different embodiments of lion symbol – as seen in the nationalist symbols of finland – venture from big brother TV show to an art school’s studio and from google Images to a suburban shopping mall.
a collaboration with Anni Puolakka …
The Nicosphere was a meditation-tribute-deconstruction of Nico in the form of an installation, in a visual arts context.
It consisted primarily of music (by Merja Kokkonen) and an essay (by Antti Nylén). The installation additionally featured a ‘lumen print’ – …
See No Sun from the album SUU. Blank Blank Produksjon music video.
Blog post and making of – documentary behind this link :
What follows is an exercise in channeling. Instead of speaking on behalf of Islaja, I will let her lyrics speak through me.
Having Islaja in my mouth: “Move on like a cloud” Singing: “Keep swimming like a shark”
May 1. cafe OTO, London . more info here
May 2. cube cinema, Bristol. more info here
May 4. Sounds From the Other city Festival, Manchester. more info here
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here’s more info of the performance duo
Very young and cute Islaja. Almost ten years ago…i thought this was lost forever!