Helsinki Photomedia 2012

Helsinki Photomedia 2012 – Images in Circulation is the first conference in the series of research meetings initiated by the Unit of Photography at the Aalto University in Helsinki. The conference is a new venue for researchers working on different aspects of photography and it will be arranged every two years.

In the context of Helsinki Photomedia photography is understood in a wide sense encompassing all photographic technologies as well as the professional and cultural discourses and practices around them. Helsinki Photomedia addresses photography as a multi-faceted and changing field of interrelated phenomena. The conference brings together researchers from multiple disciplines in order to create novel crossovers between artistic and scientific research in photography and their respective methodologies.