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EMMA / ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

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ART WORK / ceramics / textile / Uncategorized

SÄRKYVÄÄ / CERAMICS FACING THE NEW 03.05.2021 – 28.08.2022 Group Exhibition The idea underlying the Ceramics Facing the New exhibition is kintsugi, the Japanese tradition of mending broken pottery with gold or another metal. Instead of concealing the damage, kintsugi seeks to establish a new relationship with it. In this exhibition, kintsugi serves as a metaphor for society. A fracture can be a signal of something new. How can fragments be re-joined to create a renewed yet enduring […]

HELSINKI DESIGN WEEKLY

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ART WORK / ceramics / INTERVIEWS / PRESS / textile

Helsinki Design Weekly visited EMMA Museum’s new exhibition that settles in the juncture of contemporary art and design, exploring the themes of decay and reconstruction through ceramic art. The Ceramics Facing the New exhibition also addresses the special relationship between clay and humanity, interpreting today’s world characterised by environmental concern and the disintegration of social structures. Adorable Anni Korkman spoke with me about everything and you can find the full article here below! Ceramics Facing […]

NAKU exhibition 28.7.–14.8.2018

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NAKU – In the nude, bare, uncovered, in a state of nature, exposed. My private exhibition in Tampere 28.7.–14.8.2018 Studio, Taidekeskus Mältinranta Graphic design by Ilkka Kärkkäinen   I’ll Be Your Mirror, 2018 / Hand built porcelain and glazing, on veneer (70 x 100cm)   Call Me By Your Name, 2018 / Hand built black clay and glazing, on veneer (70 x 100cm)   Teaser clip from the Sounds of Silence video:   Sounds of Silence, 2017 / […]

Sounds of Silence

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A unique textile that incorporates ceramic elements. The work, which was woven on a handloom in the Arabia Art Departmen Society’s visiting artist studio at the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre, investigates different ways to combine ceramics and woven fabric, in this case the sound and brittleness of ceramic materials. concept and art piece: Veera Kulju video and edit: Ananya Tanttu performance and choreography: Satu Halttunen clothing pattern: Anu Salonen graphic design: Ilkka Kärkkäinen “Sounds […]

Weaving for Smaragdus

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ART WORK / textile

Experimental textiles in the making (2015–) It’s been a long time since millenium when I graduated as an interior textile Artisan from Vihti School of Arts and Crafts (now called LUKSIA). In Vihti traditions of weaving fabrics was taught by amazingly skillful teachers who shared their wisdom and knowledge for us students. We became craftsmen. Now, fifteen years later I feel grateful for the skills I got to learn about traditional weaving. With this knowledge I […]

Shadows & Threads’ / Varjo Langalla

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Masters of Arts exhibition 2011: Thesis work for Aalto University, department of Applied Art and Design. Shadows & Threads’ is above all a never ending process, which creates continual or unwinding spaces. It is a series of sculptures, constructed of forgotten threads and lampshades. Objects are frozen in the moment of observation, they are evidence of the comfort to be found in repetition. The literary part of this work is a series of letters written and sent to […]