CV

KENNETH BAMBERG

Born 1981 in Mariehamn, Åland
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Education:
2008–2011 Master of Arts, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2009–2010 Deparment of Photography, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan
2003–2007 Bachelor of Arts, Novia University, Nykarleby, Finland
2005 Karel De Groote Hogeschool, Photography, Antwerp, Belgium

Selected Solo Shows:
2015 Gallery Kant, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland
2014 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Rättvik Art Gallery, Rättvik, Sweden
2014 Gallery Jangva, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, Finland
2012 Kakelhallen Art Gallery, Mariehamn, Finland
2012 Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Åland Art Museum, Mariehamn, Finland
2011 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, Finland
2009 Gallery Kenno, Lahti, Finland
2009 Kakelhallen Art Gallery, Mariehamn, Finland
2008 Sinne Art Gallery, Helsinki, Finland       
2007 Kakelhallen Art Gallery, Mariehamn, Finland    
2007 Gallery Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland      

Selected Group Shows:
2016 Contain, Emmaus, Mariehamn, Finland
2015 Man Cave, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland
2015 Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 The Island Show, Gallery Kant, Fänö, Denmark
2015 Kräftskivan, Vaasa City Art Gallery, Vaasa, Finland
2014 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2014 Kräftskivan, Gallery Elverket, Ekenäs, Finland
2014 The Eckerö Mail & Custom's House, Eckerö, Finland
2014 Pop Up Art House, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Portrait Now, Ljungberg Museum, Ljungby, Sweden
2013 Portrait Now, The Museum of National History, Denmark
2013 People and Memories, Norrtälje Town Hall, Norrtälje, Sweden
2013 Props for Thoughts, Nau Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Art is so Gay, Forumbox, Helsinki, Finland
2011 4th Annual Wesphoto Prize, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany
2011 Art Fair Suomi 2011, Cablefactory, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Master of Arts 2011, Salmisaarentalo, Helsinki, Finland
2009 AHNE 2009, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 Darkside, Photomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland   
2007 Vory, Häme Gallery, Lahti, Finland      
2007 Temporary meetings, Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland 
2006 X, Gallery Zebra, Karjaa, Finland
2006 Sekvenser, Gallery G18, Helsinki, Finland     
2004 Framtidsminnen, City Art Gallery, Vasa, Finland  

Performances:
2014 "Diskoteka",Artists Assoc. MUU, Cable Factory, FIN, w. Georges Agbazahou
2011 "Save the Males", Cultural Night, Kakelhallen, FIN, w. Teemu Lindroos
2010 "Sweet and savory", Art Contact Helsinki, FIN, w. Johannes Blomqvist

Grants:
2016 The Oskar Öflund Foundation, Project grant
2016 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, 2-year working grant
2016 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Project grant 
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant
2015 The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project grant
2015 The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation, Travel grant
2014 The Oskar Öflund Foundation, Project grant
2014 Svenska Konstsamfundet, Project grant
2014 The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project grant
2014 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, Project grant
2014 The Eugène, Elisabeth and Birgit Nygrén Foundation, Project grant
2013 The Oskar Öflund Foundation, Project grant
2013 The Patricia Seppälä Foundation, Project grant
2013 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, 3-year working grant
2012 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Travel grant
2011 The Eugène, Elisabeth and Birgit Nygrén Foundation, Project grant
2011 The Oskar Öflund Foundation, Project grant
2011 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, 1-year working grant
2011 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant
2010 The Central association of Finnish photographic organisations, Finnfoto, Project grant
2010 The Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Project grant
2010 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Project grant
2009 Svenska folkskolans vänner, Education grant
2009 Svenska Studiefonden, Travel grant
2008 The Grönqvist Foundation, Project grant
2008 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Project grant
2007 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, 1-year working grant
2007 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant
2006 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Project grant
2005 The Åland Cultural Delegation, Project grant

Artist Residencies:
2017 Circolo Scandinavo, Rome, Italy
2016 Le Centre Méduse, Québec City, Canada
2016 Källskär Artist Residence, Kökar, Finland
2015 Villa Bergshyddan, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Villa Karo, Grand Popo, Benin

Selected Publications:
2015 Magasinet KUNST, Denmark
2015 Copenhagen Photofestival 2015
2015 Wonderland Issue 11
2014 Kräftskivan, The Pro Artibus Foundation
2014 Puss & dra åt helvete, 9 konstnärer - nio verk, PQR
2014 Side/Bond, Musta Taide, Aalto Photo Books
2013 PHOTO+ Korea, Issue 7
2011 Photo Raw, Issue 14
2009 Foam Album 08, Photography Museum Amsterdam
2009 Darkside 1, Steidl
2008 Foam International Photography Magazine, Issue 16

Awards:
2011 The Stina Krook Foundation
2010 Westphoto Photography Price

Works in Collections:
The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
The Pro Artibus Foundation, Finland
Åland Art Museum, Finland
Cloud Nine, Sweden
Private collections in Denmark, Finland and Sweden

Memberships:
Ordinary member, Union of Artist Photographers in Finland
Deputy member, Åland Government Arts Council