Chronik

1972
Born in Helsinki, Finland
1997
Master of Science (Analytic Chemistry), University Helsinki, Finland
2000
Master of Arts (Photography), University for Art and Design Helsinki (UIAH), Finland
2000
Award 3-year Artist's Grant, Arts Coucil of Finland
2001
Prix Mosaïque, Centre National de l'Audiovisuel, Luxembourg
2002
Carnegie Art Award
2002
Citigroup Private Bank Photography Prize
2003
Carnegie Award
2004
5-year Artist’s Grant, Arts Council of Finland
2004
Young Artist’s Scolarship
2005
Prix Niépce, Gens d'images, France
2005
Finnish Cultural Foundation
2006
Ars Fennica
2007
Grönqvist Stiftelse, Finland
2008
Finnish State Prize for Photography
2009
ArtsCouncilofFinland
2010
Finnish Cultural Foundation 2-year Artist’s Grant, Arts Council of Finland Book publishing grant (for Artist and her Model, work in progress), Arts Council of Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland and Paris, France

Ausstellungen

2013
VIDEO, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013
The Other Portrait - MART- Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
2013
Home Truths, Photography, Motherhood And Identity, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
2013
Annunciation, GB Agency , Paris, France (solo)
2012
Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2012
Only You Only Me, Images of Love, Love of the Image, Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts, Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain MAMAC, Liège, Belgium
2012
Momentum, The Nordic Biennial, Moss, Norway
2012
Screaming from the Montain: Landscapes and View Points, Sörlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2012
Pieniä tarinoita suurmiehestä, Kotkaniemi, P.E. Svinhufvudin kotimuseo, Luumäki, together with Leena Svinhufvud, Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, Finland
2012
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
The Nordic - Authentic Architecture, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
2012
Sense of Place, European landscape photography, Bozar Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2012
Alice in Wonderland, Logomo, programme for the European Capital of Culture, Turku, Finland
2012
Galerie Les Voies Off, Arles, France
2012
Salle de bains, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2012
Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
2012
Elina Brotherus & Kira Gluschkoff: 'What if?', Gallery Pick me, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
2012
Lauri Astala & Elina Brotherus: 'Poissa ja kotona' ('Home and Away'), Gallery Heino, Helsinki, Finnland (solo)
2012
Sequences and Consequences, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, Finnland (solo)
2011
The new painting / The artist and her model, Festival Pluie d'images, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, Le Relecq Kerhuon, Le Radar, espace d’art actuel, Bayeux, France (solo)
2011
Sequences and Consequences, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
2011
Alice in Wonderland, Lokomo, Turku, Finland
2011
Summer in the city, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
Fondazione Studio Marangoni, Florence, Italy (solo)
2010
Elina Brotherus, Artothèque, Angers, France (solo)
2010
Video Works, The Wapping Project - Bankside, London, UK (solo)
2010
Sequences and Consequences, Bloomberg SPACE, in the ‘Comma’ series, London, UK (solo)
2010
Time Series, Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland (solo)
2010
Artists at Work, gb agency, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Elina Brotherus, Retrospective, gb agency, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
Prix Nièpce, Rétrospective, Chambre avec vues, Paris, France
2010
Cinéphémère, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
2010
Nordic Models + Common Ground, The Scandinavia House, New York, USA
2010
Public Screen’s, i/o/lab senter for framtidskunst, Stavanger, Norway
2010
Cool Water, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2010
Spazio, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy
2010
Starter, ARTER, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
Helsinki10, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
2010
Retrospective, gb agency, Paris, France
2010
Export - Import, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
2010
Artists at Work, gb agency, Paris, France
2009
Rencontres littéraires nordiques, Lieu Unique, Nantes
2009
Fly me to the MØØn, 44 Moen, Denmark (cat.)
2009
Ecology of Emotions, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland (cat.)
2009
Works, Deeds, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2009
Wonderful dreadful life, South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta
2009
Gioia, FotoGrafia Festival, Palazzo delle esposizioni, Rome (cat.)
2009
Teatri possibili. Dall’arte rinascimentale alla video-art, Palazzo Ferrero, Biella (cat.)
2009
Faire la peau de l’inconscient, Galerie Nei Liicht, Dudelange, Luxembourg, in connection with Mutations2, Moving stills (cat.)
2009
Myth of Childhood, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Swizerland ; CCA Andratx, Mallorca
2009
La Ruche, cité des artistes, Palais Lumière, Evian (cat)
2009
Dance over the border, Dansens hus, Stockholm
