Lullaby

Minna Suoniemi

Lullaby is a version of the mother and child -motive, familiar the art history. The mother lies on a bed while the child is playing with her face. The mother growls and shows her fangs, but the child has no fear for her beast mother.

Production Year
2012
Duration
00:03:32
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Lullaby
Finnish Title
Lullaby
English Title
Lullaby
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Minna Suoniemi (Author), Minna Suoniemi (Director)
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Minna Suoniemi (b. 1972) is a Helsinki-based artist working with moving image and video installation. She's interested in how disruption and failure can make normative structures and models visible and has worked on loaded subjects such as gender roles, motherhood and power relations. She has exhibited internationally in Europe, United States, South America and Asia including Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki, Preus Museum of Photography in Norway, 2nd International Festival for Photography and Video in Seoul and Moscow Biennial for young art, and her work is in Collections of major Finnish Art Museums. Suoniemi is a member of The Finnish State audiovisual Art Committee and works as a lecturer in Aalto University, Department of Art.