Sunday I-III

Gun Holmström
New work
Sunday I-III is a three-channel installation in which silent videos, entitled: Cross, Death and Resurrection respectively, simultaneously present abstracted, spiritual metaphors. The videos use time-lapse photography, overlaying, mirroring and looping to blend everyday images of public spaces into a kaleidoscopic... Read more »

Go-Go

Maria Duncker
New work

Dance animation starring a female birch. The film draws a parallel between the natural forces and sexuality. Tuomo Puranen’s music gives the rythm.

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Ryokan Mother Tongue

Pekka Niskanen
New work

The characters, scenes and the story of the video relate to the sexuality and power. The characters' talk about illness and obsession fill the space yet retaining the intimacy. Though the story is played by three different actors, it seems like there was only one.

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In Order of Appearance

Juha Mäki-Jussila
New work

An educational piece that shows how entertainment turns into flesh. This transformation is not unusual – it happens every day at prime time.

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An Isle

Björn Aho
New work

The video presents a situation in which a person is incapable of behaving the way he/she would prefer to, because it's either inappropriate or he/she isn't aware of the alternatives.

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Sea of Flesh

Anneli Nygren
New work

Fair-haired maidens wade deeper and deeper into the sea - ending up as fast food for the fish. A slow animation consisting of eight still images.

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Sex Apple

Anneli Nygren
New work

A man and a woman meet but are drifted apart. Both get exploited and objectified by unknown huge fingers.

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Suburban Studies: Vocabulary

Juha Mäki-Jussila
New work

In the beginning the earth was plain and empty. Then things began to appear. Soon there wasn't any free space left. The work studies how the world is constructed. The answers are zoomed through a 3rd floor window.

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Welcome to Selina Strong´s Ballet School

Anneli Nygren
New work

Some years ago the hearts of the American audience were captivated by Annabel Lawrence, "the biggest ballet dancer in the world". Following the example of Annabel, millions of chubby children flooded to the ballet schools of which the most famous is the one of Selina Strong's.

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Transmission

Pekka Sassi
New work
Transmission is an abstract science fiction short film. It is a visual presentation of radiation and signals somewhere in space and time. The voice-over in the end of the film says: … this is the last transmission from the year 2086. After this there will not be any transmission ever. Be aware of the following serial... Read more »

Photograph of The Sea

Elena Näsänen
New work

The film consists of two sequences: one in the room and the other at the beach. The story is told by the sound. No characters are visible. The camera shows what the characters see.

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Staying

Hanne Ivars
New work

The protagonist tries to grasp the presence by analyzing it. The monologue concerning subconscious is based on C.G.Jung’s essay “Encounter the unconscious”.

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Wave

Pekka Sassi
New work
Throbbing lights with two sounds simultaneously fading in and out. Read more »

2=2+1=3

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work

A minimalist study on group dynamics. A man appears between two women. 

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Angelo

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl
New work
A scrutiny on choreography from an unusual perspective. The video begins with a sequence where a pair of shoes is painted yellow. Then a found film footage takes us to a game of musical chairs. One of us always falls in the empty gap. Rest of the video documents a dance on a glass plate, shot from beneath the... Read more »

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 »

Emotions in Man

Kati Åberg
New work
An interactive dance on DVD explores ways of expressing five basic emotions by means of dance and cinematography. The viewer participates in the piece by deciding which emotions - joy, sorrow, fear, love or anger - to give to the dancer. The decision must be made several times during the piece. Should one give the dancer... Read more »