"The photographers of the 'Helsinki School' introduce themselves (...) In the meantime, photography has become one of Finland's export hits; the graduates of the University of Art and Design Helsinki exhibit their pictures worldwide. The previous volumes of 'The Helsinki School' book series, which is dedicated to these young artists and their work, have also been extremely successful. The fourth volume of the series now focuses on female artists and asks for a specifically female view.
Innovative concepts and techniques as well as formal diversity characterize the work of this generation of female photographers - the spectrum ranges from the documentary Greenland images of Tiina ITKONEN to the interiors staged like stage sets by Anni LEPPÄLÄ and the painterly nature studies of Sandra Kantanen.
Timothy Persons introduces twenty female photographic artists in the compendium 'The Helsinki School, Volume 4. A Female View' and presents their highly individual artistic positions." (free translation of publisher's text, © Hatje Cantz, 2011)
The artists represented in this volume are:
- Elina BROTHERUS, Nanna HÄNNINEN, Maarit HOHTERI, Wilma HURSKAINEN, Tiina ITKONEN, Ulla JOKISALO, Aino KANNISTO, Sanna KANNISTO, Sandra KANTANEN, Eeva KARHU, Marjaana KELLA, Milja LAURILA, Anni LEPPÄLÄ, Jaana MAIJALA, Susanna MAJURI, Riitta PÄIVÄLÄINEN, Nelli PALOMÄKI, Marjukka VAINIO, Ea VASKO, Niina VATANEN, Saana WANG sowie Pernilla ZETTERMAN
Photobooks of the photographers represented in this volume
- BROTHERUS, Elina
- Timothy Persons, Andrea Holzherr
- Book design
- Claudia STEIN & Margarethe HAUSSTÄTTER (Book Design)
- HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 24,5 x 3 cm., 188 pp., 180 color ills., English