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Heini Aho (born 1979) combines elements of sculpture, installation and the moving image into works addressing issues of space and perceptions of the environment.

Press Release

The points of departure of her exhibition The Square Elephant at Galerie Anhava are crystallised in two themes. Aho considers on the one hand how we have become accustomed to viewing the world through a grid-based perspective and on the other hand how the human body or organic nature adapts to the built environment.

Aho is interested in what happens when one surrenders to the unknown to sense …

The points of departure of her exhibition The Square Elephant at Galerie Anhava are crystallised in two themes. Aho considers on the one hand how we have become accustomed to viewing the world through a grid-based perspective and on the other hand how the human body or organic nature adapts to the built environment.

Aho is interested in what happens when one surrenders to the unknown to sense the world with an open mind. She observes her everyday environment, such as the branch of tree that has grown into a fence of metal netting by a roadside or how one’s hand fits just perfectly into a …

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Fredrikinkatu 43
Helsinki, FI