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“Käännekohta” (“Turning Point”), Oulu Finland 2022, artist Eloise Gillow, 22,7 m x 11,4 m, façade paint on concrete.
 
Eloise Gillow @eloisegillow is a visual artist from the U.K. She has studied classical painting in Barcelona Academy of Art and works on canvases and murals in public space, bringing attention to our connection to each other and the natural world. 
 
The project was part of the official Oulu European Capital of Culture in 2026 program @oulu2026official. Rajakylä was chosen as the location for the artwork through a vote by the residents of Oulu @cityofoulu and Eloise Gillow was selected as the artist through an open call that attracted 530 applications from 64 countries.

Gillow spent the August of 2022 living in Rajakylä, meeting with the residents and hearing their experiences of the area. 

She observed that the neighbourhood is in a moment of transition. Instead of treading the same habitual paths, the residents of Rajakylä are actively turning around and choosing a new path forward for the whole area, leaving behind its old reputation. This action is driven by their strong sense of community and connection to the surrounding nature since the neighbourhood sits between forests, streams and the sea and is interwoven with trees throughout. 

“The birch tree, the Finnish national tree, is particularly present in Rajakylä. Being the first to grow leaves in the spring, it symbolizes new beginnings, cleansing and light in traditional Finnish mythology. As individuals, as a neighbourhood, and as a society, again and again, we have the choice to choose the path we take and sometimes we encounter a turning point”. 

The artwork has been transferred to Oulu Museum of Art public art collection @oulunluuppi. 

📷 Mika Friman for the Oulu Museum of Art, Juha Niemelä for Oulu2026 Culture Foundation and Eloise Gillow

#upeart #art #eloisegillow #oulu2026 #oulu #rajakylä #ouluartmuseum #muralart #mural #publicart #installation #muraali #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

“Käännekohta” (“Turning Point”), Oulu Finland 2022, artist Eloise Gillow, 22,7 m x 11,4 m, façade paint on concrete. Eloise Gillow @eloisegillow is a visual artist from the U.K. She has studied classical painting in Barcelona Academy of Art and works on canvases and murals in public space, bringing attention to our connection to each other and the natural world. The project was part of the official Oulu European Capital of Culture in 2026 program @oulu2026official. Rajakylä was chosen as the location for the artwork through a vote by the residents of Oulu @cityofoulu and Eloise Gillow was selected as the artist through an open call that attracted 530 applications from 64 countries. Gillow spent the August of 2022 living in Rajakylä, meeting with the residents and hearing their experiences of the area. She observed that the neighbourhood is in a moment of transition. Instead of treading the same habitual paths, the residents of Rajakylä are actively turning around and choosing a new path forward for the whole area, leaving behind its old reputation. This action is driven by their strong sense of community and connection to the surrounding nature since the neighbourhood sits between forests, streams and the sea and is interwoven with trees throughout. “The birch tree, the Finnish national tree, is particularly present in Rajakylä. Being the first to grow leaves in the spring, it symbolizes new beginnings, cleansing and light in traditional Finnish mythology. As individuals, as a neighbourhood, and as a society, again and again, we have the choice to choose the path we take and sometimes we encounter a turning point”. The artwork has been transferred to Oulu Museum of Art public art collection @oulunluuppi. 📷 Mika Friman for the Oulu Museum of Art, Juha Niemelä for Oulu2026 Culture Foundation and Eloise Gillow #upeart #art #eloisegillow #oulu2026 #oulu #rajakylä #ouluartmuseum #muralart #mural #publicart #installation #muraali #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

“Ylös, alas ja ympäri” (Up, Down and Around) Joensuu Finland 2022, artist Tuomas Korkalo, 12,30 m x 12,60 m, façade paint, aluminium composite plates with industrial grade coating.

Tuomas Korkalo @tuomas_korkalo  is a visual artist living and working in Rovaniemi Lapland. Besides working as a visual artist, Korkalo has curated exhibitions and held various positions of responsibility in Finnish art organizations. In 2021 he was awarded by the Lapland’s art committee for his prevalent and extensive work in field of arts.

