Equilibrium

Fanni Niemi-Junkola

A short film focusing on environmental issues via the relationship between human and animal working together in a farm. The film also depicts how animals communicate with each other. The focus is on domestic animals, dogs and sheep. The film depicts both wild, instinctive behavior as well as moments of calm equilibrium, a state where all forces are balanced.

Production Year
2020
Duration
00:10:46
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Equilibrium
Finnish Title

Tasapaino

English Title

Equilibrium

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Author), Tommi Moilanen (Cinematographer), Pekko Käppi (Composer), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Director), Ville Hakonen (Editor), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Producer), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Script), Ville Hakonen (Sound Design), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Actor), Riitta Lumiluoto (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), TAIKE (Funder)
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Fanni Niemi-Junkola graduated with MFA degree from Glasgow School of Art, Scotland in 1995. The starting point for her artistic work is both visual and political. She explores power relations in social communication within everyday life. Niemi-Junkola's video works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Finland and internationally i.e. Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki (2019-20, 2009, 1998) Cultural Centre of Belgrade (2013), Forum Box, Helsinki (2011), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2006), White Box, New York (2005), 3rd Berlin Biennial (2004), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2000) and Manifesta 2 (1998). Her short films have been shown in various international festivals. Niemi-Junkola worked as a Professor of Time and Space Arts at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 2001–02 and she is currently appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Tampere University of Applied Sciences.