Helsinki School 9.6.2012
Anni Leppälä, Jaana Maijala and Nelli Palomäki at Les Rencontres d'Arles
Venue: Different venues, Arles, France
Opening hours: Every day 10-19h
Further informations: www.rencontres-arles.com
The Helsinki artists Anni Leppälä, Jaana Maijala and Nelli Palomäki are nominated by Jyrki Parantainen, Professor of Contemporary Art Photography for the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, for the Discovery Award 2012 at Les Rencontres d'Arles 2012.
For ten years now the LUMA Foundation has been backing the Rencontres d'Arles Discovery Award and the Contemporary and Historical Book Awards. This year brings a new era in the collaboration between the Foundation and the Rencontres: with a subsidy of 180,000 € for the programming, production and organisation of the Discovery Award exhibition and prize-giving ceremony, LUMA is reaffirming its commitment to creative photography and its practitioners.