The Glass Mountain

Henna-Riikka Halonen

The video work is based on a Polish folk tale about the glass mountain. The performers are Polish construction workers living in Ireland. Gradually, their work routine turns into a choreography.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:07:35
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
The Glass Mountain
Finnish Title
The Glass Mountain
English Title
The Glass Mountain
Production Countries
Ireland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Henna-Riikka Halonen (Author), Henna-Riikka Halonen (Director), Arnaud Moinet (Editor), Henna-Riikka Halonen (Editor), EV+a 2008 (Producer), Henna-Riikka Halonen (Camera), Arnaud Moinet (Sound Design)
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Henna-Riikka Halonen lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. She graduated with BA from Limerick School of Art and Design, Ireland in 2002 and with MFA from Goldsmiths College in London in 2006. She is currently undertaking doctoral studies in the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki. Her work has been seen in various exhibitions, biennales and festivals worldwide, such as Sydney Biennale 2014, Eyebeam in New York (2013), Gallery Factory in Seoul, Korea (2012), Transmediale 2012 in Berlin, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery in the UK (2010), Collective Gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland (2009) and International Incheon Women Artstis’ Biennale in Korea (2007).