Kaarina Kaikkonen


I'm a Finnish artist who has built several large-scale installation artworks in public spaces in quite a few countries over the years, both indoors and out. The material I most frequently use are old used shirts, donated for the work by the locals of each area. I chose to work with shirts, because each of them has had a warm, loving heart inside it.

It's fascinating to work with different people and observe, through them, th myriad ways of interpreting and approaching art. I believe that a work of art isn't finished until a person has viewed it and interpreted it according to their own emotions and needs.

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