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The Finnish Museum of Photography: Rasoul Khorram

22.11.2019–5.1.2020

THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY: RASOUL KHORRAM - MY MOTHER WANTS ME TO RETURN HOME
22.11.2019–5.1.2020, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Project Space, Kaapelitehdas

Photographer Rasoul Khorram recorded the life of his elderly mother Halima Khanomilla in a series of photographs over a period of three years in Oshnavieh, Kurdistan, Iran, on the border of Iraq, Iran and Turkey. The photographs show his mother going about her daily chores, tending to plants, picking berries and going to picnics with the family. Rasoul Khorram's depiction of his mother's life in Kurdistan offers a glimpse into a traditional Kurdish community and communal everyday life.

Through photography, Rasoul strives to understand this conflict in his life: his mother's wish for him to return home and his desire to make his own life and build his career in Finland.

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: Rasoul Khorram, 2015–2018