What Is Community?

Erkka Nissinen

In the animation Erkka Nissinen draws himself into an imaginary community and explores the boundaries of its existence.

Production Year
2016
Duration
00:12:57
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
What Is Community?
Finnish Title

Mikä on yhteisö?

English Title

What Is Community?

Production Countries
Finland,United States
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Erkka Nissinen (Author), Erkka Nissinen (Director), Erkka Nissinen (Script), Erkka Nissinen (Animation), Erkka Nissinen (Sound Design)
Press Photos
Erkka Nissinen has studied in The Slade School of Fine Art in London and gained MFA degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland in 2001. His works have been exhibited internationally, for example in Ellen de Bruijne Project Space in Amsterdam, Smart Projects Space in Amsterdam, Helsinki Art Museum’s Kluuvi Gallery and 1646 in Den Haag. During 2011 Rotterdam Art Fair Nissinen won the acclaimed Illy Prize. In 2013, he was awarded with the AVEK Prize for media art. Nissinen represented Finland with Nathaniel Mellors at the Venice Biennale 2017.