TOWER

Fanni Niemi-Junkola

TOWER is a looped single-screen video installation that deals with the environmental crisis and an individual's position and power in society.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:01:16
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
TORNI
Finnish Title
TORNI
English Title
TOWER
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
Other
Sound
Yes
Cast
Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Author), Aku Louhimies (Cinematographer), Kimmo Pohjonen (Composer), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Director), Jenny Tervakari (Editor), Fanni Niemi-Junkola (Performer), Pauliina Ståhlberg (Performer), Antti Murto (Sound Design)
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Fanni Niemi-Junkola graduated with MFA degree from Glasgow School of Art, Scotland in 1995. The starting point for her artistic work is both visual and political. She explores power relations in social communication within everyday life. Niemi-Junkola's video works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Finland and internationally i.e. Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki (2019-20, 2009, 1998) Cultural Centre of Belgrade (2013), Forum Box, Helsinki (2011), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2006), White Box, New York (2005), 3rd Berlin Biennial (2004), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2000) and Manifesta 2 (1998). Her short films have been shown in various international festivals. Niemi-Junkola worked as a Professor of Time and Space Arts at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 2001–02 and she is currently appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Tampere University of Applied Sciences.