Contact & CV

CONTACT

jonna.kina(at)gmail.com


Represented by:

 

Rikhardinkatu 1
00130 Helsinki
Finland
+358505894969
gallery(at)ama.email /www.ama.fi

 

AV-Arkki
The Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art
Tallberginkatu 1 C 76
00180 Helsinki
Finland
+35850 4356092
programme(at)av-arkki.fi /www.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/Palestina 2008-2009
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Time and Space Arts, Helsinki, Finland, BA, 2006-2010

 

CURRENT & FORTHCOMING:

2018

Mapping the Invisible, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (Yebizo) 2018, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan (9th – 25th 2018)

Nordisk Salon 2017, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden, curated by Maria Gadegaard, Michelle Marie Roy, Marja sakari and Gunhild Stensmyr (10th Nov – 18th Feb 2018)

Innsbruck International Biennial of the Arts / Maanantai Collective (10th – 25 March 2018)

 

2017

Nordisk Panorama Film festival, Malmö, Sweden (21-26.9.2017)

OPTICS, Curated by Victoria Keddie, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY (7th – 9th Nov)

DIRECTING THE REAL: Artists’ Film and Video in the 2010s, Curated by Leonardi Bigazzi, Galleria delle Carrozze di Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Firenze, Italy (14th Nov – 10th Dec)

34th KASSEL DOKFEST, Arr. for a Scene in competition program, Kassel, Germany (14th – 19th Nov)

Kettupäivät, Short Film Competition, Helsinki (14th – 19th Nov)

reGeneration3, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui Art Museum Gallery, China (15 Nov – 15 Dec)

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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

2016

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

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

2015

Imminent Landscape & Notes from the Other Side, with Josephine Kaeppelin, Rooster Gallery, New York

2014

Foley Objects, Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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

Speech, Taidepanimo Gallery, Lahti, Finland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

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

 

2014

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

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 

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

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

 

2008

Thinking Project, Välivuosi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

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

Drawing Class, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

 

2006

Pirkanmaan 3. Triennial, Tampere, Finland

Kehotus, Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2017

34th Kassel Dokfest, competition program, Kassel, Germany

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

2014

Helsinki Falling, Finland

2013

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

2005

Gallery Huuto, Uudemaankatu, Helsinki, Finland

Backlight05, Photography Triennial, Tampere, Finland

 

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

2008

Helsinki Festival, Kasarmitori, Finland

2007

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

Run, performance, Aue-Pavilion, Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany

2006

DINA, TV-channel

Niagara Cinema, Tampere, Finland

 

RESIDENCES

2017

Väinö Tanner, Foundation, Mazzano Romano

2016

Cité Internationales des Arts, Paris, France

NKF, Stockholm, Sweden

2015

RU, New York, USA

2010

Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Residence – Berlin, Germany

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2017

Best Nordic Short Film, Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden

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

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