Loading
Pilvi Takala | the artist






The artist Pilvi Takala
Born 1981, Helsinki, Finland.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Istanbul Biennial,


Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:

Pilvi Takala artworks on eBay
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

<p><b>The New Girl</b><br /><br /> Pilvi Takala and Lucy McKenzie</p>

Works

Istanbul Biennial<br />Upon arriving in Istanbul, Takala was struck by the local coffeehouses kahves in Turkish, which she compares to living rooms for men. Most kahves have a group of men who are regulars and spend hours everyday playing games such as okey or 51. Takala was fascinated by how difficult it felt for her, as a young foreign woman, to enter these places…

Pilvi Takala is mostly working with site-specific issues. She designs a situation and then awaits what happens. Usually presented as video or slide installation, her work modestly tests the invisible boundaries in specific communities and environments…