The Curious Case of Log Head

In a short film by Maarit Suomi-Väänänen, Log Head (10min, 2015), a personified tree log equipped with skis, furry hat and feelings goes out and about its day in the forest. Encounters with other more-or-less lively inhabitants make Log Head act and react in a quest for something yet unknown to the viewer. Log Head (or Pölkyllä Pää in its original Finnish name) has […]

Meet the Artist: Petr Řehoř

I came across Petr Řehoř’s latest work during Helsinki Art Walk last weekend at Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius and I immediately became curious about the possible interpretations of  his semiotic paintings. The exhibition called Days in Rome emerged from the artist’s residency in Rome in the summer of 2014 and it displayed paintings and collages made during his stay in […]