Exhibitions

Unique gallery spaces with changing exhibitions.
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April
 
14
 – 
April 30, 2021

Jarkko Martikainen and Ilkka Vuojala

Fat Skeletons - Lihavia luurankoja, illustrated songs

Jarkko Martikainen is Finnish musician and writer whose career spans three decades. His 2020 book Lihavia luurankoja (Like,2020), Fat Skeletons brought together Martikainen's stories behind his most famous lyrics and songs as well as illustrations by both Jarkko and artist Ilkka Vuojala. The exhibition in Laterna Magica's cellar gallery will present Jarkko Martikainen's music together with his illustrations as well as paintings and drawings by Ilkka Vuojala.
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April
 
14
 – 
April 30, 2021

Lotta Wigelius-Wulff

Stone, Horizon and Us, Others

Colourful works by Lotta Wigelius-Wulff fill the Book Gallery space in April. The exhibition consists of her recent portraits and landscapes. Her works are made on paper with gouache, watercolour and oil pastels.
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May
 
26
 – 
June 19, 2021

Hanna Galtat

Significant Symbols, sculptures

Hanna Galtat is an artist working in Helsinki and France whose work comprises installations, sculptures and collages. The exhibition Strange Symbols consists of small bronze sculptures of symbols that sketch out common agreements in our civilisation.
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July
 
7
 – 
July 31, 2021

Deniz Hartikainen

Rugs, on Drugs, textile art

The exhibition 'Rugs on Drugs’ consists of hand-tufted psychedelic wall rugs. Aiming that each rug in the exhibition is a conversation starter for the visitors. Deniz Hartikainen (b.1993) is a Turkish-Kurdish textile artist based in Jyväskylä. The ‘Rugs on Drugs exhibition on the Book Gallery is her first solo exhibition in Finland.
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Past exhibitions

March
 
17
 – 
April 10, 2021

Rebecca Sandelin

We Were Made for More

Using found photographs collected over several months from a local flea market and vintage retailer in Helsinki together with mixed media including glass glitter, the blackest acrylic paint, dried flowers and hand embroidered glass beads, We Were Made for More illustrates how historical photographs are popularly interpreted on the Internet and through social media.
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March
 
17
 – 
April 1, 2021

Fealinea Lux

Neo-shamanic Sex Spells for Past, Present and Future

Fealinea Lux is a visual artist, mystic and esoteric esthete channeling flow of change via art, touch and connection. Erotic imagery evokes emotion and raw, juicy urges of our primal instincts. In our own sensuality and the place of pure arousal, where our bodies are simultaneously playing both the heightened and lowered notes of our being, we are no one and everyone, nowhere and everywhere at once.
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February
 
24
 – 
March 13, 2021

Hannu Peltomaa

Movie Man 80 years - Living Pictures

Hannu Peltomaa (b.1941) in known to have done almost everything within the Finnish movie industry. He has worked as a director, cinematographer. editor and producer during a career that has spanned over six decades.
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February
 
24
 – 
March 13, 2021

Heli Kurimo

What We See, Photography

That Which We See is photography exhibition by Heli Kurimo. It explores the relationship between humans and natural world. Kurimo has photographed artists in locations that have special importance to them.
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February
 
3
 – 
February 20, 2021

Dietmar Tallroth,

Things (or less), photographs

Things (or less), an exhibition of black and white photography by Dietmar Tallroth delves into the theme of consumerism.Through buy-and-discard behaviour waste mountains grow, resources are depleted and the whole biosphere, nature on which we ourselves depend, suffers. But can we even change? This project tries to fall in love with things we already own. It attempts to see things not as something that merely serves our needs or desires, but as shapes, materials, objects in their own right and in various and new contexts.
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January
 
13
 – 
January 30, 2021

Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints from Tuula Moilanen's collection

The beauty with the mirror

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January
 
13
 – 
January 30, 2021

Alex Markwith

Elemental Transmissions

Elemental Transmissions is a site-specific response to the Laterna Magica gallery space, playing with ideas of physical change and perception in both an abstract and direct sense. Alex Markwith (b. 1988, Kingston, PA) is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland, where he moved in September 2020 after living and working for nine years in New York City. Elemental Transmissions is the artist's sixth solo exhibition, and his first in Finland.
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November
 
18
 – 
December 5, 2020

Kari Holopainen

Path, photography and paintings

There have been many twists and turns in Kari Holopainen's artistic path. Its sidepaths reach music, book art, painting, print and photography. Holopainen is best known for developing and teaching Polymer photogravure as well as for his uniquely exquisite books and photo portfolios, which combine methods from both photography and print-making. Kari Holopainen's exhibition Polku – Path, and the book by the same name will collect together the many paths of Holopainen's career. Exhibition opening and book launch on Tuesday November 17th From 3-7 PM. Meet the artist at the gallery on November 21st from 1-3 PM.
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October
 
28
 – 
November 14, 2020

Teo Kalsa

Metempsychosis, collages

Symbolism from the cloud of unknowng. A mysticism of Decadence and the Fall.Images which attempt to be as windows to outsides, to other sides. Becoming otherness. Apokalypsis; identity in decay, flowers grow in ruins. Kalsa is an aesthete and occultural artist existing in Helsinki. Exhibition opening on Tuesday October 27th, 4-7 PM. Warm Welcome!
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October
 
28
 – 
November 14, 2020

Anna Mattila

Tilaton....tilassa, photographs

Anna Mattila's exhibition ”Tilaton….tilassa, Spaceless....In a Space” consists of digital photographs, which are like notes from a journey. The exhibition opening on Tuesday October 27th 2020, 4-7 PM. Warm Welcome!
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October
 
7
 – 
October 24, 2020

Laura Kautovaara

Perfect Strangers, paintings

Laura Kautovaara's debut exhibition Perfect Strangers will be seen in Laterna Magica's Book Gallery space in October. It consists of artist portraits and of songs as paintings, from Little Richard to Deep Purple.
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October
 
7
 – 
October 24, 2020

Antti Närhi

Boys of Summer, photography

The exhibition in Laterna Magica tile and cellar galleries in October is called Boys of Summer and it presents themese of youth, getting old, those past summers and feeling of nostalgia. Antti Närhi has documented his friends at summer meetings for nearly fifteen years and on film he has caught both warmth and humor as well as the omnipotence of youth.
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September
 
16
 – 
October 3, 2020

Leena Juvonen

Muinaiset kivet -Ancient Stones

In our tile and cellar galleries in late September we will have wood-fired ceramic sculptures by Leena Juvonen. The exhibition is called Muinaiset kivet, Ancient Stones. Juvonen's sculptures are like pieces of bedrock, round stones with indentations made by ash.
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September
 
16
 – 
October 3, 2020

Leena Mäki-Patola

How Little is Enough, ceramic art

How Little is Enough is an exhibition of ceramic art by Leena Mäki-Patola.  
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August
 
21
 – 
September 12, 2020

Jenni Haili

Other I

In our Tile and Cellar Galleries we will have an exhibition by Jenni Haili called Other I presenting several series of works, which reflect the themes of identity, otherness and fear while they also include themes from fairytales and play. The exhibition consists mostly of Jenni Haili's photography but there are some curated works from Anna Englund, Jonas Haili, Marika Hyvärinen, Jaakko Kilpiäinen, Jyrki Kirjalainen and Ulla Sangervo.
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