ICELAND (Nighttime)

Nastja Säde Rönkkö

Taking its starting point from a poem written by the artist, ICELAND (Nightime) explores the collective mind-set of anxiety and hope in epic, post-catastrophic landscapes.The video engages the most fundamental of human experiences: love, hope, fear, solitude and togetherness. Set in Icelandic landscapes that are romantic yet inhospitable, ICELAND (Nightime) deals with the sensibility that we are close to the end of the world as we know it.

Production Year
2019
Duration
00:06:18
Type
Tags
Original Title
ICELAND (Nighttime)
English Title

ICELAND (Nighttime)

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Author), Iris Kärkkäinen (Cinematographer), Timo Kaukolampi (Composer), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Director), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Editor), Heli Kota (Editor), Rosaliina Paavilainen (Editor), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Producer), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Script), Timo Kaukolampi (Sound Design), Rosaliina Paavilainen (Actor), Nastja Säde Rönkkö (Actor), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder)
Nastja Säde Rönkkö (b. 1985) is an artist living in London and Helsinki. She works with video, performance, installation, participatory art, internet and text. She has exhibited and performed internationally in places such as Somerset House, London, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, SXSW, Austin, TX, Royal Academy of Arts, London, FACT, Foundation for Art and Technology, Liverpool and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. Recent solo exhibitions include for those yet to be, EMMA Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland (2020), Altered Breaths, Future Feelings at Tampere Art Museum, Finland and for your charred bones and restless soul, Aboa Vetus, Art Nova, Turku, Finland (2019). She is the 35th recipient of the Young Artist of the Year 2019 title and award. Forthcoming projects include Glasgow International ja XXV Mänttä Art Festival 2021.