Curated photo exhibition in Unioninkatu 44!​

In collaboration with the Finnish Museum of Natural History LUOMUS, Helsinki Photo Festival is overjoyed to present a photo exhibition at the fence of Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden. The curated group exhibition will present the international winners of the theme Courage and take place outdoors at the garden’s fence on Unioninkatu 44 until October 30, 2023. The exhibition is accessible 24/7 to the general public.

Photo Festival is a visual arts event focused on photography opened August 5 and will end October 30. The sixth edition on the theme Courage is exhibited in the metropolitan area. The event is held annually bringing every edition a new art experiences to Greater Helsinki. In a period of 12 weeks curated photography exhibitions can be discovered in public spaces, popup events and at cultural institutions. The festival presents 50 artists from 24 countries with new works which have not been shown before in Finland.

The winners are from a variety of genres and were selected by an international jury. In 2023, the festival received 462 submissions comprising a total of 6555 images from 67 different countries. From these submissions, the jury chose 40 winners for the international open call category, along with an additional 10 emerging talents from the Nordic region. 

The exhibition at Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden featured the before-mentioned 40 international open call winners.

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