A Father, a Mother and a Child

Video made by Louisiana Art Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.

"In a way, all of my artwork is kind of self-portraits." Meet one of the leading contemporary Finnish artists, Kaarina Kaikkonen, who tells poignant, personal stories - such as the tragic loss of her father - through her sculptures and gigantic installations made from recycled materials.

Kaarina Kaikkonen - ARE WE STILL GOING ON? 2013

Maramotti Collezione, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Kaarina Kaikkonen uses a thousand dress shirts donated by people from the DC area to construct a large-scale, site-specific hanging installation that takes the shape of a boat. On display February 19-March 17, during the "Nordic Cool 2013 Festival" at The Kennedy Center.

The Blue Route is a new installation by leading Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen commissioned with Brighton Festival for spring 2013.

This short film forms part of the gallery interpretation and details Kaarina's work and her approach to this exhibition. Fabrica co-director also gives some context to the commissioning of this piece.

The film was made by Ben Harding and Tom Thistlewaite and produced by Laurence Hill.

Kaarina Kaikkosen installaatio "Elämänpolkuja" on esillä Helsingissä Lönnrotinkadun ja Yrjönkadun risteyksessä. 7.5 - 4.9.2011. Video Samuli Simula