Henrik Duncker

C.V. Henrik Duncker 2024-05-09

Education: Master of Arts 1993, University of Art and Design, Helsinki.

Lives in Helsinki and works as a photographer and artist. 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2024 upcoming

- Suomea sattumoisin (Finland by Chance), Galleria Ratamo, Jyväskylä

- Suomea sattumoisin (Finland by Chance), Nurmes-talo, Nurmes 

2024

- Galleria Turakainen's window display, Helsinki

2021

- Suomea sattumoisin (Finland by Chance), Mikkeli Centre of Photography

- Suomea sattumoisin (Finland by Chance), Photographic Centre Nykyaika

2020

- The Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga

2018

- Kājām pa Brīvības ielu, room9, Riga

2017

- Dāvanas pēc protokola, Ventspils Museum, Ventspils

- Dāvanas pēc protokola, Kuldiga Art House, Kuldiga

- Dāvanas pēc protokola, Madona Museum, Madona

- Makuasioita, Galleria Pictor, Vihti

- Dāvanas pēc protokola, Liepaja Museum, Liepaja

2016

- Studio Kapsēde, Liepaja Museum, Liepaja

2014
- Studio Kapsēde, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku

2013
- Studio Kapsēde, Kalnciema Quarter Gallery, Riga

2009

- Vietejais Laiks - Local Time, Jūras vārti theater house, Ventspils

- Vietejais Laiks - Local Time, Gallery Carousell / Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga

2008

- Relating Latvia, Lettisches Centrum Berlin, Berlin

- If Nokia were a place... Pohjanmaan valokuvakeskus, Lapua

- If Nokia were a place... The Centre For Creative Photography, Jyväskylä

- If Nokia were a place... Nokian taidetalo, Nokia

- If Nokia were a place... galleriZEBRA, Karjaa

- Relating Latvia, Galleria Luova.fi, Helsinki

- If Nokia were a place... Peri Center of Photography, Turku

- If Nokia were a place... Kotkan valokuvakeskus, Kotka

2007

- If Nokia were a place... Kaakkois-Suomen valokuvakeskus, Lappeenranta

- Pictures from Latvia, School of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design, UIAH, Helsinki

- If Nokia were a place... Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki

2005

- The Innocents, Delirius Monkey, Helsinki

2003

- Interieurs, Lowe Gallery, Helsinki

2000

- Cable Factory, turbiinisali foyer, Helsinki 

- Interieurs, Cafe Bar N:o 9, Helsinki 

- Facies et praedicta, The Finnish Medical Convention, Helsinki Fair Centre

1998

- Hay on the Highway, Rikhardinkatu library, Helsinki

(Hay on the Highway is a joint project with Yrjö Tuunanen)

1997

- Hay on the Highway, Hankasalmi Multi Activity House, Hankasalmi

1996

- Hay on the Highway, Fotogalleriet, Oslo

1995

- Hay on the Highway, Gracefield Studios, Dumfries

- Hay on the Highway, Watershed Media Centre, Bristol

1994

- Hay on the Highway, Suomen kotiteollisuusmuseo, Jyväskylä

- Hay on the Highway, Photography Centre Nykyaika, Tampere

- Hay on the Highway, Galleri Zebra, Karja

1993

- Hay on the Highway, Northern Photographic Center, Oulu

- Hay on the Highway, Peri Center of Photography, Turku

- Hay on the Highway, Hankasalmi Library, Hankasalmi

- Hay on the Highway, Vihti Museum, Vihti

- Hay on the Highway, Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki

1991

- Into Gallery, Tampere

1990

- University of Arts and Design, Helsinki (w. Magnus Scharmanoff) 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

- TEOS 2024, Helsinki 

2021

- Riga Photomonth, Riika 

2017

- Story of Finland permanent exhibition, The National Museum of Finland, Helsinki

- 36 Little Good Things, Cortona on the Move, Cortona

- Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki

- Flâneur – New Urban Narratives retrospective, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby

2016

- Flâneur – New Urban Narratives, Kaunas Photo

- Sata vuotta, sata kuvaa: Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu; Lusto Finnish Forest Museum, Punkaharju; Kuopio Cultural History Museum, Kuopio; Sarka - The Finnish Museum of Agriculture, Loimaa

2015

- Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2013
- Hippolyte Vintage, Hippolyte photographic gallery, Helsinki

- Revisiting Footnotes, LCCA, Kandavas art gallery "Vējspārns”, Kandava

- Revisiting Footnotes, LCCA, Madona Local History and Art Museum, Madona

- Revisiting Footnotes, LCCA, Salon "Lāde”, Rēzekne

- Revisiting Footnotes, LCCA / Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga 

