Aleksi Niemeläinen is an architect whose ambition is to study alternative models for property development and the future roles of architect in relation to investors, planners and contractors. Niemeläinen's architectural office Poseidon Helsinki centralizes the tasks of architect and builder in order to deliver high-quality construction processes and aesthetically ambitious architecture, leaning on quality over quantity.
Operating in the interface in between representational and abstract, visible and invisible, Eeva-Riitta Eerola’s paintings contain traces of recognizable subjects and a strong feeling of something happening. Using refined color palettes and dark backgrounds from which the visual messages emerge, Eerola skillfully creates a feeling that the paintings contain more than they show.
Maija Timonen is an artist whose practice spans filmmaking, writing and performance. In recent years her work has been concerned with examining and interpreting the consequences of the changing economic landscape on women's bodies and emotional lives. The core of Timonen’s multidisciplinary work lies in experimental fiction.
Visual artist Heli Hiltunen works with the themes of memory, oblivion and the act of seeing. For her, memory is full of holes and remembrance consists of fragments, inaccuracies and remouldings, even deception. Drawing inspiration from everyday tales, landscapes and recollections of childhood, the artist takes us to mysterious places between the past and the present.