Word on the brick, symbols on the glass
Artists Jaana Partanen and Heikki Lamusuo design the art for the new Tikkurila Church. Art is directed not only to the interior of the church but also to passers-by. The art of Tikkurila church consists of four different parts: art of altar, glass art facing the street, design for custom made bricks on the street level and baptism tree.
In the façade art the artist will bring forward the Christian message in the glass artwork and imprinted brick.
-The brick art consists of Christian wisdoms that guide you how to deal with yourself, other people and God. The heart of Christianity is love and forgiveness, says Jaana Partanen.
The glass art will be executed by digital printing and it will be like modern stained glass. The Christian symbols like different crosses, the forms of dove and fish will blend into a whole, opening the Christian message for everyone.
Inside the church the altar and all the fitments will be mobile, adjusted by the needs. This affects also on the design of the artwork. The baptism tree is an artwork that will be used to pay attention to every child that is baptized. The altar art and baptism tree will be designed during the year 2020.
Illustration © Tikkurilan kirkko -allianssi / OOPEAA