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Environmental Art Branches Out

Environmental Art Branches Out

Jaakko Pernu is an environmental artist who works with nature as his playground. Reportedly a stimulus for his art comes from his father who worked at times as a boat builder. Learning at an early age how to labor and work with wood, for more than 2 decades now he has been creating organic outdoor¬†sculptures and pieces that bring a bit of forest whimsy into concrete spaces. Said to also draw inspiration from puuraja, which is a Finnish word for the timberline at which trees in the Northernmost latitudes will not grow, he employs things like countless willow twigs and… read more