Eija-Liisa Ahtila exhibition at Parasol unit
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Eija-Liisa Ahtila exhibition at Parasol unit
Elja-Liisa Ahtila - Where is Where?

Elja-Liisa Ahtila - Where is Where?

Dates: 26 Feb–25 Apr | Location: Parasol unit, London

Parasol unit is delighted to present a major solo exhibition by the renowned Finnish film and video artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila. It will include three important moving image installations never before seen in England.

There will be a symposium  ‘Considering the work of Eija-Liisa Ahtila’,  at Parasol unit on Saturday 13th March, between 2- 5pm, with speakers Isaac Julien (British Artist & filmmaker), Taru Elfving (Associate Tutor at Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University & expert on Ahtila’s work), Maeve Connolly (author of ‘The Place of Artists Cinema: Space, Site & Screen’, and  Lecturer at School of Creative Arts, Design & Technology, Dublin) and Steven Bode (Director of Film & Video Umbrella, UK).

There will also be an exhibition tour of Eija-Liisa’s work by filmmaker Stuart Croft, focusing on Ahtila’s use of narrative, on Thursday March 4th at 7pm.

Finally, on Wednesday 14 April at 7pm there will be a special screening of Ahtila’s film, Where is Where? previously seen at the Centre Pompidou and the Sundance Film Festival.  Marking its UK premiere the film will be screened at the Prince Charles Cinema.

For more information, visit the Parasol Unit website.


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