The work is 20 minutes looping video projection on styrox or plain wall. The installation reflects the pain of portraying oneself and being in the image.
articles (inanimate objects), body image, installations (works of art), plastic, self-portraits, wastes
Marjatta Oja (Author)
Marjatta Oja lives and works in Helsinki. She has studied in Free Art School in Helsinki, Accademia di Belle Arte in Milan and in the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, where she completed her doctoral studies in 2011. Oja uses different media, mainly photographs, videos and objects. She aims to infuse image with depth, liveliness and three-dimensionality into “situational sculptures”. The works of Oja have been presented in exhibitions and events since the late 1980s in Finland, Scandinavia, Europe, Asia and the USA.