Aura Kanerva Merivuokko

Gun Holmström

The video is a portrait of Aura, a blind trans person who has found a way to express her spirituality among other things through sexuality. From an early age she longed for experiencing true love and this led to very difficult encounters and complicated relationships. 

Production Year
2020
Duration
00:15:07
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Aura Kanerva Merivuokko
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Gun Holmström (Author), Pekka Niskanen (Cinematographer), Gun Holmström (Director), Gun Holmström (Editor), Gun Holmström (Script), Pertti Venetjoki (Sound Design), Aura Kelloniemi (Actor), Tuuli Penttinen-Lampisuo / AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Stina Krook Foundation (Funder)
Gun Holmström is a visual artist from Porvoo, Finland, who works with digital art, sculpture and painting. Holmström studied at Turku Art Academy in Finland in 1990–93 and in Gothenburg University in Sweden in 2004–06. She is a versatile artist who explores the complex web of contradictory human emotions and situations, and addresses current social and moral issues. The essential element in her work is the humane nature of social communication. Her works have been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions in Finland and internationally since the 1990s.