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Erik Nieminen

PrologueErik, imagine if the pandemic did not dominate our lives at the moment and we could meet in your home or in your studio. Where do we talk together? Maybe we are sitting at your favorite place? I don’t really have a “favorite” place. Most of my time is spent either at the studio or at home – I wouldn’t describe either as favorites, per say. They are both quite comfortable though. I always imagine some kind of forest dwelling as being a favorite place. Nothing but shady forest. Where do you come from, where were you born when? I was born in Ottawa, Canada in 1985. How and where do you currently live and work? I currently live and work in Montreal, Canada. Which stations and people have shaped you? Numerous people have shaped me – my parents of course, but also so many others. The list is exhaustive and too in-depth to get into here. Which writers do you currently find exciting and which books are on your bookshelf? I’m currently reading “Essays on the Perception of Art” by Pavel Florensky. Among other things he was a Russian Orthodox theologian, priest, philosopher, mathematician, physicist, electrical engineer, inventor, and polymath. My interest in his writing has to do with his …

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Image caption: Erik Nieminen working in his studio, 2021, © Erik Nieminen

 

 

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