2009
Identités, Ecole Supérieure dArt, Le Havre, France
2009
Wonderful, terrible Life, Etelä-Karjalan Taidemuseo, Lappenranta, Finland
2009
Nord, Nord-Ouest, gb agency, Paris, France
2009
Screening, Supernova, Riga, Latvia
2009
Model Studies, The Wapping Project - Bankside, London (solo)
2009
Artist and her model, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen (solo)
2009
Correspondences, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, together with Hannele Rantala (solo)
2009
The New Painting, ZAMEK Cultural Center & PF Photography Gallery, Poznan, Poland (cat.) (solo)
2008
ELINA BROTHERUS, Adventure Istiklal 6, Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Art Gallery, Istanbul (cat.) (solo)
2008
My Happiness is Round, The Wapping Project, London (solo)
2008
Paesaggi con montagna, Malga Valarica, Spera, Italy (solo)
2008
Elina Brotherus, in Artist File 2008, The National Art Center, Tokyo (cat.) (solo)
2008
Etudes d'après modèle, danseurs, AMA Gallery, Helsinki (solo)
2008
V.M. 21 Arte contemporanea, Rome (solo)
2008
Elina Brotherus, in Artist File 2008, The National Art Center, Tokio (solo)
2007
The New Painting, Oldenburger Kunstverein (solo)
2007
The New Painting, Centre pour l'image Contemporaine Genf (solo)
2007
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin (solo)
2007
Mori Art Museum, Shop, Tokyo (solo)
2007
Oldenburger Kunstverein, Germany (solo)
2007
The New Painting, Centre pour l'image Contemporaine Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2007
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum New York, USA
2007
Private Public interface Berlin, Germany
2007
De l'Europe, Prix Mosaïque, Aciérie Dudelange, Luxembourg (cat.)
2007
Vision from North, Galleria Civiva, Modena, Italy
2007
Eine Frage [nach] der Geste, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
2007
Ars Fennica, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Arts Helsinki, Finland (cat.)
2007
Le Bleu du ciel, Le traitement contemporain, In resonance with the Biennale d'art contemporain, Lyon (solo)
2006
Iitti Music Festival, Iitti, Finland (solo)
2006
The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki/ Konsthallen Millesgârden, Lindingö
2006
Estivales Photographiques Lannion, France
2006
Kopavogur Contemporary Art Museum Reykjavik, Iceland
2006
Sydney Biennale, Australia
2006
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
2006
Ars Fennica, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Arts Helsinki, Finland (cat.)
2006
Eine Frage [nach] der Geste, project of HGB Leipzig, Opera Leipzig, Germany
2006
Dreamlands Burn, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary
2006
Mar Mater Materia, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
2006
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Berlin, Germany (solo)
2006
Model Studies, Musée des Beaux-Arts Caen, France (solo)
2006
The New Painting, Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône, France; Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Dublin, Ireland; Millesgarden Stockholm, Sweden; The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki, Finland; Konsthallen Millesgârden Lindingö, Sweden (solo)
2005
Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2005
Brotherus Tyttö, Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute Oslo, Norway (solo)
2005
Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem, Israel (solo)
2005
Contemporary Art Centre Tarragona, Spain (solo/ cat.)
2005
FRAC Haute-Normandie Rouen, France (solo)
2005
Maison de la culture Amiens, France (solo)
2005
Selbstauslöser / Automatic Release, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (cat.)
2005
Open Space: An Exhibition Project at Art Cologne, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt / Berlin (cat.)
2005
The Helsinki School, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (cat.)
2005
Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, TR1, Tampere
2005
Under Your Skin, White Box, New York
2005
Theorema, Collection Lambert, Avignon
2005
Baigneurs, Maison de la Culture, Amiens (solo)
2005
Model Studies, gb agency, Paris (solo)
2004
Brotherus, tyttö, Photography Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki (solo)
2004
Baigneurs, The Wapping Project, London (solo)
2004
The New Painting, Mai Manó, Hungarian Photography Center, Budapest
2004
The New Painting, Château d'Eau, Toulouse (cat.)
2004
Nordic Art, MKM Museum Küppersmühle Duisburg, Germany (cat.)
2004
Galleri Stefan Andersson Umeå, Sweden (solo)
2004
Vague II - Hommages et Digressions, Musée Malraux, Le Havre (cat.)
2004
Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF 04) (cat.)
2004
The Helsinki School, The Finnish Museum of Photography Helsinki / Kulturhuset Stockholm (cat.)
2004
Startistes, Ass. pour Développement des Initiatives Sportives et Culturelles Brussels
2004
Tusenfryd, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
2004
Je t'envisage, la Disparation du Portrait, Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne
2004
Photobiennale 2004 Moscow
2004
Culturgest Lisbon
2004
GOKANN, IV Triennale of Finnish Art, Gallery Fleur, Kyoto / Helsinki Kunsthalle (cat.)
2004
Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen
