Helsinki Photography Biennial 27.3.–14.5.2014


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)

Olof Jarlbro, Stone Factory, 2011

Olof Jarlbro, Stone Factory, 2011

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.

Mary McIntyre_The Construction of a Utopian Model_2000

Mary McIntyre, The Construction of a Utopian Model, 2000