Sula (2021)

(Engl. Defrost) LUX Helsinki, Gallery Forum Box facade, January 5th – 9th 2022 Helsinki Central Library Oodi lobby, Helsinki, November 4th – 29th 2021 19TH Media Art Biennale WRO, Wroclaw, Poland, November 19th – December 5th 2021 Defrost (Sula, 2021) is an interactive video installation which merges live footage from a webcam with Max/MSP programming. The […]

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In-Between (2020)

Digital video, stereo sound 2’51” In-Between, 2020 is a short film by the Finnish visual artist, choreographer, and film director Anna Nykyri, in which she collaborated with the photographers Aukusti Heinonen, Juan Pablo de la Vega and Griselda San Martin in different cities around the world – Helsinki, Mexico City, and New York, respectively – […]

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Shifting (2019)

Finnish premiere: 3rd of October 2019, 17.30-19.30, Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum hall / UrbanApa x Ateneum festival “Shifting” has been curated to Helsinki Artists’ Association’s “Impulse” Media Art Exhibition, Oodi Central Library (Lobby, Ground Floor) 26th October – 12th November 2019 Shifting A short documentary dance film of three women, whose number one goal in life has […]

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Sonic Presence of an Absent Choreography (2019)

by Anna Nykyri, Félix Blume, Veli Lehtovaara and Andrea Valencia Prague Quadrennial 2019 / Finnish ECR Exhibition Fluid Stages, curated by KOKIMO Sonic Presence of an Absent Choreography is an immersive sound installation and choreographic environment that consists entirely of the recorded sound of a dance. The work reveals the ephemerality of the body on […]

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Five Fragments of the Extinct Empathy (2011)

Short documentary film, 2011 & video installation 2012, duration 7min A short film and five channel video installation screenwritten and directed by Anna Nykyri In recent years, human rights organizations have repeatedly criticized the Nordic countries, Finland in particular, for their unwieldy response to violence against women. Research shows that the majority of sexual and other kinds […]

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