Terike Haapoja (b.1974) is a New York-based artist born in Finland. Haapoja’s large scale installation work, writing, and political projects investigate the mechanics of othering with a specific focus on issues arising from the anthropocentric world view of western modernism.

Her solo shows include Closed Circuit – Open Duration, Venice Biennale, Nordic Pavilion (2013). Her group exhibitions include Animal Mirror, ISCP, New York, NY (2016); and Creative Time Summit DC: Occupy the Future (2016). Her publications include The Helsinki Effect – The Helsinki Effect, A Public Alternative to Guggenheim Model of Culture Driven Development with Terike Haapoja, Andrew Ross, Michel Sorkin, Terreform UR publications. Her awards and residencies include ANTI Prize for Live Art (2016); Finnish State Art Award (2016); and ISCP Residency, New York, NY (2016). She received her B.F.A. and M.F.A from University of the Arts, Theatre Academy (2001, 2004) as well as an M.F.A from University of the Arts, Academy of Fine Arts (2006)

 

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