Kombu Ahtola

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Made from Japanese kelp – kombu – the Ahtola is a dialogue with seaweed: A reflection on the material’s properties, its potential to rebalance damaged eco-systems and its future role as a material for making.

An Ahtola is the mythical underwater palace of the sea goddesses. As kelp is an eco-system builder that supports underwater organisms big and small and supplies us with our oxygen it can also give shelter to the deities of the ocean – or is it the deity itself?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMunich, Germany
Size250cm x 250cm x 250cm
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2021
MoE publication typeF1 Published independent work of art
EventKombu Ahtola - Munch, Germany
Duration: 10 Sep 202123 Oct 2021


  • Kombu Ahtola

Field of art

  • Design
  • Contemporary art


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