Protection

Fanni Niemi-Junkola

Presence-body-pulse-animal-human: Interconnection between body and mind, deriving from the instincts. The work studies the co-existence between the animal and the human and its boundaries. The new technology and consumer culture, yet the need to seek connection to oneself. Anthropocene and the restricted relationship with nature in built environment. 

Production Year
2016
Duration
00:11:35
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Protection
Finnish Title

Suoja

English Title

Protection

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Author), Mira Rasi (Cinematographer), Tommi Moilanen (Cinematographer), Pekko Käppi (Composer), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Director), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Script), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Actor), Ville Hakonen (Editor), Angel Films (Funder), TAIKE (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder)
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Fanni Niemi-Junkola graduated with MFA degree from Glasgow School of Art, Scotland in 1995. The starting point for her artistic work is both visual and political. She explores power relations in social communication within everyday life. Niemi-Junkola's video works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Finland and internationally i.e. Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki (2019-20, 2009, 1998) Cultural Centre of Belgrade (2013), Forum Box, Helsinki (2011), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2006), White Box, New York (2005), 3rd Berlin Biennial (2004), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2000) and Manifesta 2 (1998). Her short films have been shown in various international festivals. Niemi-Junkola worked as a Professor of Time and Space Arts at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 2001–02 and she is currently appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Tampere University of Applied Sciences.