Finnish. Born in 1974. Lives between Paris and La Rochelle.
Represented by the Agence VU'.
« Completely contemporary, free and demanding, the work of Arja Katarrina Hyytiäinen is part of the today’s school, from the tradition of the street photography, and that has replaced its form to claim the author status. Saying its necessity and its singularity, devoting itself to subjectivity, and influenced by cinematographic aesthetic, the whole work, extremely respectful for representing people, is from a new contemporary humanism. » according to Christian Caujolle.
In just a few years, she has acquired a reputation throughout Europe, particularly where she has lived in Eastern Europe, and become known through her solo exhibitions (Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Moldavia, Slovenia).
In 2006 she was awarded by the Kodak Prize for Critical Photography and the Fotoestiwal (Poland) Grand Prix in 2007.
Limited to 30 copies, With a gelatin-silver print entitled "Selfportrait with cats", stamped, numbered and signed. The box and the book have been handmade by the artist. This copy is signed and numbered 2/30. Book : 13,2 x 19,5 cm Box : 22 x 16,7 Print : 20,6 x 15,5