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Wonderwater Baltic Sea

Wonderwater Baltic Sea Helsinki

Wonderwater Baltic Sea, curated by Wonderwater Co-founder Kari Korkman will run 12.12.2012-6.1.2013 at the Old Customs Warehouse, Helsinki.

Inspired by the Future of the Baltic Sea

Wonderwater Co-founder Kari Korkman curated Wonderwater Baltic Sea (formerly 16 Steps Closer), an exhibition inviting 16 Nordic and Baltic designers  – from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia – to present a vision for the future of the Baltic Sea in the hope of inspiring change.

The designers of the exhibition share ideas and concepts about how to purify the Baltic Sea and make life on its shores more beautiful. The goal is to help the inhabitants of the Baltic coast become more responsible and considerate about its future.

Among the  projects presented are the Sailing boat by Björn Dahlström (Sweden) and Light Box by Peteris Bajars (Latvia).

The designers in the exhibition include:

Peteris Bajars, Rasa Baradinskiené, Juozas Brundza, Johan Carlsson, Björn Dahlström, Helle Frogner, Ieva Kaleja, Mare Kelpman, Runa Klock, Hannu Kähönen, Cecilie Manz, Katrin Olina, Kaija Poijula, Martin Pärn, Jessica Signell Knutsson, and KRADS.

Launched as part of the Nordic-Baltic Designer Event in autumn 2011 in Riga, 16 Steps Closer travelled to Vilnius from Feb 9 to Mar 2 at the Vilnius Academy of Arts.

Read more about the 16 Steps Closer exhibition here.