Open call: Backlight Photo Festival 2017 at Tampere, Finland.

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The call is OPEN for Backlight ´17, touring exhibitions and a special prize
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Backlight Photo Festival has opened the call for artists worldwide to submit their proposals for the next event taking place in 2017. Backlight continues focusing on current social themes and phenomenons and for the upcoming event we have chosen the theme … Read More

Backlight ´17 open call jury and the theme announced
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We are happy to introduce the international jury for the Backlight ´17 open call and to announce the theme Independence for the 2017 event.   Theme for Backlight Photo Festival 2017 Backlight Photo Festival is soon to open the call for Backlight … Read More

Henttonen, Susiraja and Tammi at the Organ Vida
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Backlight Photo Festival is delighted to present the exhibition Frame Stories with three Finnish artists Markus Henttonen, Iiu Susiraja and Maija Tammi at the international photography festival Organ Vida in Zagreb, Croatia.   Frame Stories – Markus Henttonen, Iiu Susiraja … Read More

Meeri Koutaniemi´s Taken at the Backlight Container at the Triennial of Photography Hamburg
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Backlight Container at the Triennial of Photography Hamburg will show Meeri Koutaniemi´s ”Taken”.     Child’s hand had a flashlight. It was the only source of light in the dark mud hut. The child showed the torch at her, Nasirian, … Read More

Satu Haavisto and Aino Kannisto at The Belfast Photo Festival
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Backlight´14 Portfolio winners Satu Haavisto and Aino Kannisto´s exhibition “Delicate Demons” will be seen at The Belfast Photo Festival during June 2015.   “Delicate Demons” is a collaborative effort by Finnish photographers Satu Haavisto and Aino Kannisto. They are making … Read More

Backlight ´14 reached more than 19 000 visitors
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Backlight ´14 Photo Festival exceeded the targeted visitor amount. During four months the festival reached over 19 000 spectators in Tampere region, Finland. The festival consisted of 10 different exhibitions with 64 artists from 23 countries in total. Most of … Read More