I’m a Helsinki-based visual artist, and my current practice is located in the expanded field of printmaking and sculpture. I deal with my relationship to materia and everyday objects through a lens of the mundane, and try to form a relation to the endless supply of stuff around me through a practice of spending time, relating, comparing, and being. It usually feels like the works illustrate some kind of imaginary memories, someone else’s memories, maybe future memories (?). They often have a texture, color, or a shape as a starting point, as something to attach to.

 

Usually I stop working on a piece when it gently suggests some kind of functionality or action, (or reminds of some pre-existing object), but could still be altered to a variety of directions. I find it endearing how limited the associative mind ultimately is, often sticking on familiarity and very mundane matters.

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All images on this website are by Santeri Kuisma if not mentioned otherwise.