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Riikka Latva-Somppi is currently a doctoral candidate in Aalto University, Department of Design, EMPIRICA-research group 2018-2022. Her thesis work is supported by Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation.

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Exhibition In Good Hands in the Designmuseum, Helsinki Jan 24th - march 22nd 2020 (co-curator)


Working as artist-researcher and curator in the Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil-project

Working with Soil-group shortlisted for the International Whitegold Prize

Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil in Exhibition Laboratory 25.10.-17.11.2019

Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil in Beta-Gallery, 10.-26.10.2019 Designs for a Cooler Planet, Helsinki Design week

Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil in Research Pavilion #3 in Venice



Photo: Maarit Mäkelä

Photo: Tzuyu Chen


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EMPIRICA web-pages

UNIARTS: 6.2.2019 Artists digging up contaminated soil

Lue lisää suomeksi:

Aalto: 22.10.2018 Ympäristökysymykset esille keramiikkataiteen keinoin

SYKE: 25.10.2018 Suomalaiset keramiikkataiteilijat tekevät pilaantuneen maan näkyväksi Venetsian Tutkimuspaviljongissa

Aalto: 11.2. 2019 Taiteilijat saastuneen maan äärellä

SYKE: 15.9.2019 Keramiikkataide tuo näkyväksi ihmisen maaperään jättämät jäljet

EXHIBITIONS 2018

PYHÄNIEMI 2018 fine art exhibition in Pyhäniemi Manor (curator), Hollola, FI 30.6.-12.8.2018

Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future (curator),

Bröhan-Museum, Landesmuseum für Jugendstil, Art Deco und Funktionalismus, Berlin, GE, 20.1. – 18.4.2018


National Museum of Slovenia – Presernova, Ljubljana, SL, 15.5. – 31.7.2018 



Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, 
Prague, CZ, 2018

Radical Relevances, Aalto University, Espoo 25.-27.4. 2018

Scandinavian Glass Starting All Over, Glass Museet Ebeltoft 20.4.-23.9.2018

EXHIBITIONS 2017

Olo - Maerkbart, Øregaard Museum, Hellerup, DK 22.6.-10.9. 2017, Artists-O

Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future (curator), Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland, GB 24.6. -22.7.2017

PYHÄNIEMI 2017 fine art exhibition in Pyhäniemi Manor (curator), Hollola, FI 1.7.-13.8.2017

10th Cheong Ju Craft Biennale, Cheong Ju, South-Korea 13.9.-22.10.2017Ajavahe, Time Difference, Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, The Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Tallinn, EE 21.4.-23.7.2017

State of the Art – Valtion taideteostoimikunta 60 vuotta: Menneen ja tulevan välissä, Päämajamuseo, Mikkeli, FI 24.2.–21.5.2017

Solo, Elintärkeä, Galleria G12, Kuopio, FI 25.2.-16.3.2017

Oi Suomi katso!, LOKAL Helsinki, FI 15.1-19.2.2017

Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future (curator), Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb, GE, Stoke-on-Trent, GB

EXHIBITIONS 2016

Läsnäolon laboratorio / The Laboratory of Presence, Galleria HUUTO, Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, FI 3.-18.12.2016


Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future (curator), Fiskars, FI 10.11-7.12.2016

ORGANIKA, Riikka Latva-Somppi and Maxim Velkovsky, Galerie Kuzebauch, Prague, CZ 1.9.-8.10.2016

Olo - Maerkbart, Kouvola Art Museum POIKILO, FI 29.92016.- 8.1.2017, Artists-O

Ja sama nykyaikaisesti käsitettynä / State of the Art, Visavuori Museum, FI 30.9.2016-5.2.2017

EUROPEAN GLASS CONTEXT 2016, Bornholm Art Museum, DE, 10.9.-13.11.2016

PYHÄNIEMI 2016 fine art exhibition in Pyhäniemi Manor (curator), Hollola, FI

FORM FOLLOWS FUN aCTION with Mervi Haapakoski, Kanneltalo gallery Helsinki, FI 2.-11.3.2016

Behind the Seen, Porvoo Art Hall, FI 15.4.-5.5.2016

Porcelain Ware, Drawing gallery D5 Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, FI 4.5-26.8.2016

EX IGS, Glass Centre, Sazava, CZ 31.3.-19.6.2016


PUBLIC ART TO TIKKURILA

Latva-Somppis public art in Tikkurila, Vantaa was published in August 2016
Public art project by four artists, group A4: Jaana Brinck, Riikka Latva-Somppi, Merja Ranki and Outi Turpeinen, curated by Vantaa Art Museum 2011-2016, read in ING Magazine May 2013