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27th September 2016

Olo-Mærkbart at Poikilo Kouvola Art Museum

​Exhibition at Poikilo Kouvola Art Museum 29.9.2016 – 8.1.2017

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28.9. Opening day program

  • 13.00 Press conference
  • Release of the web katalog
  • 16.30–18 miniseminar at Honka Sali. There is artists and provincial artist laureate Outi Turpeinen as a lecturer present at the miniseminar. Artist Paneltalk, which main topic will be contemporary craft's relation to other contemporary art.
  • 18–20 Opening of the exhibition

Exhibition's side-programs

15.10. at 14–15 o'clock - Curator´s round by

Raakel Kuukka

29.10. at 13–15.30 o'clock - Workshop by Maiju Ahlgrén, take your own crocheting needle number 3-3,5 and yarn with you.

19.11. at 13–15.30 o'clock - Workshop by Ulla Sinkkonen, material fee 5 euros to workshop leader.

Olo-Mærkbart web catalogue introduces the artists and explains the background of exhibition and contemporary craft. The catalogue is published by Artists O.

In case the issuu publication above doesn't work: Olo-Maerkbart-nayttelyluettelo.pdf (7.4 Mt)


Invitation (pdf)


The participating artists

The joint exhibition of Artists O Association and Danske Kunsthåndværkere & Designere received 51 applications from Finland and 11 from Denmark. The exhibition’s jury, an art historian, PhD Jorunn Veiteberg (Denmark / Norway) and visual & photographic artist, MA Raakel Kuukka (Finland) commended the high quality of applications. The exhibition will be opened in September 2016 at Kouvola Art Museum Poikilo.
Thanks to all applicants!


Works from the following artists were selected to the exhibition:

From Finland:
Maiju Ahlgrén, Ariadna Donner, Riitta Forsman, Leena Illukka, Aino Kajaniemi, Tytti Korin, Kaarina Kuusisto-Lukkari, Riikka Latva-Somppi, Tiia Matikainen, Saana Murtti, Nina Nisonen, Ulla Pohjola, Inni Pärnänen, Elina Salonen, Ulla Sinkkonen, Johanna Suonpää, Virpi Vesanen-Laukkanen ja Mervi Vuolas

From Denmark:
Malene Kastalje, Anne Mette Larsen, Majken Mann & Nynne Færch, Jette Nevers, Ulrike Ramin, Helene Søs Schjødts sekä Amelie Tillgren & Pia Jensen.

In addition from Denmark, invited by the curators:
Kirsten Schou-Jørgensen, Annette Dam and Ane Fabricius Christiansen