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Valokalenteri

valokalenteri

Inject print on paper_150 x 370 cm

Valokalenteri (from Finnish language “Light Calendar”) shows the minutes of light at the latitudes of the finnish territory. Horizontally there is months and days of the year reported in the official finnish national spoken languages: Finnish and Swedish. Vertically there is the hours of the day: the white space is according to its duration – from sunrise to the sunset – the dark space represent the night.

This calendar is based on the capital helsinki, the coloured lines stands for the main cities along the same meridian. The drawing is a scale representation of time. In its length one centimetre stands for a day and in its height one millimetre represents a minute.

YKA_YKALENTERI_100106_PRINT_as_70_28Yökalenteri means, “Night Calendar”. A calendar that displays the minutes of night time in Helsinki throughout the year.

Yökalenteri hosts “Rêvalités”, a work of Finnish Poet and writer Cia Rinne.

“Rêvalités” consists of 36 mini prose pieces, dreams recorded during the time span of a year, which thematically deal with a variety of issues.

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