A story of a young girl’s development into a ballet dancer. A personal contemplation on the conflict between girly dreams and the hard everyday work of a dancer.
anxiety, ballet, body image, dance films, dreams, families, group dynamics, growth, health, identity (mental objects), memories (mental objects), personal narrative, portraits (works of art ), women, work
Johanna Lecklin (Author), Johanna Lecklin (Director)
Johanna Lecklin (b. 1972) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2003 and studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art, in UCL. Lecklin works with video and photography. Her video work is based on documentary, narrativity and performativity. Lecklin’s works have been presented in numerous exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including the City States exhibition at Liverpool Biennial (2010) and It’s a Setup at Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma in Helsinki (2010).
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