23–26 April 2020
Stockholm
23–26 April 2020
Stockholm

Photographic Gallery Hippolyte

Helsinki, Finland

Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, founded in 1978, is amongst the oldest galleries in the Nordic countries focusing on photo/lens-based art. Hippolyte is run by the Union of Artist Photographers in Finland – a nonprofit artist-run association with 364 member artists in 2011. The Union promotes and supports lens-based art, and the professional, economic and social interests of its members. The Union is an active organizer of also other processes, incl. Helsinki Photography Biennial (www.hpb.fi),  and the annual Art Fair Suomi (www.artfairsuomi.fi).

Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, founded in 1978, is amongst the oldest galleries in the Nordic countries focusing on photo/lens-based art. Hippolyte is run by the Union of Artist Photographers in Finland – a nonprofit artist-run association with 364 member artists in 2011. The Union promotes and supports lens-based art, and the professional, economic and social interests of its members. The Union is an active organizer of also other processes, incl. Helsinki Photography Biennial (www.hpb.fi),  and the annual Art Fair Suomi (www.artfairsuomi.fi).

Petri Anttonen, "City 2", 2011, lenticular image. Lenticular images are a form of stereo imagery resulting from combining multiple views of a single image. Although the three-dimensional photograph can be understood to be as fictive as the two-dimensional photograph, the allure of the moment created by stereopsis facinates the viewer time after time.
Petri Anttonen, "City 1", 2011, lenticular image. Lenticular images are a form of stereo imagery resulting from combining multiple views of a single image. Although the three-dimensional photograph can be understood to be as fictive as the two-dimensional photograph, the allure of the moment created by stereopsis facinates the viewer time after time.
Ann-Marie LeQuesne. Documentary photograph of the site for the performance "Fanfare for Crossing the Road", Central Railway Station in Helsinki, September 2011
Documentary photograph from Ann-Marie LeQuesne's "Fanfare for Crossing the Road." London, 2011. Photo: Sarah Simmonds