2012

- Photobookshow D, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

- Photobookshow C, Create Studio, Brighton

2009

- Kaunas Photo RECYCLED 2009

- Festival della Creatività, Florence

- Money, money, money, Raision museo Harkko, Raisio

- Viljelijän unelma, Salo art museum Veturitalli, Salo

2007

- Don't Even Go There, Studio 44, Stockholm

- Grey Matters - Aftercrop, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

- Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Photography Centre Nykyaika, Tampere

2006

- Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen

2005

- Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Städtischen Galerie Sohle 1, Bergkamen

- Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen

- Arjen murtumia, Kiasma, Helsinki

- Agriculture, je t'aime! Salon de l'Agriculture, Paris

2004

- Nordic Image, Kaunas Photo Days, Kaunas

- Juwelen des 3. Jahrtausends - Immaterieller Schmuck, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel

- Juwelen des 3. Jahrtausends - Immaterieller Schmuck, Schloß Plüschow, Plüschow 

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Salon taidemuseo, Salo

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Centrum Kultury ZAMEK, Poznan

2003

- FOKUS Fotokunst i 160 år, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

- Silmänruokaa, Oulu Museum of Art, Oulu

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus

- Global Detail, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen

- Floor Shots, Kunstbunker Tumulka, München

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

2002

- Perhe, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

2001

- Norsk museum for fotografi - Preus fotomuseum, Horten

1997

- Alikeness, Centre for Contemporary Art, Canberra 

- Kontakti, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

- Alikeness, CCP, Melbourne

1996

- Encontros da Imagem, Braga

1995

- Common Lives, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen 

- Saaremaa Biennale, Saaremaa

1994

- 10th Anniversary of European Photography Award, Bad Homburg 

- Suomen kotiteollisuusmuseo, Jyväskylä 

- Näillä raukoilla rajoilla, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma

1993

- Hur Landet Ligger, Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm

- Mesiac Fotografie - Month of Photography, Bratislava 

- European Photography Award, Bad Homburg (1st price with Yrjö Tuunanen)

1991

- When Dreams Come True, Culture Carnival, Helsinki

- Kansan kamera, Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Tampere

- La Saretti, in a desolated hospital, Helsinki

1990

- Photonkhamon, Finnfoto Gallery, Helsinki

1989

- Valokuvataide - Arkitaide festival, Helsinki

- The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

BOOKS, BOOKLETS, ZINES ETC.

2023

- Ping Pong, Million Books, Munich (Collaboration with Jens Masmann)

- Pahka-Suomi – Burl Finland (du/do no.6), Helsinki (pub. 11/2023)

2022

- Um gufu ,(du/do no.5), Helsinki, ISBN 978-952-65081-0-8

- Medusa, (du/do no.4), Helsinki, ISBN 978-952-94-6445-6 

- Centrum, (du/do no.3), Helsinki, ISBN 978-952-94-5826-4

2021

- Bloom (du/do no.2), Helsinki

2020

- Plostiņš (du/do no.1), Helsinki, ISBN 978-952-94-3441-1

2019

- Iron Town, photographs from Liepaja, inkjet printed artist's book, 30 copies

2016

- Studio Kapsēde, Henrik Duncker, Helsinki ISBN 978-952-93-6708-5

2009

- A Survival Handbook by Henrik Duncker, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga ISBN 978-9934-8078-1-7

2008

- Relating Latvia photo accordion, Luova.fi & HD, Helsinki ISBN 978-952-5755-01-5

- If Nokia were a place... photo accordion, Luova.fi & HD, Helsinki ISBN 978-952-5755-02-2

1993

- Viljelijän Sopimus / Hay on the Highway, book, ISBN 952-90-4830-0. Helsinki

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES, PRINTED PORTFOLIOS, REVIEWS ETC.

2023

- HS Monthly supplement, July 2023

2022

- Culturalist, issue 6, 2022, Helsinki

- Päätalo-sanomat, 2022

2017

- Flâneur – New Urban Narratives, Lisbon, ISBN 978-989-95387-4-0

- Artefakt (www.artefakt-sz.net), Hamburg (interview "The Difficulty of Photographing a Dog")

- Studija, Nr. 113, Riga (exhibition review)

- SestDiena 10.2.2017, Riga (interview)

- Arterritory.com, February 2017 (interview "Food for Thought")

- Veto.lv, February 2017 (interview)

2015

- Revisiting Footnotes / Tulkojot atsauces, LCCA, 2015, Riga 

- Foto Kvartals, photo story, April 2015, Riga, fkmagazine.lv

2014

- Talka yearbook, Orbita, Riga ISBN 978-9934-8476-2-2

2013

- Kulturas Diena 5.7.2013, Riga

- Three Questions to Henrik Duncker about Studio Kapsede, Arterritory.com

2012
- May 15 2012, www.aday.org

2011
- (ku)š! Midnight Sun Finnish comics special, Riga ISBN 978-9934-8188-7-5
- Photomondo guest portfolio, curated by Finn Thrane, Denmark http://www.photomondo.dk/

