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#snapshot

21.8.2014-18.1.2015

Never before have ordinary people generated such a wealth of photographs, and had the ability to share them with such wide audiences, as today.

The Finnish Museum of Photography’s #snapshot exhibition sets out to update the snapshot concept.

 

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Catherine Balet / From the series Strangers in the Light.

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NUTTY TARTS: MONOKINI 2.0.
23.5. – 7.9. 2014

Monokini 2.0 is a community art project exploring the narrow ideas of our culture concerning "good" and "normal" looks when it comes to women. The project seeks to extend the concept of what is acceptable and beautiful in a human body by designing a swimwear collection for women who have undergone a mastectomy.

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Satu Haavisto & Aino Kannisto: Delicate Demons

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Project Space
23.5.-7.9.2014

The photographic artists Satu Haavisto and Aino Kannisto enter into an artistic collaboration in the series Delicate Demons. Their models are ordinary women of different ages. At the heart of the photographic series lie the different and often conflicting experiences of womanhood. As artists, they are particularly interested in emotions and corporeality, and the expression of the links between them through photography.

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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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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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Videos about the artists in the exhibition Ecological Fallacy

Watch the artists talk about their work! In the short videos six artists talk about their works, which are on display in the exhibition Ecological Fallacy, part of Helsinki Photography Biennial 2014. You can watch the videos here or in the exhibition space at the museum with the help of QR-codes.

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ARTISTS OF 2015 SELECTED FOR THE PROJECT EXHIBITION SPACE

The artists or collectives whose works will be exhibited in the Project space at the Finnish Museum of Photography in 2015 have now been selected. Out of the 176 great applications that we received, we selected five artists or collectives to whom we will offer exhibition space.

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The Finnish Museum of Photography on Flickr and the Kuvia kaikille website

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Atelier Eric Sundström: Sculptor Walter Runeberg in his studio, 1910's (1980's). Silver gelatin print from original glass plate negative. The Finnish Museum of Photography.


View, comment on and use our photographs!


You are welcome to view, use and comment on images from the collections of the Finnish Museum of Photography! We are improving the accessibility of our collections, by making photographs available on Flickr and the Kuvia kaikille 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
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Admission fees: 8 / 5 €,
Under 18 years-olds and
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