CV: Nina Lassila

born 1974 in Helsinki Finland, lives and works in Gothenburg, Berlin and Belgium


Guest at ENSAD Paris 3months 2009
MFA Context & Media, Valand school of Arts ,Gothenburg Sweden 2004 - 2006
MFA Context & Media, Valand school of Arts ,Gothenburg Sweden 2004 - 2006
BA photography, Swedish Polytechnics in Nykarleby, Finland 1994 -1997


2017 Why worry; videoworks at Cork Film Centre Gallery IR
2017 DidVincentVanGoghgetLaid? at ForumBox Helsinki FI
2015 Drilljob at Second Room Gent BE
2015 Lucid Dreaming at Media Box/ Forum Box gallery Helsinki FI
2014 Pull yourself together at National Gallery of Iceland Reykjavik IS
2013 Gone Fishing at Kukuk Das Belgisches Zollhaus Raeren / Eupen DE/BE
2012 Critical Review of icelandic Power structures at MediaBox ForumBox Helsinki FI
2011 In der Not frisst der Teufel Fliegen, with Robert Quint at Kunsthalle M3 Berlin DE
2008 Nainen Työssä - woman at work Formverk, Nyköping SE
2008 Nainen Työssä" -woman at work SINNE Galleri Helsinki FI

Selected Groupshows, festivals & screenings

BILAGA editions at Skšvde Konstmuseum SE
Group exhibition at old train station Perwez Belgium
Fernelmont Contemporary Art Festival at Ch‰teau De Fernelmont BE summer
Cruising/RisteillŠŠn with Sirkku Ketola at Exit 11 Gallery Grand-Leez BE sept-nov
Dem Philosoph ist nichts zu doof at Atelierhof Kreuzberg Berlin DE September

FAIR video art festival Miami December
Bangkok international Underground Film Festival February
Skip the weekend Groupshow Hoegaarden BE April
Ibrida*Pluri Festival at Eastern Bloc Montreal CAN
Jurmala World Tour 2017: (A collaborative work  between 9 Berlin based artists) at i.e Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, Video-Forum of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA etc. Arts in the Environment Nordic Symposium video screening Helsinki BILAGA editions at Gothenburg Art Biennial September Xi´an Film Festival China Screening curated by Kristin Scheving Screening at Skånes Konstförening SE

Rencontres Internationales, Videotheque: Paris FR
FEMMES’ VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 2 at The Situation Room, West Hollywood USA
Menagerie – Animals in the Art Zoo at Galerie Toolbox Berlin DE April - May
Premiere of "Jurmala" a film by Laura Horelli, Brigitta Kuster, Nina Lassila, Agnese Luse, Angela Melitopoulos, Eléonore de Montesquiou,Tanja Ostoji?, Meggie Schneider, Isabell Spengler & Gitte Villesen at ARSENAL Cinema Berlin
The ladies of the castle, Fernelmont Contemporary BE
Djur eller människor? Animals or people? screening Teater Trixter Gothenburg SE
Inägor & utmarker curated by Mari Lagerquist at Galleri 54 Gothenburg SE

Occupied Emotions 2015 Broelmuseum Kortrijk BE
Homeland at Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art Vaasa FI
Homeland at Västerbottens museum Umeå SE 2015
Now & After VideoArt Festival Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow April - June2015
Fernelmont Contemporary Art Festival at Château De Fernelmont BE
IN TRANSIT at the CCP, Cultural Center of the Philippines July - September

Homeland Group exhibition at Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art Vaasa FI
Freunde und Feinde group show at Atelierhof Kreuzberg Berlin
Trial& Error' by ArtScreen (SE) at Manipulated Images Coagula Curatorial in Los Angeles
Love Kills Video & performance event at Raid projects Los Angeles February 2014
Les Rencontres Internationales at Gaîté Lyrique Paris
NEVER LEND MONEY TO A WOMAN WITH A SENSE OF HUMOUR screening, curated by Clemens Wilhelm, at Kreuzberg Pavillon Berlin
Bristol Biennial Landskapa Bristol UK
Time is Love 7 International Video Art Program on Tour 2014 screenings at i.e the invisible Gallery London, Pink Gallery Seoul, Photon Gallery Slovenia, SCCA - Center for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Vovatanya Gallery, Ukraine, Torrance Art Museum California
700IS Reindeerland Festival, Egilsstadir Iceland
Kassel Documentary Film & Videoart Festival DE
I AM A WOMAN at CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum Naples IT

Internationale Frauen Festival Dortmund
The portrait in the moving image at Vandalorum Museum Värnamo SE
Tampere FilmFestival FI
Group exhibition FATAMORGANA 1 @ Gallery Omphalos Bari IT
700is Reindeerland at Nordic House Reykjavik IS 2013, program curated by Kaarina Ormio
Arctic Heat Film Festival Jyväskylä FI 2013
Kiwi in Love exquisite corps videos initiated by Gun Holmström at Helsinki Kunsthalle FI
40 oeuvres pour le temps futur at Centre Culturel Jacques Franck Brussels BE
Haunted, group exhibition & screening at the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach California
Kassel Documentary & video festival DE
HOW TO TELL YOU… screening curated by Kaarina Ormio at Vetlanda Museum SE

