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Anna Nykyri

Born in 1981 in Kaustinen, Finland
Lives in Helsinki

A Shout—To Touch—The Silence. 2009. Experimental film. 3 min. 6 sec. Courtesy of the artist

A Shout—To Touch—The Silence is a quiet short film made of TV-archive material, propaganda films made after the wars between 1940–1970, that sought to teach Finnish people how a perfect family should work and how parents should nurture their children. The film is part of the Suomi Post Mortem project, short films commenting on Finland after the school massacres happened in 2007 and 2008.

Anna Nykyri

July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.