OAK STORIES

FINLAND

NORDEN vol. 01

The first chapter of the NORDEN project has its roots in the photo essay FISHSHOT, developed between 2012 and 2015 by the photographer Javier Corso. A personal documentary work about loneliness, emotional isolation, and sentimental repression in Finnish society. These problems intensify when people start drinking to cope with them.

The excessive consumption of alcohol is present in more than half of the cases of suicide, homicide and gender violence. A deep-rooted problem in Finland that directly or indirectly causes a high number of deaths among the population. The consequences hurt the image of a country known worldwide for its quality of life, surrounded by idyllic landscapes, cold and darkness.

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Discover NORDEN 

"NORDEN" is a long-term documentary project developed by OAK stories that seeks to address in-depth, the contrasts and contradictions around those territories in Northern Europe which we consider idyllic.

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Finland

2012-2015

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Faroe

2017-2018

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Norway

2017-X

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Denmark

2017-X

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Iceland

2017-2019

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Sweden

2017-X

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Alan

2017-X

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Greenland

2017-X

Partners

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FINLAND TEAM

This documentary project was developed with the efforts of a multidisciplinary team composed by

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Javier Corso

Photographer / Producer

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Alex Rodal

Research