Tarja Trygg

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Artistic and research interests

Tarja Trygg is a Doctoral Candidate, visual-arts teacher, and solargrapher. She has worked as a senior lecturer at Aalto teaching photography. She is currently emerita and concentrates on her doctoral thesis on Exploration of Solargraphy. This kind of photography combines analogue and digital photography for making the sun’s paths visible in lensless pinhole photographs. She has presented her works in conferences of art and astronomy. For mapping research material, Trygg has created a global project of solargraphy on the Internet for inviting volunteers to place her homemade pinhole cameras at several latitudes all over the world. She has widely promoted solargraphy teaching, keeping lectures, workshops, writing articles, holding both solo exhibitions and attending to group exhibitions and international projects. Her artistic work has added knowledge.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Licentiate of Arts (Art and Design), Taideteollinen korkeakoulu

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