Mother’s Nerves

Arja Kärkkäinen

Mother’s Nerves is a little story about fitting in, about a boy who is ignored at home. He cannot find a reason for his mother’s cold behaviour, so he concludes that he himself is to blame. It would be better not to be at all than to be in the way.

Production Year
2017
Duration
00:15:00
Type
Tags
Original Title
Äidin hermot
Finnish Title

Äidin hermot

English Title

Mother’s Nerves

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Arja Kärkkäinen (Author), Arja Kärkkäinen (Cinematographer), Tuukka Haapakorpi (Composer), Arja Kärkkäinen (Director), Arja Kärkkäinen (Editor), Kuvataideakatemia (Funder), Tuukka Haapakorpi (Sound Design)
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Arja Kärkkäinen (b. 1986) is a Helsinki based visual artist with a background in fashion design. She graduated from the Lahti University of Applied Sciences as a fashion designer and the Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki with a MA in sculpture. Kärkkäinen works mainly with moving image but a variety of techniques play an important role in her work. Her current themes explore questions of involvement, structures of society and social life. Kärkkäinen's works have been presented in exhibitions in Finland and internationally.