Born 1963 in Järvenpää, Finland & born 1967 in Turku, Finland. Live and work in Helsinki.

Education

Jarno Jokinen:
2013 M.A. University of Helsinki (East Asian Studies)
1990 visual artist, Turku Art School, Turku, Finland

Katja Valanne:
2002 BA, visual artist, Tampere Polytechnic School of Art and Media, Finland
1999 Tampere Polytechnic School of Art and Media, specialization studies
1990 visual artist, Turku Art School, Finland

Solo Exhibitions

2005 Parempi (Better), (video installation, collection), Cable Gallery, Helsinki
2003 ajankulu (passing time) (video installation, multiple), Gallery Aarni, Espoo, Finland
2000 If I Ask Her (installation/sound and print), Järvenpäätalo, Järvenpää, Finland
1997 Ennenkuin – Before (installation/text), Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki
1995 Tietämättään tietämättään (Unawares Unawares) (installation/text), Muu Gallery, Helsinki
1993 VOITTO käy ilmi itsestään (installation/text), Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland
1989 Valitse ja voita! (Choose and Win!) (installation/multiple and print), Exhibition Room of Critical Academy, Helsinki

Happenings in Commercial Centers and Former Shops

1993 24 lausetta – 24 rader – 24 lines (with explanations and comments) (multiple), Helsinki
1992 AIMO pähkinä – UNDERnöt (WONDERnut) (multiple), Helsinki
1992 Valmiiksi kaunis – Färdigt vacker (Already Beautiful) (multiple), Turku, Finland and Helsinki
1990 Olet jo voittanut – Olet jo ostanut – Olet jo uskonut (You Have Already Won – You Have Already Bought – You Have Already Believed) (multiple), Turku, Finland
1989 Valitse ja voita! (Choose and Win!) (multiple), Turku, Finland
1988 Aina Oivan Ihana Kauppa (Aina Oiva's Lovely Shop) (happening), Turku, Finland
(Group: Jarno Jokinen, Päivi Maunu, Tapio Onnela, Katja Valanne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2003 Empathy – Beyond the Horizon (video installation), Sydney
2002 Symptomania (video installation with multiples), Bruges, Belgium
2002 Platform of Encounters (video installation with multiples), Vilnius, Lithuania
2001 Tallinn Print Triennial (installation/multiple), Tallinn, Estonia
2001 Social Hackers (video installation), Geneva, Switzerland
2001 Dispensing with Formalities (project for giving out multiples), Geneva, Switzerland
2001 Empathy – Beyond the Horizon (video installation), Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
2001 24th Biennial of Graphic Art (installation/sound and print), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2001 Finnish Artists’ Associations 106th Annual Exhibition 2001 (installation/sound and print), Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland
2000 Alphabets & Outils 2 (installation/sound and print), Institut finlandais, Paris
2000 Social Hackers (video installation), Muu Gallery, Helsinki
2000 Dispensing with Formalities (project for giving out multiples), Helsinki
1999 Alphabets and Tools (installation/sound and print), Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, USA
1996 Hapax, international mail art exhibition, Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland
1994 Sound Calendar tapework, YLE FM1 (Finnish Broadcasting Company)/Muu Productions
1994 XL – Art Fair (installation/multiple and print), Turku, Finland
1992 Regional Exhibition of Turku and Pori (installation/multiple and print), Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland

Bibliography

EMPATHY – Beyond the Horizon. Pori Art Museum Publications 63, FRAME Publications 21. 2003.
Symptomania. Exhibition catalogue CD. 2002
Tallinn Print Triennial 2001. Exhibition catalogue. 2001
Social Hackers. Exhibition catalogue. 2001.
24th International Biennial of Graphic Arts. Exhibition catalogue. Slovenia 2001.
Alphabets and Tools. Exhibition catalogue. Publ. by FRAME, Helsinki 1999.
Mika Hannula: Sittenkin liikaa ollakseen totta. Taide 3/94 (Finnish art magazine)

Collections

RikArt - taiteilijakirjakokoelma (RikArt Artists' Books Collection), Helsinki

Memberships

Finnish Painters' Union (Katja Valanne)
MUU ry.
Kuvasto ry.