Category: RECALL 2015

RECALL

HAM Gallery
Helsinki 2015

‘Recall’ means remembering, recollecting, bringing back to mind and to call back for repairs. The exhibition deals with materials and objects that have been close to us, some even part of our daily lives, but are now gradually becoming history.

RECALL

Recall consists of ceramic parts reminiscent of CD and DVD discs and broken up disc holders – the kind of junk that fills up flea markets and landfills. They are signs of a culture about to disappear.

Ceramics, cut and reshaped disc holders, fishing line, plexiglass, steel.

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STONEROCKS

Stonerocks consists of collages of shapes made from trash thrown in the woods and along running paths and industrial materials found in the nature (goggles, pieces of tile and brick, plastic tip from a firework, coffee mug cover, plastic water bottle, cardboard packaging). I converted the shapes into abstract ceramic sculptures and made concrete pedestals for them. Layer of a reflective paint covers the top of the pedestals. The last photo is taken with flash.

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RIMS

The hoops are from wooden barrels that have been used as pots for exotic plants at the Wiepersdorf Castle. When the barrels have started to rot, they have been discarded into the woods. I collected the rusty hoops and gave them a rough polish. I installed the hoops with rubber bands and supporters making use of structures of the gallery space.

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