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Camera Obscura 2017 – Step into a Camera! @ Photographic Centre Peri

Camera Obscura 2017 – Step into a Camera! August, 2017 “Honouring the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence and the 175th anniversary of the first Finnish photograph, Photographic Centre Peri offers to the public an opportunity to explore the basic principle of an image forming. Camera Obscura is latin and means darkened room. Light travels through […]


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Noora Isoeskeli @ Photographic Centre Peri

Noora Isoeskeli / Your Gaze Is a Loaded Gun 14th July–6th August 2017 “The name “Your Gaze Is a Loaded Gun” refers to the power that is loaded in a gaze. The exhibition is centered around two questions: what kind of power the gaze holds in the world of a sighted person and what our […]


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Rainer Paananen @ Photographic Centre Peri

Rainer Paananen: Beyond The Wall 19.5.–11.6.2017 Opening Thursday 18th May from 6 to 8 pm. “In the exhibition Beyond The Wall, the realistic world meets the abstract. The exhibition is a continuation to the Seinä (‘Wall’) photography project launched in 2013. The compilation carries the viewer into the abstract world beyond the Wall, where geometric […]


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KAISU HÄKKÄNEN @ Northern Photographic Centre

KAISU HÄKKÄNEN: Mad Johnson was here 19.9.-25.10. The series was born when Häkkänen read a name of a street wrong: Mads Johnsen’s gate became Mad Johnson’s street. Ever since a man called Mad Johnson has steered the artist along the North Cap and even further. Häkkänen has shot the series on different sides of the […]


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SECRET AGENT @ Finnish Museum of Photography

SECRET AGENT 4 September 2015 – 16 October 2015 Judith Barry Beth Collar Chiara Fumai Mathilde ter Heijne Maud Sulter Niina Vatanen Secret Agent is a group exhibition composed from the viewpoint of feminist authorship and forms of collaboration in contemporary photography and film making practices. The six artists in the exhibition actively challenge the […]


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Surreal Illusionism: Photographic Fantasies of the Early 20th Century @ Finnish Museum of Photography

Surreal Illusionism: Photographic Fantasies of the Early 20th Century 17 August to 15 December 2013 The Surreal Illusionism exhibition at the Finnish Museum of Photography features nearly 500 photographic postcards that offer a surprising wealth of pictorial ideas, high artistic quality and photographic allure. Surreal fantasies, mysterious dreams, role-play, glamorous divas and irony are running […]


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