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Pikisaarentie 17 90100 Oulu
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 Nature in textile art

Delicate and silent art of Helena Kaikkonen searchs impressions from seasons of Nordic nature. She is representative of new textile art, where combinations of nature elements and posibilities of state of art are usual. Nature is very strongly present at her art. You can feel human experience of nature and landscape and the Northern seasons in her works of art, which are like fragmentes of landscap... Read more »

Artist statement

In my art I search atmospheres from different places, happenings and experiences. These atmospheres are mixed together with memories and dreams. I aim something invisible which you can sense and feel, but can`t be seen concrete. Birth, growth, life and death are themes of my art and are ob... More »

Old Wool Factory


In Old wool Factory in Pikisaari where many visual artists has their studios is splendid environment for artists to work.

An idyllic wooden town and industrial area await visitors crossing the river at the Market Square. Pikisaari was used in the 17th century as a place to build boats. This unique island also boasts Oulu's oldest wooden building, which is now a museum. Pikisaari's residents include an active community of artists and craftsmen.

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