24.1. -4.5. 2014
Golden Age 6 tells small stories and lets the viewer visit images that mostly speak of something entirely different than what they were intended to record.
The journey grows from originally unrelated documentary scenes to good stories, forgotten coincidences and moments imagined anew.
The die-cut scraps from our childhood come to life in Karoliina Paappa's exhibition. A tiger has escaped from the pages of a scrap album and landed in a Jugendstil apartment.
Paappa's works joyfully play with scale, colour and the intertwinement of daily life and illusion.
Welcome to our online exhibitions From Misty Morning to Composition – Art Photography in Post-war Finland and Nature Photographs of the Year in Finland.
Lyle Rexer gives a lecture on Wednesday 5.3.2014 from 17 to 19 at the Finnish Museum of Photography. The title of the lecture is Tragedy? Is It a Comedy? – Some Adventures of the Signifier in Contemporary Photography.
Lyle Rexer (b. 1951) is an American writer, lecturer, consultant and curator. Rexer has been working as a lecturer at the Department of Photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York since 2006. Rexer is a prolific writer: he has published several books about photography and he has been frequently published in The New York Times, Art in America and Review.
The lecture will be held in English and open for the audience free of charge. The estimated duration of the lecture will be of one hour, after which there will be time for discussion.
The Finnish Museum of Photography arranges an annual Portfolio Meeting for the fifth time on Monday 28.4.2014.
It is a meeting for artist photographers and for specialists in the field. The aim is to help them to meet and discuss issues involved in photography.
The artists get an opportunity to meet specialists in the field, show them their work, talk about their plans, and get feedback.
The last day to apply is on Monday 31.3.2014.
The Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space at the Cable Factory is an open-application exhibition space. The open call for year 2015 is now organized for fifth time and for the time being the last time.
Applications are open to anyone worldwide – both professionals and students – making photographic art. Applications can also be submitted in the name of workgroups.
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.
The Finnish Museum of Photography, in cooperation with the card company Paletti, organised The Design the fantasy postcard of the year 2013 competition.
The three award-winning Fantasy Postcards were designed by: Akino Kurosawa, Helsinki; Katri Kimpisalo, Kristiinankaupunki and Roosa Ollila, Helsinki.
The five honourable mentions were designed by Jimi Illi, Helsinki; Salla Salmi, Kirkkonummi; Marja-Liisa Pasanen, Helsinki; Mia-Elisa Juntunen, Kristiinankaupunki and Veera Saarinen, Helsinki.
The Finnish Museum of Photography and the card company Paletti wants to congratulate all the winners.
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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