Imaginative worlds in abstract paintings

From left to right: Sulamith and Margarete | Maaria Oikarinen | 2015, acrylic on canvas. All pictures by The Art Trail. Colors, splashes, smudges, bubbles, thick brush strokes and delicate lines reveal expressions of different worlds in Group OOO’s abstract painting exhibition at Galleria Huuto. In Maaria Oikarinen’s frequently distressed paintings, not just one but multiple worlds collide, create […]

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 […]