Jari Silomäki

Born: 1975


Jari Silomäki is an artist who concentrates on documentary works combining photography, video and installations. Silomäki studied photography at the Turku Arts Academy in 1997–2001 and at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki 2001–07. He is doing doctoral research at the Aalto University with directing in photography as his research topic. Silomäki’s works deal with society’s expectations, failure and violence. He has participated extensively in exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including Korjaamo Galleria in Helsinki (2013, 2011), Small Project Place in Tromso, Norway (2012), Quai N1 gallery in Vevey, Switzerland (2011), Winchester Gallery in the UK (2005) and the Hungarian House of Photography in Budapest (2007). In Finland, the works of Silomäki are represented in collections such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki Art Museum and the Saastamoinen Foundation.

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