Anu Pennanen

Congratulations to Anu Pennanen!: film A POEM TO READ WHEN  I’M GONE  is selected in the international competition at KINO DER KUNST Film Festival Munich 2020. The British actress Charlotte Rampling will chair the jury. Director of photography Christopher Doyle, highly acclaimed for his collaboration with director Wong Kar-wai, and artist Teresa Hubbard, are the other members of the jury.

06.2020 KATI: AVEK to support the experimental film project. Shooting starts in Espoo in July with actress Terhi Suorlahti.

03.2020 IN RELIEF:Anu Pennanen in St. Petersburg to research in DK Gaza. With support of Connecting Points Helsinki.

26. 02.2020 A POEM TO READ WHEN  I’M GONE by Anu Pennanen premiere in Cinema Orion Helsinki. Moderator: Ingel Vaikla, film curator at Kai art center Tallin. With support of Av-Arkki. Ingel Vaikla’s visit to Helsinki is part of Frame Contemporary Art Finland’s international visitor program.

Artor Jesus Inkerö

International Festival of Photography in Melbourne (April 23–May 10 )

Riga Photography Biennial

Score, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

Finnish Cultural Institute in London

Screens Series Online, New Museum, New York

International Urban Art Exchange Wellington

Rex Fest: Feminism, gender & real action, Amos Rex, Helsinki


Congratulations to varialambo!: the duo will be inb residency at Narva Art Residency in eastern Estonia 2022 in context of (Re)configuring Territories

Look Back and Laugh, a durational research project at M{if} Helsinki 2020

Congratulations to varialambo!: Kone domestic grant awarded to create The Chainsaw Man or How do I get to you again?, an immersive musical performance and fictional story made for online livestream format..


27-30.11.2019  Artor Jesus Inkerö’s video SWOLE at Beursschouwburg Brussels, 27-30 Nov.

09.11.2019 AND ORDINARY SORROW by Stéphane Querrec (ed. New Laconic) present at Fisher Pavilion / Seattle Center USA, Sat, November 9. Soon at the Seattle Art Book Fair, May 8-10, 2020.

14.10.2019 Palo Productions awarded the AVEK Mediarata grant to support Pennanen & Querrec’s work, and Artor Jesus Inkerö’s

24.09.2019 STAANDE! DEBOUT: Publication of book A Companion to Feminist Art by Wiley-Blackwell, which features Angela Dimitrakaki’s essay « Masculinity, Art, and Value Extraction: An Intersectional Reading in the Advance of Capital as Post-democracy! ».

31.08.2019 KATI INTO THE WHITE. Pennanen-Querrec working on an open air performance project with performer-choreographer Maija Hirvanen. In context of « The Central Finland Exhibition: Notions of place » curated by Rickard Borgström, August-November 2020.

31.07.2019 A POEM TO READ WHEN I’ GONE in Postproduction. A film with actors Korkmaz Arslan (lead),  Yazmeen Baker. Cinematography: Katharine Diessner, Isabel Alvarez. Sound: Pelle Venetjoki. Based on a text by Stéphane Querrec. Directed by Anu Pennanen.

05.01.2019 A POEM TO READ WHEN I’ GONE in production. A film with actor Korkmaz Arslan. With support of AVEK, Kordellin Foundation. Directed by Anu Pennanen.

15.10.2018 A POEM TO READ WHEN I’ GONE in Preproduction. Based on a text for a film written by Stéphane Querrec. with actor Korkmaz Arslan. With support of AVEK, Kordellin Foundation. Directed by Anu Pennanen.

 STAANDE! DEBOUT Essay ”Closing Time: Deindustrialization and Nostalgia in Contemporary France” by Jackie Clarke, History Workshop Journal Issue 79, Oxford Journals

  STAANDE! DEBOUT Screening at Kiasma Theater Helsinki, in the context of ”Demonstrating Minds”

17.03.2016  STAANDE! DEBOUT! Pennanen & Querrec on live radio broadcast ”Puheen Iltapäivä” as guests speakers on YLE Radio 17.3 at 14.30-15.30

  Project STEPPENLÄUFER Screening of the work ”in progress” at Arsenal Institut für Film und Videokunst Berlin, Germany

  Project STEPPENLÄUFER Development funding SES Finnish Film Foundation

 STAANDE! DEBOUT ! In the context of filmmaker René Allio’s retrospective, the film will be projected at Cinema Le Café des Images, in partnership with IMEC Caen. Marguerite Vappereau (PhD) will present the film.

24.11.2013STAANDE! DEBOUT ! is part of Lens Politica Film Festival Helsinki in the official selection. Directors Pennanen & Querrec will be present at the screening to meet its audience.

01.11– 31.12.2013 
 Pennanen & Querrec in a residency at Kone Foundation-Saaren Kartano to develop a script and location scout on the Salpa line.

19-21.1.2013 Pennanen & Querrec in presentation at the Globe How Symposium Helsinki.

The Belgian premiere of the film will take place in the Cinema des GALERIES in Brussels. Ex-Renault workers who inspired the film will be present, as well as the directors.

 STAANDE! DEBOUT ! Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry ICI welcomes the film with a director’s talk.

 STAANDE! DEBOUT ! A special series of screenings at O cine Multiplex, Maubeuge. Free entrance. Partnership with the City of Maubeuge and C.L.E.A. Stéphane Querrec will be present to introduce the film.

Pennanen & Querrec film will make its world premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival –official selection. Presented in collaboration with The GSA’s Friday Event programme, the screening will be followed by a talk.


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