As a child Laura Horelli and her family lived in a row house in Nairobi, Kenya, for a period of four years before moving back to Helsinki. The video 'The Terrace' approaches Horelli's childhood home.
childhood, families, family members, home, landscape, memories (mental objects), migration, nature, personal narrative
Laura Horelli (Author), Laura Horelli (Director), Laura Horelli (Editor), Janina Herhoffer (Editor), Laura Horelli (Script), Jan Zabeil (Camera), Ng'ethe Ephantus (Camera), Kiasma (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Goethe Institute Nairobi (Funder), Ng'ethe Ephantus (Sound), James Ephantus (Sound), Jochen Jezussek (Sound)
Laura Horelli (b. 1976, Helsinki) lives in Berlin and works with experimental documentary video. She is interested in representations and mediations of the past taking on a microhistorical approach. Her works have been exhibited at Venice Biennale (2001, 2009), Manifesta 5, (2004), ARS 11, Kiasma (2001, 2011), Galerie Barbara Weiss (2003, 2007, 2011) and Badischer Kunstverein (2014). She has participated in film festivals like Berlinale Forum Expanded (2017, 2018), ISFF Oberhausen (2018), IndieLisboa (2017), Kasseler Dokfest (2013) and CPH:DOX (2009). In 2011, she received the Hannah Höch Prize for Young Artists.