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Recent works in a new website 2016

Link: www.tuomasalaitinen.com

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2016
January: Material Art Fair 2016, Mexico City, with SADE LA gallery
January: International Film Festival Rotterdam, Market Screenings, CJC, LUX, AV-ARKKI distribution
2015
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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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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FUNDAMENTAL MATTER AT EMMA - ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

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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From Helsinki Contemporary website:
The new art award of the Finnish Art Academy has been granted to artist Tuomas A Laitinen. The award includes a solo exhibition at the Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA during 2014. The new award is to be granted every second year to an internationally interesting Finnish artist.

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N minutes video art festival in Shanghai

展期 Duration:2011.09.08 – 10.08
出品 Produced :三月空间 March Art
承办 Cooperation:中信泰富广场 CITIC Square
策展 Curator :黎宁春 Li Ningchun
主场地点:上海静安区南京西路1168号,中信泰富广场地下一层中庭
Main Venue: CITIC Square LG Atrium, 1168 West Nanjing Rd, Shanghai
Urban Skin
The theme of the 1st N Minutes Video Art Festival is “Urban Skin” and it´s a public project with the aim to promote video art among the city’s public [...]

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Notch11, Feedback, Dashilar social action, Beijing

As part of the NOTCH11 program, I worked with local artists and community at Darshilar, in the heart of Beijing to make a light installation in an old factory that has been turned into a creative space facing one of Beijing’s traditional Hutong neighborghoods. The work was based on my previous installation “Wall Street”.
Collaborators: Beijing [...]

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Screening @ Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo

My film Rising will be screened at Youkobo Art Space on thursday 10th of February.
Link: Youkobo Art Space

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Jan 2011 in Shanghai: Museum of Oblivion

Series of four dioramas in collaboration with Tatu Tuominen. Museum of Oblivion will be exhibited in January-March 2011 at Art+Shanghai gallery, Shanghai, China.
The four diorama sculptures deal with time. Time - not measured in seconds, hours, days or years - but earth time. It tells a story of decay in constructed environment and the human [...]

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NEWS, JUNE 2010

KORPIHETE&LAITINEN:
INERTIA INSTALLATION IN VOIMALA, RIIHIMÄKI. JUNE 2010.
Shown as part of Place/Space: Exhibition curated by Edwina Goldstone:
Open 1.-30.6.2010 Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday 11 am - 4 pm. Closed 25.-27.6. Free entrance. Voimala is located opposite Riihimäki Railway Station
Inertia, a variation of car theme installation previously examined in Vanishing Point (Korjaamo Helsinki) and Ghost [...]

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