ARS 11 – contemporary art in Kiasma, Helsinki 2.November 25th, 2011 by BLOGitse received 35 Comments »
photos of the weekend #47 / ARS 11 – contemporary art in Kiasma, Helsinki part 2.
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Left: Statue of Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (4 June 1867 – 27 January 1951)
was the military leader….Mannerheim is widely regarded,
by many Finns and non-Finns alike, as the father of the modern country of Finland.
Sibande depicts a woman named Sophie who wears a blue dress remininscent of a
Victorian costume and a maid’s outfit…Sophie turns everyday rules upside down.
More Mary’s art in Gallery MOMO
Patrizia Guerresi Maïmouna
Gurresi considers themes of femininity, religion abd corporality –
in her own words, “the mystic body”.
More her art here.
…the lives of people at an electronic waste dump in Ghana.
Read more about permanent error.
…the snake made out of old oil canisters –
they point tot the West African oil industry and the smuggling that goes on.
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Odili Donald Odita
Odita often creates paintings directly in existing spaces –
wall painting challenge us to experience the space in a new way.
Visit his website.
This photographic series introduces the Black President and his imaginary government.
More his art here.
…like a temporary refugee camp built to satisfy urgent needs…
Visit his website.
Did you notice all the shadows in and out?
Have a relaxing weekend!
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