TONI VALLASJOKI


Current/upcoming:
Attempts artist’s book
Spring 2023


Extended portfolio by request

CV

Contact: toni.vallasjoki@gmail.com

Toni Vallasjoki
Lives and works in Helsinki

(updated 9.11.2022)

Education
2021 MFA - Master of Fine Arts, The University of the Arts, Academy of Fine Arts
2013 Attended in BA programme, KABK - Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands
2012 Diploma in Photographic studies, Lahden kansanopisto, Lahti
Solo exhibitions 
2024 Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki
2022 Notes on Space, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2020 Click, Click, Exhibition Laboratory’s Project Room, Helsinki
2018 Traveloques/Kiertokulkemia, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere
Group exhibitions
2021 Drawing a Tiger, curated by Jyrki Siukonen & Marko Vuokola, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2020 Kuvan kevät, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2019 Can’t Leave Home Without It, MKC - Multimedijalni kulturni centar, Split, Croatia
2019 Kristallivirta/Crystal Stream, curated by Marko Vuokola, Bulgarian Embassy, Helsinki
2018 Rajallisia tilaisuuksia, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2018 Kun katsoit minuun - Lähetymistapoja ja joitain keskusteluja, Balassi Institute, Helsinki
2017 Kandinäyttely - BFA Degree Show, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2017 Zines of the Zones, Un Tour Du Monde En 180 Livres Auto-Edites, Europe
2017 Signal-to-noise Ratio, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2016 Kuvataideakatemian näyttely, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
Work experience
2021-Photography technician, Academy of Fine Arts, Time & Space subject area
2020 pbff - Newspaper Vending Machine (1st edition), multiple newspaper platform
2018 pbff - fin.land., co-curator of the exhibition, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2016 Fotobok Festival Oslo, co-curator of the Finnish pavilion for the festival, Oslo, Norway
Publications
2023 Attempts, Artist book
2018 pbff - fin.land., co-publisher, ISBN 978-952-94-0718-7
2015 Yolanda Archive - 27 Family Portraits, self-published artists’ book
2014 Yolanda, self-published booklet, ISBN 978-952-93-3776-7
Artist residencies
2021 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Residency, Berlin, Germany
2019 Jouko Lehtola Foundation, The Finnish Institute in St.Petersburg, Russia
Grants awards
2022 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2021 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2021 Academy of Fine Arts prize for meritorius written component of MFA thesis
2021 SKR - Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa regional fund
2020 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland Academy of Fine Arts
2020 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2019 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland (collective)
2018 Young Artist Grant, Finnish Art Society
2018 Taike - Arts Promotion Centre Finland (collective)
2018 Academy of Fine Arts
2015 Frame Finland (collective)
Positions of trust
2020 The recruitment committee of the Academy of Fine Arts, professor recruitment, Time & Space subject area
2019 The recruitment committee of the Academy of Fine Arts, lecturer recruitment, Time & Space subject area
2018 TAIYO - Akateemisen kaunotaiteen palkinto, member of jury
2017 Nordic Dummy Award, member of jury, Oslo, Norway
Memberships
The Association of Photographic Artists
pbff - Photobooks from Finland, founding member of the project and the platform (2014-2021)