Concrete works - Tapio Haapala
Tapio Haapala has used concrete in his latest works. The simplicity of the deployed materials and shapes, the combined use of casting and construction techniques, surreal impressions stemming from scale alteration, and the variation of similar...
Walking to Work - Maija Toropainen
"I dreamed of a journey. I had been thinking of traveling by train to Berlin in the summer of 2020. I decided to paint imaginary landscapes opening from a train window. The starting point of my paintings is the moment when I cannot yet verbally...
Street - Paintings
This is Ritva Larsson´s second exhibition at the gallery Pleiku concerning the same topic: ”Street”.
"In these works I explore street life, focusing on the people living in marginal. My interests include social problems – the difficulties of...
Mythology of Wasteland - Laura Ruotsalainen
I have always been interested in wastelands and feral gardens. I think that they are geographical counterpart to the subconscious because those kinds of sites are full of abandoned things and secret memories. These sites are very...
Laura Pohjonen und Juha Menna
”Jungen und Helden – Boys and heroes”
Opening: Jan 21, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
We are an artist couple living in Rajamäki, Southern Finland. Laura is a printmaker who combines in her works mostly etching and woodcut. Juha is a sculptor who...
Nina Bask – LOUD whisper
Welcome to opening on Thursday 15.10. 18-21h.
Nina Bask (born 1981) is a Finnish artist. She graduated in 2015 from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, with a Master of Arts degree in art education.
The works displayed in...
Sanna Kananoja - Split landscapes
Opening: June 18, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
In recent years, my paintings have focused on human effects and their momentariness in nature. In Galerie Pleiku, I present new tempera paintings from the series Split Landscapes. These works study...
Seeing Myself from the Distance Through the Captured Process - Anita Kaihola
Opening 30.6. 19-21h
Anita kaihola(b.1980)has a highly physical style of painting in broad,
sweeping strokes articulating the world around her. Kaihola is currently
completing her Master's...
13.3. - 24.3.2018
Fast Forward, Pause, Backwards, Close - Tero Kontinen & Tanja Koistila
Opening: 13.3. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition consists of collage paintings from Tero Kontinen and three dimensional works
from Tanja Koistila.
In their working method both...
COLOURBORATORY VOL. 1
MARGARITA ROSSELLÓ RAMÓN
Opening: 26.6. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The Colourboratory Vol.1 -exhibition consists of small studies that explore colours of security from the viewpoint of social scientific research. Colour-use is not innocent and colours...
The Garden of Tears - Päivi Hintsanen
Opening: 8.8. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
At the Garden of Tears the focus is on tears in some way or another – in trees, seedlings, bouquets and fruits; those dark ones of sorrow, reddish ones of anger, shining tears of joy and glittering...
Emma Ainala, HEMULOORDI, Ninni Luhtasaari, Verna Tervaharju
Opening: 5.12. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
SexySexyLover is an exhibition formed by four artists. The exhibition dives in to the lives of young women grown up in the 90's in Finland.
Broken But Fixed But Broken - Timo O. Nenonen
Opening: 1.3. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Sculptures, modified ready-mades and reliefs made with methods and tools usually familiar with vandalism, violence, accidents and demolition. And repetition, repetition,...
A Motion Study III - Eerika Jalasaho
Opening: September 27th, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
A Motion Study III is an interactive video work that allows the viewer to be in control of a motion through stopping and playing back videos of streaming waters. The theme of the...
Ein Fuhrwerk aus der Kindheit - Eliisa Määttälä
Opening: Tuesday 30.8. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
A moving truck from childhood
I often return in my art to my small childhood home village with a five shops and two cafes.
I work spontaneously, my art is tragicomic.
Lupinenhain - Paula Ollikainen
Opening: 25.7. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Exhibition Lupinenhain presents Paula Ollikainen´s oil paintings on plexiglass. Topics range from fanciful light scattering through branches of trees to obscure scenes of unknown people to peculiar...
Heli Kaskinen and Paula Saraste - Oh John!
Vernissage 10.11. 19-21 Uhr Willkommen-Welcome
Heli Kaskinens und Paula Sarastes Ausstellung Oh John! besteht aus Aufnahmen und Videoinstallationen, die die komplexen Emotionen von Verehrung und Sehnsucht aufzeigen. Sowohl...
31.10. – 18.11.2017
Sanna Juujärvi-Bremer - Paintings
Opening 31.10. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
„ Ich wurde in der Stadt Kemijärvi geboren, im finnischen Lappland. Die wilden Tiere und die Menschen meiner Heimat geben mir die Inspirationen für meine Kunst.
Ich arbeite intuitiv und...
The Shore Far Away - Pekka Kainulainen & Iiris Pessa
Opening 4.8. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
Iiris Pessa: Painter and a video artist. Master of Fine Arts degree and member of the Artists´ Association of Finland. Several private exhibitions since 1990.
Miiro Valle - Page 1
Opening: 16.7. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
I imagine my artistic production as some kind of non-linear and chaotic graphic novel, that is always continuing. Each work is like a story, a representation of a scene from a imaginary dream. Mixture of vivid...
