The Forest is Young and Full of Life

Jaana Kokko

The Forest Is Young and Full of Life is a film which consists of parallel conversations representing different perspectives. The fictive and factual footage weave together to form a whole that sheds light on urban people's relationship to animals, nature and the built environment.

Production Year
2013
Duration
00:28:15
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Metsä on nuori ja täynnä elämää
Finnish Title
Metsä on nuori ja täynnä elämää
English Title
The Forest is Young and Full of Life
Production Countries
Finland,Sweden
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jaana Kokko (Author), Jaana Kokko (Director), Jaana Kokko (Script), Jussi Lehtonen (Actor), Tony Multanen (Actor), Outi Vuoriranta (Actor), Alice Jäske (Actor), Iris Séraphin (Actor), Joona Pasurinen (Actor), Samy Kramer (Camera), Arts Council of Finland (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Botkyrka Konsthall (Funder)
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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).