Onion

Erkka Nissinen

Randomly chosen passers-by at the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport read a play written by the director. The text is paced by the images of the readers' vivid faces, fictional cut-away shots and emphasizing captions forming a viewer friendly comedy. The story unfolds like an onion.

Production Year
1997
Duration
00:05:40
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Sipuli
Finnish Title
Sipuli
English Title
Onion
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Erkka Nissinen (Author), Erkka Nissinen (Director)
Press Photos
Erkka Nissinen has studied in The Slade School of Fine Art in London and gained MFA degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland in 2001. His works have been exhibited internationally, for example in Ellen de Bruijne Project Space in Amsterdam, Smart Projects Space in Amsterdam, Helsinki Art Museum’s Kluuvi Gallery and 1646 in Den Haag. During 2011 Rotterdam Art Fair Nissinen won the acclaimed Illy Prize. In 2013, he was awarded with the AVEK Prize for media art. Nissinen represented Finland with Nathaniel Mellors at the Venice Biennale 2017.