Galleri Flach

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Ville Lenkkeri CV

Ville Lenkkeri

Born in Oulu, Finland, 1972

Education

  • 2002 – 2006 Master of Art Program, Department of Photography, University of Art and Design, UIAH, Helsinki
  • 2004 Die Hochschule für Buchkunst und Grafik, Leipzig, study exchange
  • 1998 – 2001 Bachelor of Art, Department of Photography, Academy of Performing Arts, FAMU, Prague
  • Induction Workshop in Cinematography, National Film and TV School, London
  • 1994 – 1996 Studies of Cinematography and Film Theory, FAMU, Prague
    1991 – 1994 Studies of Forestry at the University of Helsinki
    1991 Matriculation exam

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2009 Ingen mans land, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
  • 2008 Ballad of a Troubled Dream, Point of View Gallery, New York
  • 2008 Civil Courage (Nos réalités), Le Quartier, Quimper
  • 2008 True Story, Maerz Galerie, Leipzig
  • 2007 Looking at Life, Finlands Institutet, Stockholm
  • 2007 Sisätiloja, G.A.Serlachius museum, Mänttä
  • 2007 Näytös, Korjaamo, Helsinki
  • 2007 Reality in the Making, Peter Lav Photo Gallery, Copenhagen
  • 2007 Natura Morte, Pole Image, Rouen
  • 2007 Reality in the Making, Villa Oppenheim, Berlin
  • 2007 Synart art gallery, Frankfurt
  • 2005 Galleri Flach, Stockholm
  • 2005 Reality in the Making, Honkahovi, Mänttä
  • 2004 Movies, Bautzner 69, Dresden
  • 2004 Cold Frame, Leonardi V-Idea, Genova (together with Sampsa Virkajärvi)
  • 2003 The World As We Know It, Pohjoinen valokuvakeskus, Oulu
  • 2003 Uncompleted Buildings, Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki
  • 2002 Interaction, Photography gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
  • 2002 Movies, Tampere International Short Film Festival, Tampere
  • 2000 Carelians in Juupajoki, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere

 

Group Exhibitions

  • 2008 CLINIC, Griesmar&Tamer, Paris
  • 2008 Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä
  • 2008 Maan asema / La position de la Terre, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch
  • 2008 Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm
  • 2008 Dark, Korjaamo, Helsinki
  • 2007 French Diary, Pohjoinen valokuvakeskus, Oulu
  • 2007 Toden ja unelmien välissä, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere
  • 2007 Photo Finish, Stenersens Museum,Oslo
  • 2006 What’s Up North, Rantagalleria, Pohjoinen valokuvakeskus, Oulu
  • 2006 What is Photography, Borås Konst Museum
  • 2006 Museum!Museum!, Oulu Art Museum
  • 2006 Dialog, Langhans Galerie, Prague
  • 2006 Fermente, Maerz Galerie, Leipzig
  • 2006 Alone Together (POC), Gallerie Nouvelles Images, Den haag
  • 2006 Nu Nordisk Fotografi, (10 finalists), Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
  • 2006 Masters of Art, UIAH, Helsinki
  • 2006 Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen
  • 2006 Pointers, Contemporary finnish photographers, Galerie Nei Liicht, Luxemburg and Studio Marangoni, Florence
  • 2006 Fotofinlandia, (10 finalists), Sanomatalo, Helsinki and VB-valokuvakeskus, Kuopio
  • 2006 Nyförvärv och en och annan favorit, Gävle Konstcentrum
  • 2005 Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Stadtmuseum Ratingen and Stadtmuseum Bergkamen
  • 2005 Berlin Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • 2005 Personligt (The Helsinki School), Kunsthaus Bethanien, Berlin
  • 2005 4th Generation, PPS Gallery, Hamburg
  • 2005 The Helsinki School, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
  • 2005 Helsinki Versions, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm
  • 2005 Stockholm Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • 2004 Working Situation, Bautzner 69, Dresden
  • 2004 Berlin Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • 2004 POC in town, Gallery Kudlek, Forum fur Fotografie, Cologne
  • 2004 Fantastic Realism, Konstihoone, Tallinn
  • 2004 The World As We Know It, Prospekto gallery, Vilnius
  • 2004 Quand la photo fait son cinema, Pole Image Haute-Normandie, Rouen
  • 2004 Stockholm Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • 2003 Quand la photo fait son cinema, Galerie Nathalie Pariente, Paris
  • 2003 Berlin Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • 2003 OPEN 2003, Venezia
  • 2003 60° – 43°, Marseille
  • 2003 Stockholm Art Fair, Gallery Taik
  • Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä
  • The Final Show of BA-studies, FAMU, Novometska Radnice, Prague
  • 2001 Alkuperä, Koskenjalan galleria, Juupajoki
  • 1999 Swimming Pool, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • 1998 Särkyneen sydämen hotelli, Porin Taidemuseo
  • 1998 Kuoret, galleria Leonardo, Tampere

 

Grants

  • 2008 Konstnärsnämnden, Sweden
  • 2008 Finnish Fine Art Academy Foundation
  • 2008 The City of Stockholm
  • 2008 National Council for Photographic Art, grant for photographic books
  • 2008 National Council for Photographic Art
  • 2008 National Council for Photographic Art
  • 2007 Finnish Cultural Foundation
  • 2006 Finnish Fine Art Academy Foundation
  • 2006 Finnish Art Foundation, grant for young artists
  • 2006 Sleipnir-travel grant, NIFCA
  • 2006 Public Lending Right Grant, Arts Council of Finland
  • 2005 Sleipnir-travel grant, NIFCA
  • 2005 Arts Council of Finland, grant for photographic books
  • 2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation
  • 2005 Town of Mänttä
  • 2005 National Council for Photographic Art
  • 2004 Arts Council of Finland, travel grant
  • 2003 Sleipnir-travel grant, NIFCA
  • 2003 National Council for Photographic Art
  • Kordelin foundation
  • 2002 Sleipnir-travel grant, NIFCA
  • 2002 Art Council of Pirkanmaa
  • 2001 Town of Mänttä

Publications

  • - Reality in the Making, Hatje Cantz, 2006, ISBN: 978-3 7757-1880-6, www.hatjecantz.de
  • - Movies, Bautzner69/Hesperus Verlag, 2004, ISBN: 3-932 607-11-2

 

Works in Collections

  • - Statens Konstråd, Sweden
  • - Finlands Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • - Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France
  • - F.R.A.C. Haute Normandie, France
  • - Pole Image Haute Normandie, France
  • - DZ Bank, Germany
  • - The Art Museum of Oulu, Finland
  • - Oulun seudun ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland
  • - Suomen taideyhdistys, Finland
  • - Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden
  • - Gävle Art Centrum, Sweden
  • - Private collections in Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, Italy and USA

 

Residencies

  • 2004 Rouen, POC / Pole Image Haut Normandie
  • 2003 Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, NIFCA

Memberships

  • - the Union of Artist Photographers in Finland
  • - Piece of Cake (POC), European project for contemporary imagery. See www.pocproject.com