Speakeasy

Speakeasy exhibition by Andy and Merja at Muu Galleria, Helsinki. Exhibition comprised of single channel videos "Through the Night Darkly" and "Lights in the Sky", autonomous/interactive sonic installation "Babel Speak", 7 autonomous robot Gods, and wall paintings. Andy and Merja once again bring humour and playfulness to bear on a…

DAD@ Destroy All Dreams @

DAD@ Destroy All Dreams @ was the first major web project made by Andy & Merja. It was started in late 1994 and continued until 1996. The work was a critique of the early utopian hype surrounding the Internet, especially critical of extremist use of the web for propoganda.

Into the valley of dreams

Into the valley of dreams was made for the Lumen 10 exhibition at Retretti art centre in eastern Finland, a special place in the middle of Finnish lake land. The gallery is actually an excavated cave system underground, creating a unique environment for installations. Andy's work took as its theme…

Happy Christmas

This piece was originally made as an insert project for "Taide Lehti", the Finnish art magazine. It is a design for christmas wrapping paper with the words "fucking black bastard fucking white cunt" in a repeating pattern. For an exhibition at Titanik gallery in Turku I made up some presents…

Be Happy

Be Happy is a two channel video installation. One video shows Andy, made up as somewhat devilish creature, wearing the Be Happy jacket while merrily eating cornflakes. The second monitor is very small, viewed through the keyhole cut in the small wooden cottage that is on the table. In this…