Working primarily with watercolours on canvas, Korkalo has since expanded his field of work to environmental art and into the built environment. In his latest abstract works, Korkalo displays his interest in early 1900’s Bahaus and Russian avant-garde movements. 

Korkalo himself says that as an artist, he takes huge responsibility about the artwork he is creating into public space. “Usually, I create my artwork and leave. The artwork is then left to the residents to live with for years or even decades to come. When creating murals, I want to create artworks that fit well into the architecture. Artworks that give added value to the surroundings and can stand the test of time”. 

In the recent years, we have created several artworks near the centre of Joensuu. The outdoor gallery’s latest additions from @tuomas_korkalo and @lauratimantti are accompanied by previous works from @prochrobert (RIP), @telmomiel, @nataliarakart, @inoexpo, @sprayithero, @hupsisukkonen, @badseeds_osek, @deostmf and @charlesliquor 

📸 @mvsalmi 

#upeart #art #tuomaskorkalo #joensuu #joensuunelli #joensuunellit  #installaatio #publicart #installation #sculpture #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

“Ylös, alas ja ympäri” (Up, Down and Around) Joensuu Finland 2022, artist Tuomas Korkalo, 12,30 m x 12,60 m, façade paint, aluminium composite plates with industrial grade coating. Tuomas Korkalo @tuomas_korkalo is a visual artist living and working in Rovaniemi Lapland. Besides working as a visual artist, Korkalo has curated exhibitions and held various positions of responsibility in Finnish art organizations. In 2021 he was awarded by the Lapland’s art committee for his prevalent and extensive work in field of arts. Working primarily with watercolours on canvas, Korkalo has since expanded his field of work to environmental art and into the built environment. In his latest abstract works, Korkalo displays his interest in early 1900’s Bahaus and Russian avant-garde movements. Korkalo himself says that as an artist, he takes huge responsibility about the artwork he is creating into public space. “Usually, I create my artwork and leave. The artwork is then left to the residents to live with for years or even decades to come. When creating murals, I want to create artworks that fit well into the architecture. Artworks that give added value to the surroundings and can stand the test of time”. In the recent years, we have created several artworks near the centre of Joensuu. The outdoor gallery’s latest additions from @tuomas_korkalo and @lauratimantti are accompanied by previous works from @prochrobert (RIP), @telmomiel, @nataliarakart, @inoexpo, @sprayithero, @hupsisukkonen, @badseeds_osek, @deostmf and @charlesliquor 📸 @mvsalmi #upeart #art #tuomaskorkalo #joensuu #joensuunelli #joensuunellit #installaatio #publicart #installation #sculpture #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

Unnamed, Espoo Finland 2022, artist Antti Nordin, 18 m x 1,6 m x 0,4 m, stainless steel, industrial grade coating.

Antti Nordin @anttinordin held his first solo exhibition in 1984 and was a board member at Association of Finnish Sculptors between 1987 and 1988. Nordin has several artworks in public and private collections, and he has created several large-scale public installations around Finland.

Nordin is a multidisciplinary artist working in various fields of art including sculpture, painting, music, and song writing. He has 40 years of experience in visual arts and 15 years of experience in workshops for children and young people in visual arts and music.

In sculpting mainly working with stone, steel, and bronze, Nordin’s abstract work can be described as fun and inviting to touch. By exploring the relation of negative and positive space, Nordin creates a dialogue between the two and the negative’s purpose comes prominent in the confinement of the positive.

Nordin’s latest public artwork in Espoo continues his fun and playful sculptural approach seen in his “Kaupunki liikkuu” (Moving City) installation in Imatra. The artwork has a function as a barrier on the property line, but at the same time it’s a splash of color that invites to touch, to sit on it and interact with it.

