Fusing printmaking, sculpture, and site-specific installation, Lyons’ work employs the chemistry and rituals of printmaking to consider preservation in an age of planned obsolescence and resource depletion. His recent projects reflect on sacrificial landscapes, geo-engineering, extraction, alchemy, and brownfield rehabilitation.
22 January – 28 February
My exhibition deals with the purpose and distribution of information. I continuously come across different deliberate misrepresentations of information, in various situations, which is sometimes so distorted that it almost becomes transparent. Distorted or deliberately altered forms of information can be found in all different kinds of situations from the news to letters to the editor.
22 January – 3 April
Tommi Toija’s mystic but delicately sweet ceramic figures, Strangers, cover the floor of the main gallery at the Jyväskylä Art Museum. Standing in the midst of these ceramic figures the viewer is forced to ponder their relationship with themselves and with others, individually and as a society. We are softly reminded of the fundamental questions of existence raised by Paul Gauguin in his 1897 painting Where do we come from? Who are we? Where are we going?