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CV

Jalo Porkkala
Born 1950.
Living and working in Pori, Finland.

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
1979 - Lahti Institute of Industrial Arts: Photographer.

 

ADDITIONAL STUDIES
1983 - University of Art and Design: Photographic Conservation.

1984 - University of Art and Design & Kuopio Summer University: Fine Print Workshop.

1987 - University of Art and Design: Documentary Photography Workshop.

2008 - TAMK University of Applied Sciences / degree in pedagogy.

2011 - Daguerreotype Workshop, Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock, UK.

 

PRACTICE OF WORK
1977, 1978 - Ilkka Oy, Seinäjoki: News Photograper.
1979 - 1988 - Satakunta Museum, Pori: Photographer.
1980s- Pori Art Museum: Archive photography of Exhibitions and Collections, Photography for Publishing and Press.
1979 - 2009 - Pori Theatre: Photography for Posters, Press, Advertising and Play Decorations.
1980 - City of Pori: Photographer for City Development Plan.
1988 - Freelance-photographer and instructor.

 

EDUCATIONAL WORK

1979, 1980, 1986 - Pori International Photosymposium: Planning and Conducting of Museum Photography Workshops.

1986 - 1989, 1991 - Pori Open College: Teacher of Photography.

1990 - 2015 - Art Institute of Kankaanpää (Satakunta University of Applied Sciences / Fine Art): Teacher of Photography and Computer Graphics.

2001 - 2004 - Pori Art School, Teacher of Photography and Digital Image Processing.

2007 - Impact 5, The International Printmaking Conference: Demonstrations of Cyanotype, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia.

2009 - Alternative Photography International Symposium (APIS), Santa Fe, USA: Presentation of Pigment Toned Vandyke Brown Prints.

2012 - 2019 - Short courses on Alternative Photography.

 

RESEARCH WORK
2007 - 2011 - Satakunta University of Applied Sciences: Alternative Processes in Photography and Printmaking (Vedos).
2007, 2009 - Alternative Photography International Symposium (APIS), Santa Fe, USA.
2013 - PhotoBison, A Photographic Survey / Alternative Processes, Canada.
2014 - 2019 - Contemporary Daguerreotype.

PUBLICATIONS

2012 - Köyhä dagerrotyyppi (Poor Man's Daguerreotype) – alternative photographic processes. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

2019 - Daguerrotypiamuistio (Daguerreotype Notes)

 

IN OTHER PUBLICATIONS
1985 - Finnish Photographic Yearbook. 
1993 - Jorma Mukala: Näkökulmia maisemaan. Kankaanpään Taidekoulu.
2000 - Tosi Taidetta – True Art! Kankaanpää.
2005 - Dialogi. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.
2010–2012 - Portfolio – alternative photographic processes. 1st–3rd edition.
2011 - Vuorotyö - Shift Work. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.
2012 - Malin Fabbri: Anthotypes. AlternativePhotography.com.
2013 - 2014 - Alternative Printing Processes, Finnish Kamera magazine.
2013 - Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes.
2015 - Lisää keltaista. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

2019 - The Hand Magazine, Issue 23.

 

AWARDS AND TITLES
1979 - Vaasan läänin taidetoimikunta.
1982 - Turun ja Porin läänin taidetoimikunta.
1982, 1985 - City of Pori.
1985 - Taiteen keskustoimikunta.
1997 - Turun ja Porin läänin taidetoimikunta.
1999, 2002, 2009 - Satakunnan taidetoimikunta. 
2009, 2012 - Finnish Cultural Foundation.
2014 - Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
2014 - Finnish Museum of Photography.
2014 - Award by Nyte ry.
2015 - Satakunta Art Prize, Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1979 - Ostrobothnian Peasant Houses.
1983 - Tranquil Moments.
1990 - Theatre Images.
1993 - Space Bar, Digital Photographs.
1997 - Untitled – 14 Recollections of Life.
2003 - Close Distance.
2012 - Poor Man's Daguerreotype.
2014 - Jalokuvia.
2015 - My God, is it full of planets?

2019 - Peilihuone | Mirror Room.

2019 - Dagerrotüübid | Daguerreotypes, Tallinn.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1984 - From Own Collection, Finnish Museum of Photography.
1985 - Autumn Bound.
1986 - 1990 - Directions - Finnish Photographic Art 1842–1986.
1997 - Heartbreak Hotel.
2000 - Tosi Taidetta - True Art!
2002 - miniAtyyri.
2005 - Dialogi, 2005.
2007 - Political / Poetical, Tallinn Print Triennial.
2007 - Alternative, Tallinn.
2009 - 6th International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia.
2009 - Theatre Photographs of 30 years.
2010 - Project Vedos, Brussels, Belgium.
2010 - 2011 - Vuorotyö – Shift Work.
2011 - The Wetheads.
2012 - Grafiikan linja.
2012 - Holga Out of the Box, Longview, TX, USA.
2013 - Methods (Alternative), Lexington, VA, USA.
2014 - Paraati.
2015 - Alternative, Latvian Museum of Photography.
2015 - Pimiö – Darkroom, Finnish Museum of Photography.
2015 - Lisää keltaista.
2015 - Photography ... Otherwise, Brussels, Belgium.
2016 - Remnants, Astoria, OR, USA.
2018 - Back to the Future: Historic Processes in the Modern World (online).

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki.
Atelier pH7, Brussels.
Satakunta Museum, Pori.
Rantagalleria-association, Oulu.
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Kankaanpää.
City of Kankaanpää.
Porin Teatterisäätiö rs, Pori.
Private Collections.