Persons Projects (DE)

Persons Projects was founded in 1995 in Helsinki, Finland and relocated to Berlin in 2005. It’s primary focus has been the artists of the Helsinki School and the Nordic region. In 2019 Persons Projects expanded its activities to include artists from Eastern Europe. The gallery represents a selected group of established and emerging artists who work both conceptually and with the photographic process as a tool for thinking.

The Helsinki School (FI)

Persons Projects’ CHART presentation celebrates 25 years of the Helsinki School, one of the longest sustainable photographic movements of its kind. Originating as an educational platform, it has helped establish Finnish photography internationally. The exhibition 'New Perspectives Through Photography' at Taidehalli, Helsinki, will start on 10th September 2021.

The Helsinki School’s selected exhibitions include Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck (2020), Landskrona Museum (2017), Nationale Fotomuseum, Copenhagen (2011), Daegu Photo Biennale (2010), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (2009), École des Beaux-Arts Paris (2008), Stenersen Museum, Oslo (2007), Kulturhuset, Stockholm (2005), The New Art Gallery Walsall (2001).

Niina Vatanen, Shipwreck

Archival pigment print, 43 x 60 cm

Aino Kannisto, Untitled (woman in bath)

Archival pigment print, 90 x 135 cm

Riitta Päiväläinen, Ferns

Archival pigment print, Diasec, 155 x 120 cm (framed)

Niko Luoma, Picture 258, Corner over Long Edge Off Midpoint

Archival pigment print, Diasec, 226 x 127 cm (framed)


Niko Luoma, For Each Minute, Sixty-Five Seconds, Installation view, Persons Projects, 2021