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hannele rantala:

The End of the Wonderful Times

24 April - 2 August, 2015

The retrospective exhibition on Hannele Rantala (born 1952), The End of the Wonderful Times, will comprise works dating between 1975 and 2015 and will offer a comprehensive overview of Rantala's 40-year career as an artist. Many of the works in the exhibition are having their debut showing in Finland.

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Photo: Hannele Rantala. From the series Entre Monde et Paradis.

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Ismo kajander:

Vintage

12 April - 2 August, 2015

Ismo Kajander is known as a versatile artist, writer, and teacher, and as founder of the Photographic Gallery Hippolyte. In the Vintage exhibition, Kajander is finally showcased specifically as a photographer. 

The exhibition presents Ismo Kajander's key photographic works. Most of the photographs exhibited are vintage prints, which are faithful to the original form of presentation, down to their mounting.

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Photo: Ismo Kajander. From the series 9x12.

exhibitions

Project space: Heikki Kaski: Tranquillity

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Heikki Kaski: Tranquillity

March 20 - May 17, 2015

Heikki Kaski’s photographs take you to a town called Tranquillity in the San Joaquin Valley, California, USA. Kaski takes the town, its name, its people and landscape as material to build a separate structure.

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Angle: Reinterpreting the Frame 4.3.-26.4.2015

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Angle: Reinterpreting the Frame 4.3.-26.4.2015

Reinterpreting the Frame shows new artworks together with their inspirational origins. The roots of these works by five young Finnish artists go back to old archival images from the Museum’s collections.

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Museum's archives online

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View, comment on and use our photographs!

We are improving the accessibility of our collections, by making photographs available on Flickr and the Kuvia kaikille website.

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online exhibitions

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Welcome to our online exhibitions From Misty Morning to Composition – Art Photography in Post-war Finland and Nature Photographs of the Year in Finland.

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collections

Picks from the Collection

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Picks from the Collection is the series, which presents photographs belonging to the collection.

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public programmes

Kova - engaging diverse audiences

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KOVA is an audience development project that aims to improve the accessibility of the museum's collections and to engage diverse audiences in making and experiencing art. The project presents photographic art and culture to the residents of Kontula and Mellunkylä at Galleria Kontupiste.

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Meet the critics: Open lecture on wednesday the 6th of May

In her lecture, Katja Eydel will present some of her work in relation to her artistic approach using and working with photography. Her projects focus on different environments that are often characterized by crisis — mostly dealing with communities and their fringes, with proxies and symbolic representations, as manifested, for example, in forms of protest or religious garments. 

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Open call for the Project exhibition space

Do you wish to have your works exhibited at the The Finnish Museum of Photography? Now it's possible! Project space is an open-application exhibition space, and for the sixth time we're organizing an open call. Applications are open to anyone worldwide – both professionals and students – making photographic art. Applications can also be submitted in the name of workgroups. Apply by the 3rd of May 2015!

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I.K. Inha's photos show Helsinki in 1908 - and they're free to be browsed and used

The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Finnish photographer I.K. Inha. To celebrate that, we just published a set of the photos that he took of Helsinki in 1908. During early summer mornings and quiet summer evenings, Inha photographed Helsinki's historical city center, handsome new buildings, sea sides and parks. 

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Meet the critics: A series of public lectures brings world-renowned critics to Finland

The Finnish Museum of Photography and the unit of Photography at the Department of Media at Aalto University are arranging a series of joint lectures where you will have the opportunity to hear the views and perspectives of world-renowned critics, curators, museum directors and other professionals from various fields of art. If you missed a lecture, you will be able to see the video here on the museum's website!

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The History of the Finnish Museum of Photography

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The Foundation for the Finnish Museum of Photography was set up by Finland`s main photographic organizations on 6.5.1969. The Museum’s first exhibition and storage spaces were at Korkeavuorenkatu Street 2 in Ullanlinna, Helsinki.

 

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The Finnish Museum of Photography
The Cable Factory
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00180 Helsinki

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