Nayab Ikram
Photographer & Visual Artist

Born 1992 on The Åland Islands, Finland.
Currently living & working in Turku, Finland.

Available for projects & commissions.

Contact
nayabnoorikram@gmail.com
+358 (0) 407163337

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UPCOMING CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS

Paper PPLATS
Launch party of the journal + group exhibition
3.8. – 26.8.2018
Photocentre Peri, Turku, Finland


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Mustarinda, curated by Nynnyt
Group exhibition
13.7. – XX.X.2018
Mustarinda, Hyrynsalmi

Asbestos Art Space
Solo exhibition
Helsinki, Finland
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Education
2011 - 2015 Novia University of Applied Sciences, Jakobstad, Finland
Bachelor of Culture and Arts / Media Production

2014 - National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland
Exchange studient at the Faculty of Fine Arts / Media department

2008 - 2011 Ålands Lyceum, Mariehamn, Finland
The Finnish Matriculation Examination
Upper-Secondary Diploma in Fine Arts


Comissions

2018 Lindex x Young Art! | Art Meets Fashion on the theme Celebrate Women

2017 Åland Post Stamps | Stamp Design on the theme Cultural Diversity

2017 Mariehamn Stad |  Public Art for High School
Övernäs Högstadieskola, Mariehamn, Finland

Freelance Comissions
Tidskriften Astra, Finnish Museum of Photography, Saadia Hussain/ Konst & Sånt Stockholm, Kulturföreningen Katrina, Lumparlap Teaterförening r.f, Nordens Institut På Åland, Nykarleby Recall, Nya Åland, Pro Artibus Foundation, Ruskeat Tytöt, The Spiny Normans, Velojet, Ålandstidningen, Ålands Kulturhistoriska Museum.


Curatorial
2017 FemF Art x Third Spcae: Video Screening – Feminist Forum, Third Space, Helsinki, Finland
2017 FemF Art: Movement – Feminist Forum, Valssaamo/ Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland


Solo & Duo Exhibitions
2018 Bodies In Between – Åland Islands Art museum, Mariehamn, Finland
2017 In Between – EXIT Portable Gallery/ Katarinavägen, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 In Between – EXIT Portable Gallery/ Miramarparken, Mariehamn, Finland
2017 Mapping Memory –  Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland
2017 In Between – Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels, Steigenberger Wiltcher's, Brussles, Belgium
2016 In Between – Galleri Zebra, Karis, Finland
2016 In Between – B-Kalleria, Turku, Finland
2016 Contain 2016 – Emmaus Åland, Mariehamn, Finland
2015 Archived II – Galleri Norra Dörren, Mariehamn, Finland
2015 In Between – Kalleria Galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Archived II – Turun kirjakahvila, Turku, Finland
2015 Archived II – Ritz, Vaasa, Finland
2015 Archived II – Music Café After Eight, Jakobstad, Finland
2013 Archived I – Galleri Fäktargubben, Mariehamn, Finland
2012 The Young Debutant of The Year – Åland Islands Art museum, Mariehamn, Finland

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Konstkvinnor x IFEMA International Female Film Festival Malmö – Panora Folkets Bio Malmö, Malmö, Sweden
2018 Blåkulla lever! – Konstkvinnor, Grand Öl&Mat, Malmö, Sweden
2018 Art Meets Fashion – Lindex Showroom, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 Culture of Silence: Invisible Violence – Analco Project, Third Spcae, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Keelung Nights-Nordic Lights – Keelung, Taiwan
2017 PhotoVisa – Krasnodar, Russia
2017 Platform Nord –  Kristansand, Norway
2017 In the name of ART – SAK UNG, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm
2017 Distribution of Crisis – Mältinrannan Taidekeskus, Tammerfors, Finland
2017 Ö – SAARI – ISLAND – Paper PPLATS, Emmaus Festivalen, Mariehamn, Finand
2017 Art Fair Suomi – Cabel Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Ö – SAARI – ISLAND – Paper PPLATS, Third Space, Helsinki, Finland
2017 ALTER – YOUYOUBERS – EGO – Moderna Museet/ Galleri UNG, Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 Rotterdam Photo – Rotterdam Photo Festival, Katendrecht, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2016 Fria Fotografers Filial –  Kulturhuset, Galleri 5, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 Strangest Greetings, Christmas Calender 2016 – Online exhibition, This is Finland & Mirum Agency, Finland
2016 Identitet – Klubb Kahlo, Konstskolan Basis, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 Mobile 2016 – Galleria Ratamo, Jyväskylä, Finland
2016 Dokument A – Åland Action Art, Allgots Varv, Mariehamn, Finland
2016 Ebakõla/ Dissonance – Site-Specific Exhibition, Saaremaa, Estonia
2016 Distribution of Crisis – Valssaamo/ Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Fenestra – Northern Photographic Center, Oulu, Finland
2015 From Here To Now – Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland
2014 Sokea – Galleri Zebra, Karis, Finland
2014 Mobile 2014@FI – Galleria Ratamo, Jyväskylä, Finland
2014 Konstbussen – Touring Artbus, The Åland Islands, Finland
2014 Watercooler– Steambox, Dublin, Ireland
2014 From Context to Exhibition – Unit 3/ The LAB Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2014 Collision – Mabos, Dublin, Ireland
2014 MK10VP06 – Pohjanmaan Valokuvakeskus, Lapua, Finland
2014 Peterstad – Campus Allegro,  Jakobstad, Finland
2013 Peterstad – Loft Project ETAGI, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 Jakobstad, min stad– Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland
2013 Nature Morte – Galleri Zebra, Karis, Finland
2013 Nature Morte –  Galleri Gro, Jakobstad, Finland
2012 1 – Musikcafé After Eight, Jakobstad, Finland

