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SARA BJARLAND °1981 Helsinki (Finland)

2012-2013 Higher Institute for Fine Arts (HISK), Gent
2005-2007 MFA Fine Art Media, Slade School of Fine Art, London
2001-04      BA Photography, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Rochester, UK


Art Box Projects, Dublin
Past Events, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Rumination Tale, with Charlott Markus, Plan B Projects, Amsterdam
The Bone That Was a Stone, with Müge Yilmaz, De Kijkdoos project space, Amsterdam
NewArt Section,Art Rotterdam,solo presentation with Hopstreet Gallery
Neither Thing Nor Nothing, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Fem studier I metamorfos, The Finnish Institute, Stockholm
Brussels Cologne Contemporaries, solo presention with Hopstreet Gallery, Cologne
Hippolyte Studio Photographic Gallery, Helsinki 2011 Possible Wings, C3 Gallery, Amsterdam
Expansion, Galleri Sinne, Helsinki


Vectors of Kinship, curated by Srajana Kaikini, Shanghai Biënnale
The Prophecy of Bees, curated by Julia Geerlings, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, NL
Elf na twaalf, Croxhapox, Gent
The Bone That was a stone with Müge Yilmaz, De Kijkdoos, Amsterdam
Formations, curated by Alexandra Landre, Witteveen Gallery, Amsterdam
Invasive Exotics, curated by Kristin Tårnes and Margrethe Pettersen, RAMGalleri, Oslo
Meditations on a Hobby Horse, curated by Niels Klerkx and Peter Pollers, CIAP art center, Hasselt
Aandacht, aandacht! curated by Annelies Nagels, Warande art center, Turnhout
The Queste of the impossible, curated by Javier Martin-Jiménez as part of IEEB6, Bukarest
Midway Through the Journey, Neither Here Nor There, curator Thomas Caron & Ward Heirwegh, HAL, Antwerp
Viewfinders, Nordic and baltic Contemporary Photography, Riga Art Space, Riga
¿FINLAND?, curated by hablarenarte, Helena Björk, Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger, Kimmo Modig and Juha-Heiki Tihinen at Alcala 31, Madrid
Portrait of the Artist, curated by Katerina Gregos, HISK, Gent
Distracted and Bewildered, Galleria Pictura, Lund, Sweden
The research and destroy department of Black Mountain College, curator Jean Bernard Koeman, W139, Amsterdam
Secret Postcards, selected by Roel Arkesteijn, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
Recycled Narratives, curated by Florencia Guillen, Festin del Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico
A plant, 4 chairs, 272 spheres, Kulter, Amsterdam, with Aldo Kroese and Polak, Van Bekkum
Residu 2, Kunsthal 52, Den Helder, NL
New Energy, upcoming artists from Amsterdam West, curated by Tom Jaspers, Amsterdam
Nuoret / Young artists 2011 at Taidehalli / Kunsthalle, Helsinki


Collection Pieter and Marieke Sanders
Collection Frédéric de Goldschmidt
Collection Delft
Collection Artis Amsterdam