31st May 2016
Olo-Mærkbart exhibition 2016–2017
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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
Thanks to all applicants!
Works from the following artists were selected to the exhibition:
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
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