CHRISTTO & ANDREW OLAF BREUNING Elena Aya Bundurakis KENTA COBAYASHI MARTINA DELLA VALLE MARK DORF ANNABEL ELGAR SANNA KANNISTO KAMILIA KARD Taisuke Koyama DANIELE MARZORATI HANNAH NECKEL ANDREA PERTOLDEO MARCO SIGNORINI TILO & TONI MARIT WOLTERS
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SANNA KANNISTO



Sanna Kannisto (1974, Finland) Lives and works in Helsinki.

 

Sanna Kannisto's works are an acute exploration of the relationship between art and science, and between nature and culture. Building on the models of visual representation of the flora and fauna typical of western scientific culture, the artist presents rare botanical specimens and animal spectacular. At the same time, making evident the tools and processes to address species and image building, revealing the artifice that allows us to observe and understand theoretically the nature, creating a powerful metaphor for the role of art and science in the definition of the relationship between humans and other living species. Her works have been shown in the most prestigious international art institutionsHer works have been shown in the most prestigious international art institutions: Museum of Photography of Seoul (2018); Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Mannheim DE (2018); Whatcom Museum, Washington (2018); Ateneum, Helsinki (2017); Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen (2017); Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway (2017); Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, DE (2016); Fondazione Fotografia, Modena (2015); BBB centr d'art, Toulouse FR (2014); Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2013); Center Pompidou, Paris (2009); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008); Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki (2007). Personal exhibitions have been dedicated to her at: Metronom, Modena (2018); NonostanteMarras, Milan (2017); Helsinki Contemporary (2016); Galeire La Ferronerie, Paris (2015); Far, Rimini Art Factory (2013); Le Château d'Eau, Toulouse (2012); Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin (2011); Kristiansand, Norway (2011); Aperture Gallery, New York (2011).

 

Cover image: a selection of works from the series Local Vernacular





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