ARTISTS

ELINA BROTHERUS

SELECTED WORKS
Model Study 18, 2005 model-study18_web.jpg ELINA BROTHERUS
Model Study 18, 2005

C-Print
80 x 61 cm
Ed. 6

Model Study 18, 2005Love Bites I, 1998
EDUCATION (SELECTION)

1972
Born in Helsinki

1997
Master of Arts / Potography, University for Art and Design Helsinki (UIAH)

2000
Master of Science / Analytic Chemistry, University Helsinki
Lives and works in Paris


AWARDS AND GRANTS (SELECTION)

2006
Ars Fennica 2006 nomination

2005
Finnish Cultural Foundation
book publishing scholarship (for The New Painting), Arts
Council of Finland

2004
artist scholarship, Arts Council of Finland

2003
Carnegie Award 2004, Young Artist's Scholarship
The Best Books of the Year, Finnish Committee of Book Art (for Decisive Days)

2002
Carnegie Art Award 2002, Nominée
Citigroup Private Bank Photography Prize 2002, Nominée

2001
Prix Mosaïque, Centre National de l'Audiovisuel Luxembourg
Fotofinlandia 2000 Award
artist scholarship, Arts Council of Finland

2000
Finnish Cultural Foundation
scholarship for young artists, Finnfoto


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2012
Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen

2010
Retrospective, gb agency, Paris
Billnäs Bruk, Raseborg, Finnland
Helsinki, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norwegen
Spazio, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rom

2009
Photography Hippolyte, Helsinki, together with Hannele Rantala
The New Painting, Photography Gallery, Poznan, Poland, (cat.)
Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen

2008
YKY Gallery, Istanbul (cat.)
My Happiness is round, The Wapping Project, London
Etudes d'après modèle, danseurs, AMA Gallery, Helsinki
V.M. 21 Arte contemporanea, Rome
Elina Brotherus, in Artist File 2008, The National Art Center,
Tokyo

2007
The new painting. Oldenburger Kunstverein (cat.)
The New Painting, Centre pour l'image Contemporaine Geneva
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin

2006
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin
Model Studies, Musée des Beaux-arts Caen
The New Painting, Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône /
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Dublin/ Millesgarden Stockholm/
The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki/ Konsthallen
Millesgârden Lindingö

2005
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Frankfurt
Brotherus Tyttö, Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute Oslo
Jerusalem Theatre Jerusalem
Contemporary Art Centre Tarargona (cat.)
FRAC Haute-Normandie Rouen
Maison de la Culture Amiens

2004
Galleri Stefan Andersson Umeå
The New Painting, Mai Manó, Ungarian Photography Center
Budapest
Brotherus Tyttö, Photography Gallery Hippolyte Helsinki
Fotografisk Center Copenhagen
The New Painting, Château d'Eau Toulouse (cat.)

2003
Kunsthalle Lophem (cat.)
Blue Horizon / Feel Finland, Cassina Tokyo (cat.)
Baigneurs, concomitant event of Frame at Istanbul Biennal,
Hotel Marmara Istanbul (cat.)
The New Painting, Pärnu uue kunsti muuseum/ Draakoni Galerii
Tallinn
Suites Françaises 2, Image / Imatge, Orthez
The New Painting, Espace Photographique Contretype Brussels
(cat.)
Sala Caballerizas, Fotoencuentros Murcia (cat.)

2002
Galeria Noua Bukarest
Real Jardin Botánico, PhotoEspaña (cat.)
Encontros da imagem, Braga (cat.)
INOVA (Institut of Visual Arts) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lunds Konsthall / Vesterås Konstmuseum/
Hämeenlinnan taidemuseuo, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Orchard Gallery Derry

2001
Spring, The Wapping Project London (cat.)

2000
Encontros de Fotografia Coimbra

1999
Pohjoinen Valokuvakeskus / Northern Photography Centre, Oulu
Suomen Valokuvataiteen Museo / The Finnish Museum of
Photography Helsinki
Dance Portraits, Galerie Anhava Helsinki


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2014
Portretti, Contemporary Finish Photography, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt

2012
State of the Art - New Contemporary Photography, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
Perhe kuvassa, Finnish National Gallery - Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki
Sense of Place, European Landscape Photography, Bozar, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Biennale de la Photographie, Liège, Belgium
What If, Part of Month of Photography Helsinki, Gallery Pickme, Helsinki, Finland

2010
Artists at Work, gb agency, Paris
Export - Import, Kunsthalle Helsinki

2009
Myth of Childhood, CCA Andratx, Mallorca
Faire la peau de l'inconscient - mutations images, Kunstzentrum Nei Liicht, Dudelange, Luxembourg
Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
La Ruche en d'autres thermes, Palais Lumière, Evian

2008
Nordiske stemninger, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishöj,
Kopenhagen
REAL. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ BANK, Städel Museum,
Frankfurt
Fennofolk, Design Museum, Helsinki (cat.)
1% Water, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
So Close So Far Away - H+F Collection, Museum het Domein,Sittard
Las implicaciones de la imagem, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes, MUCA, Mexico City
Maan asema / La position de la terre, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch
Sept ans de reflection, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône

2007
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum New York
Private Public interface Berlin
De l'Europe, Prix Mosaïque Dudelange (cat.)
Vision from North, Galleria Civiva Modena
Eine Frage [nach] der Geste, Galerie Fotohof Salzburg
Ars Fennica, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Arts Helsinki (cat.)

