'Pure Hate' shows a woman’s ritualistic journey to the forest where she shoots clean, white picture frames into pieces. As the white gypsum dust settles, birds are singing and the woman’s eyes clear up.
emotions, firearms, forests, hate, nature, performance (art forms), rituals, trees, violence (activity), women
Salla Tykkä (Author), Salla Tykkä (Cinematographer), Markus Nevalainen (Cinematographer), Salla Tykkä (Director), Salla Tykkä (Editor), Salla Tykkä (Script)
Salla Tykkä lives and works in Helsinki. She has been working with photography, video and film since 1996. Her work mainly deals with audiovisual memory and the power structures within the everyday visual narratives. Her works have been seen in various solo and group exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Tykkä’s films have also been shown at international film festivals. Her short film Giant won the Canon Tiger Award for Short Film at the 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014. Tykkä received the AVEK Award for Media Art in 2016.