Erkka Nissinen, Nathaniel Mellors and Pasi ”Sleeping” Myllymäki at Tampere Film Festival

Short films by the artists representing Finland at the Venice Biennale 2017 will be screened at Tampere Film Festival in March in collaboration with AV-arkki and Frame Contemporary Art Finland.

The screening Absurdism & New Wave will take place at the Plevna cinema in Tampere on Friday 10 March at 2.00 pm and on Saturday 11 March at 6.00 pm.

The screening presents The Sophisticated Neanderthal Interview (24 min) by Nathaniel Mellors, Material Conditions of Inner Spaces (15 min) and What Is Community? (15 min) by Erkka Nissinen, as well as several short video works by Pasi ”Sleeping” Myllymäki, including his debute film, Omena The Apple, from the year 1976.

Tickets to Absurdism & New Wave cost 8 € at the venue and 9,50 € online.

More information about the screening: Absurdism & New Wave


Artists Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen represent Finland at the 57th edition of Venice Biennale with The Aalto Natives. The exhibition is curated by Xander Karskens, artistic director at Cobra Museum of Modern Art in Amstelveen. Pasi “Sleeping” Myllymäki is one of the six participating artists in the group exhibition Mirrored at the Nordic Pavilion.

Read more about the Venice Biennale 2017

Image: Erkka Nissinen, Material Conditions of Inner Spaces, 2014. Still.