Artists for Visual Catalysts Exhibition announced

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The Visual Catalysts – is the special exhibition of the Backlight Photo Festival 2020. The exhibition will take place September 26 – October 18th, 2020 at the Tampere, Culture House Laikku -art space. 

Through their works in the Visual Catalysts -exhibition, the artists create an understanding on the possibilities of art as a force of change in the future. This will help us see the present day through critical eyes, and activates our minds to act towards a more sustainable future.

The exhibition is produced by CICAT2025, a joint project of Finnish universities. The Visual Catalysts is curated by Dr. Juha Suonpää from Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK).

All together 37 artists were selected from 19 different countries. We have now the great pleasure to announce the Visual Catalysts artists for you!

Microplastics invasion by Phuong Hoang
Microplastics invasion by Phuong Hoang

Onni Aaltonen (Finland)
Einat Arif-Galanti (Israel)
Sabine Bindels (Netherlands)
Marco Castelli (Italy)
Anna Cherednikova (Russia)
Robert Dash (USA)
Maksim Finogeev (Ukraine)
Raisa Foster (Finland)
Eva-Teréz Gölin (Sweden)
Phuong Hoang  (Vietnam)
Touko Hujanen (Finland)
Kaisu Häkkänen (Finland) 
Mark Isaac (Brasil)
Tina Jokitalo (Finland) 
Emilia Kangasluoma (Finland)
Niina Kiiveri (Finland)
Jana Köhler (Germany)
Andras Ladai (Hungary)
Janna Lindfors (Finland)
Marie Lukasiewicz (France)
Satu Miettinen (Finland)
Michel Monteaux (France)
Renja Nurmi (Finland)
Luiza Preda (Romania)
Isabella Presnal (Finland) 
Kati Rapia / Ilona Valkonen (Finland)
Serinyà (Spain)
Aki-Pekka Sinikoski & Astrid Sinikoski (Finland)
Michał Smandek (Poland)
Daniel Stier (Germany)
Igor Tereshkov (Russia)
Noora-Maija Tokee (Finland)
Simon Van Geel (Belgium)
Ignacio Varela Pastorino (Uruguay)
Julia Weckman (Finland)
Huaijun Wen (China)
Alicja Wróblewska (Poland)