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. I am especially interested in 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.

Several 3 – 7 day workshops by e.g. Touko Hujanen, Stefan Bremer, Anni Hanén, Vilma Pimenoff, Tiina Puputti, Hanna Råst, Noora Sandgren, Leena Ylä-Lyly, Kirsimaria Metsähuone, Ari Saarto, Anna Claren.

Since beginning of 2020 I have also been mentored by Katseeen Konsultit (Harri Pälviranta ja Jari Silomäki)

Coming Exhibitions

1.10. – 15.10. 2021 Gallery Kalleria, Helsinki

19.10. – 31.10. 2021 Galleria Alli, Kerava

18.12.2021 – 16.1.2022 VarikkoGalleria, Seinäjoki

Ripsu Hongisto-Salmi

photographer, MA, art history

ripsuhongisto@gmail.com