MERI EKOLA (FI) – INVISIBLE PLACES: THE HIDEOUT

“In ‘Invisible places: The Hideout’ the hidden place works as the inspirational framework. An old wooden boat has been turned upside down – seemingly abandoned, yet silently inhabiting the shoreline of Kivinokka. The installation reveals a mysterious glow and intriguing flickering layers guiding our gaze towards a place we don’t normally reach, inviting the audience to observe our environment as a constantly unfolding treasure map where a multitude of narratives can be discovered and invisible places can be found.”

Meri Ekola is a Finnish lighting designer.  She has been working with performing arts for number of years. In her works she often plays around with translucent surfaces and fluorescent tubes. Meri holds a Master Degree from Lighting Design from Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.

Picture of the art work: Kerttu Penttilä

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