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PIMIÖ – DARKROOM

20 August, 2015 – 31 January, 2016

This autumn's main exhibition revives the original miracle of photography.

Pimiö – Darkroom enables visitors to immerse themselves in the fascinating reality of the darkroom – experientially, through all senses. Works by more than 60 photographers, spanning from the 19th century to 2015, demonstrate the versatility of the techniques. 

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exhibitions

Hemera Collective: Secret Agent

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Project space
4 September -
18 October, 2015

Secret Agent is a group exhibition composed from the viewpoint of feminist authorship and forms of collaboration in contemporary photography and film making practices.

Welcome to the opening on 3 September, 4-7 pm!

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Nita Vera: Needles of Love

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Project space, May 22 - August 30

Nita Vera's autobiographical photography project breaks away from traditional family album photography, aiming to highlight the relationships within the internal world of a family. In her photographs, the personal becomes general. Her photographs speak of the complexity of human relationships in a way that the viewer can identify with.

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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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#snapshot charmed the Triennial of Photography Hamburg

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Born from a collaboration between the Finnish Museum of Photography, software company Futurice and the academic world, #snapshot is a groundbreaking photographic exhibition which focuses on the effect the Internet has on everyday photography. In June, #snapshot was one of the most popular exhibitions of the Triennial of Photography Hamburg, one of the biggest of its kind in Europe.

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Otava donates a remarkable collection of photographs to the Finnish Museum of Photography

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Otava Publishing Company, one of the oldest in Finland, has donated a collection of 3 300 photographs from its archives to the Finnish Museum of Photography. The collection includes images taken between the World Wars by many legendary photographers.

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Artists to exhibit in Project space in 2016 chosen

The Finnish Museum of Photography received a record number of 300 interesting applications in the Open call for Artists for Project space in 2016. The overall quality of the applications was very high. Almost half of the applications were by non-Finnish artists.

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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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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

Address: Tallberginkatu 1 C 85, 00180 Helsinki

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Exhibition information: +35896866 3621 
Office Tue-Fri 9-15, +35896866 360

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11-18, Wed 11-20, Mon closed. 

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

Picture Service and library
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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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