Frank McElhinney | Impression Remains – Helsinki Darkroom Festival

Scottish artist Frank McElhinney has been selected to exhibit as part of Impression Remains, the main exhibition of Helsinki Darkroom Festival. Celebrating current darkroom art and the creative possibilities of analogic photography. The exhibition introduces eleven photographers who have been selected among 394 applicants who responded to the festival’s open call.

The exhibition features artwork from the last couple of years and the international artists represent different perspectives and ways of expression. There are images produced with a camera as well as images created using only chemical processes. What is common to all the artwork in this exhibition is that their physical form is an inseparable part of the process of their creation.

Image © Frank McElhinney

Frank McElhinney
studied Medieval and Modern History at Glasgow University and Fine Art Photography at the Glasgow School of Art. Frank’s project ‘Only for Freedom’ was exhibited online at Street Level Photoworks during the coronavirus lockdown in 2020.

Helsinki Darkroom Festival is organized by The Finnish Darkroom Association. The association was founded in 2016 to ensure the preservation of analog photography and share the know-how of darkroom printing. The festival is sponsored by The Finnish Cultural Foundation.


The Finnish Museum of Photography
The Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1 G, 00180 Helsinki
28.01.22 – 24.04.22

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