Culture Open and JoMoni Photography Club cooperate on a photography exhibition!

Submitted by KA3018 on 15.01.2020 - 14.04
Scenic view of Koli lake taken through the forest.

”North Karelia through the Lens” –a photography exhibition by the Joensuu Multicultural Association’s Photography Club opens on 27 January, 2020. The exhibition will take place at Joensuu Main Library.

The exhibition is organized together with Culture Open -project and it is part of the project’s inclusive action. The JoMoni photography club is part of the association’s group activity and the club consists of immigrants living in the Joensuu area. The photographs on display picture North Karelia through the eyes of immigrants. Most of the photographs have been taken in 2019.

The exhibition features fourteen photographers. Members of the Photography Club will also host two photography themed workshops, which are meant to facilitate interaction between native Finns and immigrants.

The first workshop will teach the basics of photography, such as camera settings and composition. The second workshop will be aimed at children, who will be taught to make a toy camera. More information regarding the workshops will be published later.

North Karelia through the Lens –exhibition at Joensuu Main Library from 27 January until 15 February, 2020.