Kaija Papu

 

7.1.2009
 

E-mail: kaija(at)kaijapapu.com
Web-addresses: www.kaijapapu.com
www.kaino-kustanne.com

 

Born 1980, Saarijärvi, Finland
Lives and works in Tampere, Finland

 

EDUCATION

2002-2006    BA, Tampere Polytechnic School of Art and Media, Fine Art Programme
1997-2000    Upper secondary high school graduate 2000, Kauhajoki, Finland

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 Drawing Attention, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland
2008 Kaikki oli täydellistä! (Everything was perfect!), Galleri Sinne, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Kaikki oli täydellistä! (Everything was perfect!), Galleria Kohina, Joensuu, Finland
2007 Rakastan sinua ikuisesti, (I Love You Forever), Galleria Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland Pictures from the exhibition
2004 Vähemmän Hieno Kuin Nimestä Voisi Päätellä, (Less Fancy Than The Name Applies), Vakiopaine-cafe/bar, Jyväskylä, Finland
2004 Toisen kuvan oma puoli, (Own Side Of Other's Image), Ikuinen Galleria-gallery, Tampere, Finland
2003 työskentely/ näyttely, (exhibition/working), Työmaakoppi-movable art space, Tampere, Finland
2002 Solo Exhibition, Kahvila Valo-coffee bar, Tampere, Finland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 Pirkanmaan 4. Triennaali (4th Triennale of Pirkanmaa), Tampere Artmuseum/Mediatunnel, Tampere, Finland
2009 Sateenkaaren tuolla puolen (The Other Side of The Rainbow) Gallery G18, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Kierrätystä (Recycling) – exhibition by the Artists' Association of Finland, Artmuseum of Riihimäki, Riihimäki, Finland
2009 Scandinavia –Young Thoughts about Tellus, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 TAJU 09 - Sense of Reality, Hyvinkää Art museum, Hyvinkää, Finland
2009 Money, money, money..., Raisio museum Harkko, Raisio, Finland
2009 MEGALOMANIA / Huoltamo 3-years –jubilee exhibition, Galleria Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2009 Exhibition by Tampere based artists, Miskolc museum, Karton Szalon – exhibition space. Miskolc, Hungary
2008 Taiteilijat 2008 (Artists 2008), Artists' Association of Finland: Artists' 113rd Annual Exhibition, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
2008 Create Another Genderation, part of the LaD.I.Y.fest Berlin program, Café Dumpling, Berlin, Germany
2008 Haihara 08 –kutsunäyttely (Haihara 08-invitation exhibition), Haihara Artcenter, Tampere, Finland
2008 Oranki Art -environmental art exhibition, Oranki, Finland
2008 ARS Kärsämäki 2008, Kärsämäki, Finland
2007 Art Fair Suomi ’07, Gallery Muu, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Vajaa totuus ja täydelliset valheet, (Scant Truth And Perfect Lies), Emil-sali Vanha kirjastotalo, Tampere, Finland Pictures from the exhibition
2006 GT TAIDE 2006, (GT Art 2006), Emil-sali Vanha kirjastotalo, Tampere, Finland
2006 Etsitään tilaa, (Looking for Space), graduate exhibition, Central square, Tampere, Finland
2006 Dyykkaa ARS06, (Dumpster Dive ARS06) Dumpster in the backyard of Kiasma, Workshop by Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2005 tunnesuhdeihminen, (feelrelationhumanbeing) Emil-sali Vanha kirjastotalo, Tampere, Finland
2005 Ole ihminen, (Be a human being), Mältinranta Artcenter, Tampere, Finland
2005 Foto Festiwal, The 4th International Festival Of Photography In Lodz, Lodz, Poland
2004 RajatON, the national youth drawing exhibition, Joensuu, Finland
2003 12 Byrokraattia, (12 Bureaucrats), Ikuinen Galleria-gallery, Tampere, Finland
2003 Mäen päällä, (On the top of the hill), Pesurumpu gallery, Tampere, Finland
2003 Sekakesätapahtuma, (MixSummerHappening), Työmaakoppi-movable art space, Tampere, Finland
2003 I Work, Post art exhibition, Työmaakoppi-movable art space, Tampere, Finland
2000 Näistä on kysymys, (These Are What It Is About), Kauhajoki Art Association's youth exhibition, Kauhajoki, Finland
1999 Kauhajoen taideyhdistyksen 19. vuosinäyttely, (Kauhajoki Art Association's 19th annual exhibition), Kauhajoki, Finland
1999 Eteläpohjalaisen harrastajataiteen kymmenvuotisnäyttely, (Southostrobothnian Amateur Art Decimal Exhibition), Seinäjoki, Finland
1999 Tästä on kysymys, (This Is What It Is About), Kauhajoki Art Association's youth exhibition, Kauhajoki, Finland
1998 Mistä on kysymys?, (What It Is About?), Kauhajoki Art Association's youth exhibition, Kauhajoki, Finland
1997 Hempeän kova näyttely, (Smoothly Hard Exhibition), Kauhajoki Art Association's youth exhibition, Kauhajoki, Finland

