who are you?
I am Martti Jämsä, photographer, works in Helsinki
what do you teach in Maa?
I teach photography; camera-less photography, how to build pinhole-camera, how to make black and white photographs, and we look students photos and discuss. I love photography history, books; mm. Atget, Arbus, Robert Adams, Frank (Sorry very old stuff, but they are masters)
what is the role of an artist in today’s world?
I don´t know. I like to do photographs with my own hands in my darkroom. -Beauty, silence…
what is best/most interesting/loveliest little thing about teaching in Maa?
Look at what students make..what they want, hope, future, youth.