Category Archives: Exhibitions

Self-consumption

MODERN SOCIETY seems to be driven by the massive consumption of goods, for all of its consequent impact in ecology. In an attempt to keep up with our peers we desperately want a new pair of shoes, the new mobile … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays

IT IS MONDAY. The shower room is the secret space where one’s deepest thoughts come without censor or witnesses. Water magically showers away our true feelings about how past choices have shaped our present lives. Is this how we really … Continue reading

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Caj Bremer’s sharp eye on view in new retrospective

CAJ BREMER is one of the biggest names in post-war Finnish photojournalism. His black and white photo reportages have afforded him a storytelling role as a photographer. The Ateneum is featuring a collection of more than 150 of his photographs, … Continue reading

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Blending in with the scenery

MORE than viewing art, It’s a Set Up is an invitation to a sensorial, active experience that gets viewers involved with the artworks. Jacob Dahlgren’s work The Wonderful World of Abstraction plays with the idea of making the visitor wonder … Continue reading

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New designs on city life

SUSAN FOURTANÉ HELSINKI TIMES The world is rapidly evolving. In an era of social networking, environmental changes, massive overflow of information, people are constantly challenged to use and adapt to their surroundings in myriad new ways. The visions of the … Continue reading

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Painting Finland through Irish eyes

Dublin artist Alan Hogan draws inspiration from Finnish nature, its lush landscapes and the beauty of the different seasons to create colourful and memorable landscapes. ALAN HOGAN has a permanent exhibition on display at The Art Garage in Karis/Karjaa, a … Continue reading

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Art gems at EMMA’s summer exhibition

Espoo museum of Modern Art (EMMA) hosts an exhibition entitled A Look at the EMMA Collections: Treasure Islands and Daydreams until 6 September 2009. On show is a wide range of today’s art, reflecting how changes in society and in … Continue reading

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