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Jenni Rahkonen

Jenni Rahkonen

area: Media Art, Animation

still from Hänen tilanne / While One Stops, 2012 © Jenni Rahkonen

© Jenni Rahkonen

© Jenni Rahkonen

© Jenni Rahkonen

© Jenni Rahkonen

© Jenni Rahkonen

Key Facts

nationality

Finland

area

Media Art, Animation

residence

Helsinki

recommending institution

Tricky Women

time period

February 2014 - April 2014

b. 1986
Visual artist, animation filmmaker
Based in Helsinki, Finland

Studies
2012 Graduated from Turku Arts Academy
2005-2006 Foundation studies in fine art and art handcrafts, Västra Nylands Folkhögskola

Filmography
2012 Hänen tilanne (When One Stops), drawn animation, 6:30 min
2009 Paska kuningas (Good-for-nothing King), puppet animation, collaboration with Heta Bilaletdin, 7:35 min

Selected other work
2012 Pienimassainen tähti lopettaa elinkaarensa valkoisena kääpiönä, animated sequences for a multi-channel video installation by Aada Sigurlina Brun, exhibited at Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
2012 What if a Story Was Made of Snow?, animated sequences for a documentary film by Kimmo Leed
2011 European Capital of Culture year of Turku, animations for public spaces in Turku

Group exhibitions
2014 The 100th Anniversary of Finnish Animation, Pori Art Museum, Pori
2013 Animations, Katko Galleria, Tampere

Awards
2013 Main Prize (national competition, category of under 30 minutes), Tampere Film Festival
2013 Scholarship to live and work under the artist-in-residence progam, Tricky Women
2013 II Prize (student competition), Blue Sea Film Festival
2013 Special Jury Mention, Vilnius Film Shorts IFF
2012 Best Animation, Helsinki Short Film Festival
2012 Special award, Animation Volda
2010 The Special Mention of the Jury, Sleepwalkers (Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival)

Selected screenings

2013 Ottawa International Animation Festival
2013 Annecy International Animation Festival
2013 Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
2013 Tampere Film Festival
2012 L'Alternativa Barcelona Independent Film Festival
2012 DOK Leipzig

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