F. E. Sillanpää
Ongoing documentary art project
Kangas area has been a place for new ideas, businesses and innovations for a long time. Already in the middle of 1800’s it was filled with water mills.The paper mill was closed in 2010 and the area of 27 hectares became the property of the City of Jyväskylä. The Kangas project is the main urban development project in Jyväskylä for the next several decades
Ongoing landscape art project
Finland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers. The watershed Vuoksi is the biggest watershed in Finland. Vuoksi drainage systems are treasures with global value; they are part of our age-old cultural-ecological heritage.
Now these waters are being used for wastewater by the Talvivaara mining company.
OOPEAA, MX_SI Architects, Sweco, Paatela & Co Architects, Heikkinen-Komonen Architects, K2S, Wood -magazine, Stora Enso Wood Products Oy Ltd
Football shapes everyday milieu and landscapes. Football’s social, political, economic and cultural significance is becoming increasingly apparent across the world.The work is kind of visual Etnography which intensifies our understanding of the richness of football’s social practice and cultural meaning.
The book Football Landscapes (with Harri Heinonen) published 2011.
The exhibition Football Landscapes:
The Sport Museum of Finland
Mikkeli Art Museum
Jyväskylä Art Museum
The Sport Museum of Estonia
Folkets Hus, Umeå, Sweden
11mm Fussball Film Festival, Berlin 2013
NCC, Tikkurila, Oma Koti -magazine, Kodin Kuvalehti -magazine, Wood -magazine, OOPEAA, Stora Enso Wood Products Oy Ltd
UPWOOD, Kimmo Lylykangas Architects, The Craft Museum of Finland, Periferia Design, P.O. Korhonen
Territorional signs of modern Football and Football Street Art in Europe.
These photos were made during a book and photo exhibition project called Football Landscapes (2011) where we were tracing how football influences everyday life and surroundings in different countries (in co-operation with Harri Heinonen).
The video was also shown in different finnish museums.