The Finnish Pavilion

Jaakko Pallasvuo

Three artists are invited to represent Finland at the 2015 Venice Biennale. In the roles of the artist characters are the performance duo Antti Jussila & Jari Kallio and actor Laura Birn. Narration is done by graphic designer and author Johannes Ekholm. The Finnish Pavilion is not about national identity, the price of ambition or the expectations put on art and the artists.

Production Year
2013
Duration
00:24:39
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Suomen Paviljonki
Finnish Title

Suomen paviljonki

English Title

The Finnish Pavilion

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jaakko Pallasvuo (Author), Sakari Tervo (Cinematographer), Kimmo Modig (Cinematographer), Hertta Kiiski (Cinematographer), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Cinematographer), Kimmo Modig (Director), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Director), Laura Birn (Cast), Jari Kallio (Cast), Antti Jussila (Cast), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Editor), Kimmo Modig (Editor), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Sound), Kimmo Modig (Sound)
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Jaakko Pallasvuo is an artist. Pallasvuo makes videos, texts, performances and installations that explore the anxieties of being alive now, and the prospect of living in some possible future. In recent years Pallasvuo's work has been presented at The New York Film Festival, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Kunsthalle St. Gallen and Jupiter Woods, among other places.