Ainu Palmu: Syksyt ovat lähtöjä / Fall is for leaving

Constallation of light dots faking to be vague, 2019

Syksyt ovat lähtöjä / Fall is for leaving is an exploration to the idea of seeing a two dimensional shape emerge from dots that are situated in three dimensions. Form appears when they are seen from a specific spot. The work was also set to the scenery following the shape of what really was there to bring out a new image.

Dimensions of the work:

Addjustable. All dimensions are approximations. Min. width 7m, min. depth. 10m, min. height 3m.

Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:

Outdoors, Outdoors, under a roof, Cold space (eg. a shed, a silo etc.), Semi-heated space, Heated space

Work’s durability:

Sub-zero temperatures, Rain, Humidity, Sunlight

Requirements for the space:

dim (light enough for walking)

Colouring requirements:


Electricity consumption:

Temporay works with battery powered LED.s for approximately 5 hours. Permanent installation requires standard electricity.

Support and other structures:

Temporary installtion has all with it, permanent is custom made

Required technology:

Temporary installation needs to be recharged for every new day. An indoors place for that with electricity is needed and possibly staff to do it.


no sound

Minimum height of the space: 

4 m

Minimum square meters of the space: 


Building time and people required (estimate): 

8 hours with one local helper. 

Artist's presence: 

A site visit by the artist well beforehand is required

On-site building: 

Assembled on-site


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH

Producer: Annukka Ketola
+358 40 735 3972

Mia Kivinen /
Anna Björklund /

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