Recently I found myself in Brighton hunting for a number of street art pieces that had been placed around the city. The reason I was here was the Finnish street artist Jussi TwoSeven whose work I had been following since my time living in Helsinki, where I had first been introduced to his work. TheContinue reading “Jussi TwoSeven in Brighton”
Sculpture of Helsinki #21 ROAR27 is the latest work by Jussi TwoSeven and can be found on the platform of Kamppi Metro Station. The exhibit space is operated by HAM Helsinki and features different artist depending on the current theme of the museum. Having art in public spaces is an excellent way to expand people’s horizons,Continue reading “Art in the Metro”
Over the years that I have lived in Helsinki I have become to rely on the metro to move around the city, as many others do too. It has also been a place for me to explore my photography. Though Helsinki metro doesn’t have the wow factor that other systems may have (I am thinkingContinue reading “Helsinki Metro”
I first came across the artist Jussi TwoSeven earlier in the year but at the time I didn’t know it yet. I was directed to an area in northern Helsinki to see a piece of street art, a large owl hidden under an underpass of no particular relevance. I recently created a Facebook page forContinue reading “Jussi TwoSeven”
Arabia is a neighborhood about 5km from Helsinki City Center, where city meets nature with parks, cycle paths and nature reserves. From 1550-1640 Helsinki Old Town wasn’t far from here until it was moved to its current location. The neighborhood is home to the Arabia ceramics factory that has since become an icon of theContinue reading “Arabia”
This week’s Dogwood challenge is Transport. Riding the tram to other neighborhoods is the local way to see the city of Helsinki. The mural in the background summarises the area of Arabia, a well-known neighborhood in Helsinki.