SCANOGRAPHS
MORRIÑA, 2016

CANDOR, 2016

VAKA, 2016

OCHO, 2016

HOOVUS, 2014

SABROSO, 2016

KUNÙN, 2016

AMANTE, 2016

TUUM, 2014

LAI, 2017

KIUTU, 2017

ANOUK, 2016

ISTIKLAL, 2016

VAKUR, 2016


INSTALLATION VIEW
OSLAR, AESAR & INDAR, 2017
6.-29.1.2018
PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE NYKYAIKA, TAMPERE, FI

INSTALLATION VIEW
KIRA LESKINEN: MORRIÑA
6.-29.1.2018
PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE NYKYAIKA, TAMPERE, FI








KIRA LESKINEN is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. She holds an MA in photography from Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Her interest lies in the field of abstraction, color and sound. Kira is a member of the Helsinki School and represented by Gallery Taik Persons. Currently she divides her time between commissioned work and personal artistic work.



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Kira Leskinen
CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
2016 MA, Department of Photography, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki
2014-15 student exchange, Sabancı University, Istanbul, TR
2013 BA, Department of Photography, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
2008-09 Kymenlaakson Opisto, Inkeroinen

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Anouk, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku
2018 Morriña, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere
2017 Sabroso, Galleria Huuto Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS
2017 Abstract! 100 Years of Abstract Photography, 1917–2017, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2017 Finland100NYC - The House of Finland, 287 Gallery, New York City, US
2017 Gallery Taik Persons, ARCO Madrid, ES
2016 Gallery Taik Persons, Paris Photo, FR
2016 Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna Contemporary, AT
2016 Istanbul Photobook Festival, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, TR
2015 artwork of the month (December), Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
2015 Fotoraf Kitabı Tasarımı / Studies on Photobook, Mixer, Istanbul, TR
2015 DEADLINE, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki
2014 Romantic in Abstraction, Caspar David Friedrich Center, Greifswald, DE
2014 Young Professionals | Horizonte Zingst, Zingst, DE
2014 Uni, Kuusankoskitalo, Kouvola
2013 Metamorphosis, Design Forum Showroom, Helsinki
2011 Jäljillä / Chasing, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki
2010 Café 2010 - Stolen Moments in Helsinki Cafés, Hotel and Restaurant Museum, Helsinki
2010 4, Media Centre Lume Gallery, Helsinki

PERFORMANCES
2018 Leskinen-Kauranne-Haapoja Experience, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere and Photographic Centre Peri, Turku
2017 Live scanography meets Kauranne x Haapoja x illmari, Galleria Huuto Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki

IN PUBLICATIONS
2017 KATALOG nro. 28.2
2017 BLOW Photo, nro. 15: Abstract
2016 Scanographs, self-published artist book, edition of 50 numbered and signed copies
2014 Romantic in Abstraction, exhibition catalogue
2013 Väritettyjä totuuksia / Book of Lies, Musta taide

IN COLLECTIONS
Colección olorVISUAL, Barcelona, ES
private collections in Finland and abroad

RECIDENCIES
March 2018 - artist in residence, Väinö Tanner Foundation, Mazzano Romano, IT