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

The Finnish Museum of Photography’s interactive #snapshot exhibition sets out to update the snapshot concept by showing and explaining everyday photography from various angles.

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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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Katja.Photo: Pinja Valja

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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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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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LECTURE on Aug the 22nd: Erik Kessels on the death of photo albums

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What happened to photo albums? What is the role images in the time we live in? How could we find new ways to look at photographs? Erik Kessels will give a lecture about his obsession with found footage and family albums.

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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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