Nature Morte - Anni Kuula & Mari Tolvanen
Opening: 18.9. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Nature morte also known as still life is an art genre that depicts often food, tableware and game animals. The theme illustrates wealth and reminds on the other hand of vanity and death. Vanitas...
Sirpa Päivinen FINLANDIA - Behold, your day is dawning
Opening 27.10. 19-21h.
A maiden, getting on in years, wearing the Finnish national costume is travelling around the country. She is a victim of time, confused and lost. She no longer fits in her costume; the vest cannot...
Stitch - Paula Puikko-Laakso & Sara Ilveskorpi
Opening: 24.9. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The theme and technique of this exhibition, Stitch, was generated in the Ateljé 360° community art project. The aim of the project was to strengthen involvement and participation by...
Pupuruusu - Silja Kejonen & Outi Vuoriranta
Opening: Tuesday, May 21, 19-21h. Welcome-Willkommen
Pupuruusu (Bunnyrose) is a work between installation and painting. The work consists of Silja Kejonen’s watercolour
paintings and an installation and performance by Outi...
Daydreaming - Leena Räsänen
Opening 6.12. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
Curiosity and joy of living are important themes in this exhibition. I wonder about questions on humanity and connections and distances between people, visualizing what thoughts and senses might look like....
Leena Mäki-Patola - Reflections
Vernissage: 2.10. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"My work is a stream of ideas and action. It has direction, but the flow changes. All kinds of things cling to my mind, lodge themselves in my memory, my unconscious, my notes.
I am a visual...
Moosa Myllykangas & Riikka Soininen
Vernissage 2.4. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Two artists Moosa Myllykangas and Riikka Soininen come to Galerie Pleiku with open mind, combining readymade installations and paintings on gilded canvas.
Materials for installations by Moosa...
Opening: 17.10. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
I was born in Grankulla, a small town in Finland with a swedish-speaking majority. I live and work in Wessö, Borgå, in the achipelago. The sea and the islands have always been important to me, both as a source of...
Seeing Myself from the Distance Through the Captured Process - Anita Kaihola
Opening 30.6. 19-21h
Anita kaihola(b.1980)has a highly physical style of painting in broad,
sweeping strokes articulating the world around her. Kaihola is currently
completing her Master's...
Still Alive - Jaana Pietilä
Opening: December 6, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Jaana Pietilä’s art exhibition explores a certain period of time, when a person had to walk through the darkness to get to the light once more.
Pietilä’s installation is composed of three...
SQUARE - Sini-Meri Hedberg & Marjatta Holma
Opening: 18.10. 19-21h
Sini-Meri Hedberg and Marjatta Holma are artists and friends who live and work in Turku. They graduated from Turku Arts Academy the same year.
The Black Square of Kasimir Malevich was the inspiration...
RUG GIRL - Crocheted memories
Vernissage: Wednesday 8.3. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
My grandmother taught me how to crochet when I was only three years old. As a child, the most beautiful piece of clothing I had ever seen was my mother’s shiny kimono shaped...
Risto Immonen: FRAKTUREN - SCHATTEN
Vernissage: 31.1. 19-21 Uhr, Willkommen, Welcome
"Die Welt um uns herum verändert sich - sie zerbricht. Fast täglich hören wir von Menschen, für die Terrorismus und Anti-Terror-Krieg Alltag bedeuten. Mehr und mehr belastet Angst vor der...
My Life in This House - Sanni Seppä
Opening 17.7. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen!
Home is where one lives on a permanent basis, where personal belongings are kept, where leisure time is spent, and where family members live as well.
Home is also where one is most likely to...
19.1. – 1.2.2019
Michal Czinege - Peter Schlemihl’s Shadow
Welcome to the exhibition opening on Friday 18 January at 6-9 pm!
“Shadows are halfway between thought and perception.”
Peter Schlemihl’s Shadow borrows its title from an early 19th century fable about a youngster...
42 – Painting ensemble
Opening 14.2. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
As a painter my works are focused on exploring different painting techniques and capturing a moment of spontaneity in the process. Painting is a deep state of mind through which the...
Mailis Saralehto / Contemporary Gothic II - Moth Copying Reactor
Opening 1.11. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The solo exhibition series of Mailis Saralehto "Contemporary Gothic" is concentrating on decadence, sensation, fates, accidents, tragedies as tourist attractions and...
KOVA MAA - Viljami Heinonen & Teemu Luostarinen
Opening 5.1. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Grundgedanke von Teemu Luostarinens und Viljami Heinonens Ausstellung ist der Mensch und seine Umwelt. Es geht um in der Umgebung erzeugte Frequenzen und wie sie auf die Wesen wirken, die...
Jesse Avdeikov - Edge of the world with ketchup
Opening: 4.7. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
I have often been lonely and lost, but I have never worried about that.
The world we live in is wonderful. We live in the era of denial, knowing that the time to slow down is near....
Jenni Hämäläinen - Studies of Me, Myself and I
Opening: 8.9. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
two five eight
I´ll come to you in a hurry
I´ll hand you a key of our understanding,
you´ll open the gate
at the end, there´s silence, all seem to content to what they´ve got
23.5. – 3.6.2017
JARI JÄRNSTRÖM – SPRING REIN / JUMP IN (Gemälde / Paintings)
Opening: 23.5. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
I start my working process by making the background with action painting technique to generate vivid abstraction, where the momentary comes out. The colours will run...
