Bio

BIO

 

Jonna Kina (born 1984, Finland) is a multidisciplinary artist who works with variety of media, including films, installations, photographs, sounds, texts and publications. Her works are conceptual and structural in terms of method. Kina graduated from the Finnish Academy of Arts and from Aalto University, School of Arts, department of photography. She has also studied in the School of Visual Arts, New York and in Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. Kina’s works has been widely presented in numerous solo and group exhibitions, such as Galleria delle Carrozze di Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence; Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg; Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne; Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg; Kunsthalle, Helsinki; Museo Amparo, Puebla; Helsinki Art Museum; Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid; Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki and most recently at the Lishui Photography festival in China as part of the reGeneration3 show tour launched by the Musée de l’Elysée and the Skira publication project. Kina has recently being awarded Below Zero Prize and her film “Arr. for a Scene” was selected by Nordisk Panorama as the “Best Nordic Short Film”. Also she was shortlisted for the VISIO Young Talent Acquisition Prize. Her works will be next featured at the Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum and at the Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall London. Kina’s works are represented in collections of such as Musée de l’Elysée, Fundación RAC – Foundation of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki City Art Museum, Saastamoinen Foundation, City of Levallois, France, Finnish Museum of Photography among others.