Arts
2002 - 2003 Kauhajoki Folk High School, department of fine art

MEMBERSHIPS
AV-arkki
Muu ry
The Association of Finnish Printmakers, candidate member
The Association of Espoo Visual Artists
Kuvasto ry

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Fine Arts Academy Foundation of Finland
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Rauma art museum
RikArt - artist book collection
Private collections

GRANTS
2012 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
2012 Culture Committee of Espoo
2012 Arts Council of Finland
2011 VISEK, Kuvasto ry
2010 Philos71 Film Festival competition, 4th price
2007 Lions Club

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2014 Galerie Pleiku -residency, Berlin, 14. - 27.7.
2012 Turku Artists’ Association Taf Taf -residency, Senegal, 1.1. - 1.6.

PUBLICATIONS (of and about)
2012 YLE Avaruusromua -radio program, Waters Rising -musical track, 2.12.
2012 "Pomminpurkaja", Havainto No. 5, published by Titanik Gallery
2007 “Free Sample” artbook / communal art project, edition of 700 copies

2012 Chosen artist for ”Muu For Ears 10” CD – soundtracks of video works
2010 appears in “Picture of Scripture”, published by Drotz design


ONE MAN SHOWS

2015 coming up: Espoo, Gallery AARNI, 26.10. - 22.11., with Maria Matikka
2014 Berlin, Galerie Pleiku, " Video_Games", 14. - 27.7., with Maria Matikka
2014 Espoo, Spektri Business Park, "8 - Drawings", 6.5. - 5.6., with Maria Matikka

2013 Helsinki, Forum Box's Mediaboxi, 1. - 24.3.
2012 Tampere, Gallery Rajatila, "Squeezed Between Two Worlds", 13. - 30.10., with Maria Matikka
2012 Helsinki, Gallery Huuto (Uudenmaankatu), "This Fire Burns Us Inside", 12. - 30.9.
2012 Turku, Titanik Gallery, "Dying With Your Eyes Open", 29.6. - 15.7.
2007 Seinäjoki, Art hall Studio, “Let’s”, 10.11. - 9.12. with Maria Matikka
2006 Kankaanpää, Gallery Postelli, “Thursday 12th”, 12. - 22.10. with Kai Aittokallio
2006 Tampere, Gallery Valo, “Juhla”, 1. - 30.8. with Maria Matikka
2006 Tampere, City Library Metso, “2D”, 23.1. - 5.2.


CURATED SHOWS

2014 Kärsämäki, “Ars Kärsämäki”, Taidetalo Nahkuri 16.6. - 3.8.
2013 Tampere, "Haihara 2013 - Eläin", Haihara Art Center, 3.8. - 1.9.
2012 Helsinki, ”New MUU”, MUU Gallery, 23.11. - 16.12.
2011 Helsinki, "Nuoret 2011", Taidehalli, 2.12.2011 - 8.1.2012
2011 Helsinki, "Lookin' Good, Finland!", Kattilahalli, 14. - 20.9.
2011 Espoo, The Association of Espoo Visual Artists, Sohvaperunasatoa, Gallery Aarni, 18.8. - 11.9.
2011 Tampere, "Haihara 2011 - Metsästä", Haihara Art Center, 6. - 28.8.
2011 Akaa, "Näkymä 2011 – Raakataide", exhibition of public art in city of Akaa, 18.6. - 18.8.
2011 Helsinki, Sanomatalo, "Art of Basware" 1. - 11.6.
2008 Tampere, Werstas, "Riita - exhibition", 14.6. - 17.8.
2008 Helsinki, Sanomatalo, "Art of Basware", 14. - 24.5.
2005 Iisalmi, Art Hall Art Anna, "Iisalmi Camera Biennale", 4. - 30.12.


