Nanó Wallenius



Visual Artist & Writer



*1990, Åbo (FI)
Lives and works in Antwerp (BE)

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Cultural Portfolio (SE)





Education


2017 - 2019
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen (BE)
Specifieke Lerarenopleiding Beeldende Kunsten, Teaching Degree in Fine Arts


2014 - 2016
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen (BE)
Visual Art, Photography, Master of Fine Arts


2015
Turku University, Åbo (FI)
Chinese Language


2014 - 2015
Åbo Akademi Open University, Åbo (FI)
Chinese Language & Gender Studies


2013 - 2014
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou (CN)
Visual Art, Photography, exchange studies


2010 - 2014
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen (BE)
Visual Art, Photography, Bachelor of Fine Arts


2009 - 2011
Åbo Akademi University, Åbo (FI)
Art History, Visual Studies



Group Exhibitions


2017
Musée de la Photographie Bruxelles, de Wintertuin, Antwerpen (BE) [ Bertrand Cavalier, Jim Campers, Valentina Stellino, Nick Geboers, Wim Wauman, Deborah Claire, Bert Danckaert, Miles Fischler, Lara Gasparotto, Tom Callemin, Vincent Delbrouck, Hana Miletic, Cedrec van Turtelboom, Charlotte Lybeer, Nick Hannes, Max Pinckers, Thomas Nolf,... ]
Musée de la Photographie Bruxelles, WIELS, Brussels (BE) [ Bertrand Cavalier, Jim Campers, Valentina Stellino, Nick Geboers, Wim Wauman, Deborah Claire, Bert Danckaert, Miles Fischler, Lara Gasparotto, Tom Callemin, Vincent Delbrouck, Hana Miletic, Cedrec van Turtelboom, Charlotte Lybeer, Nick Hannes, Max Pinckers, Thomas Nolf,... ]
STØND LEEG, De Oude Beurs, Antwerpen (BE) [ Stijn Punt, Dorien Buys, Jomi Builaert, Evelien Addink , Maxime Quardon, Nora Hazhaz,...]


2016
Verloren Verhalen, Museum Mayer Van Den Bergh, Antwerpen (BE) [ Charlotte Lybeer, Els Vanden Meersch, Aitana Meeus, Lineta Liduma,... ]
BredaPhoto Festival, Breda (NL) [ Carl De Keyzer, Xiao Xiao Xu, Ralf Mitsch, Alejandro Cegarra, Morgan Ashcom, Lin Zhipeng, Alexey Schlyk, Casper Fitzhue,... ]
DEEP END, Antwerp Tower, Antwerpen (BE) [ Jeroen Bocken, Caroline Kolkman, Anna Rulecka, Evy Raes ]
Capital M, Park Spoor Noord, Antwerpen (BE) [ Oona Mäkelä, Pallavi Verma, Nils Verkaeren, Amber Vanluffelen, Vincent Scheers, Panagiotis Profitis, Julio Varela Morano, Jannike Sommar, Maria-Elisa Braem,... ]
Supermarket Contemporary Art Fair, Stockholm (SE) [ Represented by Photographic Centre Peri in Turku ]
Who Are Our Heroes This Year?, De Lange Zaal, Antwerpen (BE) [ Selection of master students of the Antwerp Academy ]
Meesters in de fotografie, Galerie Troebel Neyntje, Antwerpen (BE) [ Jeroen Bocken, Caroline Kolkman, Anna Rulecka, Evy Raes ]


2015
Lianzhou Photo Festival, Lianzhou (CN) [ Represented by Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts ]
Supermarket Contemporary Art Fair, Stockholm (SE) [ Represented by Photographic Centre Peri in Turku ]


2014
INTAC - SIMULATION, Art Museum of GAFA, Guangzhou (CN) [ Valentina Stellino, Jesse Lubben, Hilde Lenaerts, Joan Panhuyzen, Tjarda Goovaerts ]
Night Sight Can Mean Life or Death, Tackjärnsgjuteriet, Dalsbruk (FI) [ Ingrid Gustafsson ]
The China Problem, Galerie Epoque, Antwerpen (BE) [ Valentina Stellino, Joan Panhuyzen, Hilde Lenaerts, Tjarda Goovaerts ]


2013
Flavors of the City, GAFA, Guangzhou (CN) [ Tjarda Goovaerts, Hilde Lenaerts, Nanó Wallenius, Joan Panhuyzen, Ben van den Broeck, Jesse Lubben ]
Sailors don't cry, Zeemanshuis, Antwerpen (BE) [ Tjarda Goovaerts, Lukas Verdijk, Vesna Faassen, Valentina Stellino, Sun Meng, Lise van Trijp, Ann de Saedeleer, Jade Sips, Isabelle Alders, Charlotte Boeyden, Sander Adriaens,... ]


2012
Divercity, De Nieuwe Vrede, Antwerpen (BE) [ Lukas Verdijk, Vesna Faassen, Valentina Stellino, Charlotte Boeyden, Isabelle Alders, Sander Adriaens, Hilde Lenaerts, Tjarda Goovaerts ,... ]





Work Experience


2016
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (CN)
Course leader with Valentina Stellino & Bert Danckaert


2014 - 2016
Ratata.fi // KSF Media (FI)
Online Content Editor



2015
Photographic Centre Peri (FI)
Supermarket Contemporary Art Fair, Stockholm (SE)
Representant and exhibition builder



2015
Workshop THIS IS NOT AN OBJECT
for Pictura vid Åbo Akademi r.f. (FI)
Course leader for workshop in abstract photography for beginners



2015
Pictura vid Åbo Akademi r.f. (FI)
Chairperson


2008 - 2016
Studentbladet (FI), Astra (FI), Papper (FI), Presens (FI), Elevbladet (FI), Ny Tid (FI), Kontur (FI), etc.
Freelancing writer & photographer


2013 - 2014
Elevbladet Magazine(FI)
Cultural editor


2009 - 2011
Sagalunds museum, Kimitoön (FI)
Museum guide, exhibition planner & builder, graphical designer & photographer


2008
Co-writer for the book "Nöd och Lust", published by Föreningen Norden (2008) (SE)

2008
Speech writer & speaker at the opening ceremony of "Märkesåret 1809" at the Swedish Parliament (SE)

2007 - 2008
Hufvudstadsbladet, Newspaper (FI)
Journalist, illustrator & photographer for the newspaper's youth section