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SODIUM ROADIUM

5.11.2022 @ 11:00-12.2.2023 @ 17:00

SODIUM ROADIUM

5.11.2022 – 12.2.2023

 

The recently developed sodium vapor lamp gives promise of future importance, particularly for such uses as highway illumination.” Effect on the Eye of the Yellow Light of the Sodium Vapor Lamp. August 10, 1934, United States Public Health Service

The exhibition Sodium Roadium by visual artist Terhi Nieminen and filmmaker Iris Kärkkäinen consists of an autobiographical video work and a light installation. They tell about the night world of cars, gas stations and highways as it has been experienced for decades. The light installation Sodium Roadium brings headlights into the exhibition. The works feature light without a source. In the documentary video work Granada, an attempt is made to say goodbye to an old car.

The exhibition was supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland and the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

 

Terhi Nieminen and Iris Kärkkäinen. Excerpt from videowork Granada, 2022