Sari Soininen (b.1991) is a Finnish photographer based in Bristol, United Kingdom.
Sari holds MA in photography from UWE Bristol (2021), BA from Lahti Institute of Design (2014), and she carried out exchange studies in Edinburgh College of Art (2013).
Her colourful otherworldly photography draws from philosophical thoughts and personal mystical experiences. Her interest is in providing the viewer with alternative ways of seeing the world and reality around them.
After completing her BA degree Sari began a career in graphic design, event photography and animation. In 2019 she decided to pursue fine art photography and started her masters.
Awards, Exhibitions, Features etc.
2021 Helsingin Sanomat - Article
2021 PhMuseum’s Top 14 Graduates to Watch
2021 Libération Magazine - Feature
2021 FT Weekend Magazine - Feature
2021 BJP Fast Track - Winner
2021 Cohort Group Publication
2021 XLVI Space - Nexus Online Exhibition
2021 Amber Side Gallery - Youth Rising in the UK: 1981-2021 Exhibition
2021 Noorderlicht International Photo Festival - The Makeable Mind
2021 Helsinki Photo Festival - Nordic Village Winner
2021 Der Greif - Guestroom Feature curated by Michael Mack
2021 Moscow International Foto Awards - Silver Winner
2021 IMA Next Theme "Color" - Shortlist judged by Viviane Sassen
2021 Copenhagen Photo Festival - Censored Exhibition
2021 Void Collective - Always Present Online Exhibition
2021 Belfast Photo Festival - Highly Commended Artist
2021 University of Gloucestershire - Lecture
2021 Chania International Photo Festival
2021 Artizan Gallery - Finding a Way Home Exhibition
2021 Fast Forward - Women in Photography - Online Feature
2021 British Photography Awards - Shortlist for Self Portrait Category
2020 Loupe Magazine - Feature
2019 Rajala Ambassador - Finalist
2014 Galleria OyOy - Pussycat Exhibition
2013 Jukka Male Museum, Kaapelitehdas - lstorija Exhibition
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