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31st May 2016

Olo-Mærkbart exhibition 2016–2017

General information

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The joint Nordic Art and Design travelling exhibition in Finland and Denmark 2016–2017

The exhibition will showcase the best in contemporary Nordic Art and Design. Experience national differences and commonalities in a joint exhibition of finish and danish artists. The exhibition will be featured in two galleries: at the Kouvola Art Museum Poikilo before moving to Danish Øregaard museum in Hellerup with the help of our Danish partners.

The exhibition will celebrate the Finland based Artists O Association’s 10th anniversary and the Danish Danske Kunsthåndværkere & Designere 40th anniversary, both taking place in 2016.

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

Producers of Olo – Mærkbart


Artists O
Leenakaisu Hattunen, Soila Hänninen, Leena Illukka, Miia Kallio, Päivi Kekäläinen, Sanna Majander, Merja Ranki, Ulla Sinkkonen


Kouvola Art Museum Poikilo

www.kouvola.fi/index/­kulttuurija­vapaa-aika/­poikilo...

Exhibition at the Kouvola Art Museum Poikilo 29.9.2016 – 8.1.2017
visitkouvola.fi/en/c/64/poikilo-museums


Øregaard museum

oregaard.dk

Exhibition at the Øregaard museum, Hellerup, Denmark, 22.6.-10.9.2017



Danske Kunsthåndvaerkere & Designere

www.danske­kunst­haandvaerkere.dk


Jury
Jorunn Veiteberg, art historian, PhD Denmark/Norway
Raakel Kuukka, visual and photographic artist, MA


Sponsors

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)
The Finnish-Danish Cultural Foundation
The Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation