LULLABY

 

Lullaby is a 1-channel video installation portraying series of discussion-based workshops held in western Siberia in Russia. The workshops dealt with representations of Khanty (Uralian indigenous group in Russia) culture within the Russian culture.

The video comprises discussions with Khanty artists and cultural activists to map out the current state of Khanty culture and reasons what have led it´s contemporary forms of representation within Russian culture and art. Along side with discussions the work studies representation of Khanty culture in Russian museums and Khanty culture events.

JP Kaljonen, Lullaby, 1-channel video, 22 min / 16:9, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, Russia 2016.