Ptarmigan existed as a project space in Vallila from 2009-2011 and a mobile curatorial/creative platfom until 2014. We no longer exist as an organised collective, but this website will continue to serve as an archive of the activities produced as Ptarmigan during these years.
Some of the people who were involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary.
Jari Heinonen is an artist from Vantaa. He is finishing his degree of the Master of Administrative Sciences in the University of Tampere. He also has completed art studies furthermore in the University of Art and Design Helsinki and University of Helsinki. He has kept many private exhibitions and has participated in several group exhibitions in Finland and abroad.
"The works of the exhibition belong to the series called "Leri, Oggi Domani" which will mean yesterday, today and tomorrow briefly translated into English. The work is mainly from Italy. The works are a part of the future private exhibition the subject of which is Italy. During the last few years he has been on a working trip in Italy.
With his work he tries to express the feelings and thoughts experienced by it in Italy and tries to express the continuity of the life and its perishableness through the feelings simultaneously.