General

If you’re into suburb-exoticism at all, I recommend you to take a bike ride through Karakallio. Only driving by car through the neighborhood, you miss the beauty of the area. You have to dive between the apartment blocks to notice that the suburb is still on its original outfit. So far it has avoided large-scale complementary constructions. The buildings are sited loosely and there are beautiful rocks between them. The forest is only a few steps away, from where you find well-kept jogging paths and thick hummocks full of berries....

People appreciate art in their environment. The survey done by TNS in 2016 showed a strong support for public art. Even 75 % of Finns want public art to their environment. Art increases the attractiveness of the area and enlivens the neighborhood. The philosophy of Upeart collective is that art belongs to everyone. By bringing art outside the museums and art galleries it becomes a natural part of our everyday life....

Exciting things are happening right now – Karakallio Creative project has officially been launched, and the action around the project is accelerating. Currently, the exact locations for the first artworks are being checked and the communication with the first phase artists is active. Let’s go back to where it all began. ...