Elsa Salonen

Earlier Works

documentation of three solo exhibitions:

I Walk in the Forest as in a Temple, part II, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
The Two Auras of a Migrating Bird, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
When My Loved Ones Were an Hour Ahead, Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008

Invocation of the Forest Spirits
oil paint on both side of acrylic glass
2011, 140x190 cm
Invocation of the Forest Spirits
oil paint on both side of acrylic glass
2011, 140x190 cm
Singer of Secret Words
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2011-2012, 160x160 cm
Singer of Secret Words
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2011-2012, 160x160 cm
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Offerings I
wood, sheep skull and fabric
2012, 140x30x20 cm
Offerings I
wood, sheep skull and fabric
2012, 140x30x20 cm
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Offerings II
wood, sheep skull, fabric and paper
2012, 170x50x30 cm
Offerings II
wood, sheep skull, fabric and paper
2012, 170x50x30 cm
Hunch of Oneness
oil paint on both side of acrylic glass
2011, 160x160 cm
Hunch of Oneness
oil paint on both side of acrylic glass
2011, 160x160 cm
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Exhibition view: Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, 2012
Fourth Way
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2012, 160x160 cm
Fourth Way
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2012, 160x160 cm
Keeping the Ancestral Faith
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2012, 160x160 cm
Keeping the Ancestral Faith
oil paint and spray on both side of acrylic glass
2012, 160x160 cm
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
In the Eternity (If We’ll Die, We Won’t Die Until the Space Dies)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (If We’ll Die, We Won’t Die Until the Space Dies)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (If the Age of the Universe Wouldn’t Be Limited, the Night Sky Would Glimmer as Shiny as a Star’s Surface)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (If the Age of the Universe Wouldn’t Be Limited, the Night Sky Would Glimmer as Shiny as a Star’s Surface)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
On the Other Side the Eyes Rhythmed by the Generations; on the Other the Same Stars Stained by the Night (in honor of Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 170x110 cm
On the Other Side the Eyes Rhythmed by the Generations; on the Other the Same Stars Stained by the Night (in honor of Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 170x110 cm
For the Soul Reborn
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 140x170 cm
For the Soul Reborn
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 140x170 cm
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
In the Eternity (As the End of the Stars’ Era Looms)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (As the End of the Stars’ Era Looms)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (While the Sun Still Shines)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
In the Eternity (While the Sun Still Shines)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 130x130 cm
Sacred Tree Sketch
recycled wood on both sides of the wall
2010, dimensions variable
Sacred Tree Sketch
recycled wood on both sides of the wall
2010, dimensions variable
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2010
Between the Winds
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 110x180 cm
Between the Winds
oil paint on acrylic glass
2009, 110x180 cm
Souveniers from the Winterland
installation view
2010, dimensions variable
Souveniers from the Winterland
installation view
2010, dimensions variable
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
The Thing I Like the Most Is the Slowness, which whom the Darkness Arrives in November -Paavo Haavikko-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 160x160 cm
The Thing I Like the Most Is the Slowness, which whom the Darkness Arrives in November -Paavo Haavikko-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 160x160 cm
If the Sun Was High Up, It Was a Good Moment to Die -Nina Sääskilahti- (about the Finnish folk religion)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2008, 160x160 cm
If the Sun Was High Up, It Was a Good Moment to Die -Nina Sääskilahti- (about the Finnish folk religion)
oil paint on acrylic glass
2008, 160x160 cm
If Anything Else Doesn’t Happen, Would the Time Still Pass? -Aristotle-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
If Anything Else Doesn’t Happen, Would the Time Still Pass? -Aristotle-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
How the Time Can Be Measured, if It’s Actual Only in the Presence that Hasn’t Got a Duration? -Saint Augustine-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
How the Time Can Be Measured, if It’s Actual Only in the Presence that Hasn’t Got a Duration? -Saint Augustine-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
Does the Time Itself Turn Out to Be the Horizon of Being? -Heidegger-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
Does the Time Itself Turn Out to Be the Horizon of Being? -Heidegger-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 126x120 cm
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
Exhibition view: Ama Gallery, Helsinki, 2008
Those Who Live Forever -A. W. Yrjänä-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 144x108 cm
Those Who Live Forever -A. W. Yrjänä-
oil paint on acrylic glass
2007, 144x108 cm
The Time of the Deepest Night (When the Birds Don't Sing)
audio visual installation in collaboration with Francesco Cavaliere
2008, dimensions variable
The Time of the Deepest Night (When the Birds Don't Sing)
audio visual installation in collaboration with Francesco Cavaliere
2008, dimensions variable