Focal Point

Gun Holmström

In 'Focal Point', a woman walks and talks to herself. It seems like she was talking to an invisible counterpart, perhaps an enemy of some kind. The text is based on the censored parts from the 'Unknown Soldier' (1954), a war novel by Väinö Linna.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:04:50
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Focal Point
English Title
Focal Point
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Gun Holmström (Author), Gun Holmström (Director), Anna Krzystek (Cast), Erkka Nissinen (Sound)
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Gun Holmström is a visual artist from Porvoo, Finland, who works with digital art, sculpture and painting. Holmström studied at Turku Art Academy in Finland in 1990–93 and in Gothenburg University in Sweden in 2004–06. She is a versatile artist who explores the complex web of contradictory human emotions and situations, and addresses current social and moral issues. The essential element in her work is the humane nature of social communication. Her works have been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions in Finland and internationally since the 1990s.