Game Boys

Minna Suoniemi

Game Boys shows young men in a "Who can last longer?" game trying to point a heavy gun as long as they can. Their faces and bodies bend and twist in this duel where there are no winners.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:04:41
Type
Tags
Original Title
Pelimiehiä
Finnish Title

Pelimiehiä

English Title

Game Boys

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Minna Suoniemi (Author), Minna Suoniemi (Cinematographer), Minna Suoniemi (Director), Minna Suoniemi (Script), HC Berg (Actor), Jefunne Gimpel (Actor), Mika Ihanus (Actor), Sakke Yrjölä (Actor), Niko Kalliojärvi (Sound Design)
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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.