Eija-Liisa Ahtila. Parallel Words

Eija-Liisa Ahtila is one of the most accomplished and recognised contemporary Nordic artists working today, and Parallel Worlds presents her most recent bodies of work. Ahtila has been an indefatigable pioneer of multi-media art since her video and performance breakthrough in the 1990s, and her influential position in cinema was cemented in 2011 when she was appointed to the feature films jury of the Venice Film Festival. Parallel Worlds shows Ahtila’s ongoing interest in the experience of being human, her complex narratives incorporating art historical and literary references, her adaptation of commercial and documentary filmic styles, as well as her current interest in bio-politics and post-humanism.

Text: Birnbaum Daniel, Siltari Pinkko et al. cm 22×28; pp. 200; hardcover. Publisher: Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, 2012.

ISBN: 9783869304908| 3869304901

ID: 15238

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Eija-Liisa Ahtila is one of the most accomplished and recognised contemporary Nordic artists working today, and Parallel Worlds presents her most recent bodies of work. Ahtila has been an indefatigable pioneer of multi-media art since her video and performance breakthrough in the 1990s, and her influential position in cinema was cemented in 2011 when she was appointed to the feature films jury of the Venice Film Festival. Parallel Worlds shows Ahtila’s ongoing interest in the experience of being human, her complex narratives incorporating art historical and literary references, her adaptation of commercial and documentary filmic styles, as well as her current interest in bio-politics and post-humanism.