Pilvi Takala is a terrific artist. Born in Helsinki, living in Amsterdam. Her projects are astonishing.
Bag Lady is based on a week-long intervention in a shopping mall in Berlin, where the artist went shopping carrying a lot of cash in a transparent plastic bag.
The Trainee has been produced in a collaboration with Deloitte and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. In order to realize the project, the artist was working for a month as a trainee "Johanna Takala" in the marketing departement of Deloitte where only few people knew the true nature of the project.
Wallflower is a video based on a performance situated in dance-events for finnish tourists, that are a version of the traditional finnish summer pavilion dance.