Forest starts from the backyard

My dear, the deer

White-tailed deer was given to Finnish forests in 1935 from Minnesota

It became ours

Our deer


She is at the backyard of a house

and needs amulet-kind-of-objects to her horns to make a crown.

Audience is sewing the objects.

There are textiles from Finnish national dresses.

Thinking of identity

Tamed without horns


work and text by

Anna Rikkinen & Nelli Tanner



textiles, found objects, wood, thread, needles

300 x 150 cm x 4 cm

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