BERLIN, GERMANY.-Künstlerhaus Bethanien GmbH presents The Helsinki School - A New Approach - Photography by Taik, on view through 23rd October 2005. The exhibition "The Helsinki School - A New Approach " Photography by TaiK is a touring exhibition due to travel all over Europe. It intends to show a wider international audience the working methods of 21 artists trained in the field of contemporary photography at the Helsinki School: Elina Brotherus, Miklos Gaál, Ilkka Halso, Tiina Itkonen, Aino Kannisto, Sanna Kannisto, Sandra Kantanen, Pertti Kekarainen, Ola Kolehmainen, Janne Lehtinen, Jouko Lehtola, Ville Lenkkeri, Niko Luoma, Juha Nenonen, Riitta Päiväläinen, Jorma Puranen, Heli Rekula, Ari Saarto, Jari Silomäki, Ulla Jokisalo, and Pentti Sammallahti.
On the basis of the diversity and formal range of these works, the presentation aims to illustrate the atmosphere of freedom and the open and cooperative teaching methods at the acclaimed and influential academy. The curators are Timothy Persons and Jorma Puranen.