Category: Works

TÄSTÄ ETEENPÄIN – BEYOND THIS POINT

TÄSTÄ ETEENPÄIN – BEYOND THIS POINT Material: glass ladder, iron oxide Touch -exhibition Saastamoinen Foundation EMMA Museum 2020

ANGEL BY MAARIA

Angels drawn by Maaria at the age of 4 are reborn as fabric in Kyoto, Japan Find out more enkeli-by-maaria.com

UNACCOMPANIED LUGGAGE MOONLIGHT SOUVENIR

Thomas Gunnar Bagge Thomas Gunnar Bagge Thomas Gunnar Bagge UNACCOMPANIED LUGGAGE Moonlight Souvenir (to travel with the moon) Materials: grandfather’s suitcase, glass, coffee. Kunsthal 44Moen, Denmark 2018

BEYOND THIS POINT

Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Yutaka Shimao Photo: Yutaka Shimao Photo: Art Front Photo: Yutaka Shimao Photo: Timo Torikka Beyond this point Solo exhibition in Art Front Gallery, Tokyo 2017 curated by Toshio Kondo

ACT

Sketch Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Tsuyoshi Hongo Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Tsuyoshi Hongo ACT The installation is dealing with the invisible border between the stage and the audience. Elements: piano, 6 aquariums, one 55 …

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ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

Photo: Photo Art Front Photo: Photo Art Front Photo: Photo Art Front Photo: Imai ONE WAY OR ANOTHER The artwork once presented in an abandoned house in Kiriyama village of Matsudai area (2006) came back again. Spring exhibition at Echigo-Tsumari …

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HIDDEN VILLAGE

Photo: Machida Photo: Kondo Photo: Machida Photo: Machida HIDDEN VILLAGE Echigo-Tsumari Winter 2017

MIND MOSAIC

MIND MOSAIC A biography without words. Rut Bryk’s ceramic tiles studied and organized by Maaria Wirkkala was shown in connection with RUT BRYK’s exhibition. (Length 24 meters, width 120 cm) EMMA Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland 2016 A version …

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PENALTY

Photo: Noora Gaegea PENALTY Materials: Glass, 10 riot shields, a pair of football shoes, metal springs, 2 Loudspeakers Gegen-Against exhibition, Salon Dahlman Berlin, 2015

REMEMBER LIDICE / MEMORY BOARD

REMEMBER LIDICE / MEMORY BOARD Materials Burned wood, glass, photograph, book page, metal Edition Block, Berlin 2015

8 EXPOSURES – NEW VIEWS ON TAPIO WIRKKALA

Photo: Pirjo Honkasalo PROJECT: curator of the exhibition “8 Exposures – New Views on Tapio Wirkkala” 02.06.2015 – 13.09.2015 ATENEUM ART MUSEUMThe photography exhibition will feature eight well-known Finnish artists: Elina Brotherus, Kira Gluschkoff, Pirjo Honkasalo, Jorma Puranen, Matti Saanio, …

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DEPENDING ON – PROPORTIO

Photo: Jean-Pierre Gabriel DEPENDING ON – PROPORTIO Materials: three swings with a glass of waterone is half full, one is half empty, one is fullglasses designed by Tapio WirkkalaPROPORTIO Palazzo Fortuny, Venice 09.05.2015- 22.11.2015

OPEN SITUATION

Photo: Timo Torikka Locker Photo: Helsinki Art Museum 2014 Champion, the Critical point Photo: Helsinki Art Museum 2014 Maaria blowing coal Photo: Rauno Träskelin Dream Screen , coal blown on the wall Photo: Helsinki Art Museum 2014 Rebound Photo: Parnesh …

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ENOUGH?

Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Timo Torikka Enough? Iskele 2. THE UNANSWERED QUESTION (group exhibition) Curated by René Block. TANAS and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin 2013

A SPEECH TO THE SEA

A SPEECH TO THE SEA Project with Timo Torikka for Setouchi Triennale 2013 A series of events with light, video projections, a sakuhachi player, children, bamboo drums and floating elements. Megijima island

BEYOND

Photos: MW BEYOND Project for Provocate exhibition iwbFilter4, Basel, Switzerland 2013

HOUSE OF SWINGS

HOUSE OF SWINGS A house project for Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial 2012. 238 traditional straw sandals, soles gilded by the artist. 5 swings, with 6 glasses designed by Tapio Wirkkala filled with water. Fragments of postcards combining European and Japanese …

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WONDERING

Photo: MW Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: MW Photo: Timo Torikka WONDERING Starting point: thinking by walking – peripatetic Project for EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens 2011

SHARING

SHARING – private collection Photo: Timo Torikka SHARING – private collection Photo: MW SHARING – private collection Photo: MW SHARING – Doors Photo: J. Rauchenberger SHARING Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz 2011

AS IF

Photo: Jean-Pierre Gabriel AS IF TRA – Edge of becoming Palazzo Fortuny, Venice 2011

WAIT TO BE FETCHED

WAIT TO BE FETCHED Video projection on several walls Lahti Historical Museum 2010 Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria 2011

THERE IS A TIME FOR US ALL

Photo: MW Photo: Tiina Rekola Photo: Tiina Rekola Depending on Photo: Tiina Rekola Photo: MW THERE IS A TIME FOR US ALL Project for Lahti Historical Museum 2010-2011 Tools: Movement. Shadow. Reflection

INTERVALS

Photo: Osamu Nakamura Photo: Tinni Torikka Photo: Tinni Torikka INTERVALS Canals have turned into streets – boats have changed into cars. For many people the only contact with nature is nowadays through a car window. Water and Land Art Festival …

