In the two-channel installation, eight children paint their faces in preparation for a party at a table laden with cakes, confectionary and some small toys. Their interaction as seen through playing and eating at the table reveals an ambiguous fusion of hedonistic and dystopian behaviour.
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English title / Dreamless
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Dreamless
Original title / Dreamless (Installation)
Keywords / humour, portraits (works of art ), children (age groups), painting (artistic creation), chaos
Type / Installation
Genre / still life
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:43:48
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2013
Cast / Matti Helariutta (Cinematographer), Timo Teräväinen (Cinematographer), Asko Keränen (Composer), Oliver Whitehead (Director), Oliver Whitehead (Editor), Marijus Katinus (Actor), Taimi Hakkola (Actor), Edith Honkavaara (Actor), Silja Toiviainen (Actor), Ahti Hakkola (Actor), Hilma Horto (Actor), Emil Meskanen (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Amos Andersonin Museo / - (Funder), Oliver Whitehead (Author)