Marikki Hakola’s installation The Time Is Right for… (1984) is in view in the namesake exhibition in Summerhall, Edinburgh, from August 2 to September 24. Part of Summerhall’s 2017 Edinburgh Festival Programme, the exhibition is produced by European Women’s Video Art (EWVA) and curated by Laura Leuzzi and Adam Lockhart.
The Time Is Right for… is a videotape and an installation. A graduation work at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki 1984. A scratch collage of TV advertisements and TV news.
Marikki Hakola is a media artist, film director and producer. She graduated as a visual artist from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, after she began working with video and performance art in 1982. Since then, Hakola has completed numerous video and multimedia art works, installations, music and dance films as well as performances. Hakola is an internationally recognized pioneer of European media art, with her work appearing at many exhibitions, festivals and TV channels. Her pieces are found in collections throughout several international art museums. Hakola has also taught film and media art in Finnish arts universities.
The Time Is Right for…, Summerhall, Edinburgh, UK, 2.8.–24.9.2017
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