Performances
2016 Wudu by MUSSY SPACE – Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 Konsten att dölja sitt ansikte – YOUYOUERS/ Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Film Festivals & Screenings
2018 Wudu – performance by MUSSY SPACE, Konstkvinnor x IFEMA International Female Film Festival Malmö, Panora Folkets Bio Malmö
2017 Wudu – process & performance by MUSSY SPACE, Göteborg Film Festival, Göteborg, Sweden
2015 In Between – Parkkino Outdoor Filmfestival, Pargas, Finland
2013 Licking Landmines – VERA Filmfestival, Mariehamn, Finland
2010 Valet är ditt – VERA Filmfestival, Mariehamn, Finland

Lectures
2018 Artist Talk – Åland Islands Art museum, Mariehamn, Finland
2017 Artist Talk –  Skogn Folkehøgskole, Skogn, Norway
2016 Pecha Kucha – Nordens Institut på Åland, Alandica Kultur & Kongress, Mariehamn, Finland
2016 Artist Talk – Mobile Nordic 2016, Galleria Ratamo, Jyväskylä, Finland
2016 Artist Talk – Fotoklubben Obscura 40 year jubilee, Ålands Sjöfartsmuseum Mariehamn, Finland


Selected Media Appearances
2018 Ålands Radio, 27.03.2018, Interview – Om hår och rötter, rotlöshet och mellanförskap
2018 TVNET, 14.03.2018, Interview – Viņa rada intīmi drosmīgu mākslu no sievietes matiem un ... ķermeņa apmatojuma
2018 The Times and The Sunday Times, Interview – The Fine Art of Fashion
2018 Yle Vega, 18.02.2018, Interview – Vega Söndag
2017 Helsingin Sanmoat, 28.11.2017, featured – Suomalainen valokuvaus nyt
2017 Åbo Underrättelser, 12.08.2017, Interview – Ung rasifierad konstnär vill ta plats i konstvärlden
2017 Ruskea Tyttöt, 18.09.2017, Interview – Menovinkki: FemF ART -näyttely
2017 Ny Tid, 6-7/2017, Q&A – Tre frågor till Nayab Ikram
2017 this is FINLAND, 06/2017, Interview – Archipelago people: A peek at life in Åland
2017 Ruskea Tyttöt, 03.02.2017, Q&A – Q&A: Nayab Ikram
2016 SVT Uutiset 25.11.2016, Interview – Nopeimmat saavat kuvansa näyttelyyn
2016 Svenska Yle, 05.10.2016, Panel discussion – Lasso, Episode 15: Den glada feministen
2016 Svenska Yle, 03.10.2016, Interview – "Att försöka passa in är att ge bort en del av sin identitet"
2016 Svenska Yle, 18.08.2016, Art review – Konstrecension: Håret som beslöjar, objektifierar och befriar
2016 Ny Tid, 13.05.2016, Art review – Har konstnären rätt att kommentera?
2015 Hufvudstadsbladet, 11.10.2015, Art review – Konstrecension: Känsla för hår

Published in
2018 Katalog Journal, Issue 21.1
2018 Åldrande – Tidskriften Astra, Issue 1/2018
2018 Denna framtid är vår! – Tidskriften Astra/ Förlaget, ISBN: 9789523331037
2016 Antirasistiska strategier – Tidskriften Astra, Issue 2/2016
2014 Sokea – Novia University of Applied Sciences
2013 Book of lies – MustaTaide / Aalto PHOTO Books, ISBN: 978-952-292-002-7
2012 Uppdrag: Kulturtidskrift – Novia University of Applied Sciences
2011 Blickfångat – Fotoklubben Obsucra, Mariehamn, ISBN: 978-952-92-9293-6 952-92-9293-7

Awards
2017 Winner of Portfolio Review for Young Nordic Photographers
Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona, Sweden

2013 First prize – Licking Landmines
Ung VERA film, VERA Filmfestival, Mariehamn, Finland

2010 Second prize / Junior class – Valet är ditt
Ung VERA film, VERA Filmfestival, Mariehamn, Finland

Grants
2017 1 - year apprenticeship grant, the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2017 Project grant, Konstsamfundet
2017 Travel grant, The Åland Cultural Delegation
2017 Travel grant, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2016 Project grant, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2016 Project grant, The Åland Cultural Delegation
2015 Project grant, Studiefonden
2014 Project grant, The Åland Cultural Delegation
2014 Project grant, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2013 Practice grant, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland

Artist Residency
2017 Architecture and Design House, former Tai Pin Elementary School  – Keelung, Taiwan
2016 B7 Baltic Islands Network – Saaremaa, Estonia

Work in collections
Public collection at the Åland Islands Art museum, Mariehamn, Finland
Private collections in Belgium, Finland and Sweden

Memberships
2017 – 20XX Åland Action Art, The Åland Islands
2016 – 20XX Candidate member, Photographic Artists’ Association, Finland
2016 – 20XX MUSSY SPACE, Artist Collective, Sweden
2015 – 2017 Ålands Konstförening, The Åland Islands
2009 – 2017 Fotoklubben Obscura, The Åland Islands
2012 – 2017 Union of Student Photographers of Finland (VOry), Finland