Kai Rennes


Education

1982-87 Kankaanpään taidekoulu (Art Intitute of Kankaanpää)

1979-83 Studies in Architecture, Tampere polytechnic highschool

1980-94 History of art, esthetics, semantics, philosophy

( Turku, Tampere and Göteborg universities)

Video courses, Atelier Nord, Oslo Norway


Exhibitions, selection

2018 Ut med Konsten! Göteborgs Stads Konstsamlingar 70 år, Gothenburg

2017 Finnish embassy in Brussels (Finland 100 years)

2017 Be-Longing, Oslo, Gothenburg 

2017 Be-Longing Morelia Mexico and Havanna, Cuba

2017 70 years of art collections, Gothenburg city

2016 Galleria Hippolyte, Helsinki Finland

2015 De Markten, Flamish Cultural Center, Kunsthalle, Brussels 

2015 CODA festival, Be-longing, video installation/performance, Hausmania Oslo

2015 Drone Music, video/performance, La Bellone Bruxelles

2014 Sergey Kuryyokhin Center for Modern art, St. Petersburg (screening)

2014 Tampere Art Fair, Finland (screening)

2014 Es Baluard, Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani (screening)

2014 Contemporary art fair in Athens, Greece 2014 (screening)

2014 Aarni Gallery Espoo Finland

2014 MUU Gallery Helsinki Finland

2012 MADATAC, Madrid Spain

2012 Embassy of Finland, Madrid Spain

2012 De Garage Konsthall, Mechelen, Belgium

2012 City Library, Gothenburg, Sweden

2011 Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden

2011 Beim Engelen. Luxemburg

2011 Group show Gallery 54, Gothenburg

2010 Tombola park salong, Gothenburg

2007 Drawings, Galleri IDI Stockholm, Sweden

2007 l’Uisine, Bruxelles Belgium

2006 KKV Malmö Sweden

2004 Gallerie 54, 50 years jubileum exhibition

2004 Tobola Visit, Konstepidemin Göteborg

2004 Video Art at Götaplatsen, Göteborg festival

2004 Tombola Visit, Göteborg museum of art

2004 Gott och Blandat Galleria 300m3, Göteborg

2004 Galleria Elbowroom, Göteborg

2004 While we are sleeping, video Havanna, Cuba

2003 OBSERVATORI 2003 Festival Internacional de Investigacion Artistica, Museo

Prencipe Felipe, Valencia Spain

2003 CODA, Contemporary dance and performance festival Oslo, Norway

2003 Galleri Elbowroom, Gothenburg, Sweden

2003 Shame, De Vrie Akademie, Den Haag Holland

2003 Tombola Visit sound installation, Viktoria-passagen, Göteborg

2003 While we are sleeping, video installation, MDT, Stockholm

2002 Oceans of Unconditional Love, Göteborgs Konstförening

2002 Toyboys, videoistallation, Oslo Norway

2002 ’Life is...’, Quartair gallery, Den Haag, Holland

2002 Galleria Titanik, Turku (Tombola) Finland

2001Studio Hyäryllistä, Turku Finland

2001’The realm of senses’, international art in Turku Finland

2000 ’Pelote’ Galleria BBB, Toulouse, France

2000 Konstepidemin, Pannrummet Göteborg

1999 Allt efter som... (Elin Wikström, Ola Åstrand, Gunilla Hansson m.m.) Biopalatset Göteborg

1999 Event, video Oslo, Norway

1999 Terränglöp, video Oslo, Bergen, Norway

1999 Terränglöp, video Ârhus, Denmark

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Grants, Recidences, selection

Svenska kulturfonden, arbetsstipendium 2017

Svenska Kulturfonden project grant 2014

Art Council of Finland, project grant 2012

Art Council of Finland, project grant 2011

Svenska Kulturfonden, project grant, 2011

Casa Finlandese, Firenze, recidency 2010

Källskär, recidency, Åland 2009

FRAME, for international exhibition, 2006

Centre culturel Suedois , residency Paris 2004

Hanaholmen, recidency Helsinki Finland 2004

Project grant, Göteborg city 2004

Arbetsstipendium för två år, Konstnärsnämnden. Sweden 2001-2003

Art grant, Göteborg City 2001

IASPIS, for international projects 2000

Finnish Swedish grant 2000

Grez-sur-Loing, residence 1998

Grassina Firenze recidency 1990

Artist Grant (arbetsstipendium), Finland 1990


Teaching:

Kankaanpään taidekoulu 1988-89, Art Collage 1994-2004, Göteborgs konstskola 2001-2002, Angereds Atelién 2000 etc.


Represented:

Borås konstmuseum  (videoarkiv), Statens kulturrad, Göteborg city, Västra Götalands region, Bohusläns landsting, Tampere city, Kankaanpää town etc.