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Jukka Silokunnas
(Finland)

Born in 1982 in Jyväskylä, Finland
Lives in Tampere
www.silokunnas.blogspot.com

Passenger. Stop motion animation. 1 min. 14 sec. Courtesy of the artist

Ever since I was little I have been breaking things. My mother and father told me it was a bad thing. Now I am able to justify my passion for demolition as art. My video works are often performances where you cannot see the actor. Stop-motion animation offers me the opportunity to study both time and change, my way. Passenger’s basis is a set of scientific documentaries of decomposing animals. I filmed the work on the courtyard of my childhood home. I got the decomposing car as a present from my father when I was seventeen.

Jukka Silokunnas

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.