Nastja Säde Rönkkö (b. 1985, Helsinki, Finland) is an artist working with performance. Her work explores intimacy, empathy and belonging across human interactions and social rituals, from the everyday to the profound. Video, text, installation, photography and the internet are used as an extension and outcome of the performances. She also shares a collaborative practice with Shia LaBeouf and Luke Turner. Rönkkö has performed and exhibited internationally in venues such as CCA Andratx Kunsthalle, Mallorca, Spain, Galeria Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland. She is currently a residence artist at the Aberystwyth Art Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales.

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Nastja Sade Ronkko: 44 To You
Image: To You, 2013, video performance with Édouard Manet's 'A Bar at the Folies-Bergère' in collaboration with Luke Turner, duration 1 hour (edited to 25 minutes)