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Niina Lehtonen Braun
RAUHA RAUHA RAUHA RAUHA RANTA RAUHA
PEACE PEACE PEACE PEACE BEACH PEACE, 2022
The tltel refers to a favourite song of hers from the 1980s, by the Finnish band Hassisen Kone. Painted as a protest painting against the war. Hassisen Kone: Levottomat Jalat. "... Peace, peace, peace, peace - Peace on the beach - I saw my head crying out in distress - But my feet are carrying me, and now it's starting again"
Niina Lehtonen Braun, born 1975 in Helsinki, Finland. She studied fine arts in Helsinki and Paris and lives and works in Berlin. Her artistic work is diverse and includes collage, installation and performance. She is part of the performance group JOKAklubi. Since 2015, Lehtonen Braun has been co-operating with the Berlin project space HilbertRaum. Three artist books, "Mädchen lass los" (2021), "These Foolish Things Remind Me ofYou" (2016) and "Mother Said" (2014) about her work have been published by Kerber Verlag.
Ink, acrylic on paper, 163 x 110 cm