after life

After Life, 2021, 35mm film transferred to 4K, 5′, 5.1 / stereo, installation view   After Life explores transcendental issues through archaeological and illegal excavations of tombs. The film is composed of a sequence of meditative short scenes picturing the ruins of a small Faliscan necropolis of Cavone di Monte Li Santi in Italy and … Read more

red impasto jar

Red Impasto Jar, 2021, 35mm film transferred to 4K, 3′ 21″   The film portrays the state of a looted burial object made for afterlife within a three-minute single take. The film focuses on the detailed documentation of the jar with a slow 360° revolution on a robust industrial motor. This ancient Faliscan burial item … Read more

confession piece for voice

Confession Piece for Voice, 2020-2021, 12″ vinyl, 3’24”   The composition After Confessions is composed together with composer Lauri Supponen. Confession Piece for Voice is a sound installation. The basis of the short libretto is adapted from the autobiographical work Confessions (397- 398) by St. Augustine. The lyrics are composed of short fragments and excerpts, … Read more

Aalto Objects

2012, Series of 15 photographs, archival pigment print, 44 cm x 35 cm each Objects from the series Aalto Objects belongs to architect Alvar Aalto and his home museum. I have explored the museum as a living space. The idea of home as a museum, as a kind of reconstruction of one’s life, which combines … Read more

Untitled

2017, framed archival pigment print, series of 6 prints, 30,5 x 35 cm each Objects that were used in the sound process while creating sound effects for the film Arr. for a Scene (2017).                 Copyright © Jonna Kina. All rights reserved.

Reconstructions

2012, 21min, HD, 2-channel video installation, 16:9, original language Finnish with English subtitles   The video installation Reconstructions deals with the subjective interpretation of images and the reading as an act of creating new images. A 14-year old girl describes a selection of pictures in her own words. The selected images are representations of a … Read more

Aalto Objects

2011-2012, Series of 15 photographs, framed archival pigment print, 44 cm x 35 cm each   Objects from the series Aalto Objects belongs to Alvar Aalto Home museum. Kina explores the museum as a living space. The idea of home as a museum, as a kind of reconstruction of one’s life, which combines the public … Read more

Somnivm

2017-2018, 35 mm film / transferred to 4K, 12min 39 sec, stereo, 5.1 (in relation to the marble sculpture Retractor Hydrobag)   Somnivm, installation view, 2018 “Kina has chosen to focus on the history of the quarries from which this famous marble is procured, being particularly influenced by her research on the Anarchist factions that … Read more