Coming up: Camouflage exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

In two weeks the Camouflage exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma opens in Helsinki. Hallvor, Bengt and Agnes from Eyes as Big as Plates will take part in the extensive group show compiled by Kiasma, which is part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 events.

Agnes is practising as Kiasma Magazine’s cover girl and Riitta and Karo are oh so excited!

Eyes as Big as Plates # Agnes © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Sublime Transactions at the Armitt Museum

The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Armitt Museum and Library Centenary Exhibition ‘Sublime Transactions’ opens on the 31st March 2012 and runs until 22nd March 2013, with a series of contemporary tributes to the Armitt collection with contributions from fifteen artists:

Hannah Alton, Sir Peter Blake, Christopher Daniels, John Ellis, Paul Farley, Karoline Hjorth, Derek Horton, Riitta Ikonen, Russell Mills, Kate Morrell, Eileen Ramsay, Carole Romaya, David Toop, Ian Walton and Jon Wozencroft.

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Here is a little glimpse of Riitta and Karoline’s contribution to the show; from The Lumber Room:

The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen
The Lumber Room © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Last week of Eyes as Big as Plates at FINNO

Since 12th January Hallvar, Astrid, Torleif, Paul, Agnes, Marta & Bengt have been hanging out at FINNO. On Saturday they climb down and into their polystyrene and cardboard homes until Eyes as Big as Plates move on to KIASMA in June.

Thanks to everyone who came to see our favourite group of senior supermodels and welcome to those of you who are fashionably late this week!

Eyes as Big as Plates # Agnes II © Riitta Ikonen & Karoline Hjorth

Velkommen! Tervetuloa!

Klar, ferdig, gå – ready, set, go – paikoillanne, valmiit, NYT!

Welcome to Eyes as Big as Plates – OSLO- 18.00 tonight – Finsk-norsk Kulturinstitutt- hurra!

Torleif and Hallvar up on the wall! Photo by Finnish-Norwegian Institute