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Meet the artist Katja Syrjä

13 Aug 2015 - 19 Aug 2015

The Artist Katja Syrjä talks about her art in the exhibtion The Whispering Reeds at the Eckerö Post- and customs house. On Saturday the 15th of August 12-2pm, and on Wednesday the 19th of August 12-2 pm. sessions start at 12 pm, 12:30 pm, 1 pm and 1:30 pm. Welcome!

Katja Syrjä (Mariehamn) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki 2003. “My approach to art is methodical an could begin with the cultivation of a dye plant or by silting soil to prepare colour pigments. In my works, I use natural colours that I prepare from plants and minerals. The foundations for my work lie in the history of the place where a specific colour was found or grew, nature itself, or my own experiences. My images often carry references to art history, art culture and litterature.”