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Eija-Liisa Ahtila  1959, FI

(Eija-Liisa Athila)
Rank (2014): 578 – 

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Female
Photography, Video, Film, Video



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Country
USA 34
Germany 30
Spain 16




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Pierre Huyghe  152 24
Pipilotti Rist  102 19
Douglas Gordon  25 19




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Institution
  Marian Goodman Gallery, USA 5
  Orange County Museum of Art, USA 4
  ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany 4



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1959 Born in Hämeenlinna (FI)

Lives and works in Helsinki (FI)

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2013
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Olentoja (Creatures) - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Parallel Worlds - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

2012
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Mondes parallèles - Carré d´art - Musée d´art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
   Eija-liisa Ahtila: The Annunciation - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Parallel Worlds - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2011
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila: The House - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Where is where - Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand

2010
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Galleria Heino, Helsinki
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Fishermen (Études no 1) - Stevenson, Cape Town
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Parasol unit, London (England)
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC
   Where is where? - Darling Foundry, Montreal, QC

2009
   The Present - Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
   The Hour of Prayer and The Present - VOID , Derry (Northern Ireland)

2008
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
   The Hour of Prayer - MIMOCA - Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Jeu de Paume, Paris

2007
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Art Statements - Tokyo, Minato-ku Tokyo
   Private Stories - Sensory Surroundings - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila Private stories - Sensory surroundings - Stary Browar, Poznan
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - The Hour of Prayer - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA

2006
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Two Rooms, Auckland
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - The Wind - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Elja Liisa-Ahtila - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
Description and image  Eija-Liisa Ahtila / Matrix 212 - Intention To Fail - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

2003
Description and image  Eija-Liisa Ahtila - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Talo I The House - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Fantasized Persons and Taped Conversations - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

2002
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Real Characters, Invented Worlds - Visual Research Centre, Dundee (Scotland)
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
Description and image  Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Tate Modern, London (England)

2001
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Sala Montcada, Barcelona
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Consolation Service - Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
   Me/we; Okay; Gray - Artcite, Windsor, Ontario

2000
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Paolo Curti / Annamaria Gambuzzi & Co. Gallery, Milan
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

1999
Description and image  Eija-Lisa Ahtila - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Lohdutusseremonia / Consolation Service - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Consolation Service - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (England)

1998
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Anne, Ake & God - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Zwei Videoinstallationen, Today, If 6 was 9 - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Eija-Liisa Ahtila - - Centre pour l'image contemporaine Saint-Gervais Genève, Geneva (closed, 2008)

1994
   Video III: Eija-Liisa Ahtila - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)

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2013
   Play - Stars Of Media Art - Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki
   5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Bolshe Sveta / More Light - Manege Central Exhibition Hall , Moscow
Description  Presenting The Vincent - The Monique Zajfen - GeM - Museum voor Actuele Kunst, The Hague
   Blockbuster: cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan
   Mécaniques Des Fluides (Naviguer, Transporter, Filmer) - Galrie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan
  Galerie Mathias GüntnerHeimsuchung - Galerie Mathias Güntner, Hamburg Send message
   HEIMsuchung - Unsichere Räume in der Kunst der Gegenwart - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
   What We See - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka

2012
   The Endless Renaissance - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   Telling everything, not knowing how: After the Death - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
Description  Arsenale 2012 - ARSENALE - Ukrainian Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev
   Again and Again and Again - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Big Picture III (szenen/figuren) - K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

2011
   Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   The House Without the Door - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY
   Blockbuster. Cine para exhibiciones - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   Personal Tempest - Tiroler Künstlerschaft - Neue Galerie, Innsbruck
   THE LAST FIRST DECADE - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão

2010
   group exhibition - Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
   James Ensor - Hareng Saur: Ensor et l'art contemporain - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   TRÄ 2010 - Berättelser från skogen - Virserums Konsthall, Virserum
   OK | BIENNALE CUVÉE 10: Weltausstellung der Gegenwartskunst - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   Le Meilleur des Mondes - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

2009
Description and image  GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Cocker Spaniel and other tools for international understanding - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   The Dwelling - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Performance/Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   The Moving Image: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection II - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Description and works of art  Sammellust - Werke aus der Sammlung Finstral - kunst Meran, Meran
   Contour 2009 - 4th biennial for video art - Contour - Biennial for Video Art, Mechelen
Description and image  elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Tier-Werden, Mensch-Werden - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
   The Moving Image: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Sounds And Vision - Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
   live art /levende scene - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2008
Description and image  11th International Cairo Biennale - International Cairo Biennale, Giza
   Helga De Alvear im Dialog mit Harald Falckenberg - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
Description and image  28° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Zonas de riesgo. Colección de Arte Contemporáneo Fundación ”la Caixa” - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
   Listen Darling… The World is Yours - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
   Blasted Allegories - Werke aus der Sammlung Ringier - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
   Eija-Liisa Antila, Chantal Akerman - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Sounding the Subject: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Description and image  Unidentified Emotions - Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR
   30/40 Part II - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Existencias - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   30/40 Part I - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Replaying Narrative - Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Time Past - Time Present - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
   Moving Portraits - EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo
   The Present - The Monique Zajfen Collection - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Auto Emotion - Autobiography, emotion and self-fashioning - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
   L'oeil-Écran Ou La Nouvelle Image - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
   Lights, Camera, Action: Artists´ Films for the Cinema - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2006
   Dreamlands Burn - Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
   1. Bienal de Canarias - Bienal de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
   Jenseits des Kinos - Die Kunst der Projektion - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Archaeology of Reality - Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art - LCCA, Riga
   Highlights from the Photography Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   Abts, Ahtila, Bruguera, Genzken - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   LIAF 06 - Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær
   A Short History of Performance - Part IV - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)
Description  Breaking the Ice - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Finnland - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
   BENT: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary - Jinta Desert Art - Aboriginal Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Girls' Night Out - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX

