Sakari Viika

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (since 1981) - selected

2015  Mikkeli Centre of Photography

2015  Unorganized walks, GRAD gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2014  A Book of Memory, GRAD gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2009-12  Heavy Light, Galleria Ama, Helsinki Kuopio, Oulu, Kotka

2003  Kaamos, Project Space, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

2000  Palmun jäljillä/Tracing the Palm, Lasipalatsi, Helsinki, Finland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS - selected

 2015  8 Exposures – New Views on Tapio Wirkkala, Finnish National Gallery - Ateneum Art Museum,

Curator: Maaria Wirkkala,

Artists: Elina Brotherus, Kira Gluschkoff, Pirjo Honkasalo, Jorma Puranen, Matti Saanio, Pentti  Sammallahti, Rauno Träskelin, Sakari Viika

2013  Here and Now. Performance Art in Finland. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova -museum of history and  contemporary art, Turku

2010  Ikkuna, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland

2010  The Sea, Jordkellare, Utö, Finland

2007  B(s)urma (In Finnish surma means deth), Galleria Välivuosi, Helsinki, Finland

 

PUBLICATONS (selected)

Heavy Light, Musta Taide 2009 (ISBN 978-952-5818-02-04)

You Say Light - I Think of Shadow, Art And Theory Publishing 2014 (ISBN 9789198087482)

 

1985 State Award in Art, Finland (awarded to the Jack Helen Brut performance group)

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland

Oulu Museum of Art, Oulu, Finland

The State Art Collection, Finland

Stoa the Cultural Centre of Eastern Helsinki, Helsinki Finland

VB Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland

born: 1956 Helsinki, Finland

lives and works: Helsinki, Finland

 

Sakari Viika has been working with his own projects, as a photojournalist and documenting different forms of art (dance, performance, opera, theatre, visual arts) as well as participated in many interdisciplinary art projects since the early 1980s.

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