Tea Mäkipää


Works
Biography
Exhibitions
  • Link (still) 2009 video 21' Ed. 8 + 2 a. p.
    Link - The Call 2009 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 76,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Link - Peace Of Mind 2009 diasec print ondibond Cm 50 x 76,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Link - To Come From 2009 Stampa diasec su dibond Cm 50 x 76,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Link - To Belong to 2009 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 76,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Years After Zero 2008 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Years After Zero 2008 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Years After Zero 2008 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    The Destiny of All Life Lies Within Technology 2008 Installation (wood's gate) cm 230 x 230 x 5
    Atlantis 2007 Installation In collaboration with Halldor Ulfarsson cm 450 x 450 x 500 Photo: Anders Norrsell
    World of Plenty 2005 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    World of Plenty 2005 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    World of Plenty 2005 diasec print on dibond Cm 50 x 380 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Christmas 2005 inkjet print on aluminum Cm 100 x 83,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Hunt 2005 inkjet print on aluminum Cm 100 x 83,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    Cave 2005 inkjet print on aluminum Cm 100 x 83,5 Ed. 5 + 2 a. p.
    1:1 MUMOK, Wien (Austria) 2004 Installation Sound art: Tony Ikonen cm 900 x 750 x 550 Photo: Manuela Ammer

  • Born 1973 in Lahti, Finland. She lives and works in Weimar (Germany) and Mäntyharju (Finland)

