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Melting Ice (Arctic Sea Ice), 2017

Melting Ice (Arctic Sea Ice), 2017

From the series Now is the Now
Archival pigment print, Diasec
73 x 93 cm
Edition of 5 + 1AP

The series Now is the Now is of particular, personal significance to the artist. Certain psychological patterns –what we do or how we respond - connect people and generate an emotional community. In this way, a personal experience or private perception can acquire a more universal meaning. The photographs show distinctly reduced still lifes, some of which show crumpled paper which – partly showing texts – from Hänninen’s work books of recent years, during which the artist was confronted with many personal challenges.

The Balance of Knowledge and Selfunderstanding I, 2017

From the series Now is the Now
Archival pigment print
73 x 93 cm
Edition of 5 + 1AP

The group of works deals with anxieties, existential threats and survival in the jungle of emotions. This applies not only to the artist and her experiences but also to us, the viewers of her works. The series explores the importance of the present as well as time itself and its relativity. The past is just a memory and the future is a construction of the mind, and between these two is here and now, the only moment on which we have direct influence. Now is the Now is also exploring about reasoning and balancing. It also ponders on the necessity of growing up and the relationship between childhood and adulthood. The series also explores the life and nature on earth threatened by the major challenges of climate change.
The Balance of Knowledge and Selfunderstanding I, 2017
Colors of the Past in Joshua Tree National Par, 2023

Colors of the Past in Joshua Tree National Par, 2023

From the series Painted Desert
Archival pigment print, paint
38 x 57 cm
Unique

This latest group of works, Painted Desert, deals with anxieties, existential threats and survival in the jungle of emotions. This applies not only to the artist and her experiences but also to us, the viewers of her works. The series explores the importance of the present as well as time itself and its relativity. The past is just a memory and the future is a construction of the mind, and between these two is here and now, the only moment on which we have direct influence. Now is the Now is also exploring about reasoning and balancing. It also ponders on the necessity of growing up and the relationship between childhood and adulthood. The series also explores the life and nature on earth threatened by the major challenges of climate change.

Pine Tree, 2012

From the series //Paint
Digital C-Print on Diasec, hidden oak frame
160 x 213 cm
Edition of 3 + 1 AP

The group of works deals with anxieties, existential threats and survival in the jungle of emotions. This applies not only to the artist and her experiences but also to us, the viewers of her works. The series explores the importance of the present as well as time itself and its relativity. The past is just a memory and the future is a construction of the mind, and between these two is here and now, the only moment on which we have direct influence. Now is the Now is also exploring about reasoning and balancing. It also ponders on the necessity of growing up and the relationship between childhood and adulthood. The series also explores the life and nature on earth threatened by the major challenges of climate change.


Pine Tree, 2012