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Finland / Matti Eyes as Big as Plates is an ongoing collaborative venture between Riitta Ikonen (Finland) and Karoline Hjorth (Norway).

Eyes as Big as Plates è un progetto/storytelling di Karoline Hjorth, journalist and photographer living in Oslo, and broadcast by HBO Riitta Ikonen, Finnish talented photographer who graduated at Communication Art and Design at Royal College of Art London.

Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen: Eyes as Big as Plates Finland

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Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen: yes as Big as Plates - Thisispaper Magazine

Eyes as Big as Plates # Erna (2013) © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen.

Eyes as Big as Plates # Erna © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen.

via National Geographic: Europe's Wild Men - Photo Gallery Photograph by Charles Fréger SWITZERLAND Sauvage at Carnival

freaky , odd , curious surreal and fun performance art photography French photographer Charles Fréger has been traveling throughout 19 European countries and trying to capture the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series

Eyes as Big as Plates is an ongoing collaborative project by Finnish artist Riitta Ikonen and Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth inspired by Scandinavian folklore, said to be “the clearest reflection of the soul of a people.” The first stage of the work captures Norwegian natives—sailors, farmers, professors, artisans, teachers and parachuters—while the second explores Finnish folklore.

Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth

"Eyes as Big as Plates", artiste: Riitta Ikonen, photo: Karoline Hjorth, 2012

Eyes as Big as Plates # Berent (Iceland 2013) © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Eyes as Big as Plates # Berent (Iceland © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

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New Twist of Old Tradition of Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

Photographers, Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen came up with something truly peculiar and special, in their photo series Eyes As Big As Plates.

Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen   “Eyes as Big as Plates presents Pohjois-Karjala seniors through references of familiar characters and protagonists of Finnish folklore, infused with the participating local seniors’ own stories and personal relationship to folklore, myths and imagination.” Torleif

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Riitta Ikonen & Karoline Hjorth, Eyes as Big as Plates # Torleiv. Photo: Riitta Ikonen & Karoline Hjorth Opening in Kiasma in the Camouflage exhibition.

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