Rock ‘n’ Roll

Helsinki / Finland /
Team: Elka Lupunen / Teo Rinne /
Jury Statement:

Although rocks are related to permenance and solidity, it’s possible to see change over time in them. Rock layers have stored information about the climate and living condititions for millions of years.

Humans have always lived side by side with stones and the relationship has developed with evolution. Different types of rocks and stones have been used for multiple purposes through history. Rocks have important roles as tools and building material. The earliest structures that have survived to this day, are made of stone. Besides ractical use, rocks and stones also have a strong cultural importace. Many beliefs stories and myths are related to rocks.