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Recent works in a new website 2016


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January: Material Art Fair 2016, Mexico City, with SADE LA gallery
January: International Film Festival Rotterdam, Market Screenings, CJC, LUX, AV-ARKKI distribution
December: The Earthbound @ Cannonball, Miami, hosted by Dwelling Projects. A group exhibition curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk. Conceived in the framework of Curatorial Program for Research, and coinciding with Art Basel Miami Beach (More [...]

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The Powder of Sympathy, 2015

Diving deep into the often obscure global flow of materials, in this instance copper, The Powder of Sympathy sets in motion a frantic flow of images combined with feverish pounding, hissing and rattling sounds sourced from West Africa, the USA and China. The video is a one-channel version of Tuomas A. Laitinen’s four-channel video installation [...]

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Deep Time Séance @ Kiasma Theatre, Oct 2015

Deep Time Séance: Contamination is a gathering that meditates the circulation and accumulation of manmade toxins, the increasing pollution of our everyday surroundings, of places that feel distant to us and of our increasingly plastic bodies. The séance is organised as part of / festival that takes place on Oct 14–18 at Kiasma Theatre. The [...]

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Fundamental Matter exhibition view

Exhibition view @ EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
January 2015

Photo: Ari Karttunen / EMMA

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Most Beautiful Book of the Year 2014

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art’s publication Tuomas. A. Laitinen / Fundamental Matter has been chosen as The most beautiful Finnish book of the year 2014. The graphic design of the book is by Pekka Toivonen / Kasino Creative Studio.
Fundamental Matter was praised for it’s “austere poetics”.
The Most Beautiful Books of the Year have [...]

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Sweet Spot of No Escape, 2014

A three channel sound installation, ultrasonic speakers and performers. Costumes by Daniel Palillo.
Extracts from the script:

Photograph: Ari Karttunen / EMMA

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Conductor, Matti Ahopelto concert @ EMMA

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Conductor 2014

4-channel video installation
Photo: Ari Karttunen / EMMA

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The first Finnish Arts’ Academy (Suomen Taideakatemian Säätiö) prize has been awarded to the visual artist Tuomas A. Laitinen (b. 1976), whose wide-ranging installations combine sound, light and the moving image. As part of his prize, Laitinen is holding an exhibition, Fundamental Matter, which explores topical global issues, at EMMA, starting this October.
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