Jaana Valtari - Do not cross
Vernissage: 9.1. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
Do not cross is about visible and invisible boundaries that surround us. Space that is owned by no-one. Human with vanished outlines meets variety of restrictions and guide signs. You can partly see...
Im Kopf der Putzfrau – Inside the cleaner’s head /
Skulpturen von Leena Pylkkö
Opening: Tuesday November 19, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
I am interested in the variety of memories, thoughts, worries, and joys that flow through the mind when it is partly idle. Like during a...
COMING UP: 9.-20.5.2017
HUMAN TRAFFICKING / HT
Susanna Autio & Tea Lindroos
Vernissage 9.5. 19-21 Uhr, Willkommen-Welcome
HT (Human Trafficking) ist ein fiktionaler Conceptstore über die Humanität als Verkaufsprodukt.
HT kommerzialisiert Dinge, bei denen Sie denken, dass man sie nicht...
Heli Kaskinen and Paula Saraste - Oh John!
Vernissage 10.11. 19-21 Uhr Willkommen-Welcome
Heli Kaskinen and Paula Saraste’s exhibition Oh John! consists of photographs and video installations that articulate the complex human condition of admiration and longing. They reflect...
FLOATING - Jenni Hämäläinen
Opening: October 8, 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
Words describing my emotions and thoughts while I worked with this installation:
floating, lightness, peacefulness, continuum, self-actualizing, a feeling of being a little bit further from...
The artists behind the exhibition, Anni Arffman from Oulu and Elina Strandberg from Helsinki, engaged in an email dialog during the spring of 2014, playing with major themes and using the joint exhibition as a laboratory for their ideas and the processing thereof.
Elina: ”What if you were...
Opening: September 10, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Focus of my work is in history; from private to general history. What do we remember; how do we perceive history? Transparent, three-dimensional, layered works overlap different time levels. The works are a...
Dialogue in colour - Taira Tiger and Rose-Mari Torpo
Opening: Tue 25.4. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
The exhibition consists of paintings of two artists; Taira Tiger and Rose-Mari Torpo. The works presented are conceived through experimentation with different techniques and...
11.5. – 27.5. 2016
Bring in the kitchen sink ”Gesamtkunstwerk”
Co-ordinated By Henna Aho & Ville Laaksonen In collaboration with invited and un-invited artists. Open for all.
FINISSAGE: Friday 27.5. 18h, Welcome!
Empty space. Nothing but an empty fridge standing in the middle of the...
At the Roots of Fairy Tales
Opening 2.8. 17-20h, Welcome-Willkommen (Open: Tue-Sat 17-20h)
At the Roots of Fairy Tales is a performance for all senses. Wood sculptures, silhouettes, shadow theatre puppets, music and scents are all part of the experience. At the Roots of Fairy...
Exhale - Kaija Hinkula & Hanna Peräkylä
Opening 21.7. at 17.00-19.00h
Exhale is an exhibition by two finnish artists Kaija Hinkula and Hanna Peräkylä.
It exhibits two different perspectives of artists seeking slower rhythms.
Hinkula’s paintings create spaces around the...
Noora Ylipieti & Veera Kaamos Pitkänen
Opening: June 5th 18-21h, Welcome-Willkommen!
Noora Ylipieti: Private Communion, 2018. Veera Kaamos Pitkänen: Ad astra, 2017.
The theme of the exhibition is religion, interpreted via art history and by inspecting the...
Antte Kerkola, Reija Palo-Oja & Rea Pelto-Uotila
Vernissage: 16.10. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition is built upon the dialogue between airy felt works and two entities of paintings. Mutual themes highlighted in this dialogue are the tension between light and darkness...
Oinonen & Viitaniemi: NORDIC NOIR
Welcome to the opening on Saturday 18.10. 19-21h
”——- Nordic noir is a genre comprising crime fiction written in Scandinavia with certain common characteristics, typically in a realistic style with a dark, morally complex mood. According to...
Saha & Siipola - Photographs
Vernissage 6.1. 19-21h
SAHA & SIIPOLA - Photographs
In this exhibition, Saha and Siipola are exploring the comic and absurd side of everyday life and suffering.
Their work, it's beautiful...
and it's not.
SAHA & SIIPOLA - Fotografien
OUT OF HARMʼS WAY – drawings by Eeva Honkanen
Vernissage 6.8. 19-21h
Eeva Honkanen (b.1983) is a Finnish artist who graduated as Master of Arts in 2010 from Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. After graduation she has worked versatilely both as an...
Piia Suomi: warmer…darker
Vernissage 4.2. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
I started painting this series in October and finished it in January. The usual winter with snow was supposed to come to Helsinki by that time, but it didn't. It was too warm. The colour of the daylight...
IN THIS WORLD - Elina Julin
Vernissage 1.7. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
The questions I am interested in photography are about light and dark. The old, experimental techniques and especially photograms I find fascinating. My work meet with the camera-less experiments that...
