Resume

Niko Skorpio

Born 1974. Lives and works in Finland.
Contact | niko [at] paraferal.com | www.nikoskorpio.net

Studies

2015− • MFA studies, Visual Culture and Contemporary Art; Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
2010–2014 • 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

2018 • Arthouse Disclosure; Aalto Festival, Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland
2018 • Performance Voyage 7; Kunstplass, Oslo, Norway
2017 • Out 2; Research Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2016 • Immersion; ADD Lab, Espoo, Finland
2016 • Uni; Taidemakasiini ITU, Humppila, 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

2017 • All Ears Radio Project; Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland
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 Video/Film Screenings

2018 • Casa de Las Sirenas, Sevilla, Spain
2018 • Kunsthalle Exnergasse – WUK, Vienna, Austria
2018 • Muu 30v, Lavaklubi, Finnish National Theatre, Helsinki, Finland
2018 • Künstlerhaus Frise, Hamburg, Germany
2018 • ARSi Filmifestival – AFF 2018; Tallinn, Estonia
2018 • HUMAN International Film Festival, Kunstplass, Oslo, Norway
2018 • EKKM Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 • The Not Festival, University of California, Riverside, USA
2018 • Pandeo DF, Mexico City, Mexico
2018 • AKC Attack / Photo Film Studio Medika, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 • LTMKS – Project Space Sodų 4, Vilnius, Lithuania
2017 • Raczej Gallery, Poznan, Poland
2017 • Galerie Nord, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
2017 • New Performance Festival, Turku, Finland
2017 • Berlin Art Week, Top Schillerpalais, Berlin, Germany
2017 • Cine Olaya – Centro Cultural, Lima, Peru
2017 • Platform studio, Vaasa, Finland
2017 • Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden
2017 • Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, Ireland
2017 • Live Art Development Agency / Stour Space, London, U.K.
2016 • The Finnish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 • Index – Santo Domingo/Miami/Puerto Rico Int:l Performance Festival, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2016 • Far Off Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
2016 • Projektraum Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2016 • AIM Wrocław 2016, Barbara, Wrocław, Poland
2016 • Art Athina Art Fair, Athens, Greece
2016 • Poriginal Galleria, Pori, Finland
2016 • MUU MAA Art Bus, Southwest Finland
2016 • Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland
2016 • New Performance Festival, Turku, Finland
2016 • Galleria Sinne, Helsinki, Finland
2014 • Kädessä kipsi ja kukkia, TAMK Finlayson, Tampere, Finland
2013 • Absolutely Necessary, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2013 • Göteborg International Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 • Kino TAMK, Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland
2012 • Tampere Art Fair, Tampere, Finland

Selected Concerts

2016 • Aalto Festival, Espoo, Finland (project: TH€€€F)
2015 • Maagillinen teatteri, Tampere, Finland (project: Metaorganism)
2014 • Club Infektio, Helsinki, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2013 • Klubi, Tampere, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2013 • Lumous Festival, Tampere, Finland (project: Ovro feat. Niko Skorpio)
2013 • Club Prkl, Helsinki, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2012 • Club Liberte, Helsinki, Finland (project: Ovro feat. Niko Skorpio)
2010 • Lumous Festival, Tampere, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2010 • Club Elektra, Riga, Latvia (Niko Skorpio solo)
2009 • Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu, Oulu, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2009 • Chambre Noir, Oulu, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2008 • BAF Club, Helsinki, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo + project: Hæretici 7o74)
2006 • Noise vs Glamour, Rauhanasema, Helsinki, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2006 • Ostium/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (Niko Skorpio & Ovro collaboration)
2006 • Club Depo, Riga, Latvia (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2006 • Factory, Helsinki, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2006 • DOM Cultural Center, Moscow, Russia (project: Ovro feat. Niko Skorpio)
2006 • Experimental Sound Gallery (GEZ21), St.Petersburg, Russia (project: Ovro feat. Niko Skorpio)
2006 • Klubi, Tampere, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2006 • TVO, Turku, Finland (project: Ovro feat. Niko Skorpio)
2006 • Vastavirta, Tampere, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2005 • Kokoteatteri, Helsinki, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2005 • Ostium/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2005 • Vuoritalo, Helsinki, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2005 • Placard 8 Festival, Espoo, Finland (project: Hæretici 7o74)
2005 • Klubi, Turku, Finland (andOceans & Niko Skorpio collaboration)
2005 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo + project: Reptiljan)
2005 • Vastavirta, Tampere, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2005 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (project: Rajapïnta)
2005 • BAF Festival, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2005 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (Niko Skorpio & E.coli K-15 collaboration)
2005 • Nosturi, Helsinki, Finland (andOceans & Niko Skorpio collaboration)
2004 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (project: Skorp-i-Ovro/Hæretici 7o74)
2004 • Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
2004 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (project: Reptiljan)
2004 • Living Room/Some Place Else, Turku, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2004 • Placard 7 Festival, Helsinki, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
2004 • Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
2004 • Là-bas, Helsinki, Finland (project: Rajapïnta)
2004 • Digital – International Sound Art Event; Dubrovnik, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
2004 • Altparty, Gloria, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
2003 • Avanto Festival, Gloria, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
2003 • Mbar, Helsinki, Finland (project: Rajapïnta)
2003 • Automaten, Berlin, Germany (Niko Skorpio solo)
2003 • Là-bas, Helsinki, Finland (project: Rajapïnta)
2003 • UMO Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland (project: Helsinki Computer Orchestra)
1998 • Kuolleen musiikin yhdistys, TVO, Turku, Finland (Niko Skorpio solo)
1996 • Dark Underground II, Nuutti, Lahti, Finland (project: This Empty Flow)
1992 • A-Panimo, Turku, Finland (project: Thergothon)
1992 • Salo, Finland (project: Thergothon)

