Mark Niskanen and Jani-Matti Salo have worked together as an artist duo since 2015. Combining light, sound, video, internet, and everyday objects they create installations and settings for intense, yet ephemeral encounters.


CV

2019
Public Artwork // Commissioned by Helsinki Art Museum HAM // Helsinki, Finland
1-Year Studio Residency // Mana Contemporary // Jersey City, NJ, USA

2018
Miami Art Week // Pinta Miami // Mana Wynwood // Miami, USA
Helsinki Art Museum HAM // Helsinki, Finland
Grand Rapids Art Museum // Grand Rapids, USA
Helsinki Festival // Helsinki, Finland
Art Quarter Budapest // Budapest, Hungary
Mana Contemporary // Jersey City, USA
Casa Gallery // New York City, USA 

2017
Miami Art Week // Mana Contemporary // Miami, USA
Alt-ARS17 // Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art // Helsinki, Finland
URB Festival // Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art // Helsinki, Finland
Hangö Teaterträff  // Hanko, Finland

2016
BSMT Nights // Mana Contemporary // Jersey City, USA
Mana Contemporary Chicago // Chicago, USA


GRANTS

2019 // The Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation // working grant
2019 // Finnish Cultural Foundation // The Uusimaa Regional Fund // project grant
2019 // TAIKE – Arts Promotion Centre Finland // 6-month public display grant
2019 // AVEK // travel grant
2019 // TAIKE – Arts Promotion Centre Finland // project grant
2019 // Finnish Cultural Foundation // travel grant
2018 // Frame Contemporary Art Finland // travel grant
2018 // Frey Foundation // travel grant
2018 // Arts Management Helsinki // project grant
2018 // Finnish Institute FinnAgora // travel grant
2018 // TAIKE – Arts Promotion Centre Finland // project grant
2016 // Finnish Cultural Foundation // project grant