MAIJA LAURINEN - IF AND ONLY IF
Vernissage 19.11. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
“If” can have a variety of meanings; it can be used to describe an imaginary result of something that never happened, it can indicate something that might have happened or it can tell what has to...
You Are Here - Anu Suhonen
You Are Here is an existential musical, shot in the subway tunnels of New York City. The subterranean life of New York, it´s comers and goers, commuters, musicians and the homeless. Continuous multi-directional motion and sound.
ERA - Mirimari Väyrynen
Galerie Pleiku 15. - 27.1. 2013
Eröffnung / Opening 15.1. 19-21 Willkommen - Welcome
"Landschaft ist ein Prozess" Yrjö Sepänmaa
ERA arbeitet mit den Themen Verlust und Veränderung und ihren Einfluss auf unser Leben. Die Ausstellung wird dominiert durch...
Mortal Sin - an animation installation exhibition by Leevi Lehtinen
Vernissage 18.9. 19-21h
'Mortal Sin' is an animation installation exhibition about guilt and shame. Thematically it's continuing from where my earlier puppet animation film (Ego) was left. Whilst (Ego) dealt...
30.4. - 11.5. 2013
Virpi Vesanen-Laukkanen - Rose Garden
Vernissage 30.4. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
“To those who love so dearly, the flower speaks quite clearly.”
This is the message on a postcard sent by Hilma to her friend Lyydi in the early years of the 20th century. My art work Rose...
Jari Järnström – People, Spaces and Places (paintings)
Vernissage Tuesday 3.2.19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
In his exhibition People, Spaces and Places, Jari Järnström grabs our experiences of the environment and some related concepts. ”Space” is open, free and moving. “Place” is...
29.12.2012 - 13.1.2013
BOUND - New paintings by Sini Anttila-Rodriguez
Opening - Eröffnung 29.12. 19.00 Welcome - Willkommen !
Sini Anttila-Rodriguez is a Finnish painter. Sini was born at 1973 in Helsinki, Finland. She graduated as BFA, Lahti University of Applied...
15. – 26.7.2014
MARIA & TOMMI MATIKKA
“Video games” – an exhibition of 4 videoworks
Welcome to vernissage on tuesday 15th at 19:00 – 21:00!
As a people we have a habit of creating action filled representations of the reality, and of ourselves, for ourselves just to guide poor little...
28.5. - 15.6. 2013
Mika Natri & Sirpa Särkijärvi
Vernissage: 28.5. 17-20h Welcome - Willkommen
Mika Natri, born in 1969, lives and works in Turku, Finland. Natri uses different materials and mediums in his art, variation is also present in his themes, which vary from presentational...
17.-28.6.2014 Mirva Valvanto
Vernissage 17.6. 19-21h
"The exhibition consists of unique graphic works, were i have harnessed the carborundum technique. The pieces create continuity and installations throughout the exhibition, where individual works communicate with others aswell as become...
Monday - Päivi Koskinen
Vernissage 31.3. 17-19h
Päivi Koskinen (born 1977) is a Finnish artist working mainly with photography. She graduated from the University of Lahti,Finland in BA/fine art. Her body of work “Monday” has been exhibited previously in Helsinki, Barcelona,...
SIIRI HAARLA 4.-15.3.2014
Vernissage 4.3. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
I have painted these pictures in this winter while exploring and trying to settle into this city new to me (Berlin). I am here to start something new but on the other hand my attention is in the past; I´m searching...
Enoch Bergsten - You got yours and I got mine
Vernissage May 6th 19-21h, Welcome
Enoch Bergsten (b. 1979) continues to study the processes, possibilities and potentials of drawing in his solo exhibition at Galerie Pleiku, his Berlin debut. The emphasis of his work however has...
"The vanishing and the beautiful"
23 October - 2 November 2013
Opening 22.10. 19-21h
My exhibition consists of graphic art printed on clay as well as monotypes.
We are links in the chain of history. Everyone is important but ephemeral.
What is left of us after...
Mollu Heino: SYVÄ (Deep) - Landscape paintings
Vernissage 25.11. 19-21h
Artist Mollu Heino’s paintings are of landscape images. Out of the dark and obscure unfurl peaceful scenes, where time has stood still and all that remains is the most essential. The...
The Way Remembering Is - Mia Saharla
Vernissage 21.1. 18-21h
An Attempt to Restore / The Way Remembering Is is a painting series exploring the themes of remembering, forgetting and attempt to restore a memory. The series is based on repetition. I am trying to restore an...
Still Life / REVISED - Vera Arjoma
Vernissage 18.2. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
Examination of slow and hidden processes of life is central to my work with photography, media and sculpture installations, and with performance. Setting up questions and proceeding towards...
Vernissage 3.9. 17-21h Welcome-Willkommen
What is between womb and grave
Alchemical theory, fantasy, mythology, love, dream, symbolism, lust and daydreams. Renaissance that never happened, gone cyber and born again with a bizarre drama.
My work is a search of...
POET. SAINT. NOBLE. MAID. – Jaana Rannikko
Vernissage 5.11. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
Connect an air with an era, a fact with a fiction, A to Z.
