Minimal Romantic

Sari Palosaari
New work
A glass cube penetrates the wall of a skyscraper high up above an urban landscape. Inside the cube there are people viewing the distant horizon. One hears a slightly volatile, minimal sound, when the cube rises up along the axis of the image. The slow rising movement is emphasized with the sound that reaches a level of... Read more »

I Love My Job

Tellervo Kalleinen
New work

The filmmakers invited employees in Göteborg and Helsinki to describe conflicted situations in their work places – and invent a fictional ending to the events.

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Prophet

Veli Granö
New work
A lighting struck Markku Mäkinen's childhood home. A fireball burst from the radio and hurled out of the window. That instant Markku's life was changed. In the brightness of the lightning, the invisible creatures in the room were revealed to him. Mäkinen says that the world was opened to him and he started to see... Read more »

Miracle

Pink Twins
New work

Laws of physics get distorted in this epic animation, where a spiralling organism mutates and reforms itself from primary structures to chaotic noise and harmonic caleidoscopic formations. Explosions of light and euphoric electronic music follow a miracle of synthetic life, evolution and afterlife.

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Amalgamator

Pink Twins
New work
Pink Twins, the masters of reality, unleash their fury and wipe your retinae clean with this wild amalgamation of structuralism, chaotic 3D programming, digital video feedback, landscape imagery and moving action painting. Read more »

Round

Elena Näsänen
New work
In the two-channel video installation ‘Round’ the same role is played on each screen, on one side an actor, on the other an actress. They enter a bar dressed smartly, business-like, and sit there for a while. Later they drunkenly roam the streets, stumbling around. They end up in a bar... Read more »

The Spell

Elena Näsänen
New work

In ‘The Spell’, a sophisticated group of people has suddenly fallen asleep in the middle of the tea party. They are seated as if they were on a stage. The candles have burned down, flowers have dried in the vase, mist floats through the room.

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Cinema IV

Marjatta Oja
New work

‘Cinema IV’ consists of projections, videos, objects and a sheer curtain. It is part of a larger series of works which seek to dismantle the linear continuum of the film.

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Hands

Marjatta Oja
New work
‘Hands’ uses two video projections on opposite walls. Both show a hand with a rectangle drawn on it. There is also a rectangle drawn on the walls, which coincides (or does not coincide) with the rectangle drawn on the hand in the video. ‘Hands’ explores the emergence of a new space... Read more »

Conversations

Marjatta Oja
New work
‘Conversations’ consists of two overlaid videos projected onto rectangular screens that are leaning against a wall, one horizontally and one vertically.  The screens allow for the characters within the film to exist in physically separate spaces. The work deals with how to designate a... Read more »

Floating

Marjatta Oja
New work
Floating (2004)nonstop six videoprojections
Exhibited in the exhibition in Kluuvi gallery Helsinki Read more »

Seeing Through

Marjatta Oja
New work
‘Seeing Through’ consists of a video projection, a mirror and a hanging membrane with an image on it. In the video, projected onto the mirror, a person leans forward as if looking at her image in a mirror. From the mirror, the video passes on to the wall, with the intervening membrane which... Read more »

Transparent

Marjatta Oja
New work
Transparent consists of three parts which were connected by means of video projections. Each part contains a video or videos, some contains a mirror, a screen or a piece of transparent fabric hanging from a stand. Transparent represents an attempt to violate the linearity of the spatial presentation of moving images, both... Read more »

Landscape (Oja)

Marjatta Oja
New work
The installation of 'Landscape' consists of a cuboid, canvas covered steel frame mounted on a wall, on one side is video projection and on the other is a printed reproduction of a Constable painting. The painting depicts a female figure in a forest, walking towards a clearing, in the video the artist... Read more »

Object

Marjatta Oja
New work
The work consists of a video and an object mounted on the wall. In the video, two artists discuss the object between them as if it were a work, which gives rise various to associations. However, the actual work takes place at the moment the viewer steps into the gallery and encounters the object and the... Read more »

Standing/Styrox

Marjatta Oja
New work
20 min nonstop- videoprojection with styroxwalls
Ac.of Fine Arts Helsinki, Dialogues-exhibition Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki Read more »

Your Songs Take Me To A Place I've Never Been

Johanna Lecklin
New work
Three people sing an especially composed song in which the lyrics have been based on fan letters meant for the late musician Nike Drake. The visuals are a reference to a series of photographs of Drake himself standing in front of a brick wall as people pass him by. ‘Your Songs Transport Me to A Place... Read more »

Story Café

Johanna Lecklin
New work
Lecklin’s ongoing project ‘Story Café’ is a pop-up café which has happened all across Europe in which the visitors get a cup of coffee if they tell a story, which Lecklin films. A selection of the recorded stories are shown in the subsequent versions of ‘Story... Read more »

Apropos of Seeing

Lauri Astala
New work
The conventional film presents an illusion. The material world it shows is absent. The aim of ‘Apropos of Seeing’ is to break the cinematic reality of the black cube, which restricts the viewer's role to that of an outsider and a passive observer. In viewing the piece, what does the viewer... Read more »

Portraits of Cities

Alli Savolainen
New work

A six-channel installation which asks whether or not there are still any differences between the major cities of Europe.

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Suddenly, Last Summer

Juha Mäki-Jussila
New work

Suddenly, Last Summer is an experimental animation based freely on the play of the same title by Tennesee Willams. Some fragments of the original play are restaged frame by frame by new botanical performers.

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Moderate Manipulations

Henna-Riikka Halonen
New work
Moderate Manipulations offers a critical view on the changing environment and politics. It aims is to show how positions are subject to constant internal and external change and to examine the relation between built and natural environment. The location of the film is one of the last remaining futuristic houses called... Read more »

Black Hole

Heini Aho
New work

There is a picture of a room with a black circle or hole on the wall. A person is throwing black objects and clothes into the hole. For a moment it seems like the items are disappearing into the darkness, but instead pulled by gravity, dropping on the floor .

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Comments

Björn Aho
New work
COMMENTS combines the methods of theatre, visual arts and film. It consists of five acts that challenge our perception of narration.Instead of a linear story the representation offers us multiple approaches to humanity. Existence is depicted as something constantly on the move. We are driven deep into the consciousness where... Read more »

Platoon

Outi Laine
New work

Group of visually impaired soldiers fumble through a pine tree forest, trying to find their way in darkness. Inevitably, their ways part.

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Reflections in a window pane

Elina Saloranta
New work
The image track of the video consists of snowfall behind a window. The soundtrack is based on material produced in 2010–11 at two conferences on artistic research. At both conferences, the artist screened her video Two rooms and a kitchen (2010) and asked viewers what they saw and heard in it. The new piece is thus a... Read more »

Earth Breath

Harri Larjosto
New work
Volcanic hot spring is breathing. I had a residency in Iceland, I saw all over the destruction of economic life, major post-bubble period. Looking at the hot spring unpredictable rythm, I could not escape the thought metaphorically. It appears that the economy creates bubbles, come and go like a steady rythm of breathing.... Read more »

On the Birds' Rock

Annette Arlander
New work

I sit wrapped in a white shawl on the birds' rock on Harakka Island one autumn day 2010 and turn in four directions.

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