Circle

Toikka Jenni

The video parallels biathlon with visual art: a good performance by an athlete corresponds to the “flow” of artistic working process. The movement and visual composition reveal the mentality behind the competitive sports. We return to the target at the end, but the journey has left its mark on our minds.

Production Year
2016
Duration
00:05:43
Tyyppi
Asiasana
Original Title
Circle
English Title

Circle

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jenni Toikka (Author), Sami Kustila (Cinematographer), Arvo Pärt (Composer), Jenni Toikka (Director), Jenni Toikka (Editor), Jenni Toikka (Script), Taiteen edistämiskeskus (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Funder), Pekka Aikio (Sound Design)
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Jenni Toikka

Born: 1983

Jenni Toikka (b. 1983) is a Helsinki-based visual artist working predominantly with moving images. Toikka graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki in 2012. She has had several solo exhibitions in Helsinki including at Sinne, Forum Box and Kluuvi Gallery. In autumn 2019, her work was shown in the solo exhibition Reel at HAM – Helsinki Art Museum. Jenni Toikka’s video pieces have been seen internationally in group exhibitions and at festivals. Her work is represented in the collections of the Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo Modern Art museum EMMA and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.