CV/Contact

Born 1971 in Raseborg, Finland
Work and live in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany
Kiefernweg 1
D-67434 Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
Germany
oskar@oskarlindstrom.com

Member of Muu Artist Association since 2000 and Badischer Kunstverein since 2013.

Studies:
1998 – 2000
>> Master programme, School of Photography, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg (se)
1994 – 1997
>> Department of Photography, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Nykarleby (fi)
1994
>> GFU, Stockholm (se)
1992 – 1993
>> VästraNylandsFolkhögskola, Karis (fi)

One man shows and projects selection:
2015
>> its-gratis.com
2003
>> Caspar David Friedrich, Ekenäs (fi)
2002
>> I LOVE, Galleri Zebra, Karis
2000
>> Gummeum, Kallmünz (de)
1999
>> Tidens spegling, Sörmlands konstmuseum, Nyköping (se)
1998
>> Hartz -2, City Library, Ekenäs
>> Hartz, Zone-galleria, Helsinki (fi)
1997
>> Collage, Ekenäs
1996
>> Artist portraits, Galleri Zebra, Karis
>> Alle Zusammen, S-galleria, Helsinki
1995
>> Rubber tree, Nykarleby

Shows and projects with the art group FinnFemFel:
2018
>> Zurückbleiben!, Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin (de)
2017
>> Viva (P)forza, LAF-Projektraum, Pforzheim (de)
2015
>> Artist in Residence November 2015 – June 2016, Stiftung Bartels Fondation – zum kleinen Markgräflerhof, Basel (ch)
2014
>> Nykarleby Recall – Coming Back, Bothnia Biennale 2014, Nykarleby (fi)
>> United against Populism! Rettet Europa III,Tempel Museum Etsdorf de)
2012
>> Responsible for the main course at, the 17th. International Summer Academy in Wismar (de)
2011
>> Platform: to have / to own, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
2010
>> FinnAir, Luftmuseum, Amberg (de)
2008
>> Curators for sale at ARTmART, Künstlerhaus Wien, Wien (at)
2007
>> Die Freie Klasse denkt weiter, Galerie den Künstler, München (de)
>> Trauma Queen, Mediterranean Hotel, Athen (gr)
>> ARTmART, Künstlerhaus Wien, Wien
2005
>> Situated Self, HAM, Helsinki
>> Situated Self, Museum of the Contemporary Arts in Belgrade, Serbien (yu)
2004
>> Lifestyles, Days of Autumn, Northern European Bauakdemie, Joesuu (ee)
2003
>> Nordic Walking, Studio Gallery, Budapest (hu)
>> Platform i Verkligheten, Verkligheten, Umeå (se)
2002
>> Ferie, trans-art, Trondheim (no)
2001
>> Not-oreste 4, Montescaglioso (It)
>> Le Tribù dell’Arte, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (It)
>> Meeting Pointt, Platform, Vaasa
2000
>> Gummi Symposium, Kallmünz (de)
1999
>> I’d rather be fishing than going to an artshow, Konstakuten, Stockholm
>> By Side Sidewalk, Umeå–Vaasa (se-fi)
1998
>> Für die Bessere Welt, Lothringer13, Münche

Group shows selection:
2016
>> MItgliederausstellung, Badische Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, (de)

2015
>> MItgliederausstellung, Badische Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, (de)
2007
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #5, ProMidNord – More than This,
in Seinäjoki (fi), Jyväskylä (fi), Mikkeli (fi), Vaasa, Östersund (se), Sundsvall (se), Steinkjer (no), Trondheim (no)
2006
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #4, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #4, Gallery Suburban, Rotterdam (nl)
2005
>> Ciao Nykarleby, Blaak 10, Willem de Kooning Academy Gallery, Rotterdam
>> Platform in Graz. e.V., Regensburg (de)
>> Pampas, galleri Huuto , Helsingfors
2004
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #3, Momentum 2004, Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss (no)
2003
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #2, Trans_Hábitos, Maus Hábitos, Porto,(pt)
>> It’s better to build than to fade away Part #1, Helsinki
>> Verkligheten i platform, Platform, Vaasa
2001
>> IX Filmmönstring, Lume, videolunge, Helsinki
2000
>> Nordic Light, Platform, Vaasa
>> Finlands Institutets galleri, Stockholm
>> Ramponera, Göteborgs Stadsmuseum, Göteborg
>> Correct, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg
1999
>> By Side Sidewalk, Vaasa
>> P1, Galleri Konstepidemin, Göteborg
1997
>> Photo fair, Göteborg
>> Playground Finlandia, Nykarleby
>> Hot tub, Eldfestival, Nykarleby
1996
>> Comment, Finlads young artists exhibition, Espoo (fi)
>> SKIN, Hangö stads konstmuseum, Lovisa stads konstmuseum, Gamla stadshuset i Åbo Terra incognita, Vaasa Art Hall, Vaasa

Work in collections:
>> Helsinki City Art Museum (fi)
>> Pro Artibus (fi)
>> Raseborg city (fi)
>> art group FinnFemFel, Tempelmuseum, Etsdorf (de)
>> art group FinnFemFel, Luftmuseum, Amberg, (de)
>> art group FinnFemFel, Pro Artibus (fi)

Grants:
2015
>> Artist in Residence November 2015 – June 2016, Stiftung Bartels Fondation – zum kleinen Markgräflerhof, Basel (ch) art group finnfemfel
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project art group finnfemfel (fi)
2010
>> Art Council of Finland, travels grants art group finnfemfel (fi)
>> Art Council of Finland, project art art group finnfemfel (fi)
2006
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project (fi)
2003
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project
2002
>> Studio FKSE, artist in residence, Budapest hu)
>> SLEIPNIR, Nordic Institute of Nordic Art, project
2001
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, working grant
>> Sverige-Finland kulturfonden, project (se)
2000
>> Family Lubers artist in residence, Kalmünz (de)
2000
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project
1998
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project
>> Adlerbertska Hospitiefonden
1996
>> Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, project

Teaching:
2014
>> NOVIA University of Applied Sciences, Fine arts programme, guest teacher
2001-2012
>> Ungdomsverkstaden Sveps, Helsinki, graphic design and photography
2004
>> Axxell city, Helsinki, guest teacher i photoshop
>> Finns folkhögskolan, Espoo, guest teacher i photoshop
>> Åbo akademi, Espoo, guest teacher i photoshop
2001- 2004
>> NOVIA University of Applied Sciences, Fine arts programme, guest teacher
1998
>> Arcada University of Applied Life, Helsinki, fotografi
1997 – 1996
>> Nykarleby gymnasium, fotografi