Enter remix of quiet insights, following gazes, intimate minds.
Meet and greet the folk already gone.Wander though the...
Jukka Huhtala – Lies
Opening 24.2. 19-21h
”Don't lie, but don't tell the whole truth. ”
Lies, one thing that separates humans from animals. People lie about their age, intentions and feelings. They lie about what they know, or don´t know. They lie to control other people,...
18. - 29.6. 2013
The Dark Side of Me - Jari Jula
Vernissage 18.6. 19-21h Welcome / Willkommen
Firstly: the idea of the unidentified aspect.
Secondly: the fascination with the paradoxical essence of the idea. At first glance it is unclear how the unidentified aspect of me does...
12. - 23.3. 2013
Nanna Saarhelo - Pregnant moment
Vernissage 12.3. 19-21h Willkommen/Welcome
Während meiner Schwangerschaft – die aus Warten und Ruhelosigkeit bestand – führte ich einige Übungen durch, die mich auf das Unerwartete vorbereiten sollten. Diese Übungen...
Hanna Järvenpää -Sympathy for The Devil 29.7. - 17.8.2014
Vernissage 29.7. 19-21h
The exhibition Sympathy for The Devil presents pieces from years 2008 - 2014. Inspiration for the series came from the curiosity for tea bag paper. From the first piece called "Sympathy" ideas grew further...
OPENING PARTY 29.1. 19-21 (free entry)
Time to cut down!
> The theme of the exhibition is based on the changes visible in streetviews
> and cityscapes - how centrally located industrial sites are disappearing
> or transforming into trendy office and living areas.
> The exhibited...
Hello Sisters - Heli Tuhkanen
Vernissage 1.4. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"Galerie Pleiku exhibits my sculptures on girls and women.
Young girls with slim legs stand in their high heeled shoes, their faces painted white.
On the walls you can see older women, some...
Meditations in oil and wood - Jaakko Tuomainen & Kalle Mustonen
Vernissage: 26.2. 19-21 Uhr Willkommen - Welcome!
JAAKKO TUOMAINEN (1981-)
Die Kleinkunstwerke von Jaakko Tuomainen sind, wie der Titel vermuten lässt, in
Öl gemalte Reflexion. Die Motive der Malereien...
23.7. - 4.8. 2013
The Coming Together Being - Oil paintings by Jussi Pyky
Vernissage 23.7. 18-22h Welcome / Willkommen
Unwillingness, stillness and fear.
The swamp, space and infinity.
Love, approval, understanding,
Will, action and reason all together.
Vernissage 26.3. 19-21 Welcome!
AIO is a Finnish artist duo formed by Maijastiina (1984) and Santeri Lehto (1982). The artists blend their visions to create an imaginary universe. This universe is playful and abstract, yet serious and representative. AIO works with painting, drawing,...
Timo Sälekivi & Päivi Hintsanen
Vernissage 15.4. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
Sälekivi's and Hintsanen's works are made with different techniques, but
they go well together. In their art, both artists situate somewhere between reality and fantasy; they are connected to each...
2. - 20.7. 2013
Maija Holma & Tímea Mucsi
Ballad of a Standard & Selected Photoworks
Vernissage 2.7. 19-21h Welcome / Willkommen
My themes include changing of the material world, architecture and nature, unintended cultural landscapes, brutal as well as...
Blinded - Ulla Karttunen
First night open 14.5. 19-21h Welcome!!
Dark tales of the neoliberal ethics and its dead end.
Market economy means that luxurious surrealism has come true. Endless liturgies of growth and profit witness of the breakthrough of the first global...
Niina Vatanen - Cloud Hunter’s Eyes
Vernissage 20.8. 18-20h Welcome - Willkommen
My photographic exhibition Cloud Hunter’s Eyes approaches themes related to memory and forgetting. The question is also about vision and the gaze, but most of all about things that cannot be...
Paintings by Elina Sarlin
Vernissage 20.5. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
I live in an old house at the countryside where nature is concretely present not only outside but also within the house. Mice run their own paths, birds and squirrels nest at the rooftop. Even though no...
Leena Kangaskoski: Mind matters
Vernissage 9.12. 19-21h
Picture Mind Matters explores the entwining of the mind and the body. Consider this: the movements of the mind shape the brain, which in turn shapes the mind, which shapes bodily experience, which shapes thinking…...
VERNISSAGE 9.4. 14-21h, Welcome-Willkommen!
"The newest paintings of mine are not anymore directly based on sketches of buildings, crossroads, places or moments in the parks. Instead, I associate my works with certain locations in Berlin. Today, I paint by processing feelings...
Anu Miettinen – Castle in the Air – interviews about dreams as still and moving images
Welcome to the opening of the exhibition on Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 19-21h
The audience can participate in a Dream Interview and Consultation from Wednesday to Saturday
16-18h, and play The...
TAPIO HAAPALA - LETKUA & RAUTAA (hoses and iron)
Vernissage 7.1. 2014 19-21h
"I live in countryside, in peace with my own thoughts. My inspiration comes from colors and materials, in my process work leads to another. Works evolve from my own life as a man. I get excited of new...
