'Miss Kong' shows an overweight woman jumping rope. The work is shot in close-ups on a speeded up 16 mm film. When seen in slow-motion, the movements of the flesh are ruthlessly revealed.
Minna Suoniemi (Author), Minna Suoniemi (Director), Ilkka Rautio (Editor), Minna Suoniemi (Producer), Minna Suoniemi (Actor), Niko Roivainen (Assistant), Tuomas Jaakkola (Camera), Joonas Selin (Camera Assistant), Minna Suoniemi (Concept), Markus Tynskä (Lighting), Sanni Rajapolvi (Production Assistant), Tuukka Nikkilä (Sound)
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.