Erkka Nissinen CV

Finland, 1975
Lives and works in Helsinki, Hong Kong and Amsterdam

Solo shows

2018
The Aalto Natives, Kiasma, Helsinki, FI
Erkka Nissinen, Solo Show, Blain|Southern, London, UK

2016
What is Community, Solo Show, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
We have to change/These material conditions, Parallel Oaxaca, Mexico City

2015
Mikä on yhteisö?/What is a Community? Sorbus Galleria, Helsinki, FI
God or Terror or Retro Dog, De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, NL
Erkka Nissinen, Jyväskylän Taidemuseo – Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FI

2011
Polis X, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Dialectic Illicit Cell Aid, Helsinki City Art Museum Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, FI

2010
Erkka Nissinen, Ellen de Bruijne, Amsterdam, NL

2009
Rigid Regime, 1646, Den Haag, NL

2008
Absolute Moron, Dolores/Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS, Amsterdam, NL
Vantaa, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York City, US

2006
Erkka Nissinen, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, FI

2005
Erkka Nissinen – Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, FI

2004
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, FI

2003
1a Space, Hong Kong, CH

2000
Erkka ja kumppanit, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, FI

Group shows, screenings and performances

2018
Kiasma, Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, FI together with Nathaniel Mellors
Progressive Rocks, Nathaniel Mellors (with participation of Erkka Nissinen), New Museum, New York, USA
Screening Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen - EYE on Art, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
Dismantling the Scaffold, Group Show, Spring Workshop, Hongkong

2017
The Aalto Natives by Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, NL
Finland Pavilion, Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors, Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
Dismantling the Scaffold, Group Show, Spring Workshop, Hongkong

2015
7th Turku Biennial, The Unexpected Guest, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, FI
The Varieties, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire, UK
La La La Human Steps – Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

2014
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen Haarlem, NL
Ten Million Rooms of Yearning. Sex in Hong Kong, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, CH

2013
Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL
The Invisible Lady, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
Call of the Mall, Utrecht, NL
My Dear, You Shouldn’t Believe in Fairytales, 2P Contemporary Art Gallery, Hong Kong, CH

2012
Camouflage, Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
Jump Cut, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, DE
This Obscure Object of Desire or, “No ideas except in things”, curated by Elena Filipovic, ICA, London, UK
International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
Papay Gyro Nights, Hong Kong, CH
Go Short International Film Festival, Nijmegen, NL
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, DE
Mecal, International Short Film Festival, Barcelona, ES
No longer human, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, CH

2011
Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah, AE
Jump Cut, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, DE
No Longer Human, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, CH
Film Program, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Hypercolon, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, NL

2010
City-O-Rama, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, CH
Alligators ! – performance, De Appel Amsterdam, NL
On Demand – Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL
Erkka Nissinen / Vincent Vulsma, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
FAX, Para/Site, Hong Kong, CH

2009
Kunst Kaapt Fort, KAAP, Fort Ruigenhoek, Groenekan, NL
Stranger things are Happening, Aspex, Portsmouth, UK
Out of Context, General Public, Berlin, DE
Valumateoria, Korjaamo Culture Factory, Helsinki, FI
Rudezeit Abgelaufen, Kunstfort, Vijfhuizen, NL
Matthijs Bredewold, Erkka Nissinen & Midas Zwaan, Sign Gallery, Groningen, NL
I’m my own private dancer, Jens Fehring Gallery, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2008
Thomas Rentmeister / Erkka Nissinen, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Brussels Biennial Off Program – Laugh Track, Brussels, BE
Lost and Found, Theatrum Anatomicum, Amsterdam, NL
Hippolyte Summer, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
Rijksakademie OPEN, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL

2007
Rijksakademie OPEN, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL
Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
The 25 Best Artists in Finland, XII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FI

2006
Serendipity, 1a space, Hong Kong, CH
Selected works from VIEW06, 300m3 art space, Göteborg, SE

2005
Irreality, Para/Site, Hong Kong, CH
Forum Box, Helsinki, FI
MUU 18th anniversary, MUU Gallery and Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, FI

2004
Superego, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, FI

2003
Greetings! Galleria Huudon kesänäyttely, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, FI

2002
European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, DE
A party in every room, Tennis Palace Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
Finlandia. New Video Work from Finland. Screening Programme Connected, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Photography and Video, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, FI

2001
9e Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Saint-Gervais, Geneva, CH
Young Artists 2001, Kunsthalle Helsinki, FI
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Antalya, TR
BRRR, Porto, PT
Les Rencontres de Video, Annecy, FR
Short Film Turkey, Altin Portakal Kultur Ve Sanat Vakfi, Istanbul, TR
Valokuvakeskus Nykyaika, Tampere, FI

2000
Connected?, Tate Modern, London, UK
Nuorten näyttely, Helsinki Art Hall, Helsinki, FI

1999
Alagalleria, Helsinki, FI

1998
Push Firma Beige, Helsinki, FI

Residencies

2007-2008 Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL
2006 1A Space, Hong Kong, CH