Contact & CV

CONTACT

jonna.kina(at)gmail.com

 

Represented by:

AMA GALLERY
Rikhardinkatu 1
00130 Helsinki
Finland

 

AV-Arkki
The Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art
Tallberginkatu 1 C 76
00180 Helsinki
Finland
programme(at)av-arkki.fi

 

 

CV 

Born in Lappeenranta, Finland in 1984.

 

EDUCATION

Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Photography, MFA, 2010-2015
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Time and Space Arts, Helsinki, MFA, 2010-2013
SVA, International Exchange Program, School of Visual Arts,
Photography, Video & Related Media, New York, USA, Fall Semester, 2013
Bezalel, University of Arts and Design, International Exchange Program,
Department of Photography, Jerusalem, Israel / Palestine 2008-2009
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Time and Space Arts, Helsinki, Finland, BA, 2006-2010

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Somnivm, Beaconsfield, London, UK

2017 Recordings, together with Sharon Lockhart, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Foley Objects, Part of Ctrl + P exhibition, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA 

2016 Secret Words and Related Stories, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2015 Imminent Landscape & Notes from the Other Side, with Josephine Kaeppelin, Rooster Gallery, NYC

2014 Foley Objects, Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

2014 And Other Notions, with Anne Yli-Ikkelä, Fotocentrum Raseborg, Finland

2012 Reconstructions and Drawings, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2006 Speech, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland

2006 Speech, Taidepanimo Gallery, Lahti, Finland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2019

Turku Art Museum, Finland

 

2018

15th Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul, (EXIS), South Korea

6th Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Abracadabra, curated by Lucrezia Calabro Visconti

Sheffield Dok/Fest, UK

FAA – Finlayson Art Area, Finland

Art Film Fest AAF, Košice, Slovakia

9th Athens Avant Garde Film Festival, Greece

Mapping the Invisible, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Yebisu International Festival for Art &

Alternative Visions, See Through 1: Behind the Pixels, with Rainer KOHLBERG, Ismail BAHRI, Jonna KINA, Sebastian BUERKNER, Lisa Oppenheim, James N. Kienitz WILKINS, curated by Julian Ross

Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Portugal

14th Akbank Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

18th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival

Innsbruck International Biennial of the Arts / Maanantai Collective

Nordisk Salon 2017, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden, curated by Maria Gadegaard, Michelle Marie Roy, Marja Sakari and Gunhild Stensmyr

 

2017

DIRECTING THE REAL: Artists’ Film and Video in the 2010s, Curated by Leonardo Bigazzi, Galleria delle Carrozze di Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence Italy

Nordisk Panorama Film Festival, Arr. for a Scene awarded as “Best Nordic Short Film”, Malmö, Sweden

reGeneration3, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui Art Museum Gallery, China

34th KASSEL DOKFEST, Arr. for a Scene in competition program, Kassel, Germany

Interfilm, Berlin Germany

OPTICS, Curated by Victoria Keddie, Roulette, Brooklyn, New York

Kettupäivät, Short Film Competition, Helsinki, Finland

Savonlinnan taidelukio 50-vuotta, curated by Marjo Eskola, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

Art Fair Suomi’17, International Contemporary Art Fair, Helsinki, Finland

reGeneration3, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

 

2016

Still moving, video works by Jan Kaesbach, Kasumi, Jonna Kina, Guillaume Martial, Kevin O. Mooney and Tim Tate / Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA

reGeneration3, Format, International Photography Festival, London

reGeneration3, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico

Young, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland

 

2015

AFTERSOUND: Frequency, Attack, Return

Curated by Melissa Ragona and Margaret Cox, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, USA 

Art Fair Helsinki, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland

reGeneration3, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland 

Reinterpreting the Frame, curated by Boshko Boskovic, The Finnish Museum of Photography

Interpreting the Frame, curated by Boshko Boskovic, Gallery Augusta, Hiap, Helsinki, Finland

Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Galerie Van Der Mieden, Brussels, Belgium / Maanantai Collective

Between the Flashes of the Lighthouse, Gallery Taik Persons, Germany / Maanantai Collective

 

2014

Nordic Dummy Award, Fotobookfestival Oslo, Norway

10th anniversary of the Hasselblad Foundation Victor Fellowships, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

Alone, Helsinki Art Museum, Tennis Palace, Finland

Nine Nameless Mountains, Galeria Monopol, Warsaw, Poland / Maanantai Collective

Inventing Everyday Life, Manifesta 10 / Parallel program, Local Library Window, St. Petersburg, Russia

