Ceremony (Pelkki)

Sini Pelkki

A portrait of a figure standing towards a painterly seascape becomes a portrait of the photograph itself, its borders, surfaces and meanings.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:05:24
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Ceremony (Pelkki)
Finnish Title
Ceremony (Pelkki)
English Title
Ceremony (Pelkki)
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Sini Pelkki (Author), Sini Pelkki (Director), Marta Gudrun Johannesdottir (Assistant), Anne Tolkkinen (Sound Design)
Sini Pelkki (b. 1978 Helsinki) works with photography and moving image. She interested in the subjectivity of seeing, introspective lives of spaces within spaces. In her works landscapes, figures and objects turn into layered narratives that lead to various paths and ambiguous readings. Pelkki has studied in London and Helsinki, gaining her Bachelor degree in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (UK) in 2002 and MA from the Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki in 2008. Her works have been shown in exhibitions internationally. Film works have been presented at EMAF-European Media Art Festival, Rencontres Internationale Paris, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Internationale kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Videoex. Pelkki is based Helsinki, Finland.