Where is Where?, 2008
6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec
Inv.#11832 Image
Where is Where?, 2008 6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec Inv.#11832
Where is Where?, 2008
6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec
Inv.#11832 Image
Where is Where?, 2008 6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec Inv.#11832
Where is Where?, 2008
6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec
Inv.#11832 Image
Where is Where?, 2008 6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec Inv.#11832
Where is Where?, 2008
6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec
Inv.#11832 Image
Where is Where?, 2008 6 channel projected installation with 8 channel sound; 53 min, 43 sec Inv.#11832

Eija-Liisa Ahtila

(b. 1959 in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.)

Eija-Liisa Ahtila studied filmmaking at the London College of Printing, UCLA, and at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. In 1990 she received the Young Artist of the Year Award, Tampere, Finland. Since then, she has received numerous grants and awards, including an AVEK-award for important achievements in the field of audio-visual culture (1997), the Edstrand Art Price (1998), a DAAD fellowship (1999), honorary mention at the 48th Venice Biennale (1999), the Vincent Van Gogh Bi-annual Award for Contemporary Art in Europe (2000), and a five-year grant from the Central Committee for the Arts (2001), as well as the Artes Mundi Prize (2006). Most recently she was awarded the Prince Eugen Medal for outstanding artistic achievement (2009). She has participated in Documenta XI (2002) and the 50th Venice Biennale (2005). She will also be a participant in the forthcoming 5th Moscow Biennale (2013). Important recent solo exhibitions have been shown at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2012), the Jeu de Paume, Paris and the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Dusseldorf (2008).


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2013
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Olentoja (Creatures), Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
The Endless Renaissance, Six Solo Artist Projects, Bass Museum of Art, Miami
Eija-liisa Ahtila: Parallel Worlds, Kiasma, Helsinki
2012
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Parallel Worlds, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweeden
2011
Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
The House, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The Annunciation, Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy
2010
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: INT. STAGE–DAY, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Quebec
2008
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: A Retrospective, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France; K21, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006
The Wind, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
2004
Le cinéma est un tresor: Rétrospective Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Institut Findlandais, Paris, France

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2013
Nordic Outbreak, Streaming Museum, New York
Paisaje. Revision de un genero (Landscape. A revision of a genre,) Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
What to Think, Caixa Forum, Barcelona
5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
What we See, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945, German Historical Museum, Berlin
HEIMsuchung, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
2012
Parings: The Collection at 50, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Telling Everything, Not Knowing How, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid
Big Picture III, K21, Dusseldorf
2011
The Last First Decade, Ellipse Foundation, Portugal
Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico
2010
elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
Le Meilleur des Mondes, MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand–Duc Jean, Luxembourg
2009
Becoming Animal, Becoming Human, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
2008
Listen Darling... The World is Yours, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
2007
Auto Emotion, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Eija-Liisa Ahtila Exhibitions

Eija-Liisa Ahtila
Eija-Liisa Ahtila

October 25 - December 3, 2011
New York


Eija-Liisa Ahtila
Eija-Liisa Ahtila

The Annunciation
December 4, 2010 - January 8, 2011
Paris


Eija-Liisa Ahtila / Chantal Akerman
Eija-Liisa Ahtila / Chantal Akerman

March 29 - April 30, 2008
New York


30/40 Part II
30/40 Part II

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
October 23 - November 24, 2007
New York


Eija-Liisa Ahtila
Eija-Liisa Ahtila

The Hour of Prayer
January 19 - February 25, 2006
New York


Contradicting Architecture
Contradicting Architecture

Curated by Karina Daskalov
June 14 - July 23, 2005
Paris


Eija-Liisa Ahtila
Eija-Liisa Ahtila

September 14 - October 26, 2002
Paris



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