Emma Peura - Imaginery portraits
Vernissage 3.12. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
I am fascinated by the mystery of art. The act of revealing a thought is each time followed with the hiding of another. There´s always something untold, something to interpret. As I was working...
Sami Pennanen : Gesamtkuns-twerk
Vernissage 28.10. 19-21h
Sami Pennanen : Gesamtkuns-twerk
The name of my exhibition is intentionally both high-flown and low-minded.
Richard Wagner defined the concept of Gesamtkunstwerk ("total work of art") in his essay Das...
SKULLS, TITS, BONES, SWORDS - Ville-Veikko Viikilä
Vernissage 18.3. 19-21h, Welcome!
I paint - done that about ten years.
I slowly start to know little about how that greasy stuff called oil colors behave.
But I don`t understand anything.
And that is the best...
5.-16.5.2015 Being now - Satu Loukkola, Tiina Salmi & Annukka Visapää Opening 5.5. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
We, three Finnish women artists Satu Loukkola, Tiina Salmi and Annukka Vispää, ponder upon the fleeting moments of time within our environment, in nature, in the landscape, in our...
Matti Rantanen - Paintings
Opening 17.3. 19-21h
"In my work I aim to produce an illusion of something three- dimensional on a two-dimensional surface. I have tried to create a feeling of vertical and horizontal, withdrawing and forthcoming movement. I use repetition to...
Vernissage, Tuesday 14.4. 18-20h
You are cordially invited to Tuomo Nevalainen's solo exhibition at Galerie Pleiku in Berlin. Nevalainen is exhibiting large scale paintings on paper. His paintings explore the mysteries of the psyche, madness and the ways in which these inner states might...
BEFORE BEHIND – Sonja Siltala
3.6. - 14.6.2014 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin
Vernissage 3.6. 19-21h
“Before Behind”, the name of the exhibition, refers to a new series of photographs, the first photographs of which are freshly available in the Galerie Pleiku. The name is also apt to represent other...
Tiina Tanskanen - Mirage
Opening 20.1. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition Mirage shows pinhole photographs of staged landscapes. I use different materials and reflections to manipulate the views in front of the camera. As a result imagination and reality get mixed.
Tuuli Oikkonen & Lasse Junnila - Process of Change IV
Opening: Tuesday 4th 19-21h.
Live music by Lasse Junnila at 20h, Welcome-Willkommen
Process of Change IV is a personal study of the process of change. Its necessity, comfort and unconcern. Our lives go through changes....
Tanja Nyo - We Are The Bio Robots
Opening: Tuesday19th 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The relationship between man and technology is in a state of change. In the future, machines could be part of the human body. Nanobots repair damages in our body. Bones and muscles could be...
5.-13.6.2015 Anna Estarriola
Vernissage 4.6. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition at Pleiku Gallery presents together a sequence of earlier and new installation works. It gathers scenes that deal with mankind's desires to embrace and conduct reality, as well as with one's limited power...
Roy Aurinko - Tomorrow a Zeppelin
Vernissage 8.12. 19-21 Uhr, Willkommen
What if the volcanic eruption in Iceland had stopped all air traffic in Europe once and for all?
Tomorrow a Zeppelin, an exhibition by Finnish artist Roy Aurinko, plays with an idea how our hasty...
On the Way to Magic Land - Annimari Taivalsaari
Opening: 22.3. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"Through my photographs I want to embody my feelings and experiences about a landscape. There are features depicting both romantic and oriental landscapes - real and imaginary. The...
Thought without Name - Kaija Mäenpää
opening: 26.4. 17-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The space in my paintings is both three-dimensional and pictorial. The viewer can open and close the ‘doors’ or ‘wings’ of the works, in which the spatiotemporal character is sedimented.
Flow - Reija Palo-oja
Opening: 31.5. 19-21h. Welcome-Willkommen
The landscape has always been more or less present in Reija Palo-oja’s work. This is strongly connected to the painting tradition that perceives landscape painting as a reflection of timelessness, soulfulness and...
TIDES OF BEING - Artist group Triangeli
Opening 5.4. 19-21h Welcome - Willkommen
Artist group Triangeli consists of three printmakers who have studied together and have had group exhibitions around Finland. This time the theme of their exhibition is the change.
Sofi Häkkinen & Riku Nieminen: All Inclusive
Vernissage: 27th of August, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Why is there no remorse in flying to a sandy beach to bathe in the sun with a sticky plastic wine glass in your hand?
We are well aware that there should be.
7. – 17.6.2017
Havina Artist Group: Johanna Mäkitalo / Maarit Siltamäki / Kristiina Lempiäinen-Trzaska
BEAUTIFUL VIEW – paintings in oil and acrylic
Opening: Tuesday June 6th at 19–21h, Welcome, Willkommen
Experiencing and interpreting the changes in one’s surroundings unite...
Unsang address - Nina-Maria Oförsagd
Opening: 15.11. 19-21h
Welcome to a special screening and live music evening on Saturday 26th!
We´ll be screening “CITY MIRAGE” by Nina-Maria Oförsagd (FIN)
with live music improvisation by PerViktor Hjalmarsson...
