Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Born 1989 in Toijala, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education
2018 Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, photography MA, Helsinki, FI (6/18)
2014 Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences, photography BA, Turku, FI

Solo Exhibitions
2019  Mixed Wooden Stories, Invitation Exhibition, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, FI
2019 100 Hectares of Understanding, Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, IT
2018 Nature Like Capital, Mältinranta Gallery, Tampere, FI
2018 100 Hectares of Understanding, Guernsey Photo Festival, Guernsey (9/18)
2016 100 Hectares of Understanding, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, FI
2014 Tapiola – The First Act, Galleria Titanik, Turku, FI

Group Exhibitions/Fairs
2019 T3 Photo Festival, 72 Gallery, Tokio, JP
2019  GETXO Photo Festival, Getxo, ES
2019 PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin,
2019 IET3 Photo Festival, The UPI Gallery, New York, US
2019 Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, IT
2019 Festival Circulation(s), Centquatre, Paris, FR
2019 Format Festival, Derby, UK
2018 Forest.Enter.Exit, MEWO Kunstalle, Memmingen, DE
2018 Considering Finland, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Rhein, DE (11/18)
2018 OFF_Festival, Bratislava, SK (11/18)
2018 ING Unseen Talent Award, Unseen Amsterdam, NED (9/18)
2018 Athens Photo Festival, Athens, GRC
2018 New Territory, Denver Art Museum, Denver, US (6/18)
2018 Grand Prix Fotofestival, Łódź, PL (6/18)
2018 Festival de Hyères, villa Noailles, Hyères FR (4/18)
2018 Lens Culture Emerging Talents, Klompching Gallery, New York, US (3/18)
2017 Majaoja-prize Finalist, Northern Photography Centre, Oulu, FI (11/17)
2017 Paris Photo ‘17, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR (11/17)
2017 Artissima, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Torino, IT (11/17)
2017 Independence Through the Lenses, Latvian museum of photography, Riga, LV (11/17)
2017 Noorderlicht Photofestival 2017, Groningen, NL
2017 CO-OP Thread Count, Unseen Amsterdam ’17, Amsterdam, NL
2017 Vienna Contemporary ‘17, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Wien, AT
2017 Visions of Nature, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien, AT
2017 Independence Through the Lenses, Organ Vida, Zagreb, HR
2017 Backlight Photo Festival, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, FI
2017 Independence Through the Lenses, Galerija Photon, Ljubljana, SI
2017 Herbarium, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
2017 Photo London, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, London, GBR
2017 Independence Through the Lenses, FOTOFLUSS, Wolkersdorf, AT
2017 Independence Through the Lenses, Robert Capa Center, Budabest, HU
2017 Marked Sites, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
2016 Paris Photo ‘16, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR
2016 Vienna Contemporary ‘16, represented by Gallery Taik Persons, Wien, AT
2012 I’m not writing any story, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, FI
2012 LAUANTAIPUSSI, Köysiratagalleria, Turku, FI
2012 Turku 2011 2000 ja 11 selfportraits, Finnish museum of photography, Helsinki, FI
2011 2000 ja 11 selfportraits, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, FI

Awards
2019 Finalist for the Grand Prix Tokyo International Photo Competition, JP
2018 Winner of the ING Unseen Talent Award, Unseen Amsterdam, NL
2018 Finalist for the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal Łódź, PL
2018 Grand prix du jury photographien, Festival de Hyères, Finalist, FR
2017 Lens Culture Emerging Talent Award
2017 Majaoja-Prize/Backlight ‘17, Winner

Grants
2018 Travel grant, Aalto University, FI
2018 Travel grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, FI
2018 Frame Contemporary Finland, FI
2017 Aalto University
2017 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2016 Aalto University
2016 Patricia Seppälä foundation

Works in Collections
Collection villa Noailles, FR
Private Collections in Italy, Norway and Taiwan

Publications

2018 Considering Finland – catalogue, DE (11/18)
2018 Unseen Magazine #5, NL (9/18)
2018 33e Festival International de Photographie à Hyères – catalogue, FR
2018 The Best of Lens Culture, volume 2, US
2018 German Greenpeace Magazine, DE
2017 Nucleus / Imagining Science
2017 HANT Magazin für Fotografie #10
2017 Moon Man Magazine #1
2017 Visions Of Nature – catalogue
2017 Landskrona Photo View Finland – catalogue
2017 Backlight ‘17– catalogue
2017 EIKON Magazine #99
2017 Der Greif #10, Jubilee-issue
2017 Das Magazin, Finnland-issue

Memberships
Kuvasto Ry, FI
Photographic Artist’s Association, FI
VoRy, The Union of Student Photographers of Finland, FI

Teaching activities
2011– Voionmaa Institute, Visiting Lecturer for Photography, Ylöjärvi/Tampere, FI

 

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