My auntie Irja recalls the evacuations during the Russo-Finnish war of 1939-44 when she was still a child. Sixty years after the war, my siblings, cousins and I visited Lottola, our parents' home village near Vyborg, which is now part of Russia.
Irjan kertomus (installaatio)
Irjan kertomus (Installaatio)
Irjan kertomus (installation)
Raakel Kuukka (Author)
Raakel Kuukka lives and works in Helsinki. She graduated as a Master of Photography in the University of Art and Design in Helsinki in 1988. In addition to her artistic activities, she has worked as a teacher, curator and in positions of trust. Kuukka’s works focus on family history and close community as well as questions of intercultural encounters in the globalised world. The works of Kuukka have been exhibited widely in solo and group shows and biennials in Finland and abroad. She received the State Prize for Photography in 2013.