Koti veneessä

on lastattu kirjoilla ja kartoilla, innostavilla esikuvilla, herkullisella ruoalla, vastuullisilla valinnoilla ja villeillä unelmilla. Lisäksi päästään kurkistamaan erilaisiin veneisiin ja niiden tarinoihin.

L is for Luxe, Calme et Volupté

I believe curatorial work can have an experimental strategy, similar to the approach to the creation of artworks. I have always tried to arrange my personal work around certain themes so there is a coherent focus to it. When I first started out this project, I decided to give it enough time. When you...

O is for Orientalism

When entering the back room through a small corridor, it is like stepping from the gallery’s public space into a private chamber. I have wanted to emphasize that feeling by showcasing all the works with water, plants and gardens in the first room. The Back Room is reserved for vibrant social life, bars, clubs, models...

P is for Les Ponts

The space of the exhibition is divided into two rooms. When entering the exhibition, the pictures of bridges (Les ponts f), fountains and parks set the verdurous, soothing tone in the first room. On the first wall, we see Maria Herreros’ dreamy interpretation on Pont Neuf, Paris’ oldest standing bridge. Spanning the Seine between...

Q is for Quelle Surprise!

Quelle Surprise! is a vax crayon drawing Marika made in Paris. I fell in love with this work immediately when I saw it. It was super simple and stylish, yet there was unintentional humour in it. ”At first, the character’s hand was in the ass,” Marika said, warts and all. ”Then I made some...

R is for Rhythm

A big part of the exhibition planning is a matter of choosing and then arranging the chosen elements in a specific order in space. I call it the rhythm. Placed above the front door, the first and the last artwork of the exhibition is Marika Maijala’s Le Sacre du Printemps. It is a humoristic prelude...