The artist asked six men to hold a heavy gun as long as they could. Soon the playful game turned into a competition and everyone wanted to win. The guns point straight into the camera, as the minutes go by their faces grimace and their bodies contort. In the installation, two screens are set facing each other and the game becomes a duel.
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English title / Game Boys
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Pelimiehiä
Original title / Pelimiehiä
Keywords / violence, men, firearms
Type / Installation
Genre / Installation, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:20:40
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2003
Cast / Hans-Cristian Berg (Actor), Sakke Yrjölä (Actor), Simo Vehmas (Actor), Jefunne Gimpel (Actor), Mika Ihanus (Actor), Matias Teittinen (Actor), Niko Kalliojärvi (Music), Minna Suoniemi (Author)