I mold a thick layer of fresh unfired clay with my body, knees and elbows. All the details from my skin get printed on the clay. During the exhibition clay dries, shrinks, cracks, and its color gets lighter – the clay has a life of its own, I do not have complete control over it.
Kamara at Malmitalo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland, 2021
Materials: unfired clay and metal carts. Three parts, each width 108 cm x depth 67 cm x height 95 cm. Group exhibition Island of Empathy together with Janne Kärkkäinen and Mari Keski-Korsu.
Kamara at Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland, 2020
Materials: unfired clay and wood. Three parts, each width 85 cm x depth 85 cm x height 95 cm. Group exhibition Luontoja at Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland.
Review of the Poriginal exhibition in Satakunnan kansa -newspaper (in Finnish).
Kamara at Sculptor Gallery, Helsinki, Finland, 2019
Materials: unfired clay and wood. Three parts, each 85 cm x 85 cm x 95 cm. Exhibition nordiSkulptur at Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki. Read more about the exhibition at Gallery Sculptor.
First 2019 image by Titus Verhe, others by Pia Männikkö.