• Exhibition

DesignPartners19 – Petri Eskelinen

  • Industrial design and products
Sep 6, Fri 11:00-19:00
Sep 7, Sat 11:00-19:00
Sep 8, Sun 11:00-19:00
Sep 10, Tue 11:00-19:00
Sep 11, Wed 11:00-19:00
Sep 12, Thu 11:00-19:00
Sep 13, Fri 11:00-19:00
Sep 14, Sat 11:00-19:00
Sep 15, Sun 11:00-19:00
Erottajankatu 2
Event type
Selling Tickets
Accessibility for all
Event price
18 € / 9 €

Sculptor Petri Eskelinen
Equal Network, Dry Place’s Plant

My mechanical sculptures are trying to find analogue metaphors for our digital age problems. Equal Network asks how to communicate with other people via a machine. Dry Place’s Plant requires shoveling. How much work does it take to maintain nature?

More detailed information about the works:

Equal Network

Equal Network is a mechanical social structure for three people. It’s a closed system and a network without electricity. It needs the participators to work together with the mechanism to see and feel each other.

Dry place’s plant

The leaves of the Dry Place’s Plant will rise when sand is shovelled into the silo. The leaves will wither when the sand goes through the silo and back to its starting point.

DesignPartners19 gathers creatives with much more in common than expected under the same roof. In the hall of the palace, shoe designer meets material supplier, lighting manufacturer meets fashion designer, and furniture company meets chef extraordinaire. Potential partners can meet and present their views and skills in a shared space. The exhibition will be a surprising, memorable experience for all, and each participant’s audience will grow thanks to the collaboration.

Open from 11 am to 7 pm every day except Monday, 9 September.


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