Jyrki Parantainen

Photographer, Visual Artist

1962 –

73

Who is Jyrki Parantainen?

Jyrki Parantainen is a Finnish photographer.

He was born in Tampere, Finland, and lives in Helsinki. Parantainen is part of the estimated “The Helsinki School”. Since autumn 2006, Parantainen has been working as a professor for photography at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, where he is responsible for the education of new talents within the “Helsinki School”.

He has been included in many exhibitions such as: “Dreams and Disappointments” at Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, in 2006. „The 110’th Artist’s Exhibition“ at Taidehalli in Helsinki, 2005. He has also exhibited at museums like: Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, at The New Art Gallery Walsall, England and the Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany. He was part of the travelling exhibition “Personally – Photographs from The Helsinki School”, 2005, that was shown in NBK; Berlin; Mannheim; Waldkreiburg; Stadtgalerie Kiel; Brandenburgische Kunstsammlung Cottbus – all in Germany.

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Born
1962
Finland
Nationality
  • Finland
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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