Jorma Puranen

Forest in Rain, 2016
C-print, Diasec
110 x 160 cm
edition of 6

JORMA PURANEN (b. 1951) has become known for his photographs that arouse considerations spanning the past and the present. His subject matter has ranged from illustrations of scholarly works and ethnographic photographs to historical portraiture, with points of departure often found in archives or museums. Puranen’s recent works continue his investigations with the far north and the landscape.

Fatal Obsessions, 2018
mixed media
73 x 46,5 cm

Memorandum of Loss
11 Jan – 4 Feb 2018
exhibition view at Galerie Anhava

Toriseva, 2013
digital C-print, Diasec
155 x 120 cm
edition of 6

Museum Meditations 1 (Ester), 2013
digital C-print, Diasec
80 x 58 cm
edition of 6

Museum Meditations, Rehearsals for a Good Life, Landscapes in Full Colour
3–27 October 2013

Landscapes in Full Color 2 (Birmann), 2012
digital C-print, Diasec
40 x 55 cm
edition of 6

Icy Prospects #65, 2014
pigment print, diasec, framed
150 x 185 cm
edition of 6

Icy Prospects #31, 2006
c-print, diasec, framed
84 x 102 cm

Shadows, reflections and all that sort of thing #37, 2008
C-print, Diasec
125 x 100 cm
edition of 6

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