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Time for the exhibition!

Under the Layers. That is the name that I gave to my exhibition that includes a set of prints and some sewed Japanese paper. I spent 6 weeks in Oslo Graphic Barceloneta and learned to use an art graphic method, serigraphy. During those six weeks I had to get an idea for an exhibition of […]

Communicating with people

I had an idea to independently study some Spanish during my time here. I have learned some words and phrases but I would not brag too much about my skills. I’d really recommend studying some basics before arriving here but you get surprisingly far by using English and body language. If you like the board […]

Why am I in Barcelona?

There has been a lot of news about Spain and Catalonia this autumn. You can do the googling when it comes to the subject. My reason to mention these news and events is that I was a bit concerned about coming here. I had mixed feelings about traveling to Barcelona when the city seemed restless […]

First days in Barcelona

So called “my airplane” took off this Friday and I left Helsinki with its snow behind me. Wintery white fields were rolling under the plane and slowly the snow was disappearing while we got more distance to my home country. Some years earlier I did the same thing and flew from Helsinki to Barcelona. I had […]