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ILLUSOIRE – AS IF

Photos: Sakari Viika ILLUSOIRE – AS IF Alteration of moving image and daylight at the interface of the exterior and the interior. During the day the landscape comes inside. At night, the work runs outside. Project for EMMA, Espoo Museum …

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BACKSTAGE

Photo: MW BACKSTAGE A piano, water, wallpaper designed by Maaria when she was 5 years old 44Moen, Danmark 2008

LANDING PROHIBITED

Photos: Tinni Torikka LANDING PROHIBITED – VIETATO LO SBARCO The gap between the dream and the reality. Aalto Pavilion, curated by René Block, Venice Biennale 2007 Materials: Sandolo (a traditional Venetian boat), glass from VENINI / Murano, a glass ladder, …

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SOLITUDE IN STABILITY

Photos: Sakari Viika SOLITUDE IN STABILITY The only certainty is uncertainty. ARS 06, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 2006, 2015 Materials: a floating stone, moving wooden floor gilded by the artist with 2952 golden metal leaves and a glass …

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EVERY PLACE IS THE HEART OF THE WORLD

Photo: Art Front Photo: Anzai Photo: MW Photo: Art Front EVERY PLACE IS THE HEART OF THE WORLD To combine something local with something global. A project in Yomogihira community for Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial, Japan 2003. Materials: local traditional …

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TIRAMI SU 2 – BACK TO THE ROOFS

Photos: J.Rauchenberger TIRAMI SU 2 – BACK TO THE ROOFS Himmelschwer exhibition, Graz, Austria 2003 Materials: Gilded ladders on rooftops of the old town

SO WHAT

So What – Animals to the Parliament SO WHAT – Carousel SO WHAT – Door SO WHAT – Shower SO WHAT – Zebra SO WHAT – Gun SO WHAT – Gun SO WHAT – Wheelchair Photos: Sakari Viika SO WHAT …

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A VOID ME

Photos: Rauno Träskelin A VOID ME One room full of emptiness and the other nearly empty. Two-day retrospective in the Museum of Architecture, Helsinki 2001

RESEARCHER’s CELLS

Confession Dialogue Meeting Place RESEARCHER’s CELLS Meeting Place, Confession Dialogue University of Lund, Department of Biomedicine, Project for Statens Konstråd Sweden 2000

FOUND A MENTAL CONNECTION 2

Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Rauno Träskelin Photo: Rauno Träskelin Found a Mental Connection 2 Helsinki, Berlin, Athens 1998-2000, Venice Biennale 2001. The Koran, the Bible, floating steel bridge 80 x 800 cm, 1000 toy animals.

DREAM SCREEN / PRIME TIME

Photo: Timo Torikka Photo: Nukari DREAM SCREEN / PRIME TIME In the past it was a dream to be immortalized in the stone, nowadays it is enough to be seen on TV. Helsinki, Malmö, Thessaloniki 2000-2001, Venice Biennale 2001 Black …

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DREAM SCREEN

Photos: Sami Maukonen DREAM SCREEN Charcoal blown on the wall. Helsinki 1990, 2002, “Dreams 1900-2000” – exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the publication of Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams New York, Wien 2000

BLIND WALL

Photos: Sakari Viika BLIND WALL To make insignificant remarkable. To pick out surfaces and shapes normally unopened to the gaze. Project for KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art (Under the Same Sky exhibition), Helsinki 1999

SHRED OF KNOWLEDGE

Photo: Sakari Viika SHRED OF KNOWLEDGE Turku Old Academy Heritage- Memorial 1999

FOUND A MENTAL CONNECTION

Sketch: MW Photo: Murat Germen Photo: Murat Germen Photo: Murat Germen FOUND A MENTAL CONNECTION 1 To create a bridge between Europe and Asia. To create a protective circle around the island. To deal with the situation – the moment. …

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TIRAMI SU

Photos: Salvatore Licitra TIRAMI SU – confession dialogue Venice Biennale, 1995 Gilded pearl-threader’s chairs attached on the walls in Campo Bandiera e Moro

NOTES

NOTES Demarcations and pickings to existing spaces before renovation. Commission by the Arts Council of Finland 1996

UNACCOMPANIED LUGGAGE

Manuel Gitak UNACCOMPANIED LUGGAGE 4th Istanbul Biennale 1995 Yerebatan Cistern, Gilded pearl-threader’s chair, father’s last shoes, daughter’s first boots.

ARCHIVE OF MOMENTS

Photo: Henry Edman Photo: Henry Edman Photo: Jaakko Heikkilä ARCHIVE OF MOMENTS A museum is a place of memory, but the place also has a memory. A museum conceals a collection. What happens to a provincial museum object, when it …

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LONG DISTANCE CALL

Photo: Nisse Pettersson LONG DISTANCE CALL “If you have never heard the violin, how can you know what you are missing.” Baltic Sculpture 93, Gotland Art Museum, Visby, Sweden 1993 Materials: Three telephone booths, a violin, an Apollo butterfly, postcards.

THE SEVENTH ROOM

Photo: H.Ruuskanen Photo: Sakari Viika THE SEVENTH ROOM Project for Helsinki City Art Museum, 1987

MEANWHILE IN ANOTHER PLACE

Photos: Sakari Viika MEANWHILE IN ANOTHER PLACE Passing-by places (construction sites) near the airport and Ruoholahti harbour Helsinki, October 27 after sunset 1989

MOVING PICTURES

Photo: Kuutti Lavonen MOVING PICTURES August 26, 9,30 pm. A chair moves across the water. The islands change places. After the rain a glass ladder rises out of the water. Paper boats float through the mist into the flames. Butterflies …

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