2005
   Night Sites - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Description  Ecstasy - In and About Altered States - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Girls' Night Out - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
   Miradas y conceptos en la Colección Helga de Alvear - Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
   Chronic Epoch 1995-2005 - Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield (England)
Description  50 Jahre - Years documenta 1955 – 2005 - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Description  New Work - New Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Editionen zur Biennale Venedig - Edition Schellmann, Munich
   Contradicting Architecture - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  Girls' Night Out - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Description and image  Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear - Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz
   Emergencies - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
Description and image  The World is a Stage: Stories Behind Pictures - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Description  Col·lecció Fundació "LaCaixa" 20 anys amb l'art contemporani - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
Description  „Munch Revisited“ - Edvard Munch und die heutige Kunst - Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund
   Locus Lopem - Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem-Zedelgem
   Selected video pogramme from the Collection of New Media, Centre Georges Pompidou - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb

2004
Description  criss-cross - Baltic Art Center, Visby
   De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
   Dimension Folly - Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento
Description  Artists' Favourites - act II - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Miedo - Fear - Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
   PHotoEspaña 04 - Historias - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
   Busan Biennale 2004 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   Plug In - Futura, Prague
   Identity II - Annual Gallery's Collection Show - NCA / Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Girls Don't Cry - Parco Museum, Tokyo
Description and image  Berlin North - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Girl's Night Out - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Dream Extensions - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

2003
   FUTURE CINEMA - The Cinematic Imaginary after Film - NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo
   world rush_4 artists - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Remind ... Eija-Liisa Ahtila - Tacita Dean - Anri Sala - Jane & Louise Wilson - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
   Outlook - Benaki Museum, Athens
   Real McCoy - K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir
Description  Fast Forward - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  Girls' Night Out - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Reel Sculpture: Film Into Art - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Trasparente - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   Night Train - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   Nostalgic Real - magnusmuller, Berlin
   Home Sweet Home - ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
   away from home - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
   Micropolitics. Art and Everyday Life (2001-1989) - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
   Miradas cómplices - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

2002
   Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary after film - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   New Space Opening Show - Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels
Description and image  Ocho relatos nórdicos - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   The VII Mänttä Art Festival - Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä
Description and image  Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
  vwfa Valentine Willie Fine Art - Kuala LumpurBeyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - vwfa Valentine Willie Fine Art - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Send message
   Beyond Paradise: Nordic Artists Travel - Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur
   Beyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - National Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
   13th Biennale of Sydney 2002 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Stories - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Beyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - The Art Center - Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
   Attachment+ - Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem-Zedelgem

2001
Description  The Beauty of Intimacy - Lens and Paper - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
   I love NY Benefit - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY
   Das innere Befinden - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Enduring Love - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY

2000
   Seeing Time - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Innocent Life - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Organising Freedom - Nordic art in the 90s - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
   The Vincent 2000 - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
Description and image  Norden - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna
   Amateur/Eldsjäl - Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg
   3rd Gwangju Biennale - Man+Space - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Description and image  Video Via Venice - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
Description  Organising freedom - nordic art of the 90's - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Zona F. An Exploration of the Spaces Inhabited by Feminist Discourses in Contemporary Art - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana

1999
   Rewind to the future - Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Description  Close-ups - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
Description and image  Familienprogramm - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
   Dis.Location - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
   48th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Melbourne International Biennial 1999 - Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, VIC
   video cult/ures - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Familienprogramm - Schnittraum, Cologne
   Vit natt - Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg
Description and image Galerie im TaxispalaisFreizeit und Überleben / Leisure and Survival - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Send message
Description  Cinéma Cinéma - Contemporary Art and the Cinematic Experience - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Nordic Light - Nordic Scenes In The 1990's - Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
   Nordic Light, Nordic Scenes in the 1990's - - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (closed, 2013)

1998
   Edstrandska Stiftelsens Konstnärsstipendiater 1998 / The Edstrand Foundation Art Prize 1998 - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)
   Eija-Liisa Athila, Rineke Dijkstra, Douglas Gordon - Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels
   Manifesta 2 - Luxembourg - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
Description  MOMENTUM – Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998 - Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art , Moss
Description  fast forward - 1. Abschnitt: FFWD image - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Nuit Blance - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris

1997
Description  5. International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   time out - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   I d e n t i t é - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

1996
   ID - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

1994
Description  Prejudice - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

1990
   Vuoden nuori taiteilija 1990 - Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

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China

 Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR

France

 Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

Japan

 Art Statements - Tokyo, Minato-ku Tokyo

Spain

 Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
 La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid

Switzerland

 Parkett Editions - Zürich, Zurich

USA

 Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY

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Finland

 Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
 Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

France

 FRAC Poitou-Charentes - Angoulême, Angoulême
 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Germany

 K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
 Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

Luxembourg

 MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Portugal

 Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão

Spain

 Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
 Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon

Sweden

 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London (England)

USA

 Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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