Niko Luoma was born in 1970 in Helsinki, he lives and works in New York. He graduated from the University of Art and Desing Helsinki in 2003. He is a professor at the University of Art and Design and an integral part of the Helsinki School. His works have been widely published and are represented in collections internationally, including those of the Finnish National Gallery (Helsinki), the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki), the Danish National Museum of Photography (Copenhague) and the Pentti Kouri Collection (New York). Last year, his monograph Niko Luoma : And Time is no Longer an Obstacle was published with Hatje Cantz (September 2012). Luoma is represented by Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York and by Taik Persons in Berlin.
Exposition Exhibition : Temporal Matter by Niko Luoma From the 5th February – 21st March 2015 ATLAS Gallery will host the first UK exhibition of works by celebrated Helsinki School photographer Niko Luoma. Luoma was born in Helsinki in 1970 and began to create his unique photographs in the late 1990s. The gallery will present ‘TEMPORAL MATTER’, a display of works created between 2006 and 2014, encompassing four major series’ of work – Cronos, Motives, Symmetrium and Variations on a Standard of Space.
Luoma’s monumental works are highly unique, being visual records of their own creation, capturing both the scientific yet unexpected nature of photography. In essence, Luoma’s focus on the process of creating a photograph becomes the very content of his work. By using an analogue technique he exposes a negative to single lines of lig... Exposition « Celebrated » at the Atlas Gallery "Celebrated" will showcase important and iconic works from internationally renowned photographers; through exhibiting a variety of photographers each capturing diverse subject matter the exhibition aims to illustrate the varying forms that the photographic image can take and offer something for everyone during the holiday season. Included in the show will be abstract works by Bill Brandt, Andreas Gefeller and Niko Luoma alongside black and white reportage photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank.
A particular highlight in this exhibition will be the works of Magnum photographer, Elliott Erwitt, who eloquently captures the whimsical and the humorous in everyday life and his works will form a significant part of the exhibition. Highlights include the romantic "Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1989" ... Exposition La Galerie Valérie Bach présente « A Finnish frame of mind »
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En anglais, le mot volume peut avoir plusieurs significations. On parle de volume du trafic sur une autoroute ; c’est-à-dire du nombre de voitures qui tentent de traverser le pont George Washington. Ou bien cela peut être le volume d’un klaxon tentant de mettre en garde un lambin pendu à son téléphone portable, ou encore, l’augmentation du volume de Alina d’Arvo Pärt, ce qui dans un embouteillage peut être un must. On peut parler de « volume d’éloges » d’une photographie à un groupe de collectionneurs de peinture ou de « volume discounts », ce qui correspond à l’octroi d’une remise pour la personne qui acquiert plusieurs oeuvres.
Mais je voudrais parler de volume à propos d’un cube de... Exposition Helsinki Schoo l- Seven Approaches Helsinki School - Seven Approaches is the first gallery exhibition in the US to consist entirely of members of the Helsinki School. Now internationally recognized, the Helsinki School started in the mid 1990’s as an educational model from the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland. It has grown to represent more than forty-five photo and video artists and is now considered to be one of the premier photographic schools in the world. Collectively these artists account for more than forty monogram books in print; including three Volumes of the Helsinki School Photography by TaiK. This exhibition will feature work by seven of these celebrated and significant artists, including; Joonas Ahlava, Hannu Karjalainen, Pertti Kekarainen, Ola Kolehmainen, Anni Leppälä, Niko Luoma...