Family Portraits in the Blink of an Eye video installation examines the relationship between painting, photography and moving image as a form of a portrait. In four scenes, the performers, some of them family members, look a long while in the camera or to the side. All scenes are united with a single blink of the eyes, the only movement of the performers during the scenes. The illusion of ”still image” is emphasized by the framed projections and the compositions of the performers.
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English title / Family Portraits in the Blink of an Eye
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Perhemuotokuvia silmänräpäyksestä
Original title / Family Portraits in the Blink of an Eye
Keywords / family (phenomena), portraits (works of art ), photography
Type / Installation
Genre / Installation, performance art, still life
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:03:33
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Elina Oikari (Cinematographer), Elina Oikari (Editor), Elina Oikari (Script), Elina Oikari (Author), Elina Oikari (Sound Design)