About

In my work I benefit from my long and rich life experience and interdisciplinary career and education background. I’m a curious, enthusiastic and bold photographer. My spcecial intrests are humanity; human diversity, pluralism and identity.

Art and photography studies

University of Helsinki, MA art history (2012)

HEO-institute (visual journalism and photography) (2019-2020)

Muurla institute, photography studies, (2019-2021), lectures/workshops by e.g. Sergei Pavlov ja Toni Kitti.

Aalto Open University lectures/workshops considering contemporary art photography 2020)

Fotografiska Akademy several workshops (2017 – 2020) by e.g. Knut Koivisto, Hannah Goldstein, Erik Thor Catharina Harling

Fotosidan Akademy 2020 – 2021 by Emma Svensson ,Göran Segeholm and several guest mentors eg. Anna Claren, Micke Berg, Paul Hansen, Micke Berg, Helene Schmitz, Mia Galde. Novia, Fotografering och visuell kommunikation, 7,5 p. (2021).

Novia Open University of Applied Sciences, Photography and visual communication, 7,5 p (2021)

University of Lappland/Helsinki Summer University, basic studies in Photography 25 p (from Jan. 2022- )

Several workshops by e.g. Touko Hujanen, Stefan Bremer, Anni Hanén, Vilma Pimenoff, Tiina Puputti, Hanna Råst, Noora Sandgren, Leena Ylä-Lyly, Kirsimaria Metsähuone, Toni Kitti, Ari Saarto, Anna Claren, Martin U Waltz, Christian Bobst, Hannah Goldstein

Since beginning of 2020 I have also been mentored Harri Pälviranta ja Jari Silomäki and from Nov.2021 I am also mentored by Anna Clarèn.

Past exhibitions

1.10. – 15.10. 2021 Gallery Kalleria, Helsinki

19.10. – 31.10. 2021 Galleria Alli, Kerava

Upcoming exhibitions

18.12.2021 – 16.1.2022 VarikkoGalleria, Seinäjoki

25.4.2022 – 29.5.2022 Photogallery Ibis, Vaasa

4.6.2022 – 27.6.2022 Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere

Ripsu Hongisto-Salmi

photographer, MA, art history

ripsuhongisto@gmail.com