IT'S ALL ONE HISTORY, ALMOST
The photographer, focuses masterfully on the space and light in the places where faith is practiced in. Inspired by his exploration of Islamic architecture and mosques in Istanbul, he continued portraying synagogues, mosques, churches, and cathedrals throughout Europe. Kolehmainen’s work here is more narrative. It draws attention to the commonalities, and shared histories of the religious spaces, underlining the universal nature of culture or religion.