Spring 2019: Niina Oisalo


Liikkuvan runouden laboratorio
6.5. – 31.5.2019

Niina Oisalo created her three-part project Liikkuvan runouden laboratorio (Laboratory of Moving Poetry) in Nokturno’s residence in Spring 2018. First part is the impressionist video poem titled Mesipyydys made during the four week residency period. Second one is a documentation of the process with tips for those interested in working with the genre. Third part is a diary combining essays, correspondence, poetic notions and research-based text. In the diary she explores the anatomy, aesthetics and politics of this inter-art form of poetry, in dialogue with other poets and artists working in the field.

Niina Oisalo is a Finnish poet using text, video and visual arts as part of her poetry. She´s also Master in Social Sciences and Arts, and is currently writing her PhD thesis in Movie Studies. Oisalo´s debut poetry book Valaan silmä, pilvien hai (Eye of a Whale, Shark of the Clouds) was published in 2017.

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