Espoo Museum of Modern Art

© Ari Karttunen / EMMA
© Ari Karttunen / EMMA

29.09.2016 - 29.01.2017

Aarno Ruusuvuori: Documentary

EMMA and the Exhibition Centre WeeGee celebrate their 10th anniversaries in the building designed by Professor Aarno Ruusuvuori the fall of 2016. The new documentary on Ruusuvuori, directed by Tina Cavén, will be on display at EMMA until January 2017.

Aarno Ruusuvuori is considered one of the most important modernist architects of his time. The WeeGee building stylistically represents the so-called. concrete brutalism. Ruusuvuori’s production from the same era include the Hyvinkää and Tapiola churches. The documentary includes interviewes of Ruusuvuori’s spouse, architect Anna Ruusuvuori and colleague, architect Juhani Pallasmaa.

Aarno Ruusuvuori – Architect of Concrete and Light, 2016

Duration 15 min.
Director Tina Cavén
Filming Ville Tanttu
Music Eetu Palomäki, Ilmari Kantola and Ville Tanttu
Production EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art