Finlandia - Suburban landscape

Rosa Liksom

Ladies in blue Afghan burkhas perform misplaced settling down rituals in Helsinki suburbs over the four seasons.
Production Year
2009
Duration
00:32:00
Type
Tags
Original Title
Finlandia - Suburban landscape
Finnish Title
Finlandia - Suburban landscape
English Title
Finlandia - Suburban landscape
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Rosa Liksom (Author), Rosa Liksom (Director), Rosa Liksom (Script), Rosa Liksom (Camera), Kari Pullinen (Camera), Roni Martin (Sound Design)
Press Photos
Rosa Liksom currently lives and works in Helsinki. For decades the paintings, writings, plays and video works of Liksom have fascinated audiences in Finland and abroad. Liksom grew up in a small town community in the Finnish Lapland. In 1977 she moved to Helsinki. Liksom has studied anthropology and political science in Helsinki, Copenhagen and Moscow. Between 1982–86 she lived in the Kristiania Freetown in Copenhagen before expeditions to Siberia and Mongolia. Few years later she travelled to communist China and Austin, Texas. Later, she has stayed in Helsinki. In addition to literary works, Liksom has made paintings and short films since 1985. She has also made comics, coloring books children’s books.