book celebrities: Riina Peltonen's Witches, Skulls, Water Spirits
Time: Thursday, 27.5.202117:00 – 19:00 / Makers' GalleryWelcome to the unveiling of Riina Peltonen's book Witches, Skulls, Water Spirits!
Witches, skulls, water spirits is a magical travel guide to Ostrobothnia. Its mythical landscapes have featured water spirits, moors, mountain trolls and virvatula. The guide travels to the witches' mountain, the stone maze and the search for secret tunnels. Among the sites featured in the book are relics, ruins and mythical nature sites. The book was illustrated by Mervi Heikkilä.
HETA LAITAKARI AND MARJE VIITALA
Time: Tuesday, 9.2.20219.2.2021 - 16:00 – 28.2.2021 - 18:00 / Makers' Gallery spring 2021 will open an exhibition of Marje Viitala's graphics and Heta Laitakari's sculptures. Due to the coronavirus, we will not be organising traditional openings, but the artists will be available on Tuesday 9 February at the finished exhibition for a couple of hours. Come and see me, meet me and get to know each other. The gallery complies with AVI's restrictions on gatherings of max 10 people and mask recommendations. So come with a mask on your face. The gallery offers masks and hand sanitizer.
BOOK PUBLICATION: MARKO HAUTALA: ARCHITECT OF THE DARK
Time: Thursday, 24.9.202024.9.2020 - 17:00 – 18.9.2020 - 19:00 / Makers' GalleryWelcome to the unveiling of Marko Hautala's new novel The Dark Architect on Friday 18.9. Makers' Gallery. This is a drop-in type event where you can stop by to greet the author and explore the exhibition at your preferred time between 5pm and 7pm. Of course, there is also a novelty book in the store and at the same time you can get a signature on it for yourself or the recipient of the gift.
The Architect of the Dark is a horror story set in an apartment building in Vaasa, where everyday stairwells, laundry rooms and a communal sauna turn into a stage for ghostly phenomena. There is also the history of Finnish architecture and references to Viljo Revel, among others.
Check out the book:
At 17.15 and at 18.00 there are short speeches with similar content from Marko Hautala, who talks about the background of the novel The Dark Architect, and Pasi from the Makers' Gallery, which presents the soon-to-be-departed Pan Jianfeng's With Hope exhibition.