We are glad to reveal that a phototography exhibition called “Fear Place” by talented photographer Henna Middeke can be found from the entrance lobby (where the registration is also) and will be available during the whole conference. Below is a description of the exhibition – warm welcome to everybody!
During the conference, a part of the exhibition “Fear place” by photographer Henna Middeke will be on display.
Henna Middeke is a photographer and a community educator, living in Joensuu, Finland. She has been working several years in the field of documentary photography for environmental organizations and for her own projects, highlighting social issues.
In recent years, Henna Middeke has also worked as a theater photographer and taught and instructed photography in various workshops, youth-camps and schools for young people and adults. Her focus is on art and cultural education, empowering photography and art-based methods in social- and youth work.
“In my work I’ve been taking pictures of places what and where women are afraid. I have photographed in Finland, Germany and the Netherlands. I interviewed women and asked them what frightens them and what they are afraid of in those places”, Middeke tells.
The exhibition is open to public in the lobby of the Aurora II -building, at Joensuu campus.