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The Finnish Museum of Photography: Out of Sight

12.6.–1.9.2019

THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY: OUT OF SIGHT - PICTURING THE UNSEEN
12.6.–1.9.2019, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Cable Factory

Out of Sight: Picturing the Unseen highlights new work by four emerging interdisciplinary artists who question and explore the fraught relationship between visibility and the construction of “Otherness.” The exhibition asks who is unseen, particularly in the West, and considers how difference is confronted through forms of visual representation. It approaches the unseen as a process—an “unseeing”—in which certain groups of people are systematically erased, ignored, removed, and reimagined according to the needs of a dominant culture.

In their photographic and video works, Cihad Caner, Róisín White, Sinead Kennedy and Agata Wieczorek examine how visibility is continually negotiated through discourse, folklore, governmental policies, and the production and consumption of goods.

Open:
Tue–Sun at 11–18
Wed at 11–20

Tickets:
5 € / 10 €, Museum Card
Free admission for under 18-year-olds.
Free admission on last Wednesday evening of the month 5–8pm.

Photo: Róisín White, from the series Cross the Child's Palm with Silver, 2019