play with fire   Mask     offering

Offering

Offering

It was black at first. Just like adeath of tree. And I was coveres (dressed) in white, Just like when I was born, By the vastness (eternity) of the beach
The purity of my being wxperienced the blood of the earth, And then, I was green all over while released of all boundaries. In the cover, I put on my veil since we have always been together, ever since I was 9. smetimes out of divine love and sometimes out of hatred. Now I only enjoy it's purity, and it plainness, It's whiteness and i offer all of this to the endless greatness. I have used natural materials from the specifiv sites to perform this pice in different environments. Also my friends help me to record these performancese every time



collabrative art

 Collaborative art

   I am an art teacher. Recently, I have been doing some collaborative art works with my students which are mostly environmentally. In the beginning, I research about social and tradition of local students and find out about the materials that they could work with and afterward I plan for a project which usually takes about several days or sometimes months. Finally, I present them as a performance or an installation. Mostly, materials are useless objects or recycle.

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Mildew

The party

 “68 musty glasses from the party”
After one month mother and father came back from Mecca.
(Pilgrimage).
Family, friends, colleagues and neighbors came to visit them.
Now there are some musty Paper glasses next to me and the memory of the party days. A Friday. At home.

Video Art

In the "Chador ", I put on my veil since we have always been together, ever since I was 9, Sometimes out of divine love and sometimes out of hatred.

 

 

 

In my Iranian culture light is a symbol of purifying.
My body is placed in the middle of light to be a sign of my searching for purity.

 

 

Other Artist

Visual artist Jonna Pohjalainen lives and works in Oulunkylä, Helsinki.
She has studied in Free Art School, Helsinki during the years 1987-1988 and graduated from Art School Maa, Helsinki in 1993 and Masters of Environmental Art programme in University of Art and Design Helsinki 2007.