Resume

Niko Skorpio

Born 1974. Lives and works in Finland.

niko [at] paraferal.com
www.nikoskorpio.net

Education

2015− MFA studies, ViCCA Visual Culture and Contemporary Art; Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2014 • Bachelor of Culture and Arts; Degree Programme in Fine Art, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland

Solo Exhibitions

2017 • Feedback; Galleria 2, Pirkkala, Finland
2016 • Valekuolema; Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland
2011 • Kuluttajat; Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere, Finland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 • Immersion; ADD Lab, Espoo, Finland
2016 • Uni; Taidemakasiini ITU, Humppila, Finland
2016 • Whose History Is It Anyway?*; Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
2015 • Pinnalla; Taidemakasiini ITU, Humppila, Finland
2015 • Revolution; Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada
2015 • Revolution; Osaka University of Arts, Osaka, Japan
2014 • Revolution; Off Festival, Pisztory Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 • Simulation; Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China
2014 • INTAC Spotlight; Backlight Photo Festival, Tampere, Finland
2014 • Pseudo; Contact Photography Festival, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
2014 • Ylin nappi auki / Top button undone; TR1 Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland
2014 • Me/ a Myth; Katko Galleria, Tampere, Finland
2013 • 트라이얼로그/Trialogi/Trialogue; Gallery Illum, Seoul, South Korea
2013 • 트라이얼로그/Trialogi/Trialogue; Galleria Emil, Tampere, Finland
2013 • Mindtrek OFF, Tampere, Finland
2013 • Stockfors Art Fair, Pyhtää, Finland
2012 • ITU & Idolit; Taidemakasiini ITU, Humppila, Finland
2011 • Nyyttikestit; Taidemakasiini ITU, Humppila, Finland
2011 • Jaa/ei/poissa; Finlayson, Tampere, Finland
2010 • ARS Häme ’10, Forssa, Finland

Special Projects & Events

2016 • Whose History Is It Anyway?*; Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
2013 • Onnellisuuskioski; Olohuone 306,4 km² Urban Art Festival, Turku, Finland
2013 • Part[Y]kkeli, TAMK Finlayson, Tampere, Finland
2012 • Hämeenpuisto Soundwalk, Tampere, Finland
2012 • Raja/Border; Olohuone 306,4 km² Urban Art Festival, Turku, Finland
2010 • Free Wall, Tampere, Finland

Selected Screenings

2016 • Performance Voyage 6; The Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; Index – Santo Domingo/Miami/Puerto Rico International Performance Festival, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; Far Off art fair, Cologne, Germany
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; Projektraum Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; AIM Wrocław 2016, Barbara, Wrocław, Poland
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; Art Athina, Athens, Greece
2016 • Performance Voyage 6; Poriginal Galleria, Pori, Finland
2014 • Kädessä kipsi ja kukkia, TAMK Finlayson, Tampere, Finland
2013 • Absolutely Necessary, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2013 • Students’ Day, Göteborg International Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 • Kino TAMK, Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland
2012 • Tampere Art Fair, Tampere, Finland
2011 • Seili Baltic Sea Film Festival, Parainen, Finland

Selected Concerts

2016 • TH€€€F; Aalto Festival, Espoo, Finland
2015 • Metaorganism; Maagillinen teatteri, Tampere, Finland
2014 • Niko Skorpio; Club Infektio, Helsinki, Finland
2013 • Niko Skorpio; Klubi, Tampere, Finland
2013 • Niko Skorpio; Club Prkl, Helsinki, Finland
2010 • Hæretici 7o74; Lumous Festival, Tampere, Finland
2010 • Niko Skorpio; Club Elektra, Riga, Latvia
2009 • Niko Skorpio; Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu, Oulu, Finland
2008 • Niko Skorpio, Hæretici 7o74; BAF Club, Helsinki, Finland
2006 • Hæretici 7o74; Noise vs Glamour, Rauhanasema, Helsinki, Finland
2006 • Hæretici 7o74; Club Depo, Riga, Latvia, Finland
2006 • Niko Skorpio; Klubi, Tampere, Finland
2006 • Hæretici 7o74; Vastavirta, Tampere, Finland
2005 • Hæretici 7o74; Kokoteatteri, Helsinki, Finland
2005 • Hæretici 7o74; Vuoritalo, Helsinki, Finland
2005 • Hæretici 7o74; Placard 8 Festival, Espoo, Finland
2005 • Niko Skorpio; BAF Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2004 • Niko Skorpio; Placard 7 Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2004 • Helsinki Computer Orchestra; Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
2004 • Rajapïnta; Là-bas, Helsinki, Finland
2003 • Helsinki Computer Orchestra; Avanto Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2003 • Niko Skorpio; Automaten, Berlin, Germany
2003 • Helsinki Computer Orchestra; UMO Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
1998 • Niko Skorpio; Kuolleen musiikin yhdistys, TVO, Turku, Finland

Selected Discography

2017 • TH€€€F : I. CD/Download. Paraferal Sound, Finland.
2013 • Niko Skorpio : Khôra. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2012 • Karni Mata : Singularity. Download. rice4rats, Finland.
2009 • Niko Skorpio : Psilocybe Necrophila. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2008 • Niko Skorpio : Half Born in Half Light. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2008 • Metaorganism : I:Baphomet. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2007 • Reptiljan : Archaeodermophagia. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2006 • Niko Skorpio : Escape from Heaven. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2005 • Niko Skorpio : The Hidden Nameless. CD. Foreshadow, Poland.
2005 • Reptiljan : The Hellbender Suite. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2004 • Kaaos In Eccentris / Leif Elggren & Liddikoatight. Split 7″. Some Place Else, Finland.
2004 • Niko Skorpio / Kouhei Matsunaga. CD. Deserted Factory, Japan.
2004 • Ovro & Niko Skorpio : Live in Placard #7. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2003 • Rajapïnta : Songs of the Weak. Download.
2000 • A\H : 017. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
1999 • A\H : Tuli en tuli. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
1998 • Niko Skorpio : Grey Bloom. 12″LP. Some Place Else, Finland.
1996 • This Empty Flow : Magenta Skycode. CD. Avantgarde Music, Italy.
1994 • Thergothon : Stream from the Heavens. CD. Avantgarde Music, Italy.
1992 • Thergothon : Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth. Cassette. Wild Rags Records, U.S.A.

Memberships

Artists’ Association MUU
AV-arkki

Related Activity

2014— Founder of PARAFERAL creative research facility
1997—2013 Founder & creative director of Some Place Else record label

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