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About the artists

Salla Salin

is a Finnish artist working in the fields of both visual and performing/live art. Her works include for example installations, sculpture, performances and their visualizations, and combinations of different art fields. She lives and works in Helsinki. “I am particularly interested in the time and space related dimensions of being and existence – how we exist in time, space and place, how we perceive our environment, what makes up the spaces of reality? I work with many kinds of media since instead of a specific work method or material I emphasize the idea of a piece. Thus the materials for a work are chosen according to the subject I am addressing, and may vary from the human body to light and moving image. In size most of my works are rather big; spaces and situations where the physical presence and movement of the viewer become included in the work. In my art I observe perception and the hidden mechanisms of the mind: the confines of memory, identifiability and the limitations of the individual worldview in relation to them. I am interested in the concepts according to which each of us create our own personal interpretation of the surroundings and environments that are considered common to us all.” http://www.sallasalin.com/

Timo Rissanen

is a Finnish fashion designer, whose creative practice is grounded in inquiry through cutting. Having lived in Finland, Spain, Australia and the US, Rissanen is interested in global challenges with local perspectives. Rissanen is currently in the role of Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. His research centres on fashion and sustainability, with particular focus on zero-waste fashion design. He sees fashion as integral to the everyday experience of living; creating a fashion system that enriches humanity is a task for us all. http://timorissanen.com/

Janelle Abbott

is from the American Pacific Northwest. She is a recent recipient of a BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons The New School for Design in New York City and is currently a nomadic maker of things, mover of limbs, and writer of fictitious news. http://www.jrabbotttimes.com

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