for those yet to be (2016–18) by the Finnish artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö investigates emotions in relation to ecological destruction. The work consists of short video clips from 27 places in the world that have been destroyed by human actions. In each place, the artist holds up a cardboard sign with a message to future generations.
International artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö (b. 1985) works with video, performance, installation, participatory art, film, internet and text. Her projects investigate the relationship between the digital era, power, humanity and the future of our planet. In 2019, she won the award Young Artist of the Year in Finland. Educated in London and Moscow, she has exhibited around the world in venues including the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; the Museum of Moving Image, New York; the Sydney Opera House; the Foundation for Art and Technology, Liverpool, and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
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Curator and art producer: Kulturbyrået Mesén
Collaborating partner: Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute
Client: Bane NOR Eiendom