Birgit's Garden get to go to Hollywood!

Birgit's Garden was one of the winners at Photo Independent's 2016 PhotoBook Competition. It will be on display and sold at the Photobook Salon at the Photo Independent Art Fair in Hollywood, Los Angeles, 29 April - 1 May 2016.

Birgit's Garden is available now at Photobooks International webshop hosted by Photo Independent.

Photobooks International was founded to showcase and support the best contemporary photography books from around the world.

http://photobooks.tv/product/birgits-garden-by-eija-makivuoti/#

Book release events in Finland in October 2015.

Birgit’s Garden (Birgitin puutarha in Finnish, Birgits trädgård in Swedish), is being released in Finland. To celebrate this, we´re going to have launch events in Helsinki and in TornioHaparanda.

In Helsinki the event will be held at Nordic Culture Point in Kaisaniemi and includes also an exhibition. The book release and the exhibition opening takes place on Monday 19th October 6 pm. – 8 pm. The exhibition is on display 19th –30th October.

At the book launch Eija will present the book, and she and Mariann Hansen will read passages from the book in Faroese, Finnish and Swedish with some photos from the book as back drop. There will also be interesting talks by guests Marianne Möller and Fredrik Forsberg. 

In TornioHaparande the event will be held at Aine Art Museum on Friday 23rd October. Mariann Hansen joins Eija also there to read passages from the book. The museum director Katriina Pietilä-Juntura will say a few words about the book and talk about Eija's work.

The book will of course be on display as well as sold for a special price at both at the events. 

The Faroe Islands are also present at both of the events in the form of food, drink and music.

Your are most welcome and hope to see you there!

More information about Birgit's Garden book project: www.eijamakivuoti.net

Birgit's Garden photo exhibition and book release at Nordic Culture Point in Helsinki starting 19 October 2015 :)

Posted by Eija Mäkivuoti Photography on Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Next week me and Mariann Hansen travel to my home towns Tornio & Haparanda to have a book launch at Aine Art Museum on...

Posted by Eija Mäkivuoti Photography on Saturday, October 17, 2015

Book release event @ Føroyahúsið, Copenhagen

Birgit’s Garden book launch in Copenhagen

@ Cultural night in Føroyahúsið

Eija Mäkivuoti’s photo book, Birgit’s Garden (Havin hjá Birgit), is being released in Denmark. To celebrate this, we´re going to have a launch event in Copenhagen as part of Føroyahusið’s cultural night programme. The event will be held at Føroyahúsið, the Faroese culture house in Vesterbrogade on 9th October at 7 pm.

The book launch event will be short and casual with a laid back atmosphere, as it is one part of the cultural night programme at Føroyahúsið. Eija will present the book, and she and Mariann Hansen will read passages from the book in Faroese and Swedish with some photos from the book as back drop. There will also be interesting interviews with guests.

The book will of course be on display as well as sold for a special price. 

Your are most welcome and hope to see you there!

www.fohus.dk


More information about Birgit's Garden book project: www.eijamakivuoti.net

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The book project has received funding from:

Nordic Culture Fund, The Swedish Culture Fund in Finland, Eugène, Elisabeth and Birgit Nygrén Foundation, Tjaldur - the Friendship Association Finland-Faroe Islands, Letterstedt Association, Mentanargrunnur Landsins, Tórshavnar kommuna, mesenaatti.me crowd funding and the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture.

If you happen to pass by Copenhagen 9 October, join me here :)

Posted by Eija Mäkivuoti Photography on Wednesday, September 9, 2015