The video follows the delicate choreography of a tailor at work. His hands decipher the fabric as a form of braille, a tactile writing system written as raised dots embossed on paper. The soundscape, created entirely in a Foley studio, brings a deceptionally realistic level to the work.
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English title / Tailor
Original title / Tailor
Keywords / men, birds, sounds, sound effects, surrealism, darkness, fabrics, tailors, paper, wool, patterns, scissors, chalk, needles, sewing, hands, touch, choreography, flying, structure, materials, white
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:13:23
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2016
Cast / Thom Vink (Cinematographer), Saara Ekström (Director), Eero Tammi (Editor), Svenska Kulturfonden / - (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Saara Ekström (Script), Saara Ekström (Author), Heikki Kossi (Sound Design)