Story Café

Johanna Lecklin

Lecklin’s ongoing 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.

Production Year
2010
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Story Café
Finnish Title
Story Café
English Title
Story Café
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Johanna Lecklin (Author), Johanna Lecklin (Editor), Johanna Works (Producer), Svenska Kulturfonden (Funder), Oskar Öflundin säätiö (Funder), FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange (Funder), Taiteen keskustoimikunta (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Suomi-instituutti (Funder), Konstsamfundet (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahaston Satakunnan rahasto / Finnish Cultural Foundation, Satakunta Regional Fund (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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