8 crossings

Pauliina Salminen

A river divides the town of Guwahati in North-Eastern India. On one bank there is a village, on the other a city. A group of people shuttle between the two realities every day. Which side do you belong to?

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:05:44
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
8 crossings
Finnish Title
8 ylitystä
English Title
8 crossings
Production Countries
India,France
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Pauliina Salminen (Author), Pauliina Salminen (Director), Pauliina Salminen (Editor), Pauliina Salminen (Camera), Godefroy Giorgetti (Sound Mixer)
