Mural art at Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg, Turku Office

60°26’07″N 22°13’43″E

Mural painting conducted by Susana Nevado painting teacher at Turku University of Applied Arts and students Juha Kärkki and Outi Vihlma from the arts academy.

The painting gives a modern view from the Turku Castle, which is one of the most famous monuments of Turku. The castle is built using geometric shapes so that it remains recognizable, overlapping layers give the impression of space and multidimensional and this refers to the many phases of the building’s history. The repeated ornamentation of the mural is from Turku Castle rooms and a floor plan arches. The painting has the elements of heaven, earth, and sea, reflecting the location of the Turku Castle.

The work was painted in St. Petersburg 16.5.-22.5.2012 with acrylics and using stencils.

Mural art at Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg, Turku Office May 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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