Story Café

Johanna Lecklin

Lecklin’s project Story Café is a pop-up café which has happened all across Europe in which the visitors get a cup of coffee if they tell a story, which Lecklin films. A selection of the recorded stories are shown in the subsequent versions of Story Café. She has also made dramatized short films from of some of the stories. The piece can be shown as a separate video installation too.

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Johanna Lecklin (Author), Johanna Lecklin (Editor), Johanna Works (Producer), Oskar Öflunds stiftelse (Funder), Frame Contemporary Art Finland (Funder), Svenska Kulturfonden (Funder), Taiteen keskustoimikunta (Funder), Suomi-instituutti (Funder), Föreningen Konstsamfundet (Funder), AVEK (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Funder), Johanna Lecklin (Sound)
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Johanna Lecklin (b. 1972) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2003 and studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art, in UCL. Lecklin works with video and photography. Her video work is based on documentary, narrativity and performativity. Lecklin’s works have been presented in numerous exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including the City States exhibition at Liverpool Biennial (2010) and It’s a Setup at Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma in Helsinki (2010).

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