»For me the property of the material itself is important, the structure and changeability of surfaces.«
– Niina Suominen
Everyday an unimaginable amount of food is thrown away because it is considered to be unfit for human consumption. This forms the raw material of this film, the contents of which came entirely from waste bins.
Awards for ›Hyvä meininki‹
Honorary Mention, Nordic Glory Film Festival 2009 | Honorary Mention, Animatricks 2009 | Honorary Mention in the Political Animation Category, Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2009
Filmreihe The Age of Stupid
Niina Suominen (born in Masku 1973) graduated from the Arts Academy at Turku in 2004. She has also trained as a blacksmith, animal nurse and a forest worker. She works as a film director and media artist using traditional animation techniques requiring hand-work. She is fascinated by organic materials, textures and creatures of nature. In her works she often explores production of movement in relation to different characters of various everyday objects. Her works have been shown widely at festivals both in Finland and abroad.
Films by Niina Suominen
Kutsun itseäni terveeksi 2010 | English Lessons 2009 | Ahneen Palkka 2007 | Tila 2004 | Polaris 2003 | Punktata 2002