«Do we need a fresh wind? Then hold on, here it is. Actually, a literal storm of images is blowing our way from Finland.» So said the German Press Agency in regards to Hatje Cantz’s Helsinki School series, which collects work by some of the most innovative young photographers in practice today—all newly emerging graduates of the influential University of Art and Design in Helsinki, a school that teaches its students not only how to think about photography, but how to use the camera as a conceptual tool. While some of the original members of the Helsinki School have already gone on to international acclaim—Ola Kolehmainen, Janne Lehtinen, Jyrki Parantainen and Elina Brotherus, among them—this third volume in the series introduces 30 new and exciting names.
Hardcover: 192 pages