2009

- Kaunas Photo Recycled – Nine lessons of photography -catalogue, Kaunas

- Taide magazine, October 2009, book review of A Survival Handbook by Henrik Duncker

- Maaseudun tulevaisuus, catalogue, Salon taidemuseo Veturitalli, Salo

- Redzet Latviju, Dizaina Studija, 1-2/2009, Riga

- Valon aakkoset – valokuvakirja Suomessa, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

2008

- Marks of Honour 2008 (www.marksofhonour.com)

- Baltic Outlook magazine

- Relating Latvia exhibition review in www.skenet.fi (Finnish language only)

- Taide-lehti 02-2008, exhibition review Tiedostavia pikseleitä ja kamera-antropologiaa (Maria Savela)

- Relating Latvia Seesaw magazine issue #9

2007

- Carl’s Cars, issue 22

- Millionaire Fair series, RAW-magazine debut issue 0/2007, Helsinki

- Huipun varjossa, Ydin 2/2007, Helsinki

- Aamulehti VALO, 5.4.2007, Tampere

2006

- Suomen Kuvalehti issue 25-26, Helsinki

- Kevään merkkejä, Voima magazine 4/2006, Helsinki

- Aikakauslehti Fanzine, April 2006, Helsinki

- Le Mag cultures, janvier 2006, Lyon

2005

- Kamera 6-7/2005, Helsinki

- Zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit catal., Museum der Stadt Ratingen, ISBN 3-926538-57-0

- Arjen murtumia / Fractures of Life, Kiasma, Helsinki, ISBN 951-53-2690-7

- Agriculture, je t'aime! catalogue, Centre Régional de la Photographie Nord Pas-de-Calais, ISBN 2-904538-80-1

2004

- My Life With Lada, Carl’s Cars, issue 10

- Country Market Super Market, Kaunas Photo Days -katalogi, Kaunas. ISBN 9955-9736-0-9

- Immaterieller Schmuck catalogue, (Schmuck)2, Schloss Plüschow, Stadtgalerie Kiel

2003

- Global Detail - Noorderlicht X, Groningen. ISBN 90-76703-20-5

- Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland -catalogue, Berlin. ISBN 3-8030-3306-3 

2002

- ZOO 12, London

2001

- Places To Go People To See, Aug 2001, Berlin. ISBN 3-931126-52-8 

- Wish u were here xxx, Issue 3, Autumn/Winter 2001, New York 

- RantaKatti, Esa Kero/Dynamo, Helsinki 

- Themepark, Home Issue 3, London

2000

- www.henrikduncker.com 

- BIG-magazine, March 2000, New York 

1999

- Libération Supplement Mode 06Oct99, Paris 

- Libération Supplement Mode 10Mars99, Paris 

1998

- Frames? Viewing Finnish Contemporary Photography 1998, Helsinki. ISBN 952-5065-07-3

- European Photography Calendar 1998 

1997

- The Globe, Issue 5, Internet (Melbourne) 

- Alikeness, katalogue, Melbourne 1997 

1996

- Encontros da Imagem 1996 catalogue, Braga

1995

- European Photography Calendar 1995 

- Common Lives, Groningen 1995, ISBN 90-801622-4-8 

- Art Book review 2/95, England 

- Saaremaa Biennaal katalogue, Tallinn 1995

1994

- Katalog, September 1994, Odense 

- European Photography Award 1985-1994, Ostfildern 1994, ISBN 3-89322-676-1 

- Taide - Art Magazine 1/94, Helsinki, ISSN 0039-8977 

- Photomagazine Musta Taide, issue 15 (1/94), Helsinki, ISSN 0788-2467 

- European Photography Calendar 1994

1993

- Hur Landet Ligger, Fotografiska Museet catalogue 1993, Stockholm, ISBN 91-7100-484-X 

- Mesiac Fotografie - Month of Photography catalogue 1993, Bratislava ISBN 90-85739-01-1 

- European Photography Award 1993 catalogue, Göttingen, ISBN 3-923283-33-4 

- Magazine INDEX 4/93, Stockholm, ISSN 1103-0674 

- Valokuva 4/93, Helsinki

1991

- Valokuva 3/91, Helsinki

1989

- Valokuvataide-Arkitaide catalogue, Helsinki 

MOTION PICTURES AND OTHER PROJECTS

2018 - Editing and sound design for following short films in the series Recycling4poetry dir. Maira Dobele: Oh; From A Star; 

Autumn Comes; Waiting For The Whale; Seasonal Disorders; When We Become Too Old

- Sound design for following short films in the series Recycling4poetry dir. Maira Dobele: Emily Emily; Thieves

What Will You Say; Come To Me; Fairy Tale

Screenings: Conway Hall, London Book Fair; Poetry Week, Turku 2019; European Film Week, 2018; 

Riga Short Film Festival IFF, 2018; Aalto Film School Autumn screening, 2017

2017 - Runko, music video for Elisa Korjus, directing and photography

2015 - Editing and sound design for short film Feed Me Adults in the series Recycling4poetry dir. Maira Dobele.

