Approved: 18.08.2016

Noora Geagea

Artist, Film-maker

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Approved: 18.08.2016

I am a visual artist originally from Helsinki, Finland. I work with photography, video and film, and am particularly interested in movement and power structures. My background is versatile, ranging from dance practice to camera assisting in feature films. Recently my works have been shown at the Weserburg Museum of Modern Art in Bremen, ARTag gallery in Helsinki,

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Artist Statement

I am a visual artist originally from Helsinki, Finland. I work with photography, video and film, and am particularly interested in movement and power structures. My background is versatile, ranging from dance practice to camera assisting in feature films. Recently my works have been shown at the Weserburg Museum of Modern Art in Bremen, ARTag gallery in Helsinki, Salon Dahlman gallery space in Berlin, Xidan- culture square in Beijing, Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition by the York Museums Trust, the National Gallery of the Arts in Tirana, Albania and Moving Image London as well as several galleries across Finland and abroad over the years.

CV & Education

EDUCATION

2007-2009 MA Photography, LCF, University of the Arts London, UK
2002-2005 BA (Hons) Photography 2:1, The Nottingham Trent University, UK
2001-2002 Cinema Studies (major in screenwriting), Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), Prague, Czech Republic

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Smashing the patriarchy, ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Five (with EGS), National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania
2014 Watch Me, Gallery Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki, Finland
2013 To Space (with Vivianne Budsko-Lommi), Käytävägalleria, Cable Factory, Helsinki 
2013 Interdependent, Gallery Huuto, Jätkäsaari II, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Match Me, Gallery Huuto, Video Room, Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Crossovers, Ludviginkatu 3-5, Helsinki, Finland
2011 On the Surface, Artspace, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Old Walls, Galleria Kellaria, Tampere, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

2016 Taarasti summer exhibition, Nastola, Finland
2016 Moi Helsinki!, Beijing, China
2015-2016 Gegen against, Curated by General Minds, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany
2015 Aesthetica Art Prize, Longlisted, York Museums Trust, UK
2014 Urban Connections, Powerplant Museum of Vanhakaupunki, Helsinki, Finland
2014 YRJÖ16,Curated by General Minds, Yrjönkatu 16, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Moving Image London, UK
2013 LOIKKA dance film festival, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Anonymous Artwork, gallery Huuto, Jätkäsaari, Helsinki
2013 Pyhäniemi Manor, Curated by Riikka Latva-Somppi, Hollola, Finland
2013 28 X Gumbostrand, Curated by Marjukka Uusitalo, Sipoo, Finland
2011-2015 ArtFair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Billnäs Young Artists, Raasepori, Finland
2009 MA_STERS, MA show, LCF, University of the Arts London, The Mall Galleries, London, UK
2008 State of Independenz, Curated by Tony Charalambous, Fashion Space Gallery, London, UK

?SELECTED MOVING IMAGE WORK

2014-2016 Struggle Director, Camera, HD, Albania, Sri Lanka, Helsinki
2014 He Waits, Director, Editor, Camera, HD, Tirana, Albania
2013 King, Director (with Vivianne Budsko-Lommi), Editor, Camera, HD, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Match Me Director, Editor, 16 mm film, Helsinki, Finland
2008 You Match Director, Editor, Camera, video installation, Helsinki, Finland & London, UK

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Finnish State Art Deposit Collection
The Miettinen Collection
Aine Art Museum

 

GRANTS, AWARDS

2016 TAIKE, Finland, 2015 FRAME, Finland , Aesthetica Art Prize, longlisted, UK, 2014 Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, Finland, 2013 FRAME, Finland, 2012 City of Helsinki, Finland