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The festival of political photography

To the Third Generation
1/30/2015 - 4/12/2015

The festival of political photography presents series from seven photographers from around the world who all want to make statements about social issues they find important. Most of the series are being shown in Finland for the first time.


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Photo: Farzana Wahidy, from the series Afghan Women

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SUSANNA KEKKONEN & ANNA-SOFIA BERNER:
FAMILY ALBUM

30.1.-12.4.2015

Family Album features a series of family portraits with children from divorced families. The main character of each photograph is a child whose parents have divorced. The idea has been to assign the power to define a family to the person who did not have this opportunity at the time of the divorce: the child.

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Photo: Susanna Kekkonen, from the series Family album

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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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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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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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PURKU-KLUBI: Diving through the Archive Jan 28, 6-8pm

The Finnish Museum of Photography's Purku-klubi Diving Through the Archive introduces the use of archives in contemporary art practice. New York-based curator Boshko Boskovic will host a talk uniting the perspectives of artists, curators and museum professionals around the theme of the use of archives in contemporary art.

Wednesday 28 January, 18:00 - 19:45, at the Finnish Museum of Photography. Free entrance!

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Meet the critics: A public lecture on February the 4th

Doris van Drathen, an independent art historian and critic, will be giving a lecture about the human measure in contemporary art. If a series of contemporary artists choose the human measure, or better their own physical measure, as a base for their work, could it be a starting point for a larger reflection on a human position?

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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
Tallberginkatu 1G
00180 Helsinki

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Admission fees: 8 / 5 €,
Under 18 years-olds free entrance.
Free admission on the last Wed of the month from 5 to 8 pm.

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Accessibility: The Museum is fully accessible.

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The Cable factory is located 300 metres from Ruoholahti metro station. By Tram: 8, By Bus: 20, 21V, 65A, 66A

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