It Could Have Been

Liinu Grönlund

It could have been is a video essay combining personal notes and collected ideas about the current state of the world. Rats wander around artists' studio and over pages of books. In the center is a thought that when humans disappear from the Earth, rats might take our place as the ruling species.

Production Year
2017
Duration
00:12:02
Type
Genre
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Original Title
It Could Have Been
English Title

It Could Have Been

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Liinu Grönlund (Author), Mikko Levoska (Cinematographer), Liinu Grönlund (Director), Liinu Grönlund (Editor), Salla Tykkä (Actor), Elina Vainio (Actor), Sanni Priha (Actor), TAIKE (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Karri Niinivaara (Sound Design)
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Liinu Grönlund (b. 1984) is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. She works with video and film, and is interested in archiving disappearing worlds. Her work deals with remoteness and extremes with a special focus on natural sciences and environmentalism. Grönlund has graduated from Aalto University of Art and Design (2008) and the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2012). Her works have been seen in exhibitions and festivals in e.g. Helsinki, London, Malaga, Moscow and New York.