‘The Vault’ is a dual channel video work about a colony of people inhabiting a dome situated in the Arctic desert. Stilted action takes place within the dome. The unnamed characters wish to deny basic human needs. This results in their inability to engage in fluent interaction with each other. The characters use inorganic objects and studied gestures in their attempts to overcome the social restrictions they have imposed on themselves.
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English title / The Vault
Original title / The Vault
Keywords / Fiction, Dystopias, human rights, human relations
Type / Installation
Genre / experimental
Duration / 00:07:00
Year / 2012
Cast / Mikko Gaestel (Cinematographer), Mikko Gaestel (Director), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Director), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Editor), Mikko Gaestel (Editor), Lennart Wolff (Actor), Heiko Tubbesing (Actor), Nike Arnold (Actor), Lilli Kuschel (Actor), Sander Houtkruijer (Actor), Vappu Jalonen (Actor), Oliver Schmidt (Actor), Mikko Gaestel (Actor), Heiko Tubbesing (Audio), Mikko Gaestel (Sound), Mikko Gaestel (Script), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Script), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Author)