Home Is a Poem.

Jaana Kokko

“Home Is a Poem” bears resemblance to a home video: it has been shot hand-held and with an extra microphone. The selected and edited material is a collage of various narrative styles: a guided tour, a performance, an interpretation, and a monologue.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:14:09
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Home Is a Poem.
Finnish Title
Koti on Runo.
English Title
Home Is a Poem.
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jaana Kokko (Author), Jaana Kokko (Director), Jaana Kokko (Camera), Lilya Lebedeva (Cast), Jaana Kokko (Cast), Lydia Mikhailovna Beznosova (Cast), Jelena Romanovna Chigvintzeva (Cast), Galina Mihailovna Mishina (Cast), Svetlana Bobkova (Cast)
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Jaana Kokko is an artist living currently in Espoo, Finland. Kokko graduated as a Master of Arts in 2002 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture. She is interested not only in the exploration of the expressive and historical aspects of art, but also in the understanding of the political act of making and displaying it publicly. Her works have been seen extensively in international festivals and screenings, as well as in solo and group exhibitions including Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova in Turku, Finland (2014), OKK in Berlin; Pori Art Museum, Finland (2013), Moderna Museet in Stockholm (2012), The National Art Center in Tokyo (2012) and Optica – Center for Contemporary Art in Montréal (2010).