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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

Email me for commissions, print enquiries, and collaborations!

Contact

sari@sarisoininen.com

+44(0) 7751819192

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