Curriculum Vitae

Mio Juhana Pilvari "Nosfe" Pirtola Born. 29.12.78 Helsinki, Finland Lives and works in Helsinki Studies: 1999- 2008 studies at the University of Helsinki, computer sciences & computer aided musicology 2005 European Exchange Academy, Germany 2006 Iceland Academy of the Arts, exchange studies 2003-2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts & Master of Fine Arts degrees at The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Solo & Group Exhibitions: 1996 M - Art Goes Gallery, Gallery Jangva, Helsinki 2000 99 days, Some gallery in Holland 2001 Independent Music & Arts - festival, Belgium 99 days, Porvoo, Finland Yhteinen tajunta, Tampere-house, Finland 2002 Discounterintelligence, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki 2004 Camera Obscura, Aula Gallery, Helsinki Cheap Alcohol from Estonia, Kaiku gallery, Helsinki 2005 Solo Exhibition, Aula Gallery, Helsinki THE IMAGE VERSUS THE WORD, Beelitz-Heilstätten, Germany Akateeminen Eestiläis-Suomalainen Retkikunta, Aula Gallery, Helsinki Dumpster diving exhibition, Happihuone, Helsinki 2006 Kumu project, Aula Gallery, Helsinki Tuntematon Töölö - paikasta paikkaan, Gallery Välivuosi & TEAK Studio 2, Helsinki 1936 Public wall poster, North Hesperiankatu 4.helsinki, 2006-5.2007 Summer Exhibition of Finnish Fine Arts Academy, Sturenkatu 2, Helsinki Sammon peijaiset, Juminkeko, Kuhmo, Finland Flea market, Galleria FAFA 2007 Icons07, Metropolia, Helsinki Lens Politica, Galleria FAFA, Helsinki "There's Nothing to See", solo exhibition of sound works, Gallery Välivuosi, Helsinki Om veggande kunde tala, Botkyrka Art Hall, Stockholm Sweden If the walls could speak, Kerava Art Museum 17.11.2007-6.1.2008 2008 "Excession" solo exhibition, Gallery FAFA, 20.1.-10.2.2008, Helsinki, Finland Graduation exhibition of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Tennis Palace Art Museum, 21.5.-15.6. KUVYO summer exhibition, Gallery of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Helsinki, Finland KUVYO flea market exhibition, Galleria FAFA Helsinki, Finland "We want to show what's everywhere", exhibition together with Jaakko Karhunen at the FOKUS-space of Ateneum Art museum of the Finnish national gallery. 9.10.2008-5.4.2009 Helsinki, Finland Kevyet Mullat, 31.10.-22.11. Group exhibition, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, Finland 2010 "Olen sosialisti-anarkisti-individuaali-kollektivisti-individualisti-kommunisti-aristokraatti-demokraatti." Hämeenlinna Art Museum Mennään metsään - summer exhibition of Helsinki Artist' Society at Galleria Rantakasarmi Helsinki The Black Flag Hoisted, TM Gallery, Helsinki Blood Red Skies, Mediakulma of Sanomatalo, Helsinki Annual Exhibition of SKjL, Järvenpää Art Museum 13.10.2010-31.1.2011 Taiteilijat 2010 - Artists 2010 - TR1 Art Hall Tampere 2011 "Olen sosialisti-anarkisti-individuaali-kollektivisti-individualisti-kommunisti-aristokraatti-demokraatti." Jyväskylä Art Museum Malmitalo Galleria, Helsinki, solo exhibition of infrared photography 27.1.-19.2.2011 Kuori, Helsinki, Vanhan maailman jäänteitä / Relics of the Old World (a group installation) 20..26.7.2011 Future Exhibitions: 2011 Gallery Mältinranta, solo exhibition, 27.8.