Jaakko Kahilaniemi’s 100 Hectares of Understanding is an attempt to understanding the 100 hectare area of forest he owns. tells about a 100 hectare forest area that he has inherited and examines the responsibilities and the knowledge that forest ownership brings.
Jaakko Kahilaniemi inherited 100 hectares of forest, but never really thought about what it means. In his series of photographs and drawings he creates a visual world to help understand what ownership, forest and change in perception mean.
Jaakko Kahilaniemi (b. 1989) has graduated from the Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences in 2014 and currently studies at Aalto University.