Freestyle Swimming

Santtu Koivu

Cloudy sky and a low horizon in the background. A boy's hands are moving faster and faster. At full speed for as long as he can.

Production Year
2006
Duration
00:01:27
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Vapaauinti
Finnish Title
Vapaauinti
English Title
Freestyle Swimming
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
No
Cast
Santtu Koivu (Author), Santtu Koivu (Director), Aki Tammisto (Actor)
Press Photos

Santtu Koivu

Born: 1980

Santtu Koivu lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. She graduated from Lahti Institute of Fine Arts in 2005. She works mainly with experimental video. Her works often focus on a person, telling a story through hands or body movement. Her videos convey a sense of carefree playfulness. Koivu's work has been displayed in Finland, Ireland, Germany and Greece. In 2009, her video “Iris” won the award for Best Video Art in the International Film Festival of Patras City in Greece. Her works are in the collections of e.g. Finnish State and Helsinki Art Museum.