Timo Bredenberg

BIO

Timo Bredenberg (b. 1984) works and lives in Tampere, Finland.
In his works he has examined the effects of internet and networked capitalism
to economic, political and social relations.

The material of his works are images and texts he finds
from online video and photo sharing communities.
Based on found material Bredenberg creates works that diversify
the everyday media sphere.

Bredenberg also facilitates peer-to-peer art education events and
art platform Slackerspace.

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Education

2012 Master of Arts, Fine Art Programme, Aalto University / School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
2010 Bachelor of Culture and Arts, , Fine Art Degree Programme, Tampere University of Applied Sciences.
2009 Student exchange (Erasmus programme): Edinburgh College of Arts: Intermedia art

 

Exhibitions and events

2016
(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self, screening. Hull, England
AUTOPALO, online project, scored by Emanuele Meschini and Luca Resta.
slackerspace.org, online platform.
Art Solutions with Tampereen Taidehalli, B-galleria, Turku, Finland.

2015
Virtual Community, Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico “Luigi Pigorini”, Rome, Italy.
Curators: Emanuele Rinaldo Meschini and Maria Stella Bottai
THOELATLDOA, Online publication, Galleria Alkovi, Curated by Miina Hujala and Arttu Merimaa.
meta(data)morphosis, Or Gallery, Berlin. Curator: Søren Rosenbak.
Gaming the System, Hakaniemi Metro Station, Helsinki, Finland. Curated These Animals Collective

2014
Not Another Pub­lic Pro­cess, Upper Art, Ber­gamo, Italy. Curator: Jussi Koitela
Media Facades Festival (with Ismo Torvinen), Helsinki, Finland. Production: m-cult.
Class War Room (with Jussi Koitela), Slackerspace, Tampere, Finland.
KINO B: Jaakko Pallasvuo, Timo Bredenberg. Kutomo, Turku, Finland.
Skills of Economy – Post Models: Ore.e Refineries –
event day. SIC, Helsinki, Finland.
SuperMarket 2014 Art Fair, Stockholm, with Rajataide
Voices of the small part of UrbanApa 2014 Festival, Public space, Helsinki, Finland. Curator: Elisa Itkonen.
Punaista ja makeaa, TAMK kuvataiteen alumnit, Voipaalan taidekeskus, Valkeakoski, Finland.

2013
I, Cloud, alpha-release. Online.
Mediated – The Act of Filming as an Osmotic Force, Residency Unlimited, New York, US. Curator: Arttu Merimaa.
Malmö Nordic 2013, Cirkulations Centralen, Malmö, Sweden.
Erottaa +- Us (Roundup of Reindeer), The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK.

2012
Don’t Worry We’re from the Internet!, XL Art Space, Helsinki, Finland.
Couptail international, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Why Gather?, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland.
Antidote 3, Art centre “Pushkinskaya-10”, Museum of Nonconformist Art, St. Petersburg, Russia. Curated by Anastasia Patsey and Teemu Mäki.

2011
Sparta, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland.
Art in Conflict, The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, Tampere, Finland.
Antidote 2, Kreativraum der Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin.
11×11, Galleria Elintila, Helsinki, Finland.
Artist talk, Media Art Evenings, Media Museum Rupriikki, Tampere, Finland.
Cologne OFF 2011, touring exhibition.
auto_art_screening, Forum-P, Helsinki, Finland.
Online videos 2008-2011, Kalasatama Container Square, Helsinki, Finland.

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Grants

2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, The Regional Office of Pirkanmaa. Working grant.
2014 Nordic Culture Point, Mobility Support (group)
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project Grant (group)
2013 Finnish Art Society Grant for Young Artists
2010 Kunnallisneuvos C.V. Åkerlundin säätiö

 

Work experience

Five years teaching experience on various courses on online media, video art and site-specific art in
Aalto University and Tampere University of Applied sciences.

See linkedin profile for more details.

 

Memberships

Rajataide ry
Tampereen Taidehalli

 

Bibliography

Game Art: Timo Bredenberg’s “Last Worker Standing” (2015), Game Scenes.
Le Cool Tampere
, Kansihaastattelu, 2016.
Finnish Art Today, Edition #2014
Monstera Zine #1, Adolescence, December 2014
Kuvataiteen hybridikoulutusta ekstroverteille – vastine. Puolilehti 2014.
Tampereen Autonominen Taidekoulu – Taideopetusta vapaaehtoistyönä. Puolilehti, verkkolehti. 2.7.2014
Tamperelainen kuvataiteilija Timo Bredenberg: Hakkerointi on kiinnostavinta taidetta.
HS 4.2.2014
Raja/taide tila,
2012 
Face the future
, Framer #2
Totuus on katsojan. Vihreä Lanka. 3.6.2011
Galleriakierros, Kännykkä taiteen välineenä. Aamulehti. 20.4.2011
Taidetta voi tehdä ja jakaa myös ilmaiseksi. Aamulehti. 7.5.2010
Näyttelyt: Löydä kaupunki. Aamulehti. 29.07.2009
Tamperelaistaiteilijat järjestivät avoimen turisti-infon ja ilmoitustilan.
www.teeseitsekaupunki.net. 20.7.2009
Yhdeksän uutta. Valo, Aamulehti. 10.7.2009
Minä, muut ja helvetti. Uutispäivä Demari 17.12.2008
Taide tahtoo vallata kaupungin. Ylöjärven uutiset 22.10.2008
Taide etsii ihmistä. Aamulehti 16.10.2008
Taide levittäytyy eri puolille Tamperetta. MTV3.fi Uutiset 07.10.2008
Kaiken nähneet tamperelaisseinät. Aamulehti 01.03.2008
Porin juhlaviikoilla hahmotetaan tilaa ja ääntä. Porin sanomat 18.11.2007