Fall Parade starts with an image of an empty road leading through a forest. The sounds of distant crashing cymbals grow louder. Finally, we see a person marching towards and past the camera, crashing the cymbals together.
Mikko Kuorinki (Author)
Mikko Kuorinki (b. 1977 Rovaniemi, Finland) lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Kuorinki works in a variety of media including performance, installation, video and photography. He holds a BA in photography from Turku Art Academy and received his MFA from University of Arts and Design Helsinki. His works investigate how we understand the world and our place in it. Often conceptual, Kuorinki’s works touch upon experiences of alienation and rootlessness. He has exhibited and screened his works internationally at institutions such as Frankfurt Kunstverein (2014), 1646 in The Hague (2013), INCA Institute in Detroit (2012), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki (2012, 2010), Bozar – Center for Fine Arts Brussels (2006) and Rovaniemi Art Museum in Finland (2005).