ARTISTS 2012. The 117th Finnish Artists’ exhibition at Taidehalli, Helsinki

1. December – 6. January, at Taidehalli, Helsinki

Listen to the artist! The 117th annual exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Finland gives the floor to 57 artists whose new works comment on the human condition with subtle humour. What kind of a world do we live in today?

Among others, Tatu Tuominen’s work is also on Display.

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Watch a video of Tatu Tuominen and Tuomas Aleksander Laitinen talking about their piece Museum of Oblivion. The four piece mixed-media diorama is on display at Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum Helsinki in Reality Bites exhibition.

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Welcome to the exhibition Reality Bites – Document in Contemporary Art at Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum in Helsinki 2.11.2012 – 10.3.2013.
Museum of Oblivion, a collaborative work of Tuomas Aleksander Laitinen and Tatu Tuominen will be on display in the exhibition.

Occupying three entire floors of the museum, the exhibition explores the use of documentarism in contemporary art.

Museum of Oblivion (I-IV)

Here are some photos of the preparations for my upcoming solo exhibition Unelma kaupungista (Vision of a City) in Galleria Aarni. The show will open August 17th 2012. Welcome!

Cutting paper
Cutting paper

Lighting arsenal
Lighting arsenal

More paper
More paper

Here’s the painting I did for Mänttä Art Festival curated by Ilona Valkonen with a clear vision. The show is called Löytäjä saa pitää (Finder’s Keepers) and it’s definitely worth visiting. It’s on until 31.8.2012. Click on the images to see the whole piece.

Path, 2012
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Path, 2012
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Path, 2012
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Photos: Heikki Vesterinen and Tatu Tuominen, 2012

Thanks to Miko, Risto and Tiina for the help!

Preparing for Mänttä Art Festival.

Detail of a painting
Detail of a painting, Photo: Tatu Tuominen, 2012
Action, Photo: Heikki Vesterinen, 2012
Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti

The exhibition showcases new acquisitions of the Helsinki Art Museum from 2007 to 2011. Over 50 works from 24 artists.

Welcome to my show Vierain silmin – With Strange Eyes in the Studio of The Lönnström Art Museum in Rauma, Finland. The show is running from November 16th until December 11th 2011. There you can find a large collection of my recent works.

Here are some installation photographs of mine and Shoji Kato’s Castles of Memory -exhibition which is up and running until October 25th in GalleriaKONE, Hämeenlinna.

Photos by Shoji Kato.

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Right now I’m preparing for a duo exhibition entitled Castles of Memory – Muistin linnakkeet with Shoji Kato at GalleriaKONE in Hämeenlinna. The show will feature our new body of works from October 1st to October 23rd, 2011. You are all most welcome to the opening reception with the presence of the artists on 30th of September from 6-8pm.

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Tatu Tuominen‘s and Tuomas Laitinen‘s Museum of Oblivion -exhibition at Art + Shanghai has come to an end. Below there’s a few of many reviews covering the show.

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Under Works section you can find images of Museum of Oblivion which is currently being exhibited in Art + Shanghai Gallery in Shanghai, China.

Museum of Oblivion (I–IV), 2011.

Museum of Oblivion

Series of four dioramas in collaboration with Tuomas Laitinen titled Museum of Oblivion .  The work will be exhibited in January-March 2011 at Art+Shanghai gallery, Shanghai, China.