Coeur de silex, Groupshow at La Galerie, Contemporary Art Center Noisy-le-Sec FR
the 8th international Directors Lounge Berlin
NOVA screening at Gallery Suvi Lehtinen Berlin
AaveGhost- festival at Malmitalo Helsinki FI
Art:Screen @ Vetlanda Museum SE
Rencontres Internationales at Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
"It must have been a very rainy day…" Groupshow at EXIT11 gallery BE
Contemporary Art Festival Chateau de Fernelmont BE
MUU for Ears 10 recording
Örebro International Video Art Festival SE
Flussi, Media Arts festival, Avellino IT
ART-FEM Screening @ Cinema Udarmik, Maribor Slovenia
Kassel Dokumentär und Video festival DE 2012
Madatac Festival Madrid 2012
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival Bristol UK

SHEDEVIL5, Macro Museum Rome IT
Rencontres Internationales at Centre Georges Pompidou Paris
Une chambre à soi, groupshow, curated by Helen Delprat, Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris
Slippery Terrain, Nordic House Reykjavik IS
In der Not frisst der Teufel Fliegen, with Robert Quint, Kunsthalle M3 Berlin
Strike Groupshow, Atelierhof Kreuzberg Berlin
Screening Gothenburg Film Festival SE
Screening Beaconsfield London UK
Nordic Art Express - Nordic Video Art : Supermarket Art Fair Stockholm, Landmark Bergen Kunsthall NO, Trajector Art Fair Brussels, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery Tallin, Riga, St. Petersburg
CologneOFF 2011 videoart in global context
LOOP Videoart Festival Barcelona
Videotational 1 Minken & Palme Berlin
Ladyfest Rome IT
NYT2011 Together Groupshow Raisio City hall FIN
Pulled from a hat by Av-Arkki at Forum Box Helsinki FI

Screening Performance Stammtisch Berlin
Reality Check Groupshow TSSK Trondheim NO
XV Art Fair Mänttä FI
Screen Realities IG Bildende Kunst Vienna AUT
Blanche-Neige Screening Centre Georges Pompidou Paris FR
Survival Kit, Film program Riga Latvia
Örebro International Videoart Festival SE
Art killed the Video star screening at Riff Raff Tel Aviv Israel
Cartes Flux Festival of New Media Helsinki FI
Slippery Terrain Groupshow at Draakon Gallery Tallinn EST
Screening Catwalk, Kakelhallen Mariehamn FIN
Nordic Art Express: Nordic Video Art on tour, National Film School of Lodz PL & Fotogalleriet Oslo NO

Slippery Terrain Goupshow, Eastern Edge Gallery St Johns (NFL) CAN
Finland in Full Color, Copenhagen Denmark
LOOP videoart festival Barcelona
Women and mothers screening Raumerweiterungshalle Berlin
Waterpieces Festival Riga Latvia
Sweden for beginners Screening at Raulandkunstforening & Atopia Oslo NO
Amiens international Film Festival Eurolab France
Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival Germany
ValiePlus-Pocket Archive Screening by Bildwechsel at Kino Sputnik Berlin
Polyforme Performance Festival Marseilles France
PLATFORMA VIDEO9 Festival Athens Greece

EMAA Art is in Lefkosa Festival Cyprus
Global Undergrounds Screening ATA, San Francisco
Rencontres Internationales Paris / Berlin/ Madrid
Reykjavik Festival of Arts IS
Deviant Art Festival Trollhättan SE
Twilight Suite, Louise T.Blouin Institute London UK
Broken English and the missing piece festival Gothenburg SE
Cushion Project Seoul Korea

Directors Lounge Festival, Berlin
700IS, videoart festival, Egilsstadir, IS
Nightcomers, Istanbul Biennial
Gothenburg Art Biennial SE
Kettupäivät, FoxOff, Helsinki FI

Performances, public events
2010 EXPERIMENT 5:10 Raumerweiterungshalle Berlin
2009 EXPERIMENT 3:10 at Auditorium Cité des Arts Paris
2009 EXPERIMENT 1:10 at Eastern Edge Gallery, St Johns Canada
2008 Critical review of icelandic power structures Reykjavik Arts Festival
2013 Performance with Robert Quint at Performance Festival at Mille Feuilles Nantes FR

NIFCA Nordic Air Tallinn 2004
Pépinières Européennes Pour Jeunes Artistes Residency Paris 2009
AtelierHaus Mengerzeile Västra Götaland Residency Berlin 2011
Asprogerakata residency Lefkada GR 2011

Grants & support
Svenska Kulturfonden (FIN) 1998,2001,2002,2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017, 2018
Svenska Kulturfonden travelgrants 2010, 2011
Arts Council, Sweden 2005, 2008, 2013
Arts Council Finland, TAIKE 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016
Otto & Charlotte Mannheimer 2007, 2008
KKN for MobileBox group project 2008
KKN Mobility fund 2008, 2010, 2014
Grönstedtska fonden FI 2008
IASPIS exhibition funding 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
IASPIS for Mobile Box group project 2010
Letterstedtska Föreningen 2010, 2011
FRAME 2012
VISEK 2014


Private Archive with Lina Persson & Mari Lagerqvist, Lådan/theMobileBox, Bilaga with Mari lagerqvist, "Pony Weck" with Robert Quint.
Represented by AV-Arkki Finland, IASPIS SE, NOVA FI/SE/IS.