-13.9.2011 Galleria Titanik, Turku, sept/oct 2011 Galleria Gjutars, Vantaa, oct 2011 Chosen performances: 1996 Watch M-Foundation Burn 20 marks, M - Art Goes Gallery The Victory of Conservatism, M - Art Goes Gallery 1998 The Victory of Militarism, M Goes Kiasma, guerilla performance at Kiasma opening 2001 Nega, Exit, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland InteractiveUrbanEtnoMusicPerformance, In the streets of Helsinki Abolition of Work, Club La-Bas, Helsinki, Finland N20.1.1, Amoprh!01 Gloria, Helsinki, Finland 2003 ISO performance, Club La-Bas Forum Box Nega Does Berlin, International Congress for Live Art, Open Space, Berlin Germany Turha on ovea avata by ISO, La-bas, Cable Factory Helsinki, Finland 2004 Knitting the Sound, International Congress for Live Art, Open Space, Berlin Germany Untitled group performance, Barbie Deinhoff, Berlin, Germany 2005 Tape performance, la-bas, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland Fighting for Revolution, Beelitz Heilstätten, Germany Piano Concerto, Lehnin Kindergarten, Germany 2006 Lähimetsän pakolaiset, guerilla performance at opening of KUMU, Estonia 2008 8.5.2008. La-bas, Cable Factory Helsinki, Finland Future Performances New Art Contact 27.11.2010, Gallery Augusta Suomenlinna Helsinki Screenings of video & multimedia works abroad 2001 Video compilation, Phat01, Riga, Latvia To Brainwash the mind is a social disorder, The Party, Års, Denmark Baradelan-somnolence and shivers, The Party, Års, Denmark Pako, 3rd cinemas differents, Paris France 2002 SBC-botanist's endorphine identity, Mekka&symposium, Fallingbostel, Germany 2003 Cities under fire will not fall, the Ultimate Meeting, Karlsruhe, Germany Fear And Love in Helsinki, Towel, Hungary Harmi, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany Poikkeuksellista kokkausta, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany My great movie, underscore, Sweden I will fill you with my love, Symphony, Poznan, Poland 2004 Bloodbath, the Ultimate Meeting, Karlsruhe, Germany Enjoy The Silence, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany This is our breakingpoint, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany 10924m, Buenzli, Switzerland Rauha^2, Solskogen, Norway 2005 Lines, Kindergarden, Haga, Norway Rushhour, Kindergarden, Haga, Norway You need to listen, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany Ibook & Germanylaiset 1-5 EEA Beelitz, Beelitz Heilstätten Prospero Ano Nuevo, the Ultimate Meeting, Karlsruhe, Germany 2006 itämeri, Kindergarden, Haga, Norway Fear And Love in Helsinki, Out North, Anchorage, USA 2007 Huar, Breakpoint, Bingen Am Rhein, Germany Galaxy Zero, bcnparty, Barcelona, Espanja 2008 Forssa, Kindergarden, Haga Norway 2009 the world must burn, Outline demoparty, Holland my strange passion for leather, Outline demoparty, Holland i feel hundred yrs old, Evoke2009, Köln, Germany 2v0kz, Evoke2009, Köln, Germany Xenocrates, Buenzli 2009, Switzerland Cannapaceus, Ars Electronica Animation Festival, Switzerland Cannapaceus, Animata, Portugal planetrip, Main4, Ranska need, Main4, Ranska 2010 enemy of referee, datastorm, göteborg sweden bravo india tango sierra charlie lima uniform bravo, Outline demoparty, Holland Chosen screenings of video & multimediaworks in Finland 2001 Kupla, Kettupäivät film festival Jälki, elo.kuva.si Trail of friendly places, elo.kuva.si 2003 Tukehduin, Turntablism with a Chainsaw, Botanist's Endorphine identity, Unvollkommene tiere ja Poikkeuksellinen kokkaus, Oulu Music Video festival Harmi, Tampereen Film Festivals Revolt, Kettupäivät film festival Fear And Love in Helsinki, Kettupäivät film festival 2004 Cities under fire will not fall, Avanto-festival Cities under fire will not fall, Oulu Music Video Festival Milk is a threat to mankind, OMVF 2007 ...and capitalism brought us peace, HIAP Video Jam session NekroTorment, Kettupäivät Film Festival 2008 Cannapaceus, Stream08 Demoparty Tripboat, Stream08 Demoparty 2009 Cannapaceus, Demowall, Kiasma - museum