The tension between the forces of symmetry and chaos has served as the starting point for Ahola’s triptych-like work.

Symmetrical forms are often seen as calming and their predictability creates a sense of security, giving the impression of order and peace. Conversely, asymmetry is usually associated more strongly with excitement and individuality. Ahola’s work seeks new perspectives on routines on the borderline between order and chaos, while weaving an intriguing narrative between harmony, disorder and ultimately balance.

Composing and sound design: Tommi Toivonen

Lux Helsinki 2024

“Symmetry, as wide or as narrow as you may define its meaning, is one idea by which man through the ages has tried to comprehend and create order, beauty, and perfection.”
– Hermann Weyl 

Lux Helsinki 2024
Janne Ahola – Symmetria, Lux Helsinki 2024
Janne Ahola – Symmetria, Lux Helsinki 2024

Curator: Juha Rouhikoski, LUX Helsinki
Technical Producer: Niko Mattila, Sun Effects
Video and Concept: Janne Ahola
Media Server and mapping: Pietari Koskenniemi, CT Finland
Sound Design and composing: Tommi Toivonen 👌