Fenno-Ugrian people

Some of my image research delves into the marks left by early humans, particularly the Fenno-Ugrian peoples. Their region includes Finland (my birth country), Karelia (now in Russia), Estonia and Lapland or Sami.

The Gallen-Kallela Museum in Finland had an exhibition called “Ugriculture 2000 – Contemporary Art of the Fenno-Ugrian Peoples” with an excellent catalogue. Besides the art works shown, there is an interesting map of the areas where the many different but related groups live across northern Europe.

Read more: UGRICULTURE 2000, Contemporary Art of the Fenno-Ugrian Peoples

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January 3, 2004 in Art Exhibitions, Books, Culture, Ethnicity, Finland, Estonia & Finno-Ugric, History, Rock Art & Archaeology by Marja-Leena