6 Months Without

Nastja Säde Rönkkö

6 Months Without was a durational intervention where the artist lived and worked in London without the Internet for 6 months. Everything, from personal to professional communication, navigating the city, socializing and working happened offline. In the work, the artist reflects on the role of the privacy and perpetual presence in the modern society and urban environment. 



Production Year
2019
Duration
00:40:20
Type
Tags
Original Title
6 Months Without
English Title

6 Months Without

Production Countries
Finland,United Kingdom
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Author), Magda Fabianczyk (Cinematographer), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Director), Heli Kota (Editor), Wysing Arts Centre (Production Unit), Finnish Institute in London (Production Unit), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Script), Heli Kota (Sound Design), Finnish Institute in London (Funder), Alfred Kordelin Foundation (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto / Finnish Cultural Foundation (Funder), Somerset House Studios (Production Company)
Nastja Säde Rönkkö (b. 1985) is an artist living in London and Helsinki. She works with video, performance, installation, participatory art, internet and text. She has exhibited and performed internationally in places such as Somerset House, London, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, SXSW, Austin, TX, Royal Academy of Arts, London, FACT, Foundation for Art and Technology, Liverpool and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. Recent solo exhibitions include for those yet to be, EMMA Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland (2020), Altered Breaths, Future Feelings at Tampere Art Museum, Finland and for your charred bones and restless soul, Aboa Vetus, Art Nova, Turku, Finland (2019). She is the 35th recipient of the Young Artist of the Year 2019 title and award. Forthcoming projects include Glasgow International ja XXV Mänttä Art Festival 2021.