of modern art Forssa, Kettupäivät Film festival future is a machine, alternative party Prizes: 2001 elo.kuva.si special prize for cinematography 2002 the Duck, Lobotomia02, 1. prize in a video competition 2003 inv to alt23, the alternative party, 1. prize in a video competition 2004 rauha^2 solskogen Norway, 2. prize 10924m, Buenzli Switzerland, 3. prize in a video competition bloodbath, tUM, karlsruhe, Germany, 3. prize 2005 kasvaa, Simulaatio, 2. prize in a video competition lines, Kindergarden, Haga Norway, 1. prize in a video competition 2006 itämeri, kindergarden, Haga, Norway 3. prize in a video competition smacking your scrotum with an olive branch, altstork, 1. prize multimedia competition 2007 NekroTorment, Stream, Tampere, 2. prize in a video competition Galaxy zero, bcnparty, Barcelona 1. prize in a video competition 2008 Cannapaceus, Stream, Tampere, 1. prize in the "demo" competition. Forssa, Kindergarden Norway, 3. prize in a video competition 2009 my strange passion for leather, 3rd prize in wild competition, Outline i feel hundred yrs old, 2. prize in a video competition, Evoke 2v0kz, 3. prize in a video competition, Evoke Xenocrates, 3. prize demo competition, Buenzli wolverine, 2. prize in a video competition, Breakpoint compofiller 50000+, 1. prize in the 'wildest wild' competition, The Alternative Party Future is a machine, 3. prize in the 'themed video' competition, The Alternative Party Bad News, 1. prize in the 'dynamic demo' competition, The Alternative Party Videos published on DVD: Pako, Urban visions DVD, Lowave Fear And Love in Helsinki, 12 sexy shorts DVD, Lowave 10924m & End Of Me Journal of Music and Sound DVD,Outside Circle Collective Grahlkonverter-Unvollkommene Tiere, Influx#3 Multimedia extended CD, Neuf Noir Records Tukehduin, Pidä Minua CDR, PNMF! Heikotus & Milk is a Threat to Mankind, Assembly DVD 2003, Assembly Organizing if i could trade this ache for indifference, Assembly DVD 2004, Assembly Organising bzm=10y, Assembly DVD 2005, Assembly Organizing Curating Curating of demoscene artworks for [ALT] Demowall event which happened at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art during the Night of the Arts in 2009 Curating of demoscene artworks for demoskene-klubi event which was held during Arktisen Upeeta festival in Jyväskylä 20.11.2009 Sound art / Music: Participates in following bands/orchestras: Grey Park, Agnosia, PNMF!, Nega, HelsinkiComputer Orchestra, Impromasters, NL, Inkitaatio, Max & Power, Pustan kuninkaat, Helsinki No-Spirit, Is on over 30 published records on cd/cdr/vinyl/tapes. Has performed live experimental music in close to 100 different gigs. Besides Finland has performed in Sweden, Estonia, Germany, Russia, Latvia & Norway. Runs own small record label 'Planned Confusion' releasing music by the unknown heroes of experimental music. Runs 'Kolina-Club' a non-regular event of industrial, noise and experimental music. Grants Travel grant FRAME, 2003 Nordplus-stipend for exhance studies 2006 City of Helsinki, grant for media art 2008 Central comittee of arts, grant for media art, 2009 Central comittee of arts, grant for media art, 2010 Finnish Cultural Foundation, grant for artistic work, 2010 Membership: Finnish Painters' Union Helsinki Artists' Association Skeneklubi Ry mfx - media art group Flo - media art group Muu Ry Works in collections: Rauma Art museum Imatra Art museum Joensuu Art museum Kemi Art museum Heinola Art museum Varkaus Art museum Kerava Art museum Mäntyharju commune Art Center Salmela Works on permanent public display: Self-portrait of an Artist, Savonia, Varkaus Finland