Screenings: International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2015; Tampereen elokuvajuhlat 2015

- Tuberosa, short film, directing and photography https://vimeo.com/118498132

2013 - Installation for the figurine exhibition, The Riga Porcelain Museum, Riga

2005 - The Innocents, cornershop window slide installation, Station Mir, Kulmakatu 3, Helsinki

- The Innocents, cornershop window slide installation, Delirius Monkey, Pengerkatu 21, Helsinki

1990 - Step Aboard Pinhole Camera. Constructing and touring the camera during Valokuvataide-Arkitaide festival, Helsinki

MUSIC

2021 Yty, Tunto, CD, Aani records - percussion

2018 Ilona, Tunto, CD, Aani records - percussion

Luokses sun, Zapa, LP, Tuotantoyhtiö Kimmo Helistö - drums, percussion and arrangements

2016 Elämä on ihanaa, CD, Vando Suvanto, Riskirecords - drums, percussion and arrangements

2014 Huvi, Tunto, CD, Aani records - percussion

Ihmisistä ja esineistä, Vando Suvanto, CD, Riskirecords - r drums, percussion and arrangements

2012 Onnenpekka, Vando Suvanto &, CD, Riskirecords - drums, percussion and arrangements

2005 Elämä, Sue Van Doe, CD, Riskirecords - drums, percussion and arrangements

2001 Askel taaksepäin, Kadotetut, CD, Johanna / LOVE-kustannus

2000 Porkkalankatu 1, 2CD compilation, Spinefarm records, Elmu

1993 Ruma, Sue Van Doe, CD, Melske - drums, percussion and arrangements 

1985 Liian suuri suu, Kadotetut, LP, Kheops / LOVE-kustannus - drums, percussion and arrangements

1984 Kadotetut, Kadotetut, LP, Beta / LOVE-kustannus - drums, percussion and arrangements

ART COLLECTIONS 

State Art Deposit Collection, Finland

Finnish Art Society

Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki 

Heino Art Foundation

Fotografiska Museet i Moderna Museet, Stockholm 

Art Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarayevo 

Encontros da Imagem, Braga 

The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki 

Preus Museum - Norsk museum for fotograf, Horten

Nokia city art collection

Lowe Helsinki Art Collection

Vihdin museo, Vihti

Hankasalmi municipality art collection

Keski-Suomen sairaanhoitopiirin kuntayhtymän taidekokoelmat

Jyväskylän maalaiskunnan taidekokoelmat

Private collections

GRANTS

2024 The Finnish Cultural Foundation: 1 year personal grant

2023 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, public display grant 

2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Covid-19 support 

2019-21 State Artist grant, 3 years

2020 The Nordic Culture Point: Mobility Support

2017 The Nordic Culture Point: Mobility Support 

2016 Taike - The Arts Promotion Centre Finland: Public Display Grant

2016 FRAME - Finnish Fund for Art Exchange: Project grant

2015 The Finnish Cultural Foundation: 1 year personal grant

2014 Alfred Kordelin Foundation: 3 month personal grant

2013 The Nordic Culture Point, Mobility Support

2013 National Council for Photographic Art: travel grant

2013 National Council for Photographic Art: project grant

2012 The Nordic Culture Point: Mobility Support

2008 FRAME - Finnish Fund for Art Exchange: Project grant

2008 Arts Council of Finland: public display grant 

2007 Svenska Kulturfonden: travel grant

2005 Svenska Kulturfonden: project grant

2005 Arts Council of Finland: project grant

2004 Arts Council of Finland: public display grant

2003 FRAME - Finnish Fund for Art Exchange: Project grant

2003 Arts Council of Finland: project grant

2002 Fine Arts Academy Foundation

2000 Arts Council of Finland: Public Display Grant

1996 National Council for Photographic Art: State Grant 1-year

1995 Arts Council of Finland: project grant

1993 UIAH - University of Arts and Design

1993 National Council for Photographic Art: Quality Support for Publications of Photographic Art

1992 Alfred Kordelin fund

1992 Arts Council of Finland: project grant

PRIZES AND AWARDS 

2010 Map Contemporary 2010, Latvia: shared third prize in photography books

1993 European Photography Award, Germany, 1st price (with Yrjö Tuunanen) 

1991 Kopiosto Grant, Finland

MEMBERSHIPS

The Association of Photographic Artists, Finland

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