    STUDIES AND EDUCATION
    2003
    MA Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London
    1998-1999
    Konst & Arkitektur, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Stockholm
    1998
    BA Fine Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2014
    Business Hotspot, Cape Le Grande National Park, Australia
    2012
    Pet Love, Galería JM, Málaga, Spain
    Link, The Cave, Miami, FL, USA
    2011
    Oilissimo, Kunsthalle Weimar Harry Graf Kessler, Weimar, Germany
    Domesticated Nature, Z2O Galleria / Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy
    2010
    Catwalk, CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain
    angekommen, Karlskirche, Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Kassel-Mitte, Germany
    2009
    Link, Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland
    We should be better off than our children / Debemos estar mejor que nuestros hijos, Galería JM, Málaga, Spain
    2008
    Seasonal Greetings from Petteri the Reindeer, Irish Museum for Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    2007
    Motocalypse Now, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany
    2006
    Catwalk, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    2005
    Sexgod, Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden
    2004
    Solitude, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
    Solitude … it’s war! Galerie K&S (Künstlerhaus Bethanien & Akademie Schloss Solitude), Berlin, Germany
    Expert, Ateneum, Finnish National Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland
    2003
    Expert. Wapping Project, London, United Kingdom
    2001
    Placeless, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark
    2000
    Placeless, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
    Domesticated Dreams, collaboration with Pasi Mann, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2014
    Battle of Australia – work in progress, spacedHUB, Perth, Australia
    Be the first to know, Showroom Berliini, Berlin, Germany
    Nature and More – zeitgenössische finnische Kunst, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
    Ein Angriff auf die Zeit, Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Kunstverein Winterstein, Nürnberg, Germany
    GLUE. International Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Collage, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Arctic Take Away; Barents Spectacle, Kirkenes, Norway
    ELEVEN: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10-Year Retrospective, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Florida SouthWestern State College, Ft. Myers, FL, USA
    Art, Technology and the Natural World, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    We Will Win, JEMA, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Fort Myers, FL, USA; Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL, USA
    2013
    Yes Naturally – How Art Saves the World, GEM Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands
    Ein Angriff auf die Zeit, Galerie Archiv Massiv, Leipzig, Germany
    GLUE. International Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Collage, Down Arts Centre, County Down, Northern Ireland, UK; Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, USA
    Finding a Piece of Sky Underground, Hotel Wesenufer, Linz, Austria
    Open ART, Örebro, Sweden
    2012
    Worldly House, Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany
    The Hidden Mother, L’Atelier Rouart, Paris, France
    The Unknown; Mediations Biennale, National Gallery, Poznan, Poland
    Allegory of the Cave, Retretti, Punkaharju, Finland
    Alle Worte sind aus!, KunstRaum Goethestrasse xtd, Linz, Austria
    ARCO, Madrid, Spain
    Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland, Rosphoto, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    Bologna Art First – Arte Fiera 2012, Bologna, Italy
    2011
    the 1% concept, Künstlervereinigung MAERZ, Linz, Austria
    4th Edition of the International Competition, Outdoor Gallery of the City of Gdańsk,
    Gdańsk, Poland
    Green Art, Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland
    Malmöfestivalen 2011, Malmö, Sweden
    MAD Foodcamp Festival, Refshaleøen/Copenhagen, Denmark
    On the Treshold of Privacy / An der Schwelle des Privaten, Kunstpflug e.V. Baitz,
    Brück, Germany
    Contemporary Art Archipelago, Turku 2011 – European Capital of Culture, Turku, Finland
    Art on Lake, City Park, Heroes’ Square, Budapest, Hungary
    Dog Days of Summer, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA
    1year message! – TORINOver010 SOS Planet, elle contemporaryprojects, Underground Station Porta Nuova, Turin, Italy; Trongate 103/Under- ground Station Buchanan Street, Glasgow, UK; CBK Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; City Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; City of Nagoya, Japan
    Friends of Tohoku: Art Fundraiser for Japan, Galerie Quynh, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Bologna Art First – Arte Fiera 2011, Museo Archeologico, Bologna, Italy
    2010
    Tumult Public Art Festival 2010, Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
    Tiere / Animals , Galerie Hübner + Hübner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Survival | Überleben – Neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Parks of the Manors at
    Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany
    SIGNS OF LIFE. Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museum of Art Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
    100 Acres, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA
    The woods that see and hear, dertien hectare, s’-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    An das Gerät! HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany; ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, Germany
    Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
    vorzeichen // omen, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
    RE-THINK – Contemporary Art and Climate Change: Kakotopia Tensta Konsthall, Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden
    A finnish vision, une vision finlandaise, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France
    Derridas Katze… que donc je suis (à suivre), Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    2009
    RE-THINK – Contemporary Art and Climate Change: Kakotopia, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arctic Hysteria: Trance State of Finnish Contemporary Art, Helsingin Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Gescheiterte Hoffnung – Neue Romantik in zeitgenössischer Fotografie in Deutschland
    The Brno House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
    La Noche en Blanco, Río Guadalmedina water mouth, Málaga, Spain
    2nd Athens Biennial 2009 – Heaven, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
    Wanås 2009: Footprints, The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
    Der Kranke Hase, Linz 2009 Kulturhauptstadt Europas (Our Common Problem: People, Pfarrplatz; Money Fountain, Einkaufszentrum Passage), Linz, Austria
    Ars Fennica 2008, KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
    Animalkind, San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland, Ludwig Múzeum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
    Richtung Norden, MAERZ Künstlervereinigung, Linz, Austria
    Ecomedia – estrategias ecológicas en el arte de hoy, Sala Parpalló, Centro Cultural
    La Beneficencia, Valencia, Spain
    2008
    Ökomedien – Ecomedia (Teil 2) [plug.in], Basel, Switzerland
    Borderlives. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Helsinki, St. Petersburg und Tallinn
    Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
    The Time of Distance, FIELD, Berlin, Germany
    Reykjavík Arts Festival, Art in public space, Reykjavík, Iceland
    Ars Fennica 2008, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
    Nachts im Museum – Das Phänomen Nacht begreifen
    Museum der Natur, Gotha, Germany
    Wandering Lines: Towards a New Culture of Space  SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Catwalk – Urban Screen – Radiator Festival, Visual Foreign Correspondents, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Natural Relations (Naravni odnosi) / animals-nature-culture – City of Women 2008
    Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Slovenija
    Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers – Nordiska Konstskolan on the road 2007-2008
    K.H.Renlund Museum – Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, Kokkola, Finland; Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland; Kunstföreningens utställninghall, Kristiansund, Norway
    The XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
    Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA
    Continuum, Retretti Art Centre, Punkuharju, Finland
    Gescheiterte Hoffnung: Romantik heute? 17 Antworten der zeitgenössischen Fotografie
    Herbert-Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany
    2007
    Ökomedien – Ökologische Strategien in der Kunst heute
    Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany
    Neue Heimat. Berlin Contemporary, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    Failed Hope – New Romanticism in Contemporary Photography in Germany
    Goetz Palace, Kraków, Poland
    Still Life – Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change Sharjah Biennial 8,
    Sharjah and Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    40v juhlanäyttely – Purnu 2007, Purnu, Orivesi, Finland
    Juhlanäyttely, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland
    Stip.Visite IV – Kunststipendiaten des Landes Thüringen 2005/2006 stellen aus
    Thüringer Landtag, Erfurt, Germany
    HOTEL VAN DE VELDE, Palais Dürckheim, Kreisdienststelle des MfS Weimar, Germany
    2006
    A Life Less Glamorous, O3ONE, Belgrade, Serbia
    Art Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL, USA
    viel und wenig, MAERZ Künstlervereinigung, Linz, Austria
    Breaking the Ice – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Finnland, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Yotta Kippe & Tea Mäkipää, Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin, Germany
    Open Studio, ARCUS Project, Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan
    2005
    Expo 2005 World Exhibition, Aichi/Nagoya, Japan
    Drawings for Expo 2005, Spiral Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Passion des Sammelns, HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany
    Irony Is Dead. Long Live Irony! ACC Galerie Weimar, Germany
    Unheimlich, De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium
    Fraktale IV – tod, Performance Program, Palast der Republik, Berlin, Germany
    2004
    Expert, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
    Along the Gates of the Urban, Galerie K+S, Berlin, Germany; Oda Projesi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Para Sites – When Space Comes into Play, MUMOK – Museum of Modern Art Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
    2003
    Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
    Jerwood Drawing Prize 2003, Jerwood Space, London, United Kingdom; Design Centre, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Paradise, Bunker, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
    Rape of Europe, Gallery Luke & A, London, United Kingdom
    Supermarket, Helsingin Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    2002
    Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    2001
    Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
    2000
    Some Parts of This World, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
    N.E.W.S. – Contemporary Artists from 10 Countries around The Baltic Sea
    Gotlands Konstmuseum, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden
    Realm of the Senses, Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
    Human-, Animal-, Plant Life, PARTIE 8, Brandenburgische Kunsttage / Internationales Kunst Forum Drewen (Brandenburg Art Days), Germany
    1999
    N.E.W.S. – Contemporary Artists from 10 Countries around The Baltic Sea
    Pomeranian Princess Castle, Szczecin, Poland; Gallery NOASS, Riga, Latvia
    1998
    Artgenda 98, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

    AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
    2014
    5-year-Grant, Ministry of Education and Culture, Helsinki, Finland
    2009
    Kemijärvi Artist Residence at Arctic Circle, Kemijärvi, Finland
    Fellowship, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
    2008
    Fellowship, Galerie Urs Meile Lucerne Beijing, Beijing, China
    5-year-Grant, Ministry of Education and Culture, Helsinki, Finland
    Ars Fennica 2008 Candidate, Helsinki, Finland
    2007
    Grant, The Pollock-Krassner Foundation, New York, NY, USA
    2006
    Fellowship, Irish Museum for Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    Fellowship, Schloss Bleckede, Lüneburg, Germany
    Dukaatti Prize for Young Artists, The Finnish Art Society, Helsinki, Finland
    Fellowship ARCUS Project, Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan
    Fellowship (Arbeitsstipendium), Freistaat Thüringen, Erfurt, Germany
    2005
    Fellowship, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    1st Price, Competition for Permanent public art commission, The Arts Council of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    2004
    Fellowship, Internationales Atelierprogramm der ACC Galerie Weimar und der Stadt Weimar
    2003
    Henry Moore Foundation, London, United Kingdom; Maintenance Support
    Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award to Group No-Mans-Land (8 artists), London, United Kingdom
    Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

    PUBLIC WORKS
    2011
    Not Without my Dog, Dog Days of Summer, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA
    Northbound, Contemporary Art Archipelago, Turku 2011 – European Capital of Culture, Turku, Finland
    Atlantis, Art on Lake, City Park, Heroes’ Square, Budapest, Hungary
    2010
    Eden II, 100 Acres, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA
    1:1, Survival | Überleben – Neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Parks of the Manors at Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany
    2009
    Atlantis, La Noche en Blanco, Río Guadalmedina water mouth, Málaga, Spain
    Atlantis, 1:1, Wanås 2009: Footprints, The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
    Our Common Problem: People, Money Fountain
    Der Kranke Hase, Linz 2009 Kulturhauptstadt Europas, Linz, Austria
    2008
    Atlantis, Reykjavík Arts Festival, Art in public space, Reykjavík, Iceland
    Petrol Engine Memorial Park
    Wandering Lines: Towards a New Culture of Space, SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand
    2007
    10 Commandments for the 21st Century
    Still Life – Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah and Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Atlantis, 40v juhlanäyttely – Purnu 2007, (Celebration Exhibition), Purnu, Orivesi, Finland
    2006
    World of Plenty, Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
    Catwalk, Permanent video installation for 5 projectors at VTT – Technical Research Center of the State of Finland, Espoo, Finland
    1:1, Collins Park, Art Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    2005
    World of Plenty, Installation commissioned by EXPO World Exhibition, Aichi, Japan
    1:1, HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany
    2004
    1:1, Museumsquartier, MUMOK – Museum of Modern Art Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
    2001
    Permanent Installation, Sunspot School, Helsinki, Finland, commissioned by Helsinki City Art Museum
    1997-1998
    Parasite, Espoo, Finland; Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, collaboration with Pasi Mann and Anni Laakso
    1996
    Air Cubes, Helsinki, Finland, collaboration with Pasi Mann

    PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
    Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
    Collection Pentti Kouri, Finland
    City of Helsinki, Finland
    State of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
    Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Freistaat Thüringen, Erfurt, Germany
    CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga, Spain
    Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA
    Mikkelin keskussairaala (Mikkeli Central Hospital), Mikkeli, Finland

    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS
    2011
    Arte Fiera 2011, International Contemporary Art Fair, Bologna (IT), January 28th – 31st

    WEB SITE
    www.tea-makipaa.eu/

  • Cell 1
    Domesticated Nature
    February 18th - April 22th 2011



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