Street, paintings - Ritva Larsson
Opening 19.1. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"In these works I explore street life, focusing on the people living in marginal. My interests include social problems – the difficulties of living on the street and poverty. I portray alcoholics and...
LUNAR MARIA - Eija Korpi & Annimari Taivalsaari
Opening: 4.9. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Eija and Annimari
The shared feature in our works are the layers of the time and memories. Unexpectedly, we have a same kind of visual thinking - figurative will be abstract and material...
SOUL GARDEN - Siiri Pohjolainen (collage paintings)
Vernissage: 16.6. 18-20h, Welcome-Willkommen
In Siiri Pohjolainen’s artwork abstract painting meets dadaistic-like collage. The surface is complex and multilayered in a way that invites the viewer to take the time to stop...
Paavo Räbinä - FINLANDIA
Opening: 12.9. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
The premise of this exhibition is the theme of power and violence that seem to be a part of humanity. At the moment, for example, in Syria there is a bloody and violent struggle in process with the main...
Meteorite – Eeva Louhio
Opening: 18.2. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"In the Nordic Bronze Age, huge meteorite smashed into the Estonian Island of Saarenmaa. It left a crater lake behind. The power of the explosion has been compared to the Hiroshima bomb blast. Before the...
Merta & Pullinen
Die Eselsbrücke - Academic Fables
Opening 16.2. 9-21h, Welcome!
On the background of the Greek fables of Aesop, there is a life experience that reflects as a pessimistic life wisdom; as a practical philosophy of the meek. The constructive virtues such as diligence and...
The Party - Maija Toropainen
Opening: 16.8. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The title is an obvious play on words. A party is a political entity or an act of celebration.
The political theme of this exhibition came to me when I was in a library browsing through some books...
Δ - Iidu Tikkanen
Paintings and other objects
Opening: 10.1. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"The past year was a year of changes, existential strangeness, absurdity and unpredictability.* I spent most of the year drawing trees and looking at laser-scanned images of forests...
HEAVY HEARTS - Minna mukari & Hanna Schroderus
Opening: 21.8. 18-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Heavy Hearts is an exhibition that includes two stories by two different artists but on the same theme: it’s an organic summary of relationships and things that happened in the past. When...
Waterdiaries - Eeva-Liisa Isomaa
Opening: 13.9. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
This water has many moments – the drops are diffused from several waters. What is reflected, what is absorbed? The liquid landscape is the transformation itself. Movement that follows the old...
EDIT - PIA SALO & KATJA SKINNARI
Opening: 27.3. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition name ”edit” refers to a method of observing and the active role of the one who observes.
With naked eye one can see around 2000 stars but when you stare at one directly the other...
WALL STORIES - Seija Ulkuniemi
Opening 14.6. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
This exhibition aims to show the variety of walls that exist in human life. To recognize this is a step toward being able to personally choose how to act—to determine which walls are necessary and which...
Transience and Joy – paintings
Opening: March 3, Tuesday, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen!
Open: Tue-Sat 15-19h
"My exhibition explores what it is to be a woman and my identity here and now, in universal time. It is a game, a process. My paintings explore the...
Points of the View 1 / 2 / 3
Photomontages by B&C ensemble
Opening: 20.2. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
From Tampere to Tartu via Bali to Berlin
While traveling B&C ensemble photograph small details of their current surroundings. They put
those pictures together by colours,...
22.3 – 8.4.2017
HESEKIEL SAH DAS RAD
Opening on Tuesday 21th of March at 7-9 p.m. Welcome! The incomparable artist Mimosa Pale might play her golden saw during the opening.
Willkommen zur Eröffnung am Dienstag, 21. März, 19:00 bis 21:00 Uhr! Vielleicht spielt die...
Paintings Taming Photography -
Maaria Märkälä's paintings
Opening on Wednesday 24th April 19-21h. You are Warmly Welcome!
Press event on Wednesday 24th April 17-19h (open for everyone).
Closing party on Saturday 4th May at 17-19h. Welcome to celebrate with...
Unski Antti Immonen & Jussi Meuronen
We have known the terror and still not stopped!
Opening: 22.5. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Our motives for making art come from a profound interest for imaginary worlds and thoughts. Intrigued by pictures that make us feel sort of unreal we...
ES GIBT SO VIELE WEGE DIE ERDE ZU KüSSEN
There are so many Ways to Kiss the Earth
Paintings by Maaria Märkälä and a launch of her new book:
Places for being happy - Orte zum Glücklichsein
Vernissage: Tuesday 29.9. 15-21h Welcome-Willkommen!
"The Places For Being...
CUTE - Animal Sculptures
Opening: August 13, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Yasushi Koyama is a Japanese sculptor, living and working in Helsinki, Finland. He creates animal sculptures from wood and ceramics. Koyama´s expressive figures are...
Maisa Moi - M5B5W5Q
Five different colors of Black, Five different colors of White and five Questions
Opening: 13.11. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
With my works I search for the manifold feelings that the world around me is generating. I usually express myself in something...
F O L I A G E - Terhi Adler, Juliana Hyrri & Eero Yrjölä
Opening: 5.2. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Dreaming eyes, dreamy lips. “... so beautiful, even in death”
Talk to me.
