Jarkko Räsänen







art writings



Untitled [urbi et orbi] (2009)

- with Kyösti Pärkinen. 2,5 meters high bent red plexiglass on the front of a window. Light comes through it to the gallery space.

Untitled (Orbi et Urbi) by Kyösti Pärkinen & Jarkko Räsänen



Untitled (orbi et urbi) by Kyösti Pärkinen and Jarkko Räsänen

Gentle Persuasion (2010)
- mixed media installation with Kyösti Pärkinen

Installation consists of a city camoflage stripe based on one of Escher's bird-fish pattern painted around room's walls, 2 blue plastic construction fences stretched on top of the window and the view to forest, a cd-player playing humback whale singing, and a spring water bottle.

Gentle Persuasion by Kyösti Pärkinen & Jarkko Räsänen

Gentle Persuasion by Kyösti Pärkinen & Jarkko Räsänen

Siipiansa (2012)
- installation realised in Schloss Wiepersdorf open studios on Midsummer eveningwith video camera, LCD projector & living moths

Video camera is connected to video projector in a way that the projector is showing what the camera sees. Camera is directed towards the projection wall in an angle that video feedback produces a wing shaped color object with red, green and blue shades. Living moths will gather slowly towards the white / blue area.


What would the silence be like by Jarkko Räsänen

















What would the silence be like (2007)

- Installation consists of dark room filled with dry leaves.

When viewer enters the room, first one smells the leaves. Little by little eye starts to distinct them from the dark. Viewer can walk over the leaves, resulting the sound of them crushing under the feet.