Haarband

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

In a hypnotic video, the artist’s head is soaked in blue colour. But the hair keep swaying and cascading, following their organic routes.

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Head Movements

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

A study on movement. The artist turns her head, wrapped in gauze, slower and slower, and finally extremely slowly from side to side. The video approaches the problems of perceiving time. 

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Pflaster/Haut

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

The artist carefully covers her entire face with plasters and then removes them slowly. The work comments on the female beauty industry and plastic surgery, resulting to a monstrous face freeze. 

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Sinisukka 1948

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

A child’s hands play with a small lizard. A woman’s fingers are masked as blue stockings. First, they caress a thick dark hair. Then the blue stockings perform a mysterious choreography on a looking glass.

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Trip

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

Sensual and smooth as a touch of goldfish on your skin. The lady wearing heavy make-up is paralleled with a goldfish in a bowl. 

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Body

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work
A documentation of a performance from late September 1979. At first, we see only small spots of light that start to take a shape of a body. Little by little, these spots approach the audience and turn out to be lights attached to the performer. There are two television screens with static noise. The light-body keeps... Read more »