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
Type / Installation
Genre / Experimental
Duration / 00:07:00
Year / 2012
Credits / Jaakko Pallasvuo (Author), Mikko Gaestel (Cinematographer), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Director), Mikko Gaestel (Director), Mikko Gaestel (Editor), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Editor), Mikko Gaestel (Script), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Script), Sander Houtkruijer (Actor), Mikko Gaestel (Actor), Oliver Schmidt (Actor), Vappu Jalonen (Actor), Lilli Kuschel (Actor), Lennart Wolff (Actor), Heiko Tubbesing (Actor), Nike Arnold (Actor), Heiko Tubbesing (Audio), Mikko Gaestel (Sound)