SALLA TYKKÄ February 25 to March 25, 2006 Yvon Lambert New York www.yvon-lambert.com
fig.: Salla Tykkä, "Zoo", 2006. film, format HDV, duration 12 minutes

Finnish artist Salla Tykkä encourages us to watch ourselves watching. In her new short film, Zoo, Salla Tykkä uses the narrative strategies of Hollywood cinema, especially Alfred Hitchcock’s suspense, to work out a theory of spectatorship and identification. Tykkä’s feminist perspective makes us aware that we watch as gendered spectators. more culture >>>