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2014 Spain, MUU video 2014, video art from Finland, Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, 17.9. - 19.10.
2014 Helsinki, ”Uusi lehti – new prints”, Gallery G, 2.7. - 25.7.
2014 Espoo, The Association of Espoo Visual Artists, ”UUSI KESÄ”, Gallery Aarni, 12.6. - 31.7.
2014 Espoo, Gallery Aarni Studio, 16.5. - 7.6.
2013 Helsinki, sales exhibition of contemporary art, ”ART FAIR SUOMI”, Cable Factory, 28.9. - 6.10.
2013 Helsinki, ”Uusi lehti – new prints”, Gallery G, 24.6. - 19.7.
2013 Espoo, The Association of Espoo Visual Artists – summer exhibition, Gallery Aarni, 20.6 - 14.7.
2012 Helsinki, sales exhibition of contemporary art, ”ART FAIR SUOMI”, Cable Factory, 13.-16.9.
2012 Espoo, The Association of Espoo Visual Artists, ”VIELÄ MITÄ”, Gallery Aarni, 21.6. - 15.7.
2011 Helsinki, STG summer exhibition, "Uusi Lehti", Gallery G, 29.6. - 22.7.
2011 Akaa, Pirkanmaan taidesuunnistus - event, "Näkymä 2011 kick off", 16.4. - 17.4.
2007 Kankaanpää, Art School “Kinematografi Teaatteri” outdoor event, 2.9.
2007 Rauma Art Museum, “Magicians in Rauma”, diploma work exhibition, 12.5. - 10.6.
2006 Kankaanpää, Art School gallery, spring show of printmaking department


FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

2014 "Diving Without Dying" at MUU Gaala, movie theater Orion, Helsinki, 15.12.
2014 "My Last Seconds As a Pirate" at MUU Video 2014, Videoforma Festival – Kuryokhin Center of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, 5. - 6.12.
2014 “Small Heroes” at Fabrica Utopia festival, Andros Island, Greece, 26.7., 28.7. & 2.8.
2014 "Small Heroes" at ”Kallio kukkii-festival”, Helsinki, 17.5.
2014 "Small Heroes" at [.BOX], (Visualcontainer), Milan, 16. - 30.1.
2013 "Small Heroes" at Future Shorts, Tampere, 21.12.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at Videomedeja festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 29.11. - 1.12.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at Helsingin lyhytelokuvafestivaali, Helsinki, 12.-17.11.
2013 "Small Heroes" at Festival Internacional de Cortomatrajes, Perú, 13.-16.11.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at Clare Valley Film Festival (pods-compilation), Australia, 15 - 16.11.
2013 "Small Heroes" at Kino kaiku (Virvatulet-compilation), Helsinki 31.10.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at International Festival Signes de Nuit (Focus Finlande), Paris, 10.10. - 20.10.
2013 "Small Heroes" at 5th Cairo Video Festival, Egypt, 25.9. - 7.10.
2013 "Small Heroes" at Flussi Media Art Festival, Avellino, Italy 28.8. - 1.9.
2013 "Small Heroes" at Kalamata Street Festival, Athens, 28.7.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at Video Art Festival Miden, Historic Center of Kalamata, 5.7. and Contemporary Art Meeting Point, Athens, 5.7.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at 59th International short film festival Oberhausen (market screening), 6.5.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at AAVE (Alternative AudioVisual Event), Helsinki, NEW NORDIC MEDIA ART: GHOST LIGHTS ’13, 13.4.
2013 ”Small Heroes” at International Film Festival Rotterdam (DINAMO Press & Industry -screening), 27.1.


FROFESSION RELATED WORK
2012 organizing and teaching experimental videoworkshop in Dakar, Senegal 1.1. - 1.6.
2009 - 2010 Research assistant in Helsinki city museum
(The collection of Helsinki themed prints, The collection of Nikkilä mental hospital patient artwork)
2007 - 2008 Gallerist assignments in Kankaanpää art school

OTHER EDUCATION
2012 Sound art workshop (Circuit bending, Pro Tools), Muu ry 20.8. - 14.11.
2010 Flash-basics course, Keuda
2010 Premiere advanced editing course, Helsingin työväenopisto

OTHER
2009 - 2013 illustrations for different customers
2008 –> shortmovies and videoworks with Maria Matikka, Together Forever Studio

CONTACT
tommimatikka(at)gmail.com

WEB
www.togetherforeverstudio.com




 

 

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