Hetkinen, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland / Maanantai Collective

Nine Nameless Mountains, I Never Read / Art Basel, Switzerland / Maanantai Collective

Expanded photography, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland

¿Finlandia?, Sala Alcalá 31, #Focus Finland/ARCO, Madrid, Spain

Finalists Exhibition, New York Photo Awards, Power House Arena, New York, USA

ARCO, Madrid, Espanja / Maanantai Collective

 

2013

Photo Levallois Award, Galerie de L’escale, Paris, France

Aperture Foundation Gallery, New York, USA / Maanantai Collective

Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation: First PhotoBook Award, Grand Palais, France / Nine Nameless Mountains 

Waters – Vesiä – Amanzi, Art Museum of Kuopio, Finland

New Nordic Photography, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

PhotoBook Festival, Kassel, Germany / Maanantai Collective

Unien Kaupunki, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland

The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland / Nine Nameless Mountains

Alt+1000 Photography Festival, Rossiniére, Switzerland / Nine Nameless Mountains

 

2012

Kuvan Kevät, The Degree Show of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Preview 5, Helsinki Photography Biennial, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Finland

Preview 5, Valokuva, Helsinki Photography Biennial, FAFA Gallery, Finland

 

2011

Young professionals, Horizonte Fotofestival, Zingst, Germany

 

2010

Academy Meets Photokina, Cologne, Germany

Coop1 – Diamantenbörse, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

Kadotettu ja uudelleen löydetty kuva, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Luontoni, Vuotalo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

 

2009

Chiasma, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel/Palestina

 

2008

Thinking Project, Välivuosi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Psychedelia, Curated by Lars Bang Larssen, FAFA Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Festival, Kasarmitori, Finland

Drawing Class, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

 

2007

Cartes Flux Vol 2, Media Art festival, Fontana Mix Remix, WeeGee, Espoo, Finland

 

2006

Pirkanmaan 3. Triennial, Tampere, Finland

Kehotus, Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland

Niagara Cinema, Tampere, Finland

 

2005

Gallery Huuto, Uudemaankatu, Helsinki, Finland

Backlight05, Photography Triennial, Tampere, Finland

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2017

Best Nordic Short Film, Nordisk Panorama, Malmö

Winner of the “Below Zero Finnish Art Prize”, London

Shortlisted for the VISIO Young Talent Acquisition Prize, Florence

2016

Plat(t)form’16, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2015

reGeneration3, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

2014

Source-Cord Prize, Shortlisted, United Kingdom

Nordic Dummy Award, Shortlisted, Norway

2013

New York Photo Awards, Finalists in Photobook Category, USA

Photo Levallois Award, Special Mention, France

Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation, First PhotoBook Award Nomination, Nine Nameless Mountains

Hasselblad Foundation, Victor Fellowship Award, shortlisted, Sweden

2010

Photokina – Best Stand Jury Prize, Academy of Fine Arts, Germany

 

PUBLICATIONS

2018

Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions catalog, Tokyo Photographic Museum

2017

FOCUS, International art & Photogarphy magazine, issue 23, November – December 2017

2016

Aperture magazine #224 Sounds

2015

Foley Objects, Kehrer Verlag, Germany

Jonna Kina in The Studio by Adam Ryder, Photograph-Magazine, New York

reGeneration3, New Perspectives on Photography, Musée de l’Elysée, Skira

2014

FAT, edition #2014

Helsinki School: From the Past to the Future, by Hatje Cantz

NYPH Journal, New York Photo Awards

New Nordic Photography, The Victor Fellowships 10 Year Anniversary Issue

El Cultural, 21/02/2014, #Focus Finland, Spain

Helsinki Art Museum, Tennis Palace, Alone exhibition catalog

2013

Nine Nameless Mountains, PhotoBook Review, Aperture Foundation

Nine Nameless Mountains, Maanantai collectice, Kehrer Verlag

1/2 Magazine, 10 Best Review

2010

Next Level, Helsinki Issue, edition 20

2009

Kuvas Magazine

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Maanantai Collective

Av-arkki

The Union of Artist Photographers

Muu Artists’ Association

Kuvasto

Kopiosto

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Musée de l’Elysée, Switzerland

Fundacion RAC, Foundation of Contemporary Art, Spain

Finnish Museum of Photography, Finland

The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Finland

Jenny & Antti Wihuri Foundation

The collection of Finnish State Art Commission

The Finish Art Association

The Helsinki City Art Museum

City of Levallois, France

Saastamoinen Foundation