The idea was basically: I wish I could fly south like the birds in the fall
I made 6 versions of this, and to spare you I decided to share these two
Lassi Nummen Runo
”On koivikko, miltei liikkumaton, oksat paljaina
On nurmi, heinää. Minä lähden kulkemaan.
On pakko. Aina uudelleen, minä olen matkalla
en tiedä, olenko koskaan perillä
olen matkalla niityn yli”.
Free translation of poetry from Lassi Nummi
“There is a birch grove, almost motionless, bare branches
in the dusk of the morning .
There is a grass, hay. I’m going on a journey.
I have to. Again and again, I’m on the way
I do not know, if I am ever to reach my destination
i am on my way over the meadow. “
I’m a student of life; I see beauty in nature, people and the world around me, small details and complete view. Without the ability to actualize an idea or concept, art would not exist. My work is a constant search for the best way to interpret the ideas that I have about myself and the world I live in. I do not limit myself to one medium, style, or concept.
Inspiration and ideas change. My knowledge changes and grows. Each piece I create is simultaneously an extension from the past, where I’ve come from and what I’ve learned, as well as a preview of the future, where I’m going.
I do not classify myself as just a photographer, as some might think from looking at my work. I am a sculptor, a painter, a photographer, an artist.
If a viewer stops for just a moment to view and reflect on a photograph, a photo collage or a painting I have created, then I have succeeded in my work.
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