Author: John Collingswood

Pohjois-Karjala

Pohjois-Karjala by YL Male Voice ChoirA beautiful song and video about life in Northern Karelia

1989

An installation created for LUMO 2021 – under the theme of ‘Back to New’. 9 pieces were installed throughout an empty shop for he weekend of the light festival. Mainly based on creating moving shapes by combining straight lines of light and organic structures of material. This was an idea originally developed with an animator…
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30:20

30:20 is a large icosahedral structure made only from found sticks and red wool and suspended in a small room of the Konttori building on Varjakka Island during July/August 2021. I aimed to create something that looks out of place, but uses natural, site-specific materials. Something that would connect with the engineering past of the…
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Sensing Self

therapy website

AQUARIUS

dance video shot in the Varjakka konttori building

The Blue Room

dance video shot in the blue sitting room of Varjakka konttori building

PIIKA

Filmed in the servant’s quarters of the Konttori building on Varjakka Island with dancers from the !OHO-KEHO! collective.

Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan

Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan work as a husband and wife team primarily in the medium of cardboard. Their soaring installations fill gallery spaces, reaching from floor to ceiling and wall to wall. The duo’s massive sculptural works are comprised of miniature homes that have been piled and stacked, creating dizzying towers of layered landscapes. For many…
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Ode to You

Mentoring dance artist Manon Siv Duquesnay

KOULUMME

dance interventions in a village school