P-Gallery 2019

Visual artist Sanni Saari (b. 1990, Finland) creates atmospheric and surreal worlds in her photographs and works with transformations of space, time and sounds in her installations. She often uses experimental approaches and plays with boundaries of different technologies. In her recent projects, she has deal themes like a place attachment, a determination of consciousness and psychological phenomena.

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SANNI SAARI

born in 1990 Rauma, Finland

lives and works in Tampere, Finland

email: sannisaariart(at)gmail.com

+358 400 67 60 62

EDUCATION

2017 Bachelor of Arts (BA), Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Fine Arts programme, FI

2015–2016 Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule, University of Art & Design in Berlin, GER

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

2020

(coming 1/20) Simulated Travel, Studio Mustanapa, Rovaniemi, FI

2019

Simulated Travel, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, FI

I’ll Make an Escape To a Fictitious Island, Gallery Rajatila's curated artist, Designtori, Tampere Tullikamari, FI

Paranormalization, together with Peppi Reenkola, Gallerie Pleiku, Berlin, GER

(Perfect Circle), P-galleria, Pori, FI

2018

Attempts to Telepathy/ (Para)Normals, (together with Peppi Reenkola), Gallery Hieta, Tampere, FI

The Call / Kutsuhuuto, Uusi Kipinä Gallery, Lahti, FI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION & SCREENINGS

2019

Free Your Neurons, together with Peppi Reenkola, Olohuone 306 Festival, Turku, FI

2017

Anatomy of Soul, OFF_festival Bratislava 2017, SK

Turmoil, INTAC, Osaka University of Arts Gallery, JP

Happy Ending, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere, FI

2016

Art Café Konstikas, Himmelblau, World of Tango Festival, Tampere, FI

Desire, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere, FI

Desire, OCAD University Transit Space, Toronto, CA

2015

Desire, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, GER

Intuition as Instrument, BTK University of Art & Design, Berlin, GER

LOCUS Espacio Creativo, B-galleria media art exchange exhibition with galleria Yáveria, Bogota, CO

Reality Television goes Art, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, FI

Sketchbooks, Mediapolis, Tampere, FI

Revolution, Contact Photography Festival 2015, Open Gallery, Toronto, CA

Revolution, Osaka University of Arts Gallery, JP

2014

Art Squatters, World of Tango Festival, Club Vastavirta, Tampere, FI

Behind the Corner, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, FI

Seili Baltic Sea Film Festival, Seili, Nauvo, FI

Do Not Cover, Ikuinen Gallery, Tampere, FI

2013

Artefact, City Museum of Pietarsaari, FI

2012

City of Light, Aulagalleria, Jyväskylä, FI

GRANTS

2018 Project grant, The Paulo Foundation

2015 Project grant, Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation, Reality Television goes Art -work group

PUBLICATIONS & ARTICLES

2017 Turmoil, catalogue, Osaka, JP

2017 Happy Ending, catalogue, Tampere, FI

2016 Echo, artist book, Berlin, DE

2016 Hidden, limited edition book featuring thirty-eight international artists. Published by 23kg50lb Artist Collective, ISBN: 978-0-9952339-1-1, Toronto, CA

2016 Dark Light, author's edition photobook, Berlin, DE

2015 The Next Stop, author's edition photobook, Vienna, AT

2015 Revolution, catalogue, Osaka, JP

2014 ”Vilkuilemista viereisiin pöytiin”, article, Taide-magazine 5/2014, FI

COLLABORATION & MEMBERSHIPS

2019- Tampere Artist society

2019- Rajataide ry

2018- Kalevan Taidetila ry

2018- Normaaliparat

2014-2017 INTAC

OTHER

2015, 2017 INTAC Study trip, Osaka University of Arts, Osaka, Japan

2015 Vienna Photobook Festival, Austria