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Santtu Laine is a Finnish contemporary artist and photographer living and working in Helsinki, Finland. In his works he is often dealing with the subject of memory and memories, whether in regard to the self or of society as a whole. In his art Santtu combines creatively different techniques and is constantly searching new forms of expression. He has completed Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Time and Space Arts, at The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki. He has previously completed Bachelor of Arts in Photography from the BTK University of Art & Design, Berlin. 



GROUP EXHIBITIONS // FEATURED

• 2021 - It has neither name nor place | OpusOne | Concertgebouw |Bruges| Belgium
• 2021 - Farmers Fetish | Taiteen Kotitalo | Kerava
• 2020 - How To Handle The New Apparatus | Exhibition Laboratory | Helsinki
• 2019 - It has neither name nor place | MFA Exhibition | Project Room | Helsinki
• 2018 - Eggplant, I Love You | Fondia Gallery | Helsinki
• 2017 - Toward The Blue Peninsula | Chickadee, My Mother, And The Oddities Of Nesting | Berlin
• 2017 - Fnder Magazine | NullToleranz | Berlin | Germany
• 2016 - Blurring the lines | Paris College Of Art | Lonely Moments | Paris | France
• 2016 - European Month of Photography | Null Toleranz | Berlin | Germany
• 2016 - SubZero | Traveling Exhibition | Finland, Germany, Monaco, Singapore
• 2016 - BUNKER Exhibition | Grünfläche 36 | Arles | France
• 2015 - Revolution | Contact Photography Festival | Toronto | Canada
• 2015 - Desire | INTAC | Fruits of Nature | Bethanien | Berlin | Germany
• 2015 - MAVIBLAU | Queens of Tarlabasi | Istanbul | Turkey
• 2015 - Revolution | INTAC | University of Arts | Osaka | Japan
• 2014 - Rundgang | BTK | 100 Famous Views of Ego | Berlin | Germany
• 2013 - Final Exhibition | (M)other Earth | Lahti | Finland


GRANTS // RESIDENCIES

• 2019 - Anita Snellman Foundation | Grant
• 2018 - Winner of the Public Art Competition for the Helsinki University Hospitals HUS | Ukonvaaja
• 2018 - Production Grant | Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki | Eggplant, I Love You
• 2016 - Bunker Exhibition | Residency | Arles | France
• 2016 - Subzero Scholarship | University of the Arctic | Oulanka | Finland
• 2015 - Subzero Scholarship | University of the Arctic | Oulanka | Finland
• 2014 - Subzero Scholarship | University of the Arctic | Oulanka | Finland


HONOURS

• 2018 - Winner of the Public Art Competition for Helsinki University Hospitals HUS | Ukonvaaja
• 2018 - IPA - Honorable Mention - Book | Chickadee, my Mother and The Oddities of Nesting
• 2017 - IPA - Honorable Mention - Digitally Enhanced | Béton
• 2016 - IPA - 3rd Prize Winner - Portrait Category | Lonely moments
• 2016 - IPA - Honorable Mention - People Category | Plane Heels


PUBLICATIONS // BOOKS

• 2017 - Chickadee, My Mother, And The Oddities Of Nesting 

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