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Curriculum Vitae


Tero Nauha, b. 1970, [email protected]

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2012-15 Research student, TAhTO, The School for Artistic research, Helsinki

2011 Goldsmiths College of London, Department of Visual Cultures, visiting research student

2007-15 Theatre Academy of The University of Arts Helsinki, department of Performance Art and Theory

1999-2000 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995-96 Poznan Art Academy, Poland

1991-95 Lahti Art Institute, Finland

Professional Appointments

2005-12 The Art School Maa, Helsinki, teacher of performance art and drawing.

2007-12 Theatre Academy in Helsinki, teacher and lecturer.

2009-12 University of Art and Design of The Aalto University, teacher of drawing, MA supervisor and examiner.

2005-09 The Art Academy, teacher of performance art, MA supervisor.

2002-07 Turku Art Academy, teacher of performance art.

2002-04 Orivesi Institute, Orivesi, teacher of performance art.

2009 Mutopia workshops with John Grzinich, X-OP, Maçao, Portugal.

2008 AVAMAA workhop, MoKS, Mooste, Estonia.

2004 The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, teacher of performance art.

2002 Tampere Polytechnics, teacher of performance art.

1998-2011 Lahti Art Institute, teacher of performance art.

Grants and Scholarships

KONE foundation for the Astronomer project (2013)

AVEK (2012, 2009, 07, 06, 04)

Theatre Academy, Director’s Grant (2011); Production grant (2012); travel grant (2011, 2012)

The Art Council of Finland, production grant (2011, 10, 08, 06, 01, 1999, 98); publishing grant (2009, 2004);

The Artist’s three year grant (2009-11); travel grant (2012, 11, 04); grant for residency (2000, 1999)

The Art Council of Uusimaa (2008)

The Finnish Culture Foundation for KUKKIA (2008); production grant (2000, 1999)

Alfred Kordelin foundation (2008, 05)

VISEK (2009, 07, 06, 03, 00, 1996)

Sleipnir travel grant (2005)

The Foundation for Environmental Art (2004)

Fonds for Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (2001)

Honorary Positions

2013-14 The member of Board of The Arts Promotion Centre, subcommittee of The Visual Arts

2007-12 The chairman of the Board of The Art School Maa, Helsinki

2009-10 The member of Board of The Audio Visual Archive, Finland.


1993- MUU organization

1995- Painters Union

2009- AV Archive

2008- mollecular organization

Conference Papers

2013 “Plasticity and performance: the production of subjectivity in a post-industrial town of Bytom”, New Materialism: Movement, aesthetics, ontology. University of Turku, May 16-17.

2012 “Performance and contingeny of contaminated human capital”, PSi#18, University of Leeds, 29.6.

“Life in bytom”, How performance thinks. Psi & Kingston University, 13.-14.4., London

2011 “Sponge subjectivity”. Trashing performance. Goldsmiths College, Live Art Development Agency & Toynbee Studios, 25.-30.10.2011, London

2008 “Fascinance and fascinum”. Power: Dynamics, Forms of Consequences. University of Tampere

Private Exhibitions

2012 Life in Bytom, CSW Kronika, Bytom, Poland

2010 Kommarikeko. Promenadi gallery, Hyvinkää

2008 Body Without Organs. Katariina gallery, Helsinki

2007 Fertilism. Rantakasarmi gallery, Suomenlinna, Helsinki

2004 V. Hyvinkää Art museum

You. Rajatila gallery, Tampere

2001 Cemeti gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Ruang Rupa, Jakarta, Indonesia

1999 Kluuvi gallery, Helsinki

Group shows

2012 Tutaj-Here, CSW Kronika. curator: Agata Tecl. Bytom, Poland

2011 Friends of Ruang Rupa. Jakarta, Indonesia

2001/1991 Young artists, Taidehalli, Helsinki

2000/1999 Rijksakademie Open doors

Projects and performances

2012 Coland, Samtalkøkkenet, Galerie Nikolaj, Copenhagen. Curators: Ellen & Henrik Vestergaard Friis

Life in Bytom, CSW Kronika, Bytom, Poland

Motor City. Potentials of Performance. LADA & Performance Matters, ]performance space[ London

—— Miraculous/Organic. Curators: Essi Kausalainen & Mikko Kuorinki. Skånes Konstföreningen, Malmö

Can You Tell Me About Your Machines, New Performance Festival. Curators: Leena Kela & Christopher Hewitt, Turku

2011 Kafkamachine. PaF (St.Erme), Lissabon, Saõ Paulo. mollecular org, Presque ruines, Ueinzz theatre group

2010-11 Schizoanalytic performance practice. Skoki, Poland; ”Glitter Grill”, Helsinki; X-OP, Tomar, Portugal; Perfo, Tampere

2009 #we are the käpytalists!#. (Karolina Kucia & workshop group), Rahkee, Eno

2008 Ritornello. (KUKKIA), Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio, Rome

Birth. (KUKKIA), Là-Bas, Kiasma, Helsinki

Loop Variations. MUU galleria, Helsinki

Loop. Art Contact, HIAP Studio, Helsinki

2007 Turdus merdula. (KUKKIA & Dwi Setianto), Live Art festival, Theatre Academy

Performance rocket. (KUKKIA & Dwi Setianto), Taju07, Hyvinkää

2006 Katedra. (KUKKIA), Là-Bas, Cable Factory, Helsinki

Fertilismi. (KUKKIA), Vaihtolava, Helsinki; Kajaani Theatre Symposium; PAIR1, Lahti

Soppa. (KUKKIA), Fluxee club, Turku

2005 Aktio. Là-Bas, Cable Factory, Helsinki

Aktio. (KUKKIA), Y gallery, Tartu, Estonia

Kultura. (KUKKIA), Anti-festival, Kuopio

2004 Asuttaa. (KUKKIA), Wäinö Aaltonen museum, Turku

Isolation. (KUKKIA), Postsovkhoz04 event, MoKS, Mooste, Estonia

2001 Akku. (MDO), Amorph!01, Helsinki.

2000 Hotel Finlandia. Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

Video projects

2012 Wywrotka | Capsizing. Duration 27 mins, camera: Malgorzata Mazur, sound: Lukasz Jastrubszak.

Residence artist

2008 Circolo Scandinavo, Rome, Italy

SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland

Villa Karo, Grand Popo, Benin

2006 Cité des Arts, Paris, France

2002/03 Kökarkultur, Åland

Curatorial projects

2009 mollecular organization in collaboration with Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Bracha L. Ettinger, Brian Massumi & Erin Manning. Helsinki Art Academy

2009 Ihme production, video projects edition, Helsinki

1998 Amorph!98 international performance festival, Helsinki

Works in collections

Hyvinkää Art Museum

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

Private collections

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Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble and network, blog, and publisher, He has co-created, directed, video- and set designed 18 Big Art Group productions. Manson has shown video installations in Austria, Germany, NYC, and Portland; performed PAIN KILLER in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; Taught in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Montreal, NYC, and Bern; the ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, PS122, and Wexner Center for The Arts. Caden is a 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellow, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and a 2011 MacDowell Fellow. Writing has been published in PAJ, Theater Magazine, and Theater der Zeit. Caden is currently an associate professor and graduate directing option coordinator of The John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.

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