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Miklos Gaál is a graduate of University of Art & Design Helsinki, 2004, and attended also the School of Photography at Gothenburg University. From 2008 until 2009 he was a resident artist at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam.

Gaál’s work has been exhibited internationally since 2000 in, among others,
Huis Marseille in Amsterdam,
Aperture Gallery in New York,
La Casa Encendida in Madrid,
Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art contemporain,
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki,
and Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany.
STUDIES 2008–2009 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam 1999–2004 Master of Arts (Photography) University of Art & Design Helsinki 1997–1998 University for Photography and Film, Gothenburg 1995–1999 Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design) University of Art & Design Helsinki 1993–1995 Borgå School of Arts and Crafts, Porvoo RESIDENCIES 2012 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris 2011 Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation, Oaxaca 2005 EXO Experimental, São Paulo 2005 SPHN, Berlin 2004 The Foundation for the Finnish Cultural Institute in US, New York SSOLO EXHIBITIONS 2012 Strange Fruits, Galleria Heino Things In Relation and Back Out Again, Finsk-norsk kulturinstitutt, Oslo 2010 Selbstvergessenheit, Galerie Wagner+Partner, Berlin
Pluie d’Images Festival, Brest
2009 Galerie Momentum, Vienna
Galleria Heino, Helsinki
2008 Finlandsinstitutet, Stockholm 2007 Sights, Gallery Artcore, Toronto
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen
2006 Centro Mariantônia de Arte Contemporanea (with Juha Nenonen), São Paulo
Kunsthalle Erfurt
2005 Sightseeing Tour, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
Galerie SPHN, Berlin Popular Trivia, Hippolyte Photographic Gallery, Helsinki Galleria Titanik, Turku
2004 Kunstverein Göttingen
Stadtgalerie Kiel Mikkeli Photographic Centre Kunsthalle Tübingen (with Lois Renner)
2003 Galerie SPHN, Berlin
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2001 Imitation of Life, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki 1999 Ideal, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery (with Kim Simonsson), Helsinki SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2012 Religion & Riten, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt am Main
Urbanitet (Helsinki Photography Biennial), Finlandsinstitutets galleri, Stockholm
2011 OK. Video Flesh Festival, Jakarta
Märklin World, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
2010 Digital? Analogue! Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
Highlighted, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam Landscape without Horizon Museum Schloss Moyland Ausgewählte Positionen, Kunstraum Düsseldorf
2009 RijksakademieOpen, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
Just Around the Corner, La Casa Encendida, Madrid Surface, Turku Biennaali Autres mesures, CPIF/Centre de la Photographie Ile de France Megalomania, Galleria Huoltamo, Tampere
2008 RijksakademieOpen, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
Locked In, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art contemporain Fluid Street, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2007 Laatikko, Galleria Alkovi Helsinki
Industrielle Bildwelten, FO. KU. S Stadtforum Innsbruck Photo Finnish, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo Helsinki School, Art Foyer DZ-Bank, Frankfurt
2006 Out of the Camera, Bielefelder Kunstverein
Intimacy, Mänttä Art Festival, FIN On the Road, Galerie Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin Photography Now and the next 30 Years, Photographic Resource Center, Boston Based on a True Story, Photographic Centre Nykyaika Tampere reGeneration, Aperture Gallery, New York, USA. Post_modellismus, Kunsthalle Bergen, Norway. The Faraway Nearby, White Box, New York Fictions Abound, Ffotogallery Cardiff Wales Europart, billboard project, Vienna
2005 ReGeneration, Galleria Corso Como, Milano
Kidding, Ise Cultural Foundation Gallery, New York The Helsinki School, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin Post_modellismus, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna ReGeneration, Musée de l’Elysée The Helsinki School, Kulturhuset, Stockholm Double Vision, Prague Biennale Metropolis, National Museum in Szczecin Fractures of Life, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki Heavy Snowflakes, Lönnstrom Art Museum, Rauma Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Malmö Konsthal Heavy Snowflakes, Museo de Arte de Lima
2004 Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Pori Art Museum
Believe it or not, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin Helsinki School, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Tallinn Art Hall Helsinki School, Finnish Museum of Photography Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius Heavy Snowflakes, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires MAMBA Measure of a Man, Tennis Palace Art Museum, Helsinki Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Bergens Kunstforening Heavy Snowflakes, Escola de Cinema e Audiovisual Darcy Ribeiro, Rio de Janeiro Galeria Salvador Diaz, Madrid
2003 Heavy Snowflakes, Exteresa Arte Actual, Mèxico City
Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie Kiel Quand la photo fait son cinèma, Pole d’Images, Rouen Quand la photo fait son cinèma, Galerie Nathalie Parientè, Paris Quand la photo fait son cinèma, Usine Corot, Marseille Other Sight, National center of photography of Russia, St. Petersburg Fünf Positionen Finnischer Fotografie, Kunstverein Arnsberg Meeting Place, Södertälje Art Hall Meeting Place, Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn















Miklos Gaál,
Geboren 1974 in Finnland,
lebt und arbeitet in Amsterdam.












