Helsinki Photography Biennial opens on 27 March 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. The theme of the 2014 biennial examines causal relations regarding ecological issues. The biennial is curated by Başak Şenova, a curator and designer based in Istanbul. Furthermore, Başak Senova has invited Branko Franceschi (Zagreb) to co-curate a special section for the biennial.
Helsinki Photography Biennial is honored to present 19 projects by the following artists:
Ali Cherri (Beirut/Paris)
Barbaros Kayan (Istanbul)
Braco Dimitrijević (Paris)
Daniel García Andújar (Barcelona)
Hana Miletic (Zagreb/Brussels)
Jawad Al Malhi (East Jerusalem)
Jesper Just (New York)
Marja Helander (Helsinki)
Mary McIntyre (Belfast)
Oliver Ressler (Wien)
Olof Jarlbro (Helsingborg/Sofia)
Raqs Media Collective (New Delhi)
Serkan Taycan (Istanbul/Helsinki)
Société Réaliste (Paris)
Tamás Dezső (Budapest)
Tomislav Gotovac (Zagreb)
Tuula Närhinen (Helsinki)
Willie Doherty (Donegal/Derry)
Yane Calovski (Skopje)
HPB14 has invited Mustarinda Association (Finland) to develop the theme of the 2014 biennial and to build a section presenting critical views on images of nature. Mustarinda has initiated four research-based artistic processes to critically examine the development of images of nature, focusing on Archives, Architecture, Forests and Energy. Team leaders for the sections include following artists and researchers: Paavo Järvensivu, Karoliina Lummaa, Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger, Martti Kalliala, Jenna Sutela, Nestori Syrjälä, Antti Majava, Tere Vadén. In addition Mustarinda will invite artists and researchers to contribute to the sections. A complete list of these participants will be announced in early 2014.
HPB14 seminar organized 29.3.2014.