Tero Nauha (Finland)
In the 2012 festival Tero Nauha presented his performance piece Tell Me About Your Machines which was a part of a larger project called
Bytom is a city in Poland formerly known for its mining industry. In the last twenty years Bytom has experienced radical economical and social changes during which the mining industry has disappeared from the area. In the year 2012 Bytoms centre of contemporary art CSW Kronika invited Nauha to the city for a project. Nauha visited the city several times. Visits were composed of workshops, interviews, field trips and other events. Tero Nauha organized a number of workshops for a group of people in Bytom. The material from the workshops, notebooks, digital photos, audio recordings and video material is present in the
Bytom, as many western cities, has faced a rapid change from industrialism to postindustrialism. In
Tero Nauha was born in Hyvinkää, Finland. Aside from performances he works with drawing, video, audio and various projects. He has studied art in Lahti Art Institute, Poznan Art Academy and in Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Performance Art and Theory in The Theatre Academy in Helsinki.