Wed 28.10.2020 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
The world can be a troubled and knotted place, and Eeva-Leena Eklund's works echo this. Eklund's paintings are firmly anchored in reality and observations of it. Motifs for her work may include the fabric of a sofa, tomatoes, her grandfather's wartime postcards from the battlefront, or streetscapes. Eklund looks beyond everyday curiosities; at the windowsill where unattainable longing has been replaced by staring animal figurines made of porcelain.
Fri 06.11.2020 15.00 The Helinä Rautavaara Museum
Wed 14.04.2021 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
In April 2021, EMMA welcomes an exhibition that has been carried out in collaboration with design organisation Ornamo, showcasing new ceramic art. The exhibition highlights artists who have renewed ceramics as a medium of contemporary art. The works use ceramics to address themes of fracture and reconstruction – humans’ relationship with soil, environment and each other..