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Juuso Westerlund

location: Helsinki, Finland

Juuso Westerlund's images are overwhelmingly intense and weird, sometimes grimly cold, yet warm. It's the kind of photography where you just have to see another one, and another one, and when you think you recognise something you are only thrown into another scene from a daily life situation that you most likely haven't seen before, at least not photographed. Not like this. The photographs reveal a never ending curiosity and love of people, joy of the absurd and surreal. Never boring. And in the quest for defining oneself. And never letting go of that youthful lightness, carelessness and joy of getting oneself into weird, wonderful places. Into the rabbit hole, or that divy karaoke bar. Intensely looking, living - and as a byproduct, telling.

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