Selected Discography

2017 • TH€€€F : Shred.fm. CD/Download. Paraferal Sound, Finland.
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.
2010 • Kaaos in Eccentris : Selected Works 2003–2006. Download. Some Place Else, Finland.
2009 • Niko Skorpio : Psilocybe Necrophila. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2009 • Niko Skorpio : NeitherSphere. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2009 • Karni Mata : Rathood. Download. rice4rats, Finland.
2008 • Niko Skorpio : Half Born in Half Light. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2008 • Metaorganism : I:Baphomet. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2008 • Niko Skorpio : Short Cuts & Dead Ends. Download. Some Place Else, Finland.
2008 • Niko Skorpio : Grey Bloom Complete. Download. Some Place Else, Finland.
2007 • Reptiljan : Archaeodermophagia. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2007 • Rajapïnta : Bootleg Epiphanies. CD/Download.
2006 • Niko Skorpio : Tower of Silence. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2006 • Niko Skorpio : Escape from Heaven. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2006 • Hæretici 7o74 : Haeretici, Schismatici, Excommunicati. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2006 • Hæretici 7o74 : Heard Flayings. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2005 • Niko Skorpio : The Hidden Nameless. CD. Foreshadow, Poland.
2005 • Reptiljan : The Hellbender Suite. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2005 • Niko Skorpio : To give light to that which is without. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2004 • Niko Skorpio : Book of Flies. CD. Demonosound, 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.
2004 • Reptiljan / Ibrahim Terzic. Split 7″. Some Place Else, Finland.
2003 • Niko Skorpio vs Reptiljan : Silence Is King. 7″ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2003 • Rajapïnta : Songs of the Weak. Download.
2002 • Niko Skorpio : Stainway to Heaven. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2002 • Reptiljan : s/t. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2001 • A\H : Kasvu. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2001 • Niko Skorpio : ChAmber MooSick. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
2000 • A\H : 017. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
2000 • Niko Skorpio : Delta Amoeba. CD-ep. Some Place Else, Finland.
1999 • A\H : Tuli en tuli. CD. Some Place Else, Finland.
1999 • A\H : Palat. CD-ep. 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.
1996 • Cold Once Turning Dust : Gloom. 7″ep. Demonosound, Finland.
1994 • Thergothon : Stream from the Heavens. CD. Avantgarde Music, Italy.
1992 • Thergothon : Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth. Cassette. Wild Rags Records, U.S.A.

Art Collectives

23kg 50lb
INTAC – International Art Collaborations

Selected Music Groups & Projects

2014– • TH€€€F
2007– • Metaorganism
2004– • Hæretici 7o74
2009-2012 • Karni Mata
2003–2010 • Kaaos in Eccentris
2002–2007 • Rajapïnta
2002–2007 • Reptiljan
2003–2004 • Helsinki Computer Orchestra
1998–2001 • A\H
1993–1997 • Cold Once Turning Dust
1994–1996 • This Empty Flow
1990–1993 • Thergothon

Memberships

Artists’ Association MUU
AV-arkki
Kuvasto
Gramex

Related Activity

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

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Full cv available upon request.