ISLAJA : S U U
monika is proud to welcome a new artist to her roster: the Finnish producer and composer ISLAJA aka Merja Kokkonen. The new ISLAJA album marks a radical transition for the former folk musician into a …
In September 2015 czirp czirp is participating in the art show PARALLEL VIENNA with a group presentation. The artists FÉLICIA ATKINSON (FR), JONÁŠ GRUSKA (SK), ANTONIA KUO (USA), MERJA KOKKONEN (FIN) and STEVE RODEN (USA) express themselves both through …
different embodiments of lion symbol – as seen in the nationalist symbols of finland – venture from big brother TV show to an art school’s studio and from google Images to a suburban shopping mall.
a collaboration with Anni Puolakka …
nicosphere is a site-specific installation by merja kokkonen and antti nylén. it consists of sound, text, lumen print and camera obscura. more info click here
See No Sun from the album SUU. Blank Blank Produksjon music video.
Blog post and making of – documentary behind this link :
What follows is an exercise in channeling. Instead of speaking on behalf of Islaja, I will let her lyrics speak through me.
Having Islaja in my mouth: “Move on like a cloud” Singing: “Keep swimming like a shark”
May 1. cafe OTO, London . more info here
May 2. cube cinema, Bristol. more info here
May 4. Sounds From the Other city Festival, Manchester. more info here
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here’s more info of the performance duo