In Memoriam

Jarkko Räsänen
New work
The video deals with personal grief. The artist made a camera software with Max/MSP and lit a candle. He took still photos of the candle and created abstracted animation based on them accompanied with his own ambient music. The abstraction process of the candle images opened a new universe of meanings to the final... Read more »

Polar Stratospheric Clouds

Jarkko Räsänen
New work
The work is inspired by reported observations of polar stratospheric clouds in Finland. They are highly colourful clouds, but their beauty is based on chemical composition that is toxic for ozone layer of Earth. The artist has created a software in Max/MSP environment that allows him to animate still photos by scaling... Read more »

New artists’ moving image in our online archive / December ’20 pt I

Discover these recent acquisitions in our online archive! For professional preview, please register to see the full-length versions. Saara Ekström: Shadow Codex (2020, 12:30) Filmed in the empty Turku County Prison, Finland, (active between 1835–2007) Shadow Codex documents the surveillance machinery, architecture… Read more »

Scope

Saku Soukka
New work

Scope consists of programmed photographs, texts and music. It deals with dissociative experience and fluidity of the human mind and the self. The ”I” and ”you” of the work merge into one at the beginning of the work. After that the human mind wanders, drifts, and associates unexpectedly. 

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Seepage

Camille Auer
New work

The outer limits of a body are porous. We continuously seep into our surroundings and they seep into us. Time is a border, a boundary we lean on to. It bends around us, future seeping into past, past into future. This is an ASMR-video about presence and grooming the surfaces of a human. 

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Meet the Artist – Sini Pelkki

Sini Pelkki (b.1978) works with photography and moving image. In her works, landscapes, figures and objects turn into layered narratives that lead to various paths and ambiguous readings. We discussed her inspirations, her style and her working methods. Inspirations and… Read more »

Haemocyanin

Tuomas A. Laitinen
New work
Haemocyanin is based on a strand of artworks and research on ecological change, consciousness, and mythologies via octopuses. Since 2016, this process has resulted to 12 glass objects made for octopuses. In Haemocyanin, the octopus is seen in interaction with the glass object.... Read more »

The Other Night

Joel Autio
New work

Dreams and memories merge together at the moment of disappearance. Recurring visions and gestures are drawn into the void within the portrait of a fading self.

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Departing Shadow

Sini Pelkki
New work
The outlines of oneself merge into a given space. An image of shifting connections, the rhythm and movement of contemplation. A conversation between one or two. Departing Shadow examines the forming of a connection and its failure. The interaction and attempted dialogue between a space, a performer and a camera.... Read more »

Unheroic Labours #2

Charles Quevillon
New work

The work revisits Hercules’s second labour, which was to kill the multi-headed water serpent Hydra. However, in the artwork, killing is replaced with dancing, and the monster Hydra is not the mythic hydra, but rather the real freshwater polyp Hydra. And cats like water.

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Monitor Man in the Time of Pandemic

Yassine Khaled
New work
Monitor Man in the Time of Pandemic explores global crisis from the time of COVID-19 to the social instabilities in the Western world. Yassine Khaled's Monitor Man concept aims to transgress national and physical borders by enabling new kind of interaction across virtual meeting points with six participants from three... Read more »

The Wave

Alisa Javits
New work

The Wave is about letting go of the control we try to have over everything and trusting the intuitive feeling which helps us navigate in life. It is about daring to move towards the unseen and personal freedom. 

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A Small City Symphony

Markus Viljanen
New work

A short documentary film about people in the Berlin main railway station. People coming and going, appearing and disappearing

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Outline

Markus Viljanen
New work

Outline is a music video and triptych of cafe life. It's also a short essay on the ontology of images. It shows pictures of people in small heptagon shape Cafe Mutteri in Helsinki. 

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