ULLA JOKISALO

*1955 in Kannus, Finland .Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

Artist professorship, 2004-2009. Professor, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Department of Visual Culture, 2002-04
Education: University of Art and Design Helsinki, Department of Photographic Art, 1977-83

solo exhibitions

2006
The State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg: Regression works, publication
Synart Gallery, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: The World imaginable

2005
Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki: An Open book

2003
NaDiff, Tokyo, Japan; publication

2001
Helsinki City Art Museum: The Memory of My Images, the Years 1980-2000, retrospective show, Helsinki; publication

1997
Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki: Silhouettes

1993
Kuopio Art Museum: Cutting, retrospective show

1992
The Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki: ANIMAlis; publication

group exhibitions

2008
Gallery Taik, Berlin: Helsinki by Night

2007
The Stenersen Museum, Oslo: Photo Finnish – The Helsinki School
Paris Photo, Art Fair, France
Helsinki City Art Museum; publication: Our Land! Photographs from Finland
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki: To Look or to see
Emma, Museum of Modern Art Espoo, Finland
The Photography Centre of Mikkeli: Reflections

2006
Paris Photo, Central Exhibition, Paris, France; publication
Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki: Black and white metaphor
Hotel de Ville de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium: The Helsinki School – A new Approach
Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden
Wäinö Aaltonen Museo, Turku: PRESENCE perspectives on Finnish photography

2005
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany: The Helsinki School – A new Approach
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden: The Helsinki School, Photography by Taik; publication
Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki: Fractures of life, publication
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki: To look or to see

2004
Roellin | duerr galerie, St. Gallen, Switzerland: Finnish Contemporary Photography
The Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki: 2004 Love me or leave me
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki: 30 by Taik

2003
Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden: New Realities; publication

2002
Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria: Mutter, publication

2001
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany: Familienbild; publication

2000
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo: The Human Body as an Expression of the Subconscious, publication
Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany: Dein Wille geschehe…Das Bild des Vaters in Zeitgenössischer Kunst und Wissenschaft, publication
Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki: Nordic postmodernism

1999
Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany: Auf der Suche nach der Zeit, publication
Photographic Art Museum, Helsinki: In Visible Light, publication

1998
Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki: The Second Finnish Art Trienniale, publication
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki: The Nude and the Masked, Images of Woman in Finnish Art, publication

bibliography

2005 Fort-da, portfolio contains ten pigment ink prints and two appended sheets, an issue of twenty numbered and signed copies, Musta Taide
2001 Monograph The Memory of My Images, the Years 1980-2000, essay by Arja Elovirta, graphic design by Kari Paajanen, editor Tuomo-Juhani Vuorenmaa, Musta Taide
1998 The Bond, book together with author Anja Snellman, WSOY
1983 All by the Border, silkscreen print publication together with Taneli Eskola
ALSO
1998 Curator of The Third Finnish Photography Triennial What is real arranged by the Union of Artist Photographers, Helsinki Kunstahalle, Helsinki, Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli; publication
1991 „For Private Use“, color videotape together with art historian Arja Elovirta and tv-producer Tarja Strandén, YLE 1
1987 „The Essential Vocabulary“, tv-program about the work of artist together with tv-producer Tarja Strandén, YLE 1; publication

collections
Alvar Aalto Museum, Bibliotheque Henri Vincenot, Espoo City, Hasselblad
Foundation, Helsinki City Art Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art
KIASMA, Pori Art Museum, The Saastamoinen Collection, The Finnish
Museum of Photography, The Museum of Contemporary Art Tampere,
The Finnish State, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, The Oulu Art Museum
Private collections in Belgium, Holland, France, Austria, Switzerland, Norway,
Sweden, Germany and Finland

awards
2002 The Finnish Culture Fund Prize
2001 State prize
1985 Finnish Cultural Union Award
1984 State prize
1983 University of Art and Design scolarship