Dubrovnik Le Petit Festival du Theatre 2010 Dubrovnik Croatia
Anni Laakso
Anni Laakso
Capsule is a movable temporary dwelling for a homeless or a refugee.
It is a survival unit. There is a simple bed, a table and a lamp inside.
Size: Lenght: 270 cm, diameter 110 cm, height 170 cm. Material: painted fibreglass
Helsinki Southern harbour, 'Lights of the harbour' exhibition 2002
  Anni Laakso

1997 MA, the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, sculpture
1990-94 BA, the Academy of Fine Arts,Helsinki, sculpture
1980-82 Studies in biology, the University of Helsinki

Individual exhibitions
2008 Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2008 Huuto Gallery , Helsinki
2007 Muu- Gallery, Helsinki
2007 HIAP, Project room, Helsinki
2004 Helsinki City Art Museum, Kluuvi Gallery
2000 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
1999 Push Firma Beige, Helsinki
1996 The Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

Group exhibitions
2009 Home as a stage for art, Private homes in Loviisa, Finland
2008 Christmas Tree, Muu Gallery, Helsinki
2008 Trash weeks, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland
2008 Simple Life, Fiskars, Finland
2008 Mänttä ArtExhibition, Mänttä, Finland
2006 Places of departure and arrival, Helsinki, Kamppi area
2006 Placing Sense-project in net and Muu-Gallery in Helsinki and www.ps.kuten.net
2006 Cold Climates, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005 Muu 18 years, Helsinki Kunsthalle , Lab of Change with biologist Antti Halkka
2004 Cold Climates, APT Gallery, London, U.K
2003 Poetry of water, Russian museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2002 CAPSULE, Lights of the Harbour-exhibition in the Helsinki Southern Harbour ,
The Association of Finnish Sculptors
The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
2000 Feeling the city ( art in the city), Helsinki, european cultural capital 2000-event
The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1998 Kunstraum Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland
MuuMediaFestival 98, Helsinki
ArtGenda98, Stockholm, Sweden, PARASITE- installation, with Pasi Mann and Tea
1997 PARASITE project in Espoo city bureau, Finland, MAP (Media.Art.Project.)
with Pasi Mann and Tea Mäkipää
The exhibition of the Association of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1994 EcoPhoto? (Group4) Search for ecological photography, the Gallery of the
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
1993 EXIT-young finnish photography, ( Group 4), The Museum of Photographyart, Helsinki

2003 Ice, 3 min.,format miniDV, pal
2000 History-today at home, 50 min, 2 monitor videoinstallation, format miniDV, pal

Public works
2002 A public outdoor sculpture, comissioned by City of Helsinki at Kivikko social centre
1995 Sculpture in Congrecational centre, Espoo, Finland

Residency stays
2006 HIAP (Helsinki International Artist-in-residence Programme), Frankfurt am Main
2002 Nifca ( Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art), Qaqortoq, Greenland
2001 Cite’ internationale des arts, Paris
2000 Finnish Foundation for Visual Arts, New York
  Anni Laakso