Plants, our silent companions. They provide food, medicine and beauty; they...
‘Not Exactly Mine’ Malerei in Zusammenarbeit von
Raisa Raekallio und Misha del Val
Opening: Wednesday 29.6. 19-21h
"The Joy of Not Being What I Think I Am"
Saturday 2nd of June, 18:00h
"In Love Is a Process"
Saturday 9th of July,...
Laura Pakarinen - Die Korallenmacherin (The Coral Maker)
Opening: 30.7. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
... they escaped from the kitchen table and took over the livingroom. Like a living organism they spread out conquering space in the small flat ...
I think people have a...
Jaana Valtari - Window View to Paradise
Opening: Feb 4, Tuesday, 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
Jaana Valtari (b. 1972) is a visual artist living and working in Turku, Finland. She graduated from Turku Arts Academy in 2012 and since then she has held various solo and group...
I carried this picture - Leena Kangas
Opening: 5.3. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen!
I carried this picture — paintings and paperworks
A piece of advice for those taking a journey: Bring only what you truly need.
In its unique way my exhibition is a part of that endless...
19.8. – 5.9.2015
“Made in My mind - Life in Circle”
Opening 19.8. at 18- 20h
Anu Halmesmaa (born 1981) is a Finnish artist working mainly with sculptures and installation types of ensembles. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland in MA/ fine arts in...
Blind don’t see - I wear these shades for all the beauty around me (Paintings by Sampsa Sarparanta)
Opening: 29.8. 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
"In my latest works I continue to portrait human beings in the midst of all this white noise of digitalization, endless cuts, global...
Clouded Memories - Tuuli Meriläinen
Opening: June 4th, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
Gallery open: Tue-Sat 15-19h
Clouded memories exhibition includes a series of paintings based on the artist's childhood. They are abstract pictures of stories and images that have made an impact...
Katri Mononen - Whirls, Whispers and Fountains
Opening: Tuesday the 6th of February 19-21h, Welcome-Willkommen
”When I started to work on the exhibition I was fascinated by photographs of space taken with the help of radio telescopes, and illustrative images of space with the...
GLIEDGRENZE / LIMBLIMIT (Sirkku Rosi)
Opening: 11.4. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen
Performance evening: Tue 18.4. 19h // Tatu Rönkkö / Rodrigo Garcia Alves / Sirkku Rosi
Then Marcela taught me a dance. Usually I don´t dare to dance it, but it is on my mind.
Skin is a...
19.7. – 30.7.2016
Only Outlines - Ulla Kudjoi
Opening: 19.7. 19-21h, Welcome - Willkommen!
Think about the taste of a kiss. Or the scent of springtime. Can you hear trees in the wind, and that blackbird? Or do you remember rain that touches your face. But how do you answer a smile if you...
MIXED - Virve Lukka und Miia Rinne
Opening: Jan 10 Friday, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
The exhibition Mixed in Galerie Pleiku displays works of two artists, Virve Lukka (b. 1972) and Miia Rinne (b.1973), who studied and made friends with each other at the Academy of Fine Arts in...
Sprains, Strains and Fractures –
Leena Illukka, Silja Puranen, Virpi Vesanen-Laukkanen
Opening: October 22, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
Sprains, Strains and Fractures is a series of exhibitions by a group of three Finnish artists;
Leena Illukka, Silja Puranen and Virpi...
Manu Alakarhu, Ville Kirjanen & Tiia Viiltola -
Low Resolution Reflections
Opening: 3.10. 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
Alakarhu’s artwork Spin Spin is an audiovisual story. Its name describes both technique and form. It’s a slide projection, a loop of 80 images...
PARANORMALIZATION - Sanni Saari & Peppi Reenkola
Opening: 7th of May, 19-21h. (also a performance by the artists) Welcome - Willkommen
Welcome to blow your mind at the paranormal art exhibition! Come to experiment and find your hidden telepathic talent and challenge your friends...
Julia Kukkonen -
How to hug an evaporating tree or keep on dancing until the sunset / stoic exercises for the world’s end
Opening: February 19th, 19-21h Welcome-Willkommen
-Sound artist Wild Anima will perform at the opening. www.wildanimamusic.com
2.7. - 13.7.2019
Urban Waters – Marja-Liisa Torniainen
The meaningful reflections of beauty
Opening: 2.7. at 19.00 – 21.00 Welcome – Willkommen
Marja-Liisa Torniainen's photographs from Athens belong to the series "Urban Waters" she has shot as well in Athens as in St Petersburg and...
BATTLE - Hanna Oinonen & Tellervo Viitaniemi
Opening: Saturday 27th January 19-21h
artist vs. artist
man vs. world
darkness vs. light
silence vs. shout
Battle is a collection of artwork by Tellervo Viitaniemi and Hanna Oinonen:
Dark figures, silver, garbage, and...
Smoke of Liberty - Marika Halonen
Vernissage: Tuesday 20.6. 19-21h, Welcome Willkommen
Naked female representing ”Liberty” stands by the sea holding red smoke bomb in her hand. This revolutionary Liberty welcomes immigrants by her ”living statue” performance. Smoke of Liberty...