Mikko Kuorinki

Mikko Kuorinki (Finland, b. 1977) is an artist who was born in Rovaniemi and lives in Helsinki.

Mikko Kuorinki works with a variety of media including video, photography, installation and performance. His works investigate how we understand the world and our place in it. Kuorinki examines the relationship between the individual and the physical reality through language. Often conceptual, Kuorinki’s works touch upon experiences of alienation and rootlessness.

Kuorinki holds a BA in photography from Turku Art Academy and his MFA from University of Arts and Design Helsinki. He has exhibited and screened his works internationally at institutions such as Kiasma (Helsinki), Overgaden (Copenhagen), Bozar – Center for Fine Arts Brussels, The Finnish Museum of Photography (Helsinki) and Issue Project Room (New York).

The residency was realised in context of El Ranchito Finland, co-produced by Matadero Madrid, AECID, Ibero-American Institute of Finland, Embassy of Finland, Madrid, HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme and Frame Visual Art Finland.