Kuvan Kevät 2022

Installing Allusions

Sörnäisten rantatie 19 - Helsinki

7.05.2022 to 6.06.2022

Folds draw two distant points on a surface nearer to each other, creating shortcuts. This can be seen as a spatial manipulation that suggests new relations, leaving empty spaces of signification. On the fluid structure of a curtain, folds form and become undone in continuous motion. Archives are similar, moments defined by the moving relations of the elements they contain. When new materials are included, categories are re-specified and new relations are drawn between them. This collection presents itself as an open archive, where the process of insertion and extraction is constantly happening. The viewer, the object, the meaning… each element is a prop of each other, an allusion that is conceived to perpetually suggest different definitions of the others.

Folds of the curtain, twelve sections bended by hand after a study on a curtain installed in a private collection in Berlin;

Text in a painting, a reflection on alternative form of reading a landscape, a citation to the content of the book;

The frame which, instead of being hang on a wall, stands flat as a display ta ble, a curated showcase;

Weight of a canvas, 380g, the physical weight of the book nearby. Can sight decipher weight? Painting as adding weight to a canvas - perpetual gestures which bring to no conclusion.

Untitled (table-case) , 2022, Oil painting, 50 x 168 (x 80) cm

Untitled (bookshelf), 2022, Oil painting, iron, books, 30 x 70 x 40 cm

Individual Book-Paintings:

183 g (The Wretched of the Screen): 18 x 11 x 2 cm
294 g (Fundburö): 20 x 14 x 3 cm
185 g (Heisse Fälle, the back side): 17 x 10 x 3 cm
112 g (Fondamenta degli Incurabili): 18 x 10 x 1 cm
97 g (Paul Celan): 15 x 10 x 1 cm
1951 g (Painting 2.0): 31 x 24 x 4 cm

845 g , 2022, Oil on canvas, 30 x 20 cm

Untitled, 2022, Oil on board, cotton veil, 36 x 27 cm

Untitled, 2022, Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm

Untitled, 2022, Oil on canvas, 130 x 100 cm

Untitled (curtain), 2022, Twelve hand bent aluminum sheets, 900 x 350 x 10 cm

*The aluminium curtain is realised with the support of Alumeco Finland Oy Ab.