ArtPainting

“Roller Derby Kisses” by Artist Riikka Hyvönen

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Riikka Hyvönen taps into an unexpected kind of beauty in the athletes who send her shots of the bruises (or “kisses” in roller derby terms) they wear like badges of honour, turning these photographs into large-scale sculptural paintings. See more of Hyvönen’s work below.

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Riikka Hyvönen’s Website