Copper Smithy, Fiskars Village
May19 – Sep15 , 2019
The FACTORY collection produced by ONOMA, The Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars, will be curated by Anniina Koivu. This show will reflect on the creative potential of “the village as a factory”, look into historical and contemporary production processes and present new perspectives for design making, by combining experimental ideas and methods. FACTORY displays art & design pieces from over 30 artists from Finland and Europe. FACTORY examines the culture of fabrication trough the point of view of design, art and handicrafts.
- What is the appearance of a FACTORY today?
- What makes a FACTORY
- Has the FACTORY released resources to other functions or new ways of thinking?
- Can an art piece be made in mass production or can manufactured goods be art pieces?
Exhibition inspires to cross-border cooperation. It is a high-class overview to working culture and to producing goods. Exhibition surprises with new working partners and challenges traditional views and also encourages public to participate to diverse events.
FACTORY is about trying new ideas and to develop projects. FACTORY is an important forum to new products and how products are launched.
Curator: Anniina Koivu
Exhibition Architects: Timo Mikkonen & Antti Rouhunkoski / POIAT-design agency
Graphic Designer: Sonja Tuulia Halttunen / Kaviva Graphics