CV

Sini Pelkki
born 1978, Helsinki FI. Lives and works in Helsinki

Education
2003–2008 MFA, Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki FI
1999–2002 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London UK
1998–1999 Foundation Studies, Camberwell College of Art and Design, London UK

Solo Exhibitions

2017, Length, SIC, Helsinki, FI
2016, Length, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku FI
2013, Arranger’s Choice, Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki FI
2013, Map of a Scene – Emma Hammrén & Sini Pelkki, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm SE
2011, Embarkation, Taidehalli Helsinki, Helsinki FI
2011, Echo For Two, Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki FI
2010, Passage, Finnish Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
2009, Entrance to Exit, Helsinki Art Museum, Project Space FI
2007, In Reality, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki FI
2004, Embarkation, Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki FI

Awards
2014, Finnish Art Society, William Thuring designated prize
2013, Helsinki Film Festival, Honorable mention for Embarkation 2007, Helsinki Film Festival, Honorable mention for Concealment

Residencies
2015/2012/2010, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, FR
2010, FOCUS AirR, CFF – Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, SE
2007, Museums Quartier, Wien AT
2003, NIFCA – Nordic Institute For Contemporary Art, The Faroe Islands

Group Exhibitions

2015, Eleanor Wright/Sam Watson: Continuous Material Incorporating works and contributions by Eric Bainbridge, Paul Becker, Ralf Brög, Aleksandra Konopek, Sini Pelkki, Josh Wilson, Drop City Newcastle UK & Durham Castle Museum, Durham UK
2015, Meditations & Spells – Tuomas A. Laitinen, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Sini Pelkki, Timo Vaittinen,
Ytan, Västerås, SE, curated by Toni Ledentsa
2014, The Nine Lives Museum, Sinne, Helsinki FI curated by Maija Blåfield & Ilona Valkonen
2014, Screen Test, Sini Pelkki & Jani Ruscica, Otto Zoo, Milano IT
2014, Rajapinnat, Ritva Palander & Sini Pelkki, Fiskars FI
2014,
 Moving Image New York, (AV-arkki), New York, US
2014, Motivi di Famiglia, Villa di Toppo Florio, Udine IT, curated by Paolo Toffolutti
2013, Cunning Image – Viekas kuva, Galleria Huuto (Jätkäsaari), Helsinki FI
2013, PULSE Projects,(Otto Zoo), New York, US
2013,
The Armory Show,(Galerie Anhava), New York, US
2013, Supermarket – Stockholm Independet Art Fair, with Konstnärshuset, Stockholm Sweden
2013, Ruscica & Pelkki: Screen Test (For a Living Sculpture), Galerie Anhava, Helsinki FI
2012, Dimensions of SharingSuzanna Asp, Maija Luutonen, Sini Pelkki, Pilvi Takala, Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen Denmark
2012, Fatamorgana #1, curated by Like a Little Disaster, Galleria Omphalos, Bari, IT
2012, One Kind Word Can Warm Three Winter Months, Ateljee Eero Snellman, Cité International Des Arts, Paris FR
2010, How Many Worlds – Kensuke Koike, Nicola Nunziata, Sini Pelkki, Galerie Gudrun Fuckner, Ludwigsburg DE, curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer
2010, Supermarket (Valokuvataiteilijoiden liitto ja (the) Evidence), Kulturhuset, Stockholm Sweden
2009, Nine Variations on The Finity of Human Vision, Riga Art Space, Riga LV, curated by Marita Muukkonen
2009, Tense Territories – Mouhamed Bourouissa, Sini Pelkki, Carrie Chneider, Sauli Sirviö, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki FI, curated by Aura Seikkula
2008, Tense Territories, Santralistanbul, Istanbul TR, curated by Aura Seikkula
2008, Supermarket, (Studio 44), Enskilda Galleriet, Stockholm SE
2008, 3 Utställningar – Sini Pelkki: Statue, Studio 44, Stockholm SE
2008, Sini Pelkki: Concealment & Eeva-Mari Haikala: Three minutes attempt, galleria Huoltamo, Tampere FI
2007, Hyvät työt – Good Deeds, Vallilan vanha hetekatehdas, Helsinki
2008, Artist in the Wonderland, The Baltic Sea Cultural Centre, Gdansk PL, curated by Agata Rogos
2007, In Search of The Miraculous, 5th Triennial of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki FI, curated by Luigi Fassi
2007, Framing the Identity, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels BE, curated by Aura Seikkula
2005, POLYFONIA, galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki FI, curated by Sini Pelkki ja Jani Ruscica
2005,  Adam Avikainen, Frida Hultcrantz, Sini Pelkki, Jani Ruscica & Perttu Saksa, Manchester Metropolitan University Holden Gallery, Manchester UK, curated by Pavel Büchler
2003, Avbild, Konstfack galleri, Stockholm SE
2003, Nuoret 2003 / The Young Artists 2003, Kunsthalle Helsinki, FI

 

Festivals and Screenings

A Replacement

2014

43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands

AAVE – Festivaali, New Nordic Media Art, Helsinki FI

Helsinki Short Film Festival, Helsinki FI

 

Embarkation

2016

Sibafest 2016, Experimental cinema, New sound interpretations. Musiikkitalo, Black Box, Helsinki FI

2014

Les Rencontres Internationales – New Cinema & Contemporary Art, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris France

Explorations & Relations, Espacio Naranjo, Madrid Spain

Hard Thawing: Experimental Film and Video from Finland: Part 1: Streams of Lights & Part II: Movements, National Gallery of Art, Wahsington DC, US.

2013

42nd International Film Festival Rotterdam The Netherlands

59th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen Germany

Lisfe – Leiden International Short Film Experience, The Netherlands

VIDEOEX – Experimental Film&Video Festival Zürich, Switzerland

Art Cinema, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport FI

5th Cairo Video Festival, Egypt

Clare Valley Film Festival, Blyth Australia

30. Kasseler Dokfest – Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Video Festival, Kassel, Germany

2012

Helsinki Short Film Festival FI

FUASSI 2012 – Media Arts Festival, Italia

AAVE – Festivaali, Helsinki FI

18th Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, Bristol UK