Workers' Forum

Pilvi Takala

Production Year
2015
Duration
00:06:23
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Workers' Forum
Production Countries
Finland,Germany
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Pilvi Takala (Author), Pilvi Takala (Director), Animatedzeug (Editor), Helsinki Contemporary (Funder), Animatedzeug (Sound Design)
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Pilvi Takala (b. 1981) lives and works between Berlin and Helsinki. Her video works are based on performative interventions in which she researches specific communities in order to process social structures and question the normative rules and truths of our behaviour in different contexts. Her works show that it is often possible to learn about the implicit rules of a social situation only by its disruption. Her work has been shown in MoMA PS1 and New Museum, Kiasma, Palais de Tokyo, Kunsthalle Basel, Manifesta 11, Witte de With, and the 9th Istanbul Biennial. Takala won the Dutch Prix de Rome in 2011 and the Emdash Award and Finnish State Prize for Visual Arts in 2013.