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Artists for Backlight ´17 have been selected
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The open call jury for Backlight ´17 has completed the jurying process. 22 projects from 12 countries were selected for the exhibitions. We have informed the selected artists in person and we will publish their names and the projects closer … Read More

Local kick off for the 2017 ´s event
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September 2016 Nykyaika Galleria was devoted to food. The group exhibition of nine local artists questioned the independence and ability to choose and trace down the origins of our daily food. TV- cooks have become the new celebrities and new wonder … Read More

Backlight collaboration with Riga Photography Biennial, Latvia
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Backlight is thankful for the invitation to collaborate with the first Riga Photography Biennial taking place in Riga, Latvia. Restart exhibition at Riga Art Space from April 22 to June 12 2016, will present 18 international artists among them Karoliina Paappa from … Read More

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