Earth Contacts

Marikki Hakola

A performance about the relationship between a man and the nature, filmed in 1982 at an environmental art symposium in Lehtimäki. Turppi Group (1982–83) was an artists' collective formed by Marikki Hakola, Lea Kantonen, Pekka Kantonen, Martti Kukkonen, and Jarmo Vellonen.

Production Year
1982
Duration
00:23:00
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Earth Contacts
Finnish Title
Earth Contacts
English Title
Earth Contacts
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Marikki Hakola / Turppi Group (Author), Turppi Group (Cinematographer), Pekka Kantonen / Turppi Group (Director), Jarmo Vellonen / Turppi Group (Director), Martti Kukkonen / Turppi Group (Director), Marikki Hakola / Turppi Group (Director), Lea Kantonen / Turppi Group (Director), Turppi Group (Editor), Turppi Group (Producer), Turppi Group (Actor), Turppi Group (Sound Design)
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Marikki Hakola is a media artist, film director and producer. She graduated as a visual artist from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, after she began working with video and performance art in 1982. Since then, Hakola has completed numerous video and multimedia art works, installations, music and dance films as well as performances. Hakola is an internationally recognized pioneer of European media art, with her work appearing at many exhibitions, festivals and TV channels. Her pieces are found in collections throughout several international art museums. Hakola has also taught film and media art in Finnish arts universities.