DEEP TIME DEPOSITS

Tuula Närhinen
Tidal Impressions of the River Thames

Below Zero Finnish Art Prize 2020
Tuula Närhinen is the second recipient of the Below Zero Finnish Art Prize

Exhibition 26 February – 2 August 2020.

Tuula Närhinen understands water as a dynamic agent and naturally occurring archive of the Anthropocene. In a quest to ‘fathom the subconscious of River Thames’, Närhinen builds a portrait of this central waterway with reference to mid-Victorian photographic chemistry, sewage system and philanthropy; and to the layers of deep time embedded over thousands of years and visible through fragments preserved in London’s unique, anaerobic river-mud.

 

View Below Zero catalogue 2020

 

Please visit the Finnish Institute in London’s extensive online gallery, representing the exhibition at Beaconsfield here

Press Release and Exhibition images

 

Residency period 16 January-25 February

The residency process was open to the public on Fridays 11am-5pm. Images from Foreshore walks with the artist on 31 January and 14 February. KAS Interactive Art, Science & Heritage walk on 21 February.

 

View | DEEP TIME DEPOSITS in the making

 

Opening event Sunday 1 March 14.00-17.00

Listen | Tuula Närhinen in conversation with curator-researcher and Below Zero guest juror Taru Elfving at the exhibition opening of Deep Time Deposits at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall.

 

Closing event Sunday 5 April
 14.00-17.00
Rainmaking will premiere online on 5 April

  • 14.00 Reflections on Deep Time Deposits formal presentation by Tuula Närhinen (cancelled)
  • 15.30 Rainmaking with composer Tytti Arola and performers.

View | Composer Tytti Arola plays Rain, Sleet, Snow

 

                                     

Beaconsfield Commissions 2020