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C is for Chapeau

C is for Chapeau

Many of Marika Maijala drawings are repeated images and one recurring subject is the hat. The literal word ‘chapeau’ comes from the French, and it means ’hat’. Aside from meaning ‘hat’ it is also used when congratulating and giving someone respect, a short way of saying ‘hat off’ or ‘I’m so impressed, I take...

F is for Foux Du Fafa

F is for Foux Du Fafa

Chapeau. Une Étude En Rouge. Joie. Luxe, Calme et Volupté. Les Ponts. Quelle Surprise. Zut alors.  One aim of the exhibition is to inspire new insights for those who find the French language foreign and difficult. Therefore, I am mixing different languages, English, French, Spanish and Finnish on purpose in this blog and in...

Z is for Zut Alors!

Z is for Zut Alors!

What goes on behind the scenes of creating an exhibition? There surely has been highs and lows, twists and turns, and also many Zut Alors -moments in this one year process… On one rainy day in Paris, Marika Maijala draw a picture of a stylish little wolf with a broken umbrella. It is based...