 

VIDEOFESTIVALS AND –SCREENINGS

2009 Kurye International Video Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 Finland in Full Colour, VerdensKulturCentret, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 FRESH!-club, Tampere Filmfestival, Tampere, Finland
2007 Spark Video Canada: FeatherWeight, London, Canada Festival poster
2007 Trunk/The Nordic Art Video Festival, Östersund, Sweden Festival program (PDF)
2003 …ja videonauhaa, (..and videotape), new Finnish videoart, Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland

 

PUBLICATIONS

2009 Totally Sweet Love Awesomeness, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2009 Rodeokingi (Rodeo King), Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2009 Fox Trouble, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2008 PosterPlay, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2008 Comic in Huonoa seksiä #1 (Bad sex #1) –anthology, small press comic edited by Johanna Rojola
2007 Kuvatus4, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi
2007 Comic in Irtoparta 8 anthology, Hyeena-publications
2007 Comics in Sivuraide #1 – zine, small press article collection
2007 Show me some sisu, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi
2006 Comic in Kuti -magazine, no. 2, publisher Kutikuti
2006 Kuvatus6, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi
2006 Etsitään tilaa (Looking for Space ) –exhibition catalogue, Tampere Polytechnic School of Art and Media, Fine Art Programme
2006 Comic in Irtoparta 7 anthology, Hyeena-publications
2005 Comic in Täydellinen ympyrä- Tampere Art association magazine
2005 I’m Not Wearing, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2005 Comic in Irtoparta 6 anthology, Hyeena-Publications
2005 Kuvatus7 Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi
2005 Kuvatus 12, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi
2004 Mulle kelpaa kolikot (I Take Coins), Kaino-Productions, small press comic book
2004 Mun pulla vs sun pulla, (My bun vs your bun), Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi.
2004 Kuvatus, Kaino-Productions, small press comic book made with Aino Louhi

 

RESIDENCIES

2008 Residency of the Arts Council of Pirkanmaa, one week, Prague, Czech Republic
2008 Taf taf, Dakar, Senegal

 

OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

2007 24 hour comics day, Bukra bookstore, Tampere, Finland Check the comic that I made in the venue
2006 24 hour comics day, Bukra bookstore, Tampere, Finland
2006 Kieroa kynäilyä-Workshop with queer-researcher Antu Sorainen in Kummia Kuvia Fine Art and Queer-theory seminar in Pori, Finland
2005 Live drawing in Swäeg-music happening

 

COLLECTIONS

Artists’ Association MUU, sales collection, Helsinki, Finland
The Central Museum of Labour, Tampere, Finland

 

GRANTS AND PRIZES

2009 Grant to execute an exhibition, Tampere city
2009 1-year grant, Svenska kulturfonden, Finland
2009 Environmental Art Piece of the year 2008, Maailman onnellisin puu (The Happiest Tree in the World), together with Aino Louhi, Finnish Environmental Art Foundation
2008 Grant to execute an art project, Majaoja foundation
2008 Grant to support artistic work, Grönqvist foundation
2008 Residency grant, Arts Council of Finland
2007 Most Heavenly Small Press comic 2007, 1st prize, Show me some sisu, together with Aino Louhi, Helsinki Comics Festival
2007 1-year grant, Svenska kulturfonden, Finland
2005 Most Heavenly Small Press comic 2007, 3rd prize, Kuvatus12, together with Aino Louhi, Helsinki Comics Festival

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Rajataide Art association 2007-
Tampere Artists' Association 2007-
Comic Association Kaino (founder) 2007-
Artists’ Association MUU 2006-
Tampere Comics Society 2006-
The Finnish Comics Society 2006-
SQS Finnish Queer Research Association 2005-
Ikuinen Galleria-gallery committee 2003-2004
Kauhajoki Art Assocation 1997-