The series The Pond at Gallery Ama 7/9 – 29/9 2013.
…”The title of the exhibition, The Pond, is an apt one to describe the world of observation and spatiality in Heiska’s paintings. It alludes to reflections, to a limited space that can and is perceived as a whole on the surface, but which always conceals something unknown below the surface. The surface of water has a two-way function, it opens up views into the depths, while also reflecting its surroundings. It is almost as if a pond were designed to be a stage for light, and light makes visible its various levels. By its nature as well as conceptually, a pond is the very image of ambivalence, holding contradictory associations within itself – it can be part of a controlled and innocent idyll, or a virtually bottomless and frightening mystery.”…continue reading text by Henna Paunu.