Playground

Aside from my day job, I experiment and play to learn new things.
Here I share my thoughts, doodles & sketches, hacks, talks & interviews, exhibitions, achievements and more.

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  • Klorofill - Hack your heritage hackathon

    Klorofill

    As an experience, Klorofill is a personalised game-like interactive app that uses video as an organising principle to trigger off nostalgic sound experiences. The audiovisual content is generated from Finnish public broadcasting company, YLE’s archives. This project was made during the Hack4FI 2016 edition hackathon, where hack your heritage has had put open Finnish cultural resources…

  • Fjord's well being kit

    Well-being Kit

    Fjord Helsinki wanted to experience a well-being program for its staff. The idea was to help the employees to keep on rocking the creativity and productivity without burning out and becoming ill. Therefore, a specialist was hired to create a list of exercises with its detailed specifications. Which then for a period of 30 days…

  • Metro beat

    Metro Beat

    To make the public transportation playful and entertaining for its commuters. And as part of the “Gaming the System” art exhibition, a public transportation ticket validator machine was hacked into a music sampling apparatus.   The making The first prototype was built using openFrameworks. The prototype helped the process of getting a card validator machine from the Helsinki Public…

  • Rejection mining

    Rejection Mining

    Rejection mining is a personal story of a foreign student of design experiencing a hard time finding a design related job in Helsinki, Finland. This project is a compilation of 47 rejection letters, which was presented in a form of an installation during the Media Lab’s, 2015 Spring Demo Day. Furthermore, the idea was later developed…

  • Passeig de gracia train station

    Oblique Strategies

    Cities and memory is a global field recording & sound artwork that presents both the present reality of a place, but also its imagined, alternative counterpart – remixing the world, one sound at a time. Sound artists all over the world reinterpret and reimagine field recordings, using Eno and Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies cards as creative inspiration…

  • Torso cover of the animal issue

    That last sunbath

    My mother has the most powerful voice. This was once more proved on the summer of 1997 when my family had a series of serious discussions. I was in seventh grade and, unlike my parents, wanted a pet rabbit. Or actually I wanted a dog, but the rabbit was the closest I could get, after…

  • Kinect rain

    Kinect rain

    A black and white rain simulation using a Kinect. An interactive installation in the context of “Bodily Interaction” whereas the motion sensing input device (Kinect) and the Processing program enables users to control and interact with the piece. We have tried to create the illusion of real-life nature. The sensuous experience of being covered by…

  • 506

    Finland’s winter is famous for being dark and cold. It is quite difficult for the commuter to use the public transportation during the winter time. That is because they are unable to see their stop, especially on some of the routes that run around Helsinki’s suburbs which don’t display stop names. Two concepts were prototyped…

  • Signature Performance

    Signature Performance

    “Look! It’s moving. It’s alive. It’s alive… It’s alive, it’s moving, it’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive, IT’S ALIVE!” Henry Frankenstein (1931) You have probably been into events like concerts, nightclubs, music festivals or even to an art performance. Then you have also seen the results of VJing: the real-time visuals, a live…

  • Environmental Persian Typography

    Environmental Persian Typography

    The usage of line in typography has a special status and has worked as a source of inspiration for many. This is especially true for Persian fonts, which have been reworked in various projects by artists around the world. Persian typography is currently used in graphic design, engraving on various materials, architecture and urban art.…


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