2006
Ars Fennica, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Arts Helsinki (cat.)
Eine Frage [nach] der Geste, project of HGB Leipzig, opera
Leipzig
Dreamlands Burn, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest
Mar Mater Materia, Espace Photographique Contretype Brussels
Musée des Beaux-arts de Caen
Estivales Photographiques Lannion
Kopavogur Contemporary Art Museum Reykjavik
Sydney Biennale
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography


2005
Selbstauslöser / Automatic Release, Kunsthalle Fridericianum,Kassel (cat.)
Open Space: An Exhibition Project at Art Cologne, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf
Frankfurt / Berlin (cat.)
The Helsinki School, Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin (cat.)
Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, TR1 Tampere
Under Your Skin, White Box New York
Theorema, Collection Lambert Avignon


2004
Nordic Art, MKM Museum Küppersmühle Duisburg (cat.)
PHOTOfesta Maputo, Mozambique
Vague II - Hommages et Digressions, Musée Malraux Le Havre (cat.)
Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF 04) (cat.)
The Helsinki School, The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki /
Kulturhuset Stockholm (cat.)
Startistes, Ass. pour Developement des Initiatives Sportives et Culturelles
Brussels
Tusenfryd, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Je t'envisage, la Disparation du Portrait, Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne
Photobiennale 2004 Moscow
Culturgest Lisbon
Musée d'Elysée Lausanne (cat.)
GOKANN, IV Triennale of Finnish Art, Gallery Fleur, Kyoto /
Helsinki Kunsthalle (cat.)


2003
Le pire est à venir - Images contemporaines du monde,
Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône
Carnegie Art Award 2003, Royal Art Academy, Stockholm / Kópavogur Art Museum Reykjavik / Kunsternes Hus Oslo / Charlottenburg Copenhagen /
Victoria Miro Warehouse London / Helsinki Kunsthalle (until 2005) (cat.)
Girls Night Out, Orange County Museum of Art Newport Beach /
Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis / Art Museum of the University
of Houston (cat.)
Paysages, Centre européen d'actions artistiques contemporaines Strasbourg
De Bortbjudna - Malmö Konstmuseum Gästar Rooseum, Rooseum Malmö
Fables de l'Identité, Centre National de la photographie Paris
Naked Before God, Pärnu uue kunsti muuseum (cat.)
Meri, Hämeenlinna Art Museum (cat.)
Inhimillinen Arki, Vantaa City Art Museum (cat.)
Transparente, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo Rome (cat.)
Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein /
Mannheimer Kunstverein / Städtische Galerie Waldkreiburg / Stadtgalerie Kiel /
Brandenburgische Kunstsammlung Cottbus / Centrum Kultury Poznan /
Salo Art Museum (cat.)
Nya Verkligheter, Finlandinstitutet Stockholm
New Realities, Hasselblad Cente, Gothemburg


2002
Face / Off, Kettle's Yard Cambridge (cat.)
La Jeunesse, La edad más bella, Sala de Exposiciones del Canal de Isabel II Madrid
Le Bâti et le Vivant / The Built and the Living, Semaines Européenes
de l'image, Galerie Nei Liicht, Dudelange Luxembourg (cat.)
Carnegie Art Award 2002, Reykjavik Art Museum / Kunsternes Hus Oslo /
Kunstforeningen Copenhagen / Victoria Miro Warehouse London /
Helsinki City Art Museum / Röda Sten Gothemburg (cat.)
Symptomania, Kunsthalle Lophem (cat.)
Uusia Kuvia. Brotherus, Kella, Kolehmainen, Lajunen, Parantainen,
Helsinki City Art Museum
Photographier, Collection Lambert,Avignon
Valokuva ja Video, Sara Hildén Art Museum Tampere (cat.)
Platform of Encounters, Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius (cat.)
Attachment, European Cultural Capital 2002 Bruges (cat.)
Beyond Paradise, National Gallery Bangkok / National Art Gallery
Kuala Lumpur / Shanghai Art Museum (cat.)


2001
Rendez-Vous 3, Collection Lambert Avignon
Silence in the City, Gwangju City Art Museum (cat.)
Make me Feel, Art Athina Athens (cat.)
ARS 01, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Helsinki (cat.)
Théâtres du Fantastique, Printemps de Septembre Toulouse (cat.)
Confidences, Casino Forum d'Art Contemporain Luxembourg (cat.)
Surface and Whirlpools, Borås Konstmuseum (cat.)
Fotofinlandia 2000 Award, Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory Helsinki


2000
Jahresgaben, Frankfurter Kunstverein (cat.)
One of Those Days, Mannheimer Kunstverein (cat.)
Quinze en Europe, Septembre de la Photo, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain Nizza (cat.)
Waterfront, Kulturbro 2000, Hesingborg Helsingør (cat.)
Narcisse Blessé, Autoportraits Contemporains 1970-2000,
Passage de Retz Paris (cat.)
Norden / North, Kunsthalle Vienna (cat.)
Think 2000, The Finnish National Gallery Ateneum Helsinki (cat.)


1999
Tila - Espaces, Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris
Spaces, The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki
The Passion and the Wave, The 6th International Biennial Istanbul (cat.)
Identité Fictive, Contretype Brussels (cat.)
Finnish Line: Starting Point, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain
Strasbourg (cat.)


BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2008
Elina Brotherus, Artist Files 2008, National Art Center, Tokyo 2008.
Konzept. Fotografie, REAL - Aus der Sammlung der DZ BANK, Ostfildern 2008.

2007
Parts and the Whole, Collecciòn H+F, Fundacion Foto Colectania, Barcelona 2007.
Etudes d'après modèle danseurs, Textuel 2007.
Into the Landscape, Horten 2007.
Peinture et photographie aujourd'hui, Vence 2007.
Dreamlands Burn, Budapest 2007.

2006
Elina Brotherus. The New Painting. Next Level & Creative Scape, o.O. 2006.

2005
Bright, Susan, Art Photography Now, Heidelberg 2005.
Elina Brotherus. Elina Brotherus, Tinglado 2005.
Selbstauslöser. Museum Firdericianium. Kassel 2005 / 2006.
The Helsinki School. a new approach, Text: Andrea Holzherr, Ferdinand Protzmann, Ostfildern 2005.

2004
Cotton, Charlotte, The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Thames and Hudson, London 2004.
Elina Brotherus. The New Painting, Text: Evelyne Biver, Elina Brotherus, Carnets de Résidences #2, Editions Contretype, Brussels 2004.
Elina Brotherus. The New Painting, Text: Paolo Colombo. Chateau d'eau, Toulouse 2004.
Human, fucking human, Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF 04), Svolvaer 2004.
Vagues. Hommages et digressions, Text: Marc Donnadieu, Jean-Pierre Mélot et al., Somogy éditions d'art, Musée Malraux, Le Havre 2004.

2003
Blue Horizon. Contemporary Finnish Photography, Text: Elina Heikka, Yumiko Chiba, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo 2003.
Carnegie Art Award 2004, Text: John Peter Nilsson. Carnegie Art Award Publishing, Stockholm 2003.
Elina Brotherus. Baigneurs, 2001-2003, Text: Hannele Rantala, FRAME, Helsinki 2003.
Elina Brotherus. The new Painting, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels 2003.
Fables de l'identité, parcours de l'exposition, Text: Régis Durand, BeauxArts Magazine, 2003.
FRAC Alsace. Acquisitions 1996/2002, Text: Philippe Piguet. Editions FRAC Alsace, Sélestat 2003.
Girls' Night out, Text: Elisabeth Armstrong, Taru Elfving, Bill Horrigan, Irene Hofmann, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach 2003.
Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Text: Andreas Vowinkel, Pirkko Siitari, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin 2003.

2002
Beyond Paradise. Nordic Artists Travel East, Text: Apinan Poshyananda, Elina Brotherus, Bankok/Kuala Lumpur 2002.
The Citigroup Private Bank Photography Prize 2002, Text: Val Williams, in association with the Photographers' Gallery, London 2002.
Decisive Days. Elina Brotherus. Valokuvia-Photographies-Photographs 1997-2001, Text: Jan Kaila, Kustannus Pohjoinen, Oulu 2002.
Femeninos. PhotoEspaña 2002, Text: Oliva María Rubio, Giovanna Calvenz, Madrid 2002.

2001
ARS 01. Text: Val Williams, Leena Laakso, Elina Brotherus. Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki 2001.
Magnetic North. Current Installation Photography in Finland, Text: Caryn Faure Walker, Mika Hannula, The Finnish Museum of Photography, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Helsinki 2001.
Printemps de Septembre à Toulouse. Théâtres du fantastique, Text: Marie-Frédérique Halin, Val Williams, Actes Sud 2001.
Spring. Elina Brotherus, Text: Sophie Howarth, Jane Rendell. The Wapping Project, London 2001.
Suite Françaises 2. Elina Brotherus. Text: Andrea Holzherr, Val Williams / gb agency, Paris 2001.

2000
Elina Brotherus, Text: Caryn Faure Walker, Elina Brotherus, i8 Galleri, Reykjavík / Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Reykjavík 2000.
Norden. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Nordeuropa, Text: Mika Hannula, Sabine Folie, Brigitte Kölle, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien 2000.
The Passion and the Wave. 6th International Istanbul Biennial of Contemporary Art, Text: Anders Kreuger, Paolo Colombo, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul 1999 / 2000.

1999
Finnish line. Starting point, jeunes artistes finlandais, Text: Yrjänä Levanto, Paul-Hervé Parsy, Elina Brotherus, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Straßburg 1999.

1998
Elina Brotherus, Text: Yrjänä Levanto, Elina Brotherus, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå 1998.