SOFI HÄKKINEN VISUAL ARTIST

CV

b.24.01.1990, Oulu Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki and Berlin
sofihakkinen@gmail.com
http://www.recoverlaboratory.com

STUDIES
2017 – 18 Universität der Künste Berlin, Master of Arts, Art in Context
2016 – Aalto University, Master of Arts, Visual Culture and Contemporary Art
2012 – 2016 Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Fine Artist

2011 University of Lapland, Basic Studies in Fine Arts
2010 Liminka Art School

CHOSEN EXHIBITIONS
solo
2018 (sept) Time keeps running out, Nykytaidekeskus Haihatus, Joutsa, FIN
2017 VUM, Invited artist, Ääniwalli, Helsinki FIN

2017 Sideways Festival, Invited artist, Kellohalli, Helsinki FIN
2017 Kannattaa käydä katsomassa tää näyttely/You Should Go See This Exhibition, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere FIN
2016 Animaatioita päistä ja päitä/The Head: Sculptures and animations, P-galleria, Pori FIN
2013 Kalajuttuja ja tositarinoita/Tall Tales and True Stories, Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere FIN

group
2018 Interdisciplinary Drawing, UDK, Berlin DE
2017 Kasvualusta with Mia Rantavaara, GalleriaKONE, Hämeenlinna FIN
2017 In transit >< Käännöksessä, Bokvilla, Helsinki FIN
2017 LUX Helsinki, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki FIN
2016 DesingOnTampere, Pakkahuone, Tampere FIN
2016 Blanc Noir, Gallery Plateau, Berlin DE
2016 Pop Up Exhibition, Showroom Berliini, Berlin DE
2016 Kaikki hyvin / All Is Well, Galleria Emil, Tampere FIN
2014 Animaatioita, Galleria Katko, Tampere FIN
2014 Punaista ja makeaa sales exhibition, Voipaalan taidekeskus, Valkeakoski FIN
2014 Art of Basware, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki FIN

2014 FOE – Finlayson Open Exhibition, Metso, Tampere FIN
2013 Täällä minä olen!/Here I am!, Pesurumpu, Tampere FIN
2013 so happy/so sad, Galleria Katko, Tampere FIN
2010 Art Bazaar at Q Art Lounge, Helsinki FIN
2010 Q Art Lounge opening exhibition, Helsinki FIN

SCREENINGS
2016 Galleria Rajatila Christmas Screening, Rajatila, Tampere FIN
2016 VAFT, Olohuone 306,4 km2, Turku FIN

OTHER ARTISTIC WORKS & PERFORMANCES
ongoing
2017 – Director of Recover Laboratory’s stage performances
2015– Artistic director for Recover Laboratory

other
2018 Illustrations + Visual Design, a book project with Emma Kunnas, Helsinki FIN
2018 Visual Design + Set Construction, Veikkaus Escape Game Room / InsideOut, Helsinki, FIN
2017 Visual Design + Set Construction, Escape Train / InsideOut (with VR, TBWA and 20th Century Fox), Helsinki-Rovaniemi, FIN
2017 Commissioned sculpture installations for Viikin tekniikan museo (Museum of Technology in Viikki) (with Mia Rantavaara)
2017 Script + Artistic Director + Set & Visual Design , Joy of Spleen/Recover Laboratory, Suomenlinna seafortress, Helsinki FIN
2017 Script + Artistic Director + Set & Visual Design , Joy of Spleen/Recover Laboratory, Fringe Festival 2017, Stockholm SWE
2017 Artistic Director + Set Design , Mönttilaiva/Recover Laboratory, Suomenlinna Kekri, Helsinki FIN
2016–17 Event Production for Rajataide ry’s 20-years celebration, Tampere FIN
2016 Artistic Director + Set & Visual Design + Production , Recover Laboratory X Suomenlinna, Suomenlinna fortress, Helsinki FIN
2016 Artistic Director + Set & Visual Design + Production , Recover Laboratory, Viikinmäki Waste Water Treatment Plant, Helsinki FIN
2016 Set Design + Costume design + Co-production, Serot music video, director Wille Hyvönen, Helsinki FIN
2016 Set Design, A Night in Experience, Helsinki FIN
2015 Artistic Director + Set & Visual Design , Recover Laboratory, Kakolanmäki Waste Water Treatment Plant, Turku FIN
2015–16 Visual Design + Co-producer + Event Coordinator , Katve culture productions, Tampere FIN
2014 Producer, Y-festivaali– a multidisciplinary art festival in Tampere, FIN
2014 Set Design, Finnbrit’s adaptation of Mother Goose, directed by Jamie Mäkinen, Tampere FIN
2014 Artist’s assistant in performance Naisen muotokuva, Heta Kuchka, Tampere Biennale FIN
2013 Co-producer, Kulttuuriensiapu, Tampere FIN
2013 Olav Fashion Design by Jussi Salminen; paintings on clothes for New York Fashion Week 2013, NYC USA

POSITIONS OF TRUST
ongoing
2017– Vice-Chair & Secretary of Recover Laboratory ry

other
2014–17 Member of sculptor Hanna Vihriälä’s team
2013–14 Member of gallery team , Galleria Katko, Tampere FIN
2013 Internship, Tampereen Saskiat, Tampere FIN

2013 Member of gallery team , Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere FIN

TALKS AND PUBLICATIONS
2018 Featured in A5 Magazine, issue #11, London UK
2018 Participated in Interdisciplinary Drawing publication produced by Alexandra Mir, Berlin DE
2018 Featured in Wotisart? Magazine 2/2018, London UK
2017 Immersive Performances in Finland Seminar, Raekallio Corp. Helsinki FIN

MEMBERSHIPS
2017– Recover Laboratory Ry
2017– Catalysti Transcultural Artists in Finland Association 2016– Rajataide ry

GRANTS
2017 Aalto ARTS
2017 Taike – Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2016 Kunnallisneuvos C.V. Åkerlundin säätiö
2016 Suomen kulttuurirahasto for Recover Laboratory
2014 Production grant from City of Tampere for Y-festivaali

RESIDENCIES
2018 Cirko, Helsinki FIN
2018 Katapult, Berlin DE

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2017 Stockholm Fringe Festival: Festival Spirit Award, Joy of Spleen (Recover Laboratory)
2017 Stockholm Fringe Festival: Nominated for Grand Prix, Joy of Spleen (Recover Laboratory)