Articles

Space – Positions and directions

Space – Positions and directions

Space is a condition for objects to exist, and it appears only with objects in it. Positions and directions explore the spatiality and its interfaces, the relativity between the objects and their orientations. The farther the stars, the less they appear to move, and the only common direction in this world is time.

La Morale élastique

La Morale élastique

Kati Peltola’s glass world La Morale élastique (Engl. Elastic Moral) is a collection of works that explore the elasticity of morality; like ever-flexible human body, morality can adapt and change. Through this exhibition, Peltola aims to cultivate care, respect, and fairness by inviting visitors to explore beyond the binary concepts of good and bad. The works in the exhibition are part of an ongoing project that began in 2021.

Identity in, through and beyond art

Identity in, through and beyond art

All identities are interconnected and exist in relation to others. Artwork can be seen as a continuum of an artist’s identity whereas any interpretation of art is influenced by the spectator’s identity. When looking at an artwork you perceive it through yourself – what do you see?

Hugo Simberg’s dream world (1873–1917)

Hugo Simberg’s dream world (1873–1917)

Hugo Simberg’s work is an enhancement of the senses. He has created a dream world which requires symbolic means to interpret it. He composes metaphors with coherence and continuity. Subtle colours enter a mental landscape where movements are on the border of sleep and consciousness.