Adam Avikainen

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ADAM AVIKAINEN
Born in Shakopee. Lives in Kamiyama

STUDIES

2003-2005
Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, MFA

2001-2003
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, BA

1999
Chicago School of Bartending, Chicago

1996-1998
University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
CSI:DNR, MONITOR, Rome
Kaki Kuchi, Martin Van Zomeren Gallery, Amsterdam

2014
CSI:DNR, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2012
Walden Affairs, Den Haag, Nederland
Rambler’s Association, Artspace, Auckland, New Zeland
Animismus, House of World Culture,Berlin, Germany
Sincerly how I am talking “It’s moving from I to it”, Hollybush Gardens, London, England

2010
Indigo Engine, A mountaintop in Japan.

2009
Karaeiga Swallow, Monitor Gallery, Rome.
Chance Gut Flora, Sudachi Heights, Kamiyama, Tokushima.

2008
SARAKURA, Galerie Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam.
Open Studios, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

2007
Aki Akari, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
Art Athina, Athens
Sweathertz, De Ateliers, Amsterdam

2006
Loyly Ikebana, Monitor Gallery, Rome

2005
Miss Mary Mannerheim of Minneapolis, Minnesota Memorial, Kasarminkatu,
Gallery, Helsinki
Viva Sisu, KTA Gallery, Helsinki

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
La Chose, CAC, La Synagogue de Delme, France

2014
10th Shangai Biennale, Shangai
Animism, HWP Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

2013
Animism, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Animism, OCAT Shenzen, China

2012
Taipei Biennale, curated by Anselm Franke, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Sincerly how am I talking – It’s moving from I to it , Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

2010
No Soul for Sale, Tate Modern, London
Animism, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

2009
Slow Movement, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

2007
Beauty Unrealized, PSWAR, Amsterdam

2006
Just In Time, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Aesthetics of Resistance, Assab One, Milan.

2005
Aesthetics of Resistance, Ex-Ticosa, Como, Italy
Winter War, Holden Gallery, Manchester

RESIDENCIES

2013
OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal of Xiangning Art Museum, China

2009-2010
KAIR, Shikoku, Japan

2007-2008
Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

2005-2007
De Ateliers, Amsterdam

1977-1978
Mom’s Womb, Shakopee

WORDS
F.R. David, The Stuff and Nonsense Issue. De Appel, 2008
Metropolism Magazine, ADAM AVIKAINEN. April, 2008
Slow Movement. 2009
Animism. 2010
Millions.