Miina Savolainen is a community art oriented photographer and
and social educator from Helsinki whose works deal social engagement.
Alongside her artistic work she explores, teaches
and develops the use of photography as a pedagogic and therapeutic
method. Her work has resulted in the method of empowering photography.
Miina Savolainen, her project The Loveliest Girl In The World and the
method of empowering photography have received several awards in
Finland. Miina Savolainen is a member of The Finnish Phototherapy
Association and The Union of Artist Photographers.
Besides The Loveliest Girl in the World, Miina Savolainen is an
instructor in a communal art project concerning fatherhood. For two
years now, a group of amateur photographers have been preparing an
exhibition on the theme of fatherhood to Helsinki Jugendhall for autumn
2007, using the method of empowering photography. She is currently
working on a community art project involving intersexed and