📷 @ilkkavuorinen


#upeart #art #anttinordin #espoo #espoonasunnot #installaatio #publicart #installation #sculpture #veistos #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

Unnamed, Espoo Finland 2022, artist Antti Nordin, 18 m x 1,6 m x 0,4 m, stainless steel, industrial grade coating. Antti Nordin @anttinordin held his first solo exhibition in 1984 and was a board member at Association of Finnish Sculptors between 1987 and 1988. Nordin has several artworks in public and private collections, and he has created several large-scale public installations around Finland. Nordin is a multidisciplinary artist working in various fields of art including sculpture, painting, music, and song writing. He has 40 years of experience in visual arts and 15 years of experience in workshops for children and young people in visual arts and music. In sculpting mainly working with stone, steel, and bronze, Nordin’s abstract work can be described as fun and inviting to touch. By exploring the relation of negative and positive space, Nordin creates a dialogue between the two and the negative’s purpose comes prominent in the confinement of the positive. Nordin’s latest public artwork in Espoo continues his fun and playful sculptural approach seen in his “Kaupunki liikkuu” (Moving City) installation in Imatra. The artwork has a function as a barrier on the property line, but at the same time it’s a splash of color that invites to touch, to sit on it and interact with it. 📷 @ilkkavuorinen #upeart #art #anttinordin #espoo #espoonasunnot #installaatio #publicart #installation #sculpture #veistos #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

“Lumpeet 1 and 2” (“Water Lilies”), Turku Finland 2022, artist Santeri Tuori, 3,1 m x 9,5 m
and 2,2 m, printed façade glass, video controlled led mesh and powder coated steel.

Santeri Tuori @santerituori received his Master of Law in 1999, but quickly decided to pursue his passion in arts and received his Master of Arts in 2003.

Mainly working with still photography and video, Tuori’s work is often described as elegant and 
captivating to the senses. Tuori is fascinated with the passage of time and introduces it to his art by repeatedly photographing the same location from the same position during 
several seasons and years. Layering the images one on top of one another, Tuori creates
own unique compositions of "time being”.

With his latest public work “Lumpeet 1 and 2”, Tuori continues this by creating a multi-layered work that also blurs the traditional line between still image and video. The observer
can see the surface of the water and the plants, reflections of the surroundings and the sky, 
but by focusing deeper into the artwork, new worlds start to appear. Movement of the water and the plants become prominent and feel like small raindrops on the surface, or
mysterious life beneath it, creating a mesmerizing and soothing experience that you could watch for hours.

Designed by SIGGE-architects, the building “Tyyssija” won an architecture contest in 2017 
with its Innovative and unique architecture.

⏩ Swipe for video
📷 Santeri Tuori

#upeart #art #santerituori #tys #tyyssija #installaatio #publicart #installation #artphotography 
#taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #siggearchitects 
#artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #conte
mporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

“Lumpeet 1 and 2” (“Water Lilies”), Turku Finland 2022, artist Santeri Tuori, 3,1 m x 9,5 m and 2,2 m, printed façade glass, video controlled led mesh and powder coated steel. Santeri Tuori @santerituori received his Master of Law in 1999, but quickly decided to pursue his passion in arts and received his Master of Arts in 2003. Mainly working with still photography and video, Tuori’s work is often described as elegant and captivating to the senses. Tuori is fascinated with the passage of time and introduces it to his art by repeatedly photographing the same location from the same position during several seasons and years. Layering the images one on top of one another, Tuori creates own unique compositions of "time being”. With his latest public work “Lumpeet 1 and 2”, Tuori continues this by creating a multi-layered work that also blurs the traditional line between still image and video. The observer can see the surface of the water and the plants, reflections of the surroundings and the sky, but by focusing deeper into the artwork, new worlds start to appear. Movement of the water and the plants become prominent and feel like small raindrops on the surface, or mysterious life beneath it, creating a mesmerizing and soothing experience that you could watch for hours. Designed by SIGGE-architects, the building “Tyyssija” won an architecture contest in 2017 with its Innovative and unique architecture. ⏩ Swipe for video 📷 Santeri Tuori #upeart #art #santerituori #tys #tyyssija #installaatio #publicart #installation #artphotography #taide #julkinentaide #artist #loveart #taidekuva #siggearchitects #artinthestreets #finland #visitfinland #artlover #artofinstagram #urbancontemporaryart #conte mporaryart #urbanart #artsy #artshub

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