Katariina Leinonen is a photographer who grew up in Finland and currently lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
She is interested in the role photography can have in mental health advocacy, and the ways photography can be used for therapeutic self-exploration.
Currently she is investigating photography as a therapeutic tool, and is looking to collaborate with organisations and individuals working with wellbeing in mind.
Edinburgh Napier University, BA (Hons) Photography (2014-2018)
International Baccalaureate Diploma at Oulun Lyseon lukio (2011-2014)
3-day Masterclass taught by Judy Weiser, adapting phototherapy techniques (2018)
BA (Hons) Dissertation about ‘Photography as a tool for wellbeing’ (2017)
Reminiscence therapy with people living with dementia at the Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh (2017)
Teaching photography at St David’s RC High School, once a week for 8 weeks (2016)
The Guides and Scouts of Finland (2009-2014)
2018 May Showtime, Edinburgh Napier University 2018 degree show at Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh, Scotland
2017 Oct Out of Sight, Out of Mind at Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland
2017 Jun Solo exhibition in a barn gallery, Oulu, Finland
2017 Mar Symbiosis exhibition with Hexagon Collective at Whitespace, Edinburgh, Scotland
2014 Feb Sisältä ja ulkoa, Kuvataiteen lukiodiplomit at Valvegalleria, Oulu, Finland
21 June 2018: Free Range Photography week at Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
Available for commissions in Edinburgh. Ask for availability in Finland.
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