New York - The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) presents "New Wave Finland: Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School", an exhibition featuring the work of young photographers and video artists from Finland’s distinguished Helsinki School.
Co-curated by Timothy Persons (curator of the Gallery TAIK) and Pari Stave, the exhibition brings together over 40 recent works by nine of the School’s early to mid-career artists, of both emerging and international caliber: Pasi Autio, Joakim Eskildsen, Tiina Itkonen, Hannu Karjalainen, Kalle Kataila, Anni Leppälä, Riitta Päiväläinen, Mikko Sinervo and Niko Luoma, whose exhibition "And Time Is No Longer an Obstacle" is currently on view at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery through February 16th.
Established in 1995, the Helsinki School comprises selected alumni and faculty from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (formerly the University of Art and Design, Helsinki) and is internationally recognized for its innovative approach to photography and inspiring roster of artists.
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© Kalle Kataila, Contemplation, Guhyaloka, 2004
Pigment print, 70 x 95 cm - Courtesy Gallery TAIK