Soil Matters at Designmuseum in Helsinki

The exhibition Soil Matters explores the effects of design and manufacturing industries on soil.It showcases a multidisciplinary group of professionals who work with soil, from ceramic artists to activists and different types of research groups.

The exhibition highlights how the glass and porcelain industries and new technologies have left their mark in the soil. In the exhibition, designers, artisans and artists explore the relationship between human and soil through experimental design projects. On view until 10th of January 2021.

Riikka Latva-Somppi och Maarit Mäkelä

Artists and groups at the exhibition: Tzuyu Chen (TW), Annelie Grimwade Olofsson (SE/DK), Özgü Gündeşlioğlu (TR), Catharina Kajander (FI), Riikka Latva-Somppi (FI), Maarit Mäkelä (FI), Pauliina Purhonen (FI), Erna Skúladóttir (IS), Unknown Fields Division (Liam Young & Kate Davies) (UK), Un/Making Studio (Åsa Ståhl & Kristina Lindström) (SE)


Photo credit: Tzuyu Chen
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Main photo: Ceramic test tiles made out of natural clay from Sipoo. The colours of the tiles come from soil gathered from Vuosaari, Sipoo, and Espoo. Photo credit: Tzuyu Chen, Soil
Care: Symphony Rehearsal

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