Bio

Toni Kitti (b.1975) is an artist based in Helsinki, Finland.

He has graduated as a Master Of Arts in Photography in Aalto -university in Helsinki. Toni Kitti's main media is photography but he has also made video and istallations. He has previously participated in group exhibitions in Finland and abroad.

This spring, 2017, he has his first private show in Helsinki. It is called "The Persistence Of Plastic". The basis for Kitti's art is his love for plastic. With the pictures of plastic items and self-portraits he deals with the very basic questions of being a human: life, death, joy, shame, survival etc. Toni Kitti received a grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation for this work.

Toni Kitti got sick with AIDS in 2012 unknowing of the infection and actually not believing in the HIV at all after having fallen into internet false media about the subject years before. After barely surviving the disease AIDS and HIV have been a major theme in his work.