Sat 11.01.2014 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
Thu 13.08.2020 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
Wed 28.10.2020 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
The world can be a troubled and knotted place, and Eeva-Leena Eklund's works echo this. Eklund's paintings are firmly anchored in reality and observations of it. Motifs for her work may include the fabric of a sofa, tomatoes, her grandfather's wartime postcards from the battlefront, or streetscapes. Eklund looks beyond everyday curiosities; at the windowsill where unattainable longing has been replaced by staring animal figurines made of porcelain.
Mon 03.05.2021 11.00 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modert Art
The idea underlying the Ceramics Facing the New exhibition is kintsugi, the Japanese tradition of mending broken pottery with gold or another metal. Instead of concealing the damage, kintsugi seeks to establish a new relationship with it. In this exhibition, kintsugi serves as a metaphor for society. A fracture can be a signal of something new. How can fragments be re-joined to create a renewed yet enduring structure?