Hidden

Taija Goldblatt
New work

A study on non-places and fringes, on seeing and being seen. Webcam-material collected from the net forms the base of the piece: roadsides, parking lots, remote shores and surveillance camera footage from around the world. The piece combines drawing, animation and video-image in multiple layers.

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Rehearsals for Empathy

Kaisu Koski
New work
Rehearsals for Empathy demonstrates concepts and exercises used in clinical empathy education. The film introduces us to methods such as “Rainman exercise” and “bird's eye view”, through which medical students learn about emotional alignment with the patient. The film brings to surface questions... Read more »

Eat Dirt

Milja-Liina Moilanen
New work
When you are poor, you cannot be average, because that would require purchasing power. A single parent, poor and overweight, lives the Finnish dream by becoming as ordinary as possible. A dull and conventional story takes the viewer on a journey to the wonderful world of grey everyday life. Will there be a baloney flavoured... Read more »

Cut

Diego Bruno
New work
The video departs from a peoples uprising in the cities of Cutral-Có and Plaza Huíncul, in Argentine Patagonia in 1996. It investigates the relevance of the moving image to re-present and account for a popular uprising. The work suggests that the formal capacity of video and image-movement makes it possible to... Read more »

Self Creation

Nina-Maria Oförsagd
New work
Self Creation is inspired by Michelangelo's Creazione di Adamo, a famous fresco and detail of his large ceiling painting in the Sistine Chapel. In the painting where God is situated and flows with the angels, you can see the shape of one cerebral hemisphere. This detail seems to suggest that the human is the source of the... Read more »

Future Instrument

Nina-Maria Oförsagd
New work
Future Instrument plays with the idea that in future, also the musical instrument can be touched virtually. In the video, cellist Sergio Castrillón is improvising without his instrument. The process of creating music has been transformed through the development of AI and turned into an ephemeral and intangible... Read more »

Unsung Address, Seine, Paris

Nina-Maria Oförsagd
New work
Unsung Address, Seine, Paris – is a cross-artistic experimental two-channel video work, where two different stories are played simultaneously, about a place and its historical layers as information and inspiration for the artist. On soundtrack the musicians improvised seeing only the video-channel "Monet" or "Godard",... Read more »

Small town girl (escape sketches)  

Aino Aksenja
New work

There was a town, two peaks and a river splitting the valley. There were escape plans, that one after another proved ineffective. The town is an endless labyrinth, confined only by the river playing the secondary lead. The protagonist is a small town girl who tries to turn escaping into a game.

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Flowers, those that fall

Aino Aksenja
New work
This piece has three parts:Vernal equinox, where the protagonist plays ‘Loves me, loves me not’; Autumnal equinox, where she has given up the game and is burning lantern flowers with a lighter; and Solstice, a flowing collection of moving images where flowers, water and death play a part. Flowers, those that... Read more »

Waltz

Aino Aksenja
New work

Waltz is a recording of a performance without an audience made in a residency in Detroit. In it I hear my wedding waltz for the first time since getting divorced. There was only one take. The waltz is performed by Johanna Tarkkanen, who originally composed it for my wedding and played it there.

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Procession

Aino Aksenja
New work
Procession speaks about the loss of a loved one and the change that it brings about. The work shows two scenes side by side: a ritual recorded at my grandmother’s sickbed, where I’m trying to turn back time, and a stop motion animation of a room in a dollhouse, slowly emptying. In the installation, the videos... Read more »

Dreamscapes

Marja Viitahuhta
New work
Nieguid Duovdagat is an experimental, minimalist and hypnotic music video. Ánnámáret's yoik, Ilkka Heinonen's jouhikko (finnish bowed lyre) and Turkka Inkilä's electronic music combine with the effected image of the winter landscape created by Marja Viitahuhta. In the video, the nature and... Read more »

Meet the Artist – Arja Kärkkäinen

Arja Kärkkäinen (b.1986) is a Helsinki based visual artist, who works mainly with sculpture and moving image. We sat down to talk about office work, communication issues specific to Finnish culture, and the ignorance related to consumerism. Arja Kärkkäinen makes… Read more »

Slicing

Sari Palosaari
New work

The perception of the space in the image changes with one gesture.

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Master Longclaws

Reija Meriläinen
New work

Master Longclaws tells the story of an itch that needs scratching. In it, a shape- and nameshifting nail artist Misster Longclaus is looking for intimacy in all the wrong places. 

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Please Leave a Message After the Tone

Risto-Pekka Blom
New work
Calls go to the voice mail. Lonely cars and street lights roam the highway by night. People at the street view are connected by threads. The patient leads a perfect life. Please leave a message after the tone is a story about disconnection, about the struggle with real life encounters and about living outside of your own... Read more »

Entangled - ME & HAIR

Sepideh Rahaa
New work
Entangled - ME & HAIR is produced around the subject of hair as part of an ongoing project where Rahaa narrates a story of hair, childhood and life: How we connect or disconnect based on our appearances in society, the way we look and the way our hair is. How much one may control their hair and conform to the norms to... Read more »

Meet the artist – Jarkko Räsänen

Jarkko Räsänen (b.1984) works with photography, moving image and sound art. Recently he has moved towards computer-based, algorithmic visual works using self-made softwares, including moving image and live vj performances. We discussed his most recent video works and his working… Read more »