Tag Archive: global burrow artproject


Stables, potterysheds, cowsheds and woodbarns too, tell you things about family life and work, about people. Good places most of the time. This one? Very good. Advertisements


Somewhere in Finland lives a man named Jirka Kallio, and he makes a snow castle every year. Terhi Ahonen and her son took me and my friend Aki there as Jirka said ‘Yep, that is fine.’… Continue reading

Two sides of reality.

One post back I wrote about working in an area which was a shock to the system. I labored on two burrows that day. These heavy basalt blocks are used to protect the land when storm… Continue reading

Water 3.

You do not get the chance often to go back to a shape you made  and work on it again. When you do, it does give you a better understanding of the difference… Continue reading

My land. My voice.

It was a bit of a schock for the system, this area with a combination of ancient clay and dark sand, seal sandbanks and heavy industry. It felt more real then a forest or meadow… Continue reading

Carolina Apolonia.

We took these shots on a cold, sunny and completely windstill day. The deer are at ease on days like these and we relaxed too when we sat down  in the sun, drank steaming hot tea from the… Continue reading

Windforce 10

We are used to living in a land where the sea level is above land level. On a day when the wind force is high there are flood controls 24 hours a day along the entire coast, and throughout the year… Continue reading

Water 2.

(If there is a Water 2 there is a Water 1.) So this is the second post in a serie of three, as there were three days we came back to the same spot… Continue reading


A rare find.

When we were driving around, looking for places in the US to build a Burrow, we visited a childhood scene from one of my friends and I took my materials and other stuff into an old forest where she used to pick… Continue reading


A difficult spot to work and hard to get the ‘perfect’ shots, but  this Burrow we made in Ohio fits its purpose well within the Global Burrow project.


One day I dug a Burrow on a beach where the sand grains are small and mixed with mud and silt. I like this place and how soft and muddy this sand feels and how easy it is… Continue reading

Both incredibly strong and easily distructable.

String as thin as I never used in my work before, it snapped so easily it made me sigh sometimes. I had to move  carefully. Working made me concentrate on the silence in the building and breathing and… Continue reading

Global burrow artproject

I rested at a place called Glory in Ireland. A perfect setting to tell you I will be away for a bit. I am going to the US, to teach and work on the Global Burrow project.… Continue reading

Who wants to..

It was warm theat day of the opening and we had fun. the first time we made burrows in ( with such a perfect surroundings and buildings) city enviroment of this old harbour. Burrows… Continue reading