Fancy a snack or a walk through the shadow gardens? Some of my work can now be bought from Artsy, under LOKAL gallery: klick here!
Casted clay, popcorn
Shadow Gardens, 2017
Thrown and hand built black clay with a hint of glazing. Made during the summer at the gardens of Ihala.
photo Katja Hagelstam
I’m always trying to find new ways to use materials as a means for expressing emotions. In my work, popcorn is transformed from a popular snack food into a refined ornament. You enjoy it across the entire gamut of culture – from comedy to horror.
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Popcorn (2017), Unique vessels: Arabia casting clay, black pigment, gold, glazing and popcorn
pictures: Katja Hagelstam
Somewhere in the middle of the planned working process a forest started to appear. There it was, a new path. I shouldn’t feel surprised, after all I said Im going to the wintery forest to hang with Aslan. Feeling like this might be the looking glass into that kingdom.
Hand built porcelain, 2017 / photos: Ilkka Kärkkäinen
Hand built black clay, 2017 / photo: Katja Hagelstam
The Onoma annual summer exhibition of 2016 and I got the priveledge to be a part of the exhibition group as a specialist member alongside curator Katja Hagelstam, exhibition architect Hannele Grönlund, designer Kirti Doukas and producer Veera Pekkinen.
Visual identity Ilkka Kärkkäinen/Dynamo&son
Trailer concept idea & visual image Veera Kulju & Ilkka Kärkkäinen
Graphic design: Ilkka Kärkkäinen / dynamo&son
Styling: Susanna Vento
Animation: Ville Tanttu
Sound: Olli Kari
Production: Veera Pekkinen
VIP invitation for the main exhibition: Consept, cordination and execution together with Ilkka Kärkkäinen / Dynamo&Son
Publicist, co-curator, producer, consult, organizer, builder, sales… and more! I have been working in the LOKAL wonderland since the beginning of 2015. Here below some examples of my work for this beautiful and genuine place -> klick on the smaragdus green words to open links. More about LOKAL here!
TORI / Co-curating & producing & building
SMARAGDUS / Concept & co-curating & producing & publicity & building
Logo by Cajsa Holgersson / Work-in-progress video by Ananya Tanttu here!
KASVU, TILLVÄXT, GROWTH, Onoma summer exhibition satellite at LOKAL in collaboration with Onoma, Habitare & Asun magazine / Concept & Producer & collaborations & publicist planner
Graphic identity Ilkka Kärkkäinen / Dynamo&son
Beautiful video of the opening by Ananya Tanttu here!
Art work (2013) from Toinen Kattaus exhibition for LOKAL: Thread from a found collection constructed underneath an old table cover. (In private collection)
photo: Katja Hagelstam