Photo North

Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte: Arctic Swell at the Northern Photographic Centre in 2022. Image by Jaani Föhr

Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre is a regional photographic Centre established in 1987 to operate in the Northern regions of Finland.

The main function of the photographic centre is to promote and develop photographic art and culture in the region. The centre organises exhibitions of Finnish and international photographic art. In addition to the exhibitions Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre organises and coordinates photography workshops, seminars and various projects exploring photographic art.

The activities of Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre are targeted for anyone interested in photography and visual culture.

Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre’s office and galleries are located at Hallituskatu 7, Oulu. 


Darja Zaitsev

Executive director, Curator
+358 40 187 4558

Taija Jyrkäs

+358 40 128 1 150

Antti Tenetz

More than Planet project manager
+358 40 163 3964


Kati Leinonen (Chair Person)

Julia Heikkinen (vice Chair Person)

Antti J. Leinonen

Mari Mäkiranta

Karoliina Paatos

Vesa Ranta