Heavenly Bodies is a poetic two-channel video work. The protagonist experiences feelings of compassion when going through news reports about the Fritzl family tragedy that happened in Austria in 2008. She is shown living in a doll’s house with the sky as a ceiling. The open ceiling and twinkling stars remind of hope and possibility of life somewhere else.
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English title / Heavenly bodies (II)
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Heavenly bodies (II)
Original title / Heavenly bodies (II)
Keywords / Poetry, narrator, philosophy, colours, expressionism
Type / Single channel
Genre / Installation, experimental
Country / Sweden
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:07:31
Language / Swedish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2010
Cast / Martin Heuser (Composer), Marika Orenius (Director), Marika Orenius (Producer), Brita Bahlenberg (Actor), Jesper Toss (Actor), Artur Toss (Actor), Marika Orenius (Actor), Andreas Saag (Audio Engineer), Magnus Axelsson (Audio Engineer), Jesper Toss (Cinematographer), Marika Orenius (Cinematographer), Joachim Berntsson (Translator), Marika Orenius (Script), Marika Orenius (Author), The Swedish Arts Grants Committee / - (Support), Arts Council of Finland / - (Support), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Support)