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The solo exhibition Flora & Fauna (and some drawings, too) by the Swedish sculptor Roland Persson is shown at Helsinki Contemporary between 6 – 29 April.

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The solo exhibition Flora & Fauna (and some drawings, too) by the Swedish sculptor Roland Persson is shown at Helsinki Contemporary between 6 – 29 April. Persson is known especially for his numerous public commissions and silicone sculptures that he casts on real plants and stuffed animals. Growth and decay are in battle in the sculpture installations of the exhibition: flora spreads into the …

The solo exhibition Flora & Fauna (and some drawings, too) by the Swedish sculptor Roland Persson is shown at Helsinki Contemporary between 6 – 29 April. Persson is known especially for his numerous public commissions and silicone sculptures that he casts on real plants and stuffed animals. Growth and decay are in battle in the sculpture installations of the exhibition: flora spreads into the gallery space from a tipped bathtub in Mouth of Medusa, and the roots of a magnificent cactus in Intimate Distance penetrate their way through anything.

The exhibition includes a series of large, …

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Location

Bulevardi 10
Helsinki, FI
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 12pm–6pm
Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–4pm