Victoria

Salla Tykkä

In the short film Victoria, a nightly blossoming of the giant water lily is depicted. The plant tells the story of European colonialism in the 19th century and hides within its beauty the human need for power and domination.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:09:00
Type
Tags
Original Title
Victoria
Finnish Title

Victoria

English Title

Victoria

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Salla Tykkä (Author), Samuli Saastamoinen (Cinematographer), Salla Tykkä (Director), Salla Tykkä (Editor), Salla Tykkä (Script), Janne Jankeri (Sound Design)
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Salla Tykkä lives and works in Helsinki. She has been working with photography, video and film since 1996. Her work mainly deals with audiovisual memory and the power structures within the everyday visual narratives. Her works have been seen in various solo and group exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Tykkä’s films have also been shown at international film festivals. Her short film Giant won the Canon Tiger Award for Short Film at the 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014. Tykkä received the AVEK Award for Media Art in 2016.