Welcome to In transit >< Käännöksessä's art opening on March 19 at Galleria Bokvillan from 16:00-18:00.
Tervetuloa In transit >< Käännöksessä näyttelyn avajaisiin 19.3 Galleria Bokvillanissa klo. 16:00-18:00.
Galleria Bokvillan, Hämeentie 125, 00560 Helsinki
Thank you to our sponsors Ruohonjuuri and Astrid Pedersen for providing delicious treats as we find understanding through interacting with our surroundings!
Car collages were created for energy, Lukumi/Yoruba Oricha Ogun, the energy of all iron and steel, the owner of all things iron and steel, the clearer of roads and paths as well as its vehicles, cars, and railroads.
Antique playful relics were appropriated, re-visioned, and remixed into spiritual elekes, beaded necklaces, with Ogun-car medallions. The images and objects re-present transit, motion, in microcosm, encoding communication of the African Trans Atlantic Spirits in object, color, rhythm, word, image and text…
1. “Translations: Ogun in Transit” Mix Media Collage Series, 20”x40”
2. Collaged Sculptures (Elekes con Coches de Oricha Ogun), necklace series #01-#100
3. Oricha Cajon/ Box Collaged sculpture series (each containing an Oricha collage car medallion on elekes, spirit beads) #01-#100
4. Post card series of images 5”x7”
Annantalo, 5.3, Sunday date: Multiple languages, multiple meanings >< Sunnuntaitreffit: Satakielipäivä
Annantalo, Helsinki's childrens' art house, will be filled with many amazing creative happenings on Sunday, March 5. Welcome and come make art with us! Click here for the schedule.
Arlene Tucker and Heather Connelly are artists, researchers and art educators based in Helsinki, Finland and Nottingham, UK, respectively.