For me, artistic process is philosophical state of mind. My work with photography, performance, writing and video researches the connections and tensions between organic nature and contemporary human experience. I’m interested in light, color and dreamy everyday moments in which the dimensions of the mind, past and the present diffuse. I see myself an artist exploring the unexplored territories of nature, humanity, order and chaos.
Kasvunpaikka — suojastasi vihdoin villiinnyn ( from your shelter I will grow wild ) is photography series exploring a mechanical greenhouse system built in the wild arctic nature of Rovaniemi, Finland.
The greenhouse inspired me to develop dreamy imagery about human obsession to control the wild nature in terms to create harmony and beauty.
Greenhouse has a controversial aura : while the plastic structure conceals controlled protection for growth, its natural environment is living wild and changing naturally through all four seasonal cycles of the north.
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