Circle: Surrounding

Mika Taanila

Hermetic events inside a water tower.
Production Year
1995
Duration
00:06:29
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Circle: Surrounding
Finnish Title
Circle: Surrounding
English Title
Circle: Surrounding
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Mika Taanila (Author), Mika Taanila (Director), Mika Taanila (Editor), Circle (Music), Mika Taanila (Producer), Jussi Eerola (Camera), Circle (Cast)
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Mika Taanila (s. 1965) is a filmmaker and visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. He works with documentaries, experimental film and visual arts. Human engineering, utopias, failures and man-machines are recurring themes in his films and installations. Taanila’s works have been shown at major international group shows, such as Venice Biennale (Nordic Pavilion 2017), Aichi Triennale (2013), dOCUMENTA (2012), Shanghai Biennale (2006), Berlin Biennale (2004), Manifesta (2002) and Istanbul Biennial (2001). Solo shows include the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki (2013–14), Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (2013), TENT, Rotterdam (2013) and Galleria Heino, Helsinki (2010). Taanila’s short films have been screened altogether at more than 300 international film festivals and special events. In 2015, Taanila was awarded with the prestigious Ars Fennica Award, the biggest Finnish art award.

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