Liinu Grönlund’s short film It Could Have Been will have its world festival premiere in the international competition of the 35th Busan International Short Film Festival, held from April 24–29 in South Korea.
It could have been is a video essay combining personal notes and collected ideas about the current state of the world. Rats wander around artists’ studio and over pages of books. In the center is a thought that when humans disappear from the Earth, rats might take our place as the ruling species.
Liinu Grönlund (b. 1984) is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. She works with video and film, and is interested in archiving disappearing worlds. Her work deals with remoteness and extremes with a special focus on natural sciences and environmentalism. Grönlund has graduated from Aalto University of Art and Design (2008) and the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2012). Her works have been seen in exhibitions and festivals in e.g. Helsinki, London, Malaga, Moscow and New York.
The 35th Busan International Short Film Festival, 24.–29.4.2018, South Korea
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