Tommi Musturi

Living The Line / Interview & Overview
November 14, 2022, 9:09 am
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Thanks to Carson and Living The Line for the long interview that went online last weekend:

Together with it there’s an ‘Artist Overview’ that takes a look at my work from fanzines to early books and to current project ‘Future’:

October 10, 2022, 8:29 am
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Edgar Pera’s experimental interview with me shown next Sunday at the Doclisboa International Film Festival. This is part of the Cinekomix!!! series with José Carlos Fernandes and Neil Gaiman in the same screening.

We’ve talked basicly about EVERYTHING with Edgar so what comes out is prolly a view on art and life in general.

Future#9 – Samples
August 27, 2022, 3:01 pm
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Some samples on the new Future#9 magazine. This 2nd last issue of the series presents ‘The Exhibition’ of the bohemian bunch that the reader has seen building something through the back issues. Features horrible nightmare, our magician making his final decision, evening in Centra and a very smiley future. The wholesome is getting to its end, or does it?

One issue to go and my aim is that it’ll be out in January ’23. If you’re interested in ordering this or the past issues (just reprinted #4 so it’s all available again) these cost 6€ per mag inclduing shipping. 60€ for the whole 10 magazine series. Just mail me.

August 23, 2022, 2:33 pm
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Just out: Future#9. That means one issue to go. Being lazy I uploaded this crappy video. Images later…

If you need a copy MSG me. That’s 6€ per issue, sixty for the whole 10-issue serie.

Update / Future retailers
April 21, 2022, 11:50 am
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Update on Future retailers – the new 8th issue + most of the old ones as well available from the following great people:

All the Problems in the World (GER)
Atomic Books (US)
Birdcage Bottom Books (US)
Chili Com Carne (POR)
Cult Pump (DEN)
Desert Island (US)
Domino Books (US)
Fantagraphics Store (US)
Gosh (UK)
Gutter Pop Comics (US)
La 5e Couche (BEL)
Lambiek (NED)
Laukontorin antikva (FIN)
Lukulaari (FIN)
Push My Buttons (SWE)
Quimby’s Bookstore (US)
Sticky Institute (AUS)
Strangers Fanzine (USA)
Turun sarjakuvakauppa (FIN)

Cracking in Porto
February 22, 2022, 10:15 am
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CRACKING exhibition goes to Porto.

Presenting my paintings, prints and books it’s open for free in Clube do Desenho (Rua da Alegria 970) from 26th of February to 16th of April.

Thanks to Tinta nos Nervos for organizing and Instituto Iberoamericano de Finlandia for support.

Cracking @ Lisbon

I’ll be travelling to Lisbon for an exhibition of ‘CRACKING’ in gallery / store Tinta nos Nervos. The exhibition will present piles of serigraphy and risography and two series of paintings… and all the books available of course. We’ll have the opening on Saturday 6th of November at 4pm. Welcome!

In addition I’ll be having a MasterClass lecture in ArCo – Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual on Friday 5th of November 4.30PM–. I’ll be talking about my own work. exceptional storytelling and the reasons behind ‘style’.

See you there!

October 4, 2021, 7:57 am
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BOOKED is a new art book fair held in Hesinki 1.–9.10.2021.

I will be talking in a panel ‘Visual Artists’ Pathways to Book Publishing’ with Juliana Hyrri, Sami Nyyssölä and Emmi Valve on Wednesday 5–6 pm (Finnish time, +3h UTC/GMT). The talk takes place in Cable Factory’s Konttori space (Tallberginkatu 1) and it can be seen online via Facebook @ MUU Gallery.

There’s a festival book store at the Cable Factory as well and they’re selling ‘Cracking’ (image) and recent Futures along my old titles as well.

The talk is free of course – welcome!

More on BOOKED’s extensive programme.

August 30, 2021, 9:36 am
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Available now or soon from La 5e Couche (in French), Fantagraphics Books (in English), Fortepressa / D’Editore (in Italian), Chili Com Carne / Tinta Nos Nervos (in Portuguese), Lystring (in Swedish), Cult Pump (in Danish) and Zum Teufel (in Finnish). 132 pages and around 200 images in big size (24 x 34 cm), featuring article & commentary on all the works. You can get the Finnish edition from me as well, just mail me if interested.

Punos from VIMMA
March 8, 2021, 10:45 am
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Happy to have cooperated with Finnish VIMMA who has just released my print ‘Punos’ with several cloth designs. All organic cotton and sustainably produced. Note that this is also available as plain textile sold in meters.

Order these from VIMMA.

Cheers to Sasha who pushed me to send some materials to Vimma and to Benjamin who worked out some preliminary 3D models.

Photos © Vimma