Tom of Finland died in Helsinki in 1991 but was actually born in the region of Turku, Finland. Mies Mikkonen’s film documents the triumphant return of the permanent collection to Turku including some of Tom’s most iconic and rarely seen artwork.
“I gave him companionship and confidentiality.”
Tom of Finland
Duration 10 minutes
Direction and screenplay Mies Mikkonen
Produced in partnership with Turku 2011 Foundation, Homotopia and Tom of Finland Foundation
We are proud of Mies and the work he has done.
Turku has produced a wealth of talent and is made remarkable by its people.
Published: 6th December 2011Tags: Artist-in-Residence, Documentary, Mies Mikkonen, Tom of Finland, Turku