2002 Korrelationen, Fotoforum West, Austria
Meeting Place, Former Printing House Lithuania Meeting Place, The Museum of Foreign Art Latvia Symptomania, Kunsthalle Lophem, Brügge Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris Meeting Place, Rydals Museum, Göteborg Korrelationen, Fotogalerie Wien Masters of Art, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki Meeting Place, Cable Factory, Helsinki Meeting Place, Rogalands Art Centre, Stavanger Art Moscow 2002, Russia
2001 Kollisionen, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany
6. Internationale Fototage, Herten, Germany
2000 (sic), Culturen, VästeråsGRANTS AND AWARDS 2012 The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2011 The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2010 The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2009 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, supported by Dutch Ministry of Culture 2008 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, supported by FRAME 2007 The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2006 Finnish Arts Association 2005 Arts Council of Finland
Svenska kulturfonden
2004 Oskar Öflund Foundation
The Finnish Cultural Foundation Arts Council of Finland
2003 FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange
Arts Council of Finland
2001 Wihuri foundation
Arts Council of Uusimaa
1999 Arts Council of Finland

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Finnish State Art Collections, FIN Helsinki City Art Museum, FIN Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, FIN EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, FIN Uppsala Konstmuseet, SWE Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, NL FNAC, FR DZ Bank Collection, GER Kunsthalle in Emden, GER Musée de l’Elysée, CH Calder Foundation, USA

BOOKS / SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES 2005 Sightseeing Tour, Kunsthalle in Emden & Hatje Cantz, 2005. ISBN 3-7757-1608-4
2004 Imitation of Life, Photographs 1999-2003, Kunstverein Göttingen,
Stadtgalerie Kiel & Kunsthalle Tübingen, 2003. ISBN 3-9807213-4-5

GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES 2011 Märklin World. A Model of the World by 40 Artists, Kunsthal KAdE 2011. ISBN 978-94-90153-00-7
2010 Landscape without Horizon - Nah und Fern in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie,
Museum Schloss Moyland & Verlag für Moderne Kunst 2010. ISBN 978-3-86984-035-2
Pluie d’Images, MJC/MPT de l’Harteloire 2010 2009 Fotografie im Diskurs performativer Kulturen, Kehrer Verlag 2009. ISBN 978-3-939583-42-4 Just Around the Corner, Inéditos Obra Social Caja Madrid 2009. ISBN 978-84-96917-51-4 Surface, Turku Biennial, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova 2009. ISBN 978-952-58201-01-0 2008 Locked In, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’Art Contemporain 2008. ISBN 978-2-919893-71-8 Fluid Street: Alone, together Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008. ISBN 978-951-53-3063-5 2007 Industrielle Bildwelten, Fotohof edition, 2007. ISBN 978-3-901756-84-9 2007 The Helsinki School, New Photography by Taik, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007. 2006 Out of the Camera, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2006 ISBN 10: 3-939 583-09-x
The Helsinki School, Photography by Taik, Hatje Cantz Verlag PEACE gerollt - euroPART, 25peaces Aktuelle Kunst aus Europa, 2006 ISBN 3-200-00558-0
2005 Post_Modellismus, Models in Art, Krinziger Projekte, 2005 ISBN 3-200-00541-6
reGeneration, Thames & Hudson, Musée de l´Elysée Lausanne, 2005 ISBN 0-500-28582-9 Arbeitsplätze/Work Places Architekturbild e. v., Stuttgart, pp 62-63. Metropolis, National Museum in Szczecin ISBN 83-86136-54-5 Fractures of Life, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art ISBN 951-53-2690-7 The Helsinki School, Hatje Cantz, 2005 ISBN 3-7757-1575-4
2004 Quand la photo fait son cinèma, 2003, Usine Corot Marseille
3rd Ars Baltica Triennal of Photographic Art, 2003 Berlin Symptomania, Kunsthalle Lophem, 2002 Brügge Korrelationen, Fotogalerie Wien 178/2002 Vienna
2003 What is important? 3rd Ars Baltica Triennal of Photographic Art, 2003 Berlin
Quand la photo fait son cinèma, Usine Corot 2003, Marseille
2002 Fotografien aus Finnland, exhibition catalogue, Fotogalerie Wien, Austria
Symptomania, Kunsthalle Lophem, 2002 Brügge Korrelationen, Fotogalerie Wien 178/2002 Vienna

TEACHING PRACTICE
2010 Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki, workshop facilitator 2008 AKV/St. Joost, Den Bosch, workshop facilitator 2002 Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne (ECAL), workshop facilitator














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