Nanna Susi

1967 · Finland

Artist biography

Nanna Susi is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in Finland - other established artists such as Samuli Heimonen, Camilla Vuorenmaa, Jussi Goman, Linda Granfors, and Nina Roos were also born in Finland. Nanna Susi was born in 1967.

Further Biographical Context for Nanna Susi

Born in 1967, Nanna Susi was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Nanna Susi

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