Whose nature?

04.09.2021 - 03.10.2021

Opening on Friday, September 3, at 5pm.

Kenen luonto? (Whose Nature?), the most ambitious photography project concerning nature Finland has ever seen. 

The national Whose Nature? project seeks to bring together photographic artists, nature photographers, scientists, as well as all those interested in nature, to build a new image of nature and its role as an exciter of social and political passions. It seeks to inspire and empower positive interest in nature and change towards more sustainable development. The project speaks for nature, highlights excellence, and builds up new platforms for professionals and hobbyists alike. Its key themes are change, adaptation, and hope. The project, coordinated by Arts Promotion Centre Finland, will tour galleries of photographic art around Finland over 2021.

The first exhibition, will showcase a diverse palette of interpretations of nature from both seasoned experts in the field as well as promising new artists.

Artists: Lauri Eriksson, Mika Honkalinna, Nina Huisman, Juho Jäppinen, Sanna Kannisto, Jaakko Kahilaniemi, Sami Karjalainen, Veera Konsti, Laura Konttinen, Ritva Kovalainen, Harri Larjosto, Lasse Lecklin, Ulla-Mari Lindström, Esko Männikkö, Anna Niskanen, Tuula Närhinen, Riitta Päiväläinen, Antti-Jussi Rantala, Perttu Saksa, Juha Taskinen, Noora-Maija Tokee and Markus Varesvuo. 

The exhibition is curated by Juha Suonpää

Laura Konttinen, The Island Of No Memory

Portfolio

  • Esko Männikkö, Lumen pelko
  • Veera Konsti, Pidot