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Pasi Rauhala
b. 1978 in Lahti, Finland
Lives in Lohja and works in Helsinki, Finland
tel.: +358 456 705 236
e-mail: pasi(at)pasirauhala.fi

EDUCATION

2009–2012
Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Master of Arts in photography

2007–2009
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI, Master of Fine Arts in time and space

2003–2007
University of Art and Design, Helsinki, FI, Bachelor of Arts in photography

2002–2003
University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, FI, Bachelor of Arts in digital media

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Fragmented Landscape – Gallery ForumBox / MediaBox, Helsinki, FI
Wires – Tampereen Taidehalli, Tampere, FI

2016
Love Never Fails – Huuto Galleria, Helsinki, FI
Bears All Things – Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki, FI

2015
Pasi Rauhala’s Home Museum (homesickness) – Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI
Lost Himself – Gallery ForumBox, Helsinki, FI

2013
Pasi Rauhala’s Home Museum (migration) – Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI

2011
Pasi Rauhala’s Home Museum (family) – Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, FI

2010
Just a Moment – B-Gallery, Turku, FI
Just a Moment – Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, FI

2009
Arkinen hysteria, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, FI
Unemployed, Lasiboksi, Helsinki, FI

2008
Just Life – Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, FI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Nykyisen ajanjakson jälkeinen aika – Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki, FI

2016
Alive and Well – Showroom Berliini, Berlin, DE
Lost in the Archive – Riga Art Space, Riga, LV

2015
This years’ model – Gallery ForumBox, Helsinki, FI

2014
This years’ model – Kunstahalle Grenland, Porsgrunn, NO
Festen – Forum Box, Helsinki, FI

2013
Efekti – Purnu Summer Exhibition, Art Center Purnu, Orivesi, FI

2012
Olemisen Kevyt Sietämättömyys – Ars Auttoinen, Auttoinen, FI
Rauma Biennale Balticum 2012 – Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, FI
Vanitas – Finland Institut, Berlin, DE
Kulttuuriluotsien löytöjä – Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI

2011
Vanitas – Virka gallery, Helsinki, FI
New Sculpture – Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, FI
“I am liberalsosialist–zenarkist–individualist–collectivist–skeptic– humanist–capitalist–romantic–co-operativist–nihilist“ – Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI

2010
Artists 2010 – TR1 Art Hall, Tampere, FI
Art Fair Finland 10, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
Salmela´s Summer Young Artist Exhibition – Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, FI
”I am a socialist-anarchist-individual-collectivist-individualist-communist-cooperative-aristocrat-democrat”, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, FI
My Home is My Castle, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, FI

2009
Young Artists 2009 – Art Hall, Helsinki, FI
Forest – Fafa Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Kuvan kevät – Kuvataideakatemian Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Tase09 – Rüütelkonna building, Tallinn, EE

2008
Muu Christmas Tree – Muu Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Lens Politica – Fafa Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Port of Helsinki – Laituri, Helsinki, FI
Kevyet Mullat – Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, FI
Art Fair Finland 08 – Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
Fake Summer Exhibition – Kuvataideakatemia Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Change – Gallery LEO, Helsinki, FI
Velomania! – Vaprikki, Tampere, FI
Master Class – Fafa Gallery, Helsinki, FI

2007
Art Fair Finland 07 – Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
The three colors: Yellow – Gallery Maa-tila, Helsinki, FI
Sound / Space –  Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI

2006
Reality Interferes My Dream – Taidepanimo, Lahti, FI
The Art Of Basware – Sanomatalo, Helsinki, FI
Kenossa – Gallery Välivuosi, Helsinki, FI

2005
Kind of Real – Photographic centrum Zebra, Karjaa, FI
Kind of Real – Lume gallery, Helsinki, FI
Kankaalla – Lusto The Finnish Forest Museum, Punkaharju, FI
The Art Of Analyste – Sanomatalo, Helsinki, FI
My Name Is Ikahu – Cultur House, Imatra, FI

2004
Minaret Call – Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, FI

Selected Events and Shows

2017
Flow Festival 2017 – Music festival, Helsinki, FI

2013
Paikkari Performance – Performance festival, Paikkarin torppa, Sammatti, FI

2012
Pää pyörälle festival – Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo, FI
Tsiigaa Art Goes Kapakka – Juttutupa, Helsinki, FI

2011
Cartes Flux 2011 – New Media Art Festival, Cable Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Eri Klubi 2011 – “Naurua ja Neurologiaa” tapahtuma, Dance Theather Eri, Turku, FI

2010
Cartes Flux 2010 – New Media Art Festival, Espoo, FI
Olohuone 306,4km2 – City Art Happening, Turku, FI

2009
Flow Festival 2009 – City Festival, Helsinki, FI
Olohuone 306,4km2 – City Art Happening, Turku, FI
Unknown City – City Art Happening, Helsinki, FI
Common Playground – City Art Happening, Helsinki, FI

2008
Unknown City – City art happening, Helsinki, FI
Amorph! – Festival for performative arts, Helsinki, FI

2007
Hekti – Street art happening, Lahti, FI

The Speech Karaoke Action Group performances

2017
Event – Speech Karaoke Clubs in Lavaklubi, Helsinki, FI

2016
Event, workshop – Thailand road trip, Bangkok, Hua Hin, THL
Event – Speech Karaoke Clubs in Lavaklubi, Helsinki, FI

2015
Event – Speech Karaoke Clubs in Lavaklubi, Helsinki, FI

2014
Event, workshop – Rotterdam film festival, Rotterdam, NL
Event – Speech Karaoke Clubs in Lavaklubi, Helsinki, FI

2013
Event – Masque festival, Helsinki, FI
Event – Helsinki Internation Film Festival, Helsinki, FI

2012
Event, exhibition – All Words Have Run Out, KunstRaum Goethestrasse xtd, Linz, AU
Event, workshop, exhibition – Almost Cinema festival, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Gent, BE
Event – Puhe festival, Turku, FI
Event, workshop – Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
Event – Helsinki Festival, Lava-Klubi, Helsinki, FI
Event, workshop – Räägime festival, Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, EE

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIP

2017
Kone Foundation, grant

2016
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, grant (1 year)
Kone Foundation, grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, grant

2015
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, grant
Kone Foundation, grant

2013
Visek, grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, grant

2011
Oskar Öflund foundation, grant
Patricia Seppälä foundation, grant
The Arts Council of Finland, grant
Finnish Cultural Foundation, grant (3 year)

2010
Finnish Art Association, grant for young artist

2009
Alfred Kordelin foundation, grant
Anita Snellman foundation, scholarship
Friends of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, scholarship
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional fund, grant

2008
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, grant

PUBLICATIONS

2010
Moments Book, ISBN 978-952-92-8035-3

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art / Swanljung Collection
Finnish Art Society
Lahti Art Museum
Jyväskylä Art Museum
Rauma Art Museum
Private collections in Finland and abroad

PUBLIC WORKS

City of Outokumpu, Kummun Koulu, Outokumpu, 2017
HAM Helsinki, Kulosaari Kindergarten, 2014

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITION OF TRUST

Örö Residency Center Association, Board member, 2015 –>
The Artists’ Association of Finland, Deputy board member, 2015
AV-Arkki, The Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art, Member, 2013 –>
Forum Box Space for Art, Member, 2012 –>
HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme, Board Member, 2012 – 2014
Finnish Media Art Network, Board Member, 2012
The Artists’ Association of Finland the Body of Representatives, 2011 – 2014
Artists’ association MUU, Board Member, 2011 – 2016
The Speech Karaoke Action Group, Founding member, 2010 –>
Artists’ association MUU, Member, 2007 –>
Kuvasto ry, member, 2007 –>

TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS AND LECTURES

Lectures in Museums

2013
Jyväskylä Art Museum, lecture under the title of interactivity in contemporary art – planning and realization the lecture

Part time teacher, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki

2012 – 2013
MediaLab and Photography department, Interactive installation course – planning and realization the lectures with Matti Niinimäki
2009 – 2010
Photography departement, Environmental and participatory art course – planning and realization the lectures

Part time teacher, University of the Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2015
Time and Space department, Interactive installation course – planning and realization the lectures with Matti Niinimäki
2009 – 2012
Time and Space department, Gismology Clinic and Interactive installation – technical help for students and lectures about subject

Part time teacher, Kanneljärvi Folk High School, Lohja

2013 – 2014
Art department, Media Art Laboratory – planning and realization the lectures
2012 – 2013
Art department, Audiovisual project – planning and realization the lectures

OTHER WORKING EXPERIENCE RELATED TO ART

Co-founder, Kunstventures Oy / Ikahu Media Art / Art Advisor, A-V equipment sale, rental and installation for artist, galleries and museums etc., 2013 –>
Company owner, Hauki Production, photography, videography, graphic design, illustration etc., 2001 –>