Maija Timonen is an artist whose practice spans filmmaking, writing and performance. In recent years her work has been concerned with examining and interpreting the consequences of the changing economic landscape on women's bodies and emotional lives. The core of Timonen’s multidisciplinary work lies in experimental fiction.
Visual artist Heli Hiltunen works with the themes of memory, oblivion and the act of seeing. For her, memory is full of holes and remembrance consists of fragments, inaccuracies and remouldings, even deception. Drawing inspiration from everyday tales, landscapes and recollections of childhood, the artist takes us to mysterious places between the past and the present.
Jouni Leino is an interior architect and furniture designer specialized in creating interiors for public spaces and offices. The core of his work lies in functionality and versatility, as well as having an eye for refined details. Leino's recent projects include a variety of multi-purpose office environments that enable variable uses depending on the nature of the job.
Beyond the Pleasure Principle analyzes physical and psychological energies and tensions through artistic gestures and three key themes: ritual, retrograde and repetition. The publication features works from the artists of FCINY's 2016 exhibitions The Pleasure Principle and The Limits of Control.