Finnish Avant-garde Filmmaker

the edge, 9.30 min.
premiere 2012
script / video / sound / editing : Mox
read by Anna Rawlings
translated by Lola Rogers
the original script is in Finnish

About The Filmmaker

Mox is a multidisciplinary artist and an avant-garde filmmaker, who is based in Finland. Since the late 70s Mox has presented her artworks at exhibitions in Finland and in Europe. She studied art at Turku Art school 1980-1984. Mox works with sound, image and her writings, and makes installations, assemblages and short films. She makes very low budget short films, and offers the results of her work for free on the Internet. Her recent works include “idiot ibidem“, installation collection, text, film-diary, sound-diary and music adaptation, Suomenlinna, Rantakasarmin galleria, Helsinki, Finland, 2003, Human x – human and x, theme adaptation from an archive collection for the Oulu Art Museum, Finland, and the short film projects: meta matka / Children & Shepherd’s bank, published on online in 2010, and Story Ambient, a spoken word video project launched on the web in 2011.

Story Ambient by Mox

Mox is critical, sad and sometimes satirical. She has chosen to live with her friend, the forest, so in a mainstream social context she considers herself an outcast, but this is not a problem for her. The real problem is that Nature, her beloved friend, which is the home of all of us, is being destroyed bit by bit every day and everywhere.
Mox’s short films the edge (above) and cobweb (below) are a part of her Story Ambient, a spoken word video project. In the video the edge she gives us a glimpse of the introvert world of the narrator, who is a female artist living near the edge. cobweb, a short film with darkened video footage is about a man, who has mixed feelings about being in the net and telling his stories to the web.
Mox makes her short films available for the international community via the Internet. More videos of the Story Ambient series are available for online viewing at the Story Ambient site.

cobweb, 5.47 min.
premiere 2011
script / video / sound / editing : Mox
read by Frank Boyle
translated by Lola Rogers
the original script is Finnish

Related Links

Story Ambient, a spoken work video project by Mox
Mox’s videostream at Vimeo

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