2004
PHOTOfesta Maputo, Mozambique
2003
Blue Horizon / Feel Finland, Cassina Tokyo (cat.)
2003
Kunsthalle Lophem, Belgium (solo/ cat.)
2003
Le pire est à venir - Images contemporaines du monde, Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône, France
2003
Cassina Art Project, Tokyo, in Blue Horizon / Feel Finland (cat.) (solo)
2003
Baigneurs, Istanbul Biennial side event organised by FRAME, Hotel Marmara, Istanbul (cat.) (solo)
2003
The New Painting, Pärnu uue kunsti muuseum, Pärnu ; Draakoni Galerii, Tallinn (solo)
2003
Suites Françaises 2, Image/Imatge, Orthez
2003
The New Painting, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels (cat.) (solo)
2003
Sala Caballerizas, Murcia, in Fotoencuentros (cat.) (solo)
2002
Real Jardin Botánico, Madrid, in PhotoEspaña (cat.) (solo)
2002
Encontros da imagem, Braga (cat.) (solo)
2002
INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (solo)
2002
Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna (solo)
2002
Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås (solo)
2002
Lunds Konsthall, Lund (solo)
2002
Orchard Gallery, Derry (solo)
2002
Face / Off, Kettle's Yard Cambridge, UK (cat.)
2002
Galeria Noua, Bucharest, Romania (solo)
2001
Spring, The Wapping Project London, UK (cat.) (solo)
2001
Rendez-Vous 3, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
2001
Suites Françaises 2, gb agency, Paris (cat.) (solo)
2001
The New Painting, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå (solo)
2000
Suites Françaises 1, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki (cat.) (solo)
2000
Galerie i8, Reykjavik (cat.) (solo)
2000
Jahresgaben, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany (cat.)
2000
Encontros de Fotografia Coimbra, Portugal (solo)
1999
Pohjoinen Valokuvakeskus, Northern Photography Centre, Oulu, Finland (solo)
1999
Tila - Espaces, Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris, France
1999
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki (solo)
1999
Dance Portraits, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki (solo)
1998
Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå (cat.) (solo)
1998
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, with Andrei Lajunen (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Tampere City Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
City of Lund, Sweden
City of Nice, France
FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, Switzerland
Galeria Civica d’Arte, Modena
Gothemburg Art Museum, Gothemburg
Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden
MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Museo da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
Swedish State Art Council
Société Générale, Paris, France
SOK Art Collection, Helsinki, Finland
South Carelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
StatoilHydro, Stavanger, Norway
The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
Umeå municipality, Sweden Västerås Art Museum, Västerås, Sweden
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo (MAXXI), Rome, Italy
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
NSM Vie, Paris, France
Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland
Fondation Kadist, Paris, France
FRAC Alsace, Sélestat, France
Hasselblad Center, Gothemburg, Denmark
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, Finland
L’Imagerie, Lannion, France
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Koç Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey
Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
Mestizo, Murcia, Spain
Colección H+F, Barcelona, Spain
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Collection Neuflize, France
Coppel Collection, Mexico
City Corcoran Gallery, Washington, USA
County Councils of Gävleborg, Halland, Jönköping, Skåne, Uppsala and Västerbotten, Sweden
DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Apotekets Kulturförening, Stockholm, Sweden
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
Art Foundation Mallorca, Spain
Artothèque d’Angers, Angers, France
Artothèque de Brest, Brest, France
Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP), France
Carnegie Art Collection, Sweden
Centre national de l’audiovisuel, Luxembourg

Literatur

2012
ELINA BROTHERUS Artist and her Model, Le Caillou bleu, Brussels 2012
2011
Artist and her Model. Text: Susan Bright. Le Caillou bleu, Brussels 2011
2009
ELINA BROTHERUS, The New Painting. Text: Pawel Leszkowicz. Galeria Fotografii PF, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan 2009
2008
ELINA BROTHERUS, Adventure Istiklal 6. Text: René Block, Timo Valjakka. Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul 2008
2008
ELINA BROTHRUS, Artist File 2008. Text: Yayoi Motohashi-Mäki-Mantila. National Art Center, Tokyo 2008
2007
Etudes d'après modèle, danseurs. Text: Marc Donnadieu, interview: Patrick Scemama with Elina Brotherus. Les éditions Textuel, Paris 2007, distributed by Volumen
2000
ELINA BROTHERUS. Text: Caryn Faure Walker, Elina Brotherus. i8 Galleri, Reykjavík / Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Reykjavík 2000
1998
ELINA BROTHERUS. Text: Yrjänä Levanto, Elina Brotherus. Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå