Time is the Issue: Don’t Know What to Wear - limited edition artwork

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Limited edition artwork on museum-quality Hahnemühle Bamboo FineArt Paper (290 gsm, 90% bamboo fibers, 10% cotton), signed and numbered on the front and on the back, embossed with an authenticity stamp, comes with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity.

Story & Message:

Piles of clothes that we’ve never used - as we open up the wardrobe they pour onto us. ‘What should I wear?’ - we ask, as a variety of fabric stares back at us. We’re afraid that unless we look perfect, people will think less of us. Minutes, maybe hours pass by until we finally make our choice. With a bit of courage we could be done in seconds, and still be ourselves. Adding up the hours we spend on picking outfits, we would get a few vacation days. All that fabric soaking up our precious time. Are your clothes wearing you out?

From my project "Time is the Issue"

Time has always been my obsession. The lack of it. The overwhelming abundance of it.
 When I was young there was too much time and I didn’t know what to do with it. That was frightening. Hours and hours of time and no ideas on how to enjoy them.
Then abundance turned into a constant lack and deprivation. I can’t spend too much time on this, I’ll be late for that. I need it fast. I don’t want to waste time. ASAP! No time to think. No time to stop and see where I’m going.
So the time started to stop itself making me travel with it with the speed of light. My obsession went full circle. I learned to bend time. But only occasionally. When I finally get inside of a moment and stay there. Stay in the moment. Not chasing it. Just being there.
The project started with me wanting to show ways of wasting time. Then turned into self-reflections on my own relationship with it.
The project was shot in Helsinki, Finland, 2019-2020

Available in sizes:
  • 50x50cm (19.7 x 19.7 in.) - 24
  • 70x70cm (27.6 x 27.6 in.) - 18
  • 100x100cm (39.4 x 39.4 in.) - 8
  • 120x120cm (42.1 x 42.1 in.) - 4

All unframed prints have a 3cm (1.2 inch) border and are signed on the front and on the back.

120x120 gallery-size prints take about 2-3 weeks to produce before being shipped. 

FRAMING:

The artwork is unframed and unmounted. If you would like to get advice on framing or get your print framed for you and delivered ready to hang to your door, please add the “
Framing Assistance” service to your order.

SHIPPING INFO:

Your print is professionally packaged by a fine-art printing studio with 40 years of experience and shipped by premium delivery services (UPS or DHL). Unframed prints are shipped wrapped in bubble wrap in a reinforced cardboard tube. Your artwork will arrive at its new home safe and sound.
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