Helsinki Photo Festival open call winners 2019 

Photographers were chosen by a team of experienced jurors (Stefan Bremer, Curt Richter, Karoliina Korpilahti) including Helsinki Photo Festival curatorial team (Alexandra Stroganova and Rafael Rybczynski) out of 170 open call submissions from more than 40 countries. The team shortlisted 72 photographers out of which 50 were selected as winners. The team also selected 25 images as winners of the Best Image competition. 

The finalists of Helsinki Photo Festival 2019 are:
Y, China
Dieter Schamne, Germany
Federico Estol, Uruguay
Seunggu Kim, South Korea
Charles Park, United States
Marco Sanges, Italy
Denise Prince, United States
Svante Gullichsen, Finland
Robert Rutoed, Austria
Janne Körkkö, Finland 
Valerio  Polici, Italy 
David Arribas Gonzalez, Spain
Tine Bek, Denmark
Ruben Martin de Lucas, Spain
Christa Blackwood, United States
Minoo Hassanzadeh, Iran
Hossein Fardinfard, Iran
Sem Langendijk, Netherlands
Alex Yudzon, United States
Diego Saldiva, Brazil
Neha Hirve, Sweden
David Sladek, Czech Republic
Maxime Reynie, France
Ma Siliang, China
Vitor Queiroz, Portugal
David Verberckt, Belgium
Laura Brichta, Germany
Sadaf Rassoul Cameron, United States
Emilie Royer, France
Ryan Walker, Canada
Marcus Gustafsson, Sweden
Ute Behrend, Germany
Victoria Crayhon, United States
Henri Blommers, Netherlands
Isadora Frost, Brazil
Niina Vehmaa, Finland
Kasa Loka collective: Verónica Borsani, Luzía Fernández Loiza, Paula Marinaro and Loreley Ritta, Argentina
Evgeni Attsetski, Belarus
Claudio Verbano, Germany
Thadé Comar, France
Penelope Thomaidi, Greece
Arianne Clément, Canada
Saara Tuominen, Finland
Jenni Emilia Toivonen, Finland
Tatiana Bondareva, Russia
Annagenia Jacob, Germany
Jon Lanbroa, Spain
Daniel Minsky, Argentina
Jorge López Muñoz, Spain
Michael P Martin, United States 

Winners Best image – Anarchy – Helsinki Photo Festival 2019
Absolute winner:
Jorge López Muñoz – El Clot [2013/2018]  / Spain

List of all winners:
Y – DPRK After Trump-Kim Summit / China
Federico Estol – Shine Heroes-5 / Uruguay
Federico Estol – Shine Heroes-7 / Uruguay
Federico Estol – Shine Heroes-10 / Uruguay
Seunggu Kim – 10 Dinosaur Theme Park_2018 / South Korea
Charles Park – Untitled_0142 / United States
Svante Gullichsen – As if the ice kept me still / Finland
Svante Gullichsen – All the walls I have built / Finland
David Arribas Gonzalez – Ansia 5 / Spain
Tine Bek – 04 / Denmark 
Ruben Martin De Lucas – Iceberg Nation 12 / Spain
Sem Langendijk – Summer, ADM, 2018 / Netherlands
Alex Yudzon – Marfa ,TX, April 20, 2019 no.3 / United States
Alex Yudzon – Perce, Quebec, Aug.31, 2018 no.4 / United States
Neha Hirve – Tofu / Sweden
David Sladek – NHS March 2017, London, UK / Czech Republic
Vitor Queiroz – Young Cairo is a South Sudanese youngster living in the Sydney’s Inner west / Portugal
Tom Marshak – “1.3.18” / Israel
Ryan Walker – ‘Refuge’ / Canada
Michael Floor – 4. Grain Field / Netherlands
Victoria Crayhon – Untitled Lowell MI 2014 / United States
Niina Vehmaa – Suck it / Finland
Slime Pony – 53rd&3rd, United States
Thadé Comar – BMW / France
Jorge López Muñoz – El Clot [2013/2018] / Spain

 

Helsinki Photo Festival is a non-profit association created to present cutting-edge work from Nordic and international photographers to attract interest in photography and visual media in Finland and abroad. We want to present and promote these art forms in an accessible way to help artists connect with new audiences, critics and curators – and vice versa.

 

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