Monthly Archives: August 2015

Poster war: Soviet Union versus United States

Two posters, two superpowers, two objects … two success? * * * The first poster “нет!” (“No!”) I saw in flea market in Estonia. It has been drawn by Russian V. I. Govorkov, who was active from early 1930’s to late 1960’s. … Continue reading

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Tino Sehgal’s Kiss in Kiasma

I was corrected “This is not a performance, it’s a piece of art.”,  when I asked at Kiasma’s ticket desk, who are the persons in the performance.  I was also told that the names of the persons are not relevant. Only … Continue reading

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People in Croatia

Street photography in Croatia’s Dubrovnik, Hvar and Split in June/July this year. Click any image to open the gallery.

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Unwilling model

It was an exciting day: the birthday party for a 4-year old princess. Everything went well, singing Happy Birthday, blowing the candles, having a piece of cake. Then the excitement unwound as a temporary bad mood. She sat in a … Continue reading

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Below the clouds and water – Pilvien ja pinnan alla

Water and clouds are / part of the same great cycle. / Man-made things will sink. Järvet ja pilvet, / osa kokonaisuutta. / Esine hukkuu. About haiku (in English) * Haikuista (suomeksi)

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Time for daily kayaking in Hvar

If you live on the shores of Mediterranean Sea, you must have some sort of a vessel: it can be a luxury yacht, a 39 ft sailboat, a 5 hp motorboat – or a small kayak. In Hvar, Croatia, there are also plenty … Continue reading

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Back to back under the full moon

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Hvar, Croatia during sunset and night

The city of Hvar is the largest settlement (pop. c. 3700) on the island of Hvar in Croatia, but the bustling port with small boats and big cruise ships makes it feel even larger. During our short stay there it felt … Continue reading

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Abandoned house and carriage

This could be a romantic place to live … … though the curtains have done their job … … and also the carriage … … but where is the horse?

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Croatia from the air

Approaching Croatia by air is as beautiful as being in the country itself. Here are two pictures I took before landing on Dubrovnik, approaching the airport from the south. The first picture shows  the southernmost tourist oasis, Molunat. It is a natural port … Continue reading

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