┐ Minna Pöllänen └

© Minna Pöllänen, Hiltop, from the project Attempts, 2010 © Minna Pöllänen, Water, from the project Attempts, 2011 ©“Made on an undeveloped 0.75-hectare piece of family land, Attempts maps out a survey into the notion of landownership. Through collecting, containing and marking different pieces of the landscape the project explores the various geographical and topographical…

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┐ Helga Härenstam └

© Helga Härenstam, The Gap, from the series The Society, 2006-2008 © Helga Härenstam, Jesus, from the series The Society, 2006-2008 The Society is a fictious documentary, trough which Helga Härenstam has been looking for and/or constructing environments, scenes and events, that are based on memories from the small society where she grew up. The…

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┐ Iiu Susiraja └

@ Iiu Susiraja, Näytös, from the series Älä nyt suutu, 2008/09 @ Iiu Susiraja, Kannel, from the series Syömään, pöytä on katettu, 2010 “In Susiraja’s esthetics, an image does not remain an image; rather, it requires an entire life. Although Susiraja has focused on photography, her art genre is more comprehensive: to shape a work…

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┐ Katharina Bosse └

© Katharina Bosse, Untitled, from the series A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Mother, 2004-2009 © Katharina Bosse, Untitled, from the series A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Mother, 2004-2009 “After living in New York for six years, I moved to Germany and became pregnant. Nothing in my career as a…

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║ Eva Persson ║

© Eva Persson, Untitled, from the series Jokela, 2007   © Eva Persson, Untitled, from the series Jokela, 2007   “On November 7, 2007 occured what has come to be called the Jokela School shooting. At lunch time Pekka-Eric Auvinen had went to the school in Jokela and shot eight people and then himself.I was…

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║ Deirdre Donoghue ║

© Deirdre Donoghue, Untitled #2, from the series Infantocracy, 2003 © Deirdre Donoghue, Untitled #3, from the series Infantocracy, 2003 “Infantocracy is a series of large photographic prints addressing ideas on childhood and power through the investigation of space and displacement. The series focuses on spatial relationships between the surrounding social environment, its cultural landscapes…

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║ Joakim Eskildsen ║

© Joakim Eskildsen, Seija’s Room, Masala, Finland   © Joakim Eskildsen, Holi Cow, Jaipur, India © Joakim Eskildsen, Mironu I, Romania “Between 2000 and 2006 I together with writer Cia Rinne undertook travels in seven different countries with a view to gaining an insight into the life of the Roma and the conditions they face.…

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║ Henrik Duncker ║

© Henrik Duncker, Untitled #3, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990 © Henrik Duncker, Untitled #4, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990   “This series of mine is an early example of interactive, staged and acted documentary by students of the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki. These are collaboration portraits of people in…

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║ Sanna Kannisto ║

© Sanna Kannisto, 2006 © Sanna Kannisto, 2001 © Sanna Kannisto, 1998   “My work explores the relationship between nature and culture. In my artistic work I aim to study the methods, theories and concepts through which we approach nature in art and in science. As an artist I am attracted by the idea that…

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