Exhibition call for 2023 is open

Näyttelynäkymä, Merkintöjä muotokuvasta näyttelystä 19.4.–29.5. Pohjoisen valokuvakeskuksen galleriassa. Kuvassa Johannes Romppasen sekä Lauri Erikssonin teoksia. Kuva: Jaani Föhr.

The Northern Photographic Centre (PVK) exhibition call for 2023 is open until August 2 2022 23:59 (Finnish time). Exhibitions will be selected by the NPC exhibition committee. Three to five exhibition periods are available for application in 2023. The exhibitions are for a duration of 5–8 weeks. Northern Photographic Centre is profiled for high-quality, contemporary […]

SAVE THE DATE: Questions about ethically and ecologically sustainable exhibition practices

Utopias Lahti 2023 (kuva: Toivo Heinimäki)

Seminar: Questions about ethically and ecologically sustainable exhibition practices, Tuesday 10 October from 9:30 am to 3 pm. What impact and what contributions can visual art exhibitions make as our living environment changes? What are the moral and ethical issues involved in organising and curating exhibitions? What ecological solutions should be taken into account in […]

<strong>Photo North at Ars Electronica 2023</strong>

Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre will participate in the international Ars Electronica Festival from 6 to 10 September 2023 with the More-than-Planet project. First held in 1979 as an offshoot of the early days of the digital revolution, the Ars Electronica festival is one of the world’s key media art festivals. Spread over the […]

More-than-Planet opening event 12 December at 2 p.m. in the Cinema Studio

How can climate change be studied from space? What form do knowledge and experiences from the Oulanka Research Station and the Pyhäsalmi Mine take in the hands of contemporary artists? How do research data, environmental sensor and satellite information and local knowledge come together through art and how can they change our view of the local environments […]

More-than-Planet residency selections have been made

The artist collective Cesar & Lois has been selected for a residency at the Oulanga research station and the artist Felicia Honkasalo at the Pyhäsalmi mine. There were about 280 applications, congratulations to those who have been selected! Residency participants are paid a residency and production allowance of €15,000 for a two-month (2-month) period of […]

Open call for exhibitions in 2024 and 2025 until 4.6.2023

Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre is calling for artists and other exhibitors for gallery and lobby gallery exhibitions in 2024 and 2025. Deadline for applications is 4 June 2023 at 23:59. Artists invited to exhibit their works will be selected by Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre’s exhibition committee. Two (2) gallery exhibition slots […]

What kind of dreams could we have for the future?

In the Spheres podcast hosted by Photo North – Northern Photo Center, we talk about planetary images of climate change and consider possible futures. What kind of artistic and scientific approaches do we have to the past and the present? What dreams could we have about possible futures in times of climate change? The first […]

Open call for More-than-Planet residencies in 2023

Open call for More-than-Planet residencys 17.1.2023–28.2.2023 Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre announces an open call for artists into two residency programmes as part of the international More-than-Planet project for 2023.  What new perspectives, knowledge and novel solutions can we imagine in an era of accelerating environmental change? The residency programme calls for artists and workgroups who approach […]

Open call: Pictures of the Month 2023

Pictures of the Month program by Photo North – Northern Photographic Centre (NPC) and Fotonordic announces an open call for the exhibition year 2023.   Exhibition slots are available free of charge in our Lobby Gallery in Cultural House Valve between February 2023 and December 2023. The call is open for both professional and amateur photographers. Open […]