Recess Benefit 2014 tonight at Pioneer Works, New York!

Recess is five years! Eyes as Big as Plates’ very own Bob and Agnes have dressed up in their finest pine needles and twigs, ready to join the celebrations tonight, while the Finn and the Norwegian are running around Paris setting up for next week’s exhibition. For all the lucky ones in New York this fine spring day, join the wonderful team of Recess in celebrating their five-year anniversary. Recess Benefit 2014 tonight at Pioneer Works, New York!

The Ars Fennica experience

According to trusted sources over 800 guests walked through the doors of Kiasma to celebrate the Ars Fennica nominees Thursday night. Seven of these were Eyes as Big as Plates’ very own super models: Thank you Velkkari, Tuija, Matti, Jaska, Leena, Markku, Marie-Ange, the whole of the extended Ikonen family and the traveling British, American and Norwegian cheerful support crew – what a magical Thursday night in February!

The Kiasma crowd packed like sardines © Eyes as Big as Plates
The Kiasma crowd packed like sardines © Eyes as Big as Plates
Two special sardines celebrating the Ars Fennica nominees with a tribute dance © Eyes as Big as Plates
Two special sardines celebrating the Ars Fennica nominees with a tribute dance © Eyes as Big as Plates
Royal wave moment as the nominees greeted the crowd © Eyes as Big as Plates
Royal wave moment as the nominees greeted the crowd © Eyes as Big as Plates
Heading to the Ars Fennica floor © Eyes as Big as Plates
Heading to the Ars Fennica floor © Eyes as Big as Plates
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© Eyes as Big as Plates
The spruce cone suit mingling with the audience © Eyes as Big as Plates
The spruce cone suit mingling with the audience © Eyes as Big as Plates
Tuija x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Tuija x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Velkkari x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Velkkari x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Matti x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Matti x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Jaska x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Jaska x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Marie-Ange x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Marie-Ange x 2 © Eyes as Big as Plates
Impeccably dressed Jocie in conversation with Agnes © Eyes as Big as Plates
Impeccably dressed Jocie in conversation with Agnes © Eyes as Big as Plates
Velkkari and two happy salmons © Hilde Tobro
Velkkari and two happy salmons © Hilde Tobro

Thank you Oslo!

The warmest thank yous from the bottom of our happily pounding hearts to everybody who came to Fotogalleriet on Thursday night. We lost count of all the wonderful guests, the flower record was broken according to the star gallery crew and even the steamy windows felt the love –  thank you Fotogalleriet and the fabulous team, thank you Natsko and Velaug for documenting the evening and thank you everybody for sharing the evening with us.

To the ones who didn’t make it to the opening, the exhibition runs until March 2nd and the opening times are: Tue-Fri 10-17, Sat-Sun 12-16. Welcome!

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© Velaug Bergum
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