TIME, FORGETTING

Remembering and forgetting are the extremities of a same matter. A whole life or a fleeting moment can be fitted in between them. The present vanishes so quickly that one barely has time to experience it. While remembering this moment it has already transformed into an interpretation of it --or has been forgotten already.

Stains on the papers, digital and manual prints on self made Mitsumata paper, Irma Tonteri. Kuvaaja Heli Kaskinen

Stains on the papers

Gallery G 2015, digital and manual prints on self made Mitsumata paper. Image: Heli Kaskinen

Birds: The Red and The Blue, 2015 -2017, Irma Tonteri

The Blue, The Magpie, The Red

2015 -2017, etching, guache on Kozo-paper, size 60 x 40 cm

Forgotten memories, Installation at Gallery G, 2011, Irma Tonteri. Kuvaaja Heli Kaskinen

Forgotten memories

Installation at Gallery G. Image: Heli Kaskinen

Forgotten memories, detail 2011, Irma Tonteri

Forgotten memories detail

2011. Image: Heli Kaskinen

Forgotten memories, detail 2011, Irma Tonteri

Forgotten memories detail

2011. Image: Heli Kaskinen

To pass the time, 2007, Irma Tonteri

To pass the time

2007, etching, roller, size 50 x 70 cm

Sleepless time, 2007, Irma Tonteri

Sleepless time

2007, etching, roller, size 43 x 70 cm