Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fine Mexican Pottery in Helsinki, Arabia – Hienoa meksikolaista keramiikka

Surprisingly interesting exhibition in Design Museum’s Gallery Arabia, Helsinki: Fire and Clay The art of soft pottery in Oaxaca, Mexico. Design Museon Galleria Arabiassa on tammikuun 22. päivään asti mielenkiintoinen näyttely “Tuli ja savi – Mexicon Oaxacan haurasta keramiikkaa”. Se kertoo monipuolisesti tämän eteläisen … Continue reading

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Uutta tunnelmaa vaihdettavalla valokuvatapetilla

Viime keväänä Hei Helsinki ry:stä otettiin yhteyttä minuun. He tarvitsivat nopeasti näyttävän digikuvan, joka liittyisi yhdistyksen kotikaupunkiin eli Helsinkiin ja jonka pystyisi suurentamaan metrien kokoiseksi laadun liikaa kärsimättä. Yhdistyksellä on Senaatintorin reunalla olevassa Kiseleffin talossa tila, joka kaipasi persoonallista sisustusta. Kuvatapetti … Continue reading

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Tom Molloy’s Protest

Tom Molloy is an Irish artist living in France. Modern art museum Kiasma in Helsinki shows tiny photographs he has cut out from newspapers and internet prints. These hundreds of ‘real life paper dolls’ are squeezed on a ten meter … Continue reading

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Strange machine from the 1920’s – Outo kone 1920-luvulta

I got a bunch of old 6 x 9 cm negatives. I scanned those. Most of them were family snapshots taken around 1920 mainly in Mäntäsälä and also elsewhere in Finland. One image was something different: a caterpillar (crawler) pulling … Continue reading

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October daybreak – Lokakuun aamunkoitto

Lake Lestijärvi in Central Finland a few minutes before 8am last Sunday. I woke up and saw that the horizon was in flames. The lakeshore was only some tens of meters away. I quickly grabbed the camera and tripod, and … Continue reading

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Great pottery in Tallinn: Asuur Keraamika

If you like to see how great Estonian ceramics is made, you should visit Asuur Ceramics Studio and showroom at Loewenschede Tower (more about the history of the tower here) in the Old Town of Tallinn. The studio was founded already 1993. … Continue reading

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Staircase in sepia and color

One staircase, two angle of views, one pictured in sepia black and white, the other in colour. Were the colors of the walls and tiles on the floor carefully selected by the architects? – Does  the colour processing change the feeling … Continue reading

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