© 2019 by Laura Puska

Laura Puska

b. 1986

Joensuu, Finland

 

 

 

education

2019-          LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium  

2013-2016   Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

2015             Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China      

2012-2013   ABKM - Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2010-2011   International Workshop, Metafora, Tallers d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain

2006-2010   Nuutajärvi's School of Glass, KK Tavastia, Nuutajärvi, Finland

 

 

solo exhibitions

2019            ToGetHer, curated by WE Art Project, Making Space, Kanton, China

2018            I might be closer to you than you think, curated by WE Art project, gallery Five, Quanzhou, China

2017            Lähellä, Hirvitalo - Center of Contemporary Art Pispala, Tampere, Finland

2015            Not Now, Nothing Gallery, Xiamen, China

2015            Fine Gestures, Nothing Gallery, Xiamen, China

2012            How do you roll your news? Hunoghun, Reykjavik, Iceland

selected exhibitions

2019-20       New Glass Now, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, USA

2019            50 years glass, Museum Jan van Togt, Amstelveen, the Netherlands

2019            River, collaboration with Yang Zhiqian, CEAC - Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China

2019            State of Transparency, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2019            Nordic Salon II, Café des Arts, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, China

2018            Rolling Snowball, Amnua Art Museum of Nanjing University of Arts, Nanjing, China  

2018            Interstice, Paay Gaah, Keresht/Tehran, Iran

2017            Kunniavieras, Rauman Järjestötalo, Rauma, Finland

2017            Live from Finland,  The Finnish Institute in London, London, UK

2016-17       Living Room Project, a series of site-specific installations taking place in Finland, Iran and France

2016            Graduation show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2016            Unannealed, The Large Glass Department, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2016            Looking down and backwards... together with Immigrants and animals, Kutomo, Turku, Finland

2015            The Possibility of An Island, Shapowei, Xiamen, China

2014            UnCut, de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2013            SAM-decorfabriek, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2013            Paraphrasing babel, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2011            Para aqui o para llevar? Metafora, Barcelona, Spain

2011            Projecte Alella, Can Manye, Alella, Spain

2011            Stairways... Untitled BCN, Barcelona, Spain

2011            Bootyfarra, Punt Multimedia, Barcelona, Spain

2010            23WTRTW, Metafora, Barcelona, Spain

2007-11       several student exhibitions, Nuutajärvi/Tampere, Finland

 

 

selected performances / events

2019.           Other bakers, LRDC, Lucitopia, Jiangxi, China

2019.           See again, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2017            I You It, Porin Juhlaviikot, Pori, Finland

2017            Living (Room) Event, Paris, France

2017            I You It, We You They, Art Fair Suomi, Helsinki, Finland

2015            Defining encounters, Shapowei, Xiamen, China

2015            Self-bakers, between a mirror and a dough, C-Platform, Xiamen, China

2015            Invitation, Nothing Gallery, Xiamen, China

2015            Invitation, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2013            Conversations I&II, collaboration with artist Crystal Gregory (USA), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2013            Building office, collaborative process, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2013            Holder, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2013            Enter/Exit, A Miscellany of Broken Silence, audio publication by VEC Audio, Rod Summers, the Netherlands

2013            Valdis/Beast, film by Tosca Teran, Toronto, Canada

2013            Invitation, Intro inSitu, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2011            Story project, Barcelona/Madrid, Spain

 

 

residencies /talks / workshops / teaching

2019.           residency, WE Art Project, Making Space, Guangzhou, China

2019            residency, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France

2018            teacher Western Art Program, Julong High School of Arts, Quanzhou, China

2017            Hautumo, 10 months long incubator program consisting of several residencies in various locations in Finland and England

2017            residency Paaygaah, Tehran/Keresht, Iran

2015            artist talk & workshop, C-Platform, Xiamen, China

2015            guest lecturer, Huaer De Mimi Huayuan Art School, Xiamen, China

2013            guest instructor, NGO Mundesia, Mitrovica, Kosovo

2010            residency, Nanopod Hybrid Studio, Toronto, Canada

Memberships

2017            HIAA Helsinki International Artists' Association

2016-           MUU Artists' Association