Works in Collections Helsinki City Art Museum Design Museum, Helsinki The Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Denmark Património Cultural da Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (City of Lisbon), Portugal Finland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki The Bundanon Trust, North Nowra, Australia The Institute of Gunnar Gunnarsson (Gunnarsstofnun), Egilsstadir, Iceland Bokartas, Vilnius, Lithuania

Muhammed (Muhammad)

Year 2008 I made work of art about freedom of speech.
Black textile sculpture is functional. One can sit on it.
It was given name Muhammed.
Does it portray the famous prophet?
Or a person with same name?
Or itself, and happens to have name Muhammed?

Many interpretations of names and words can be seen a richness.
Freedom of speech must be used.
Getting hurt doesn't justify illegality, death threats or act of terrorism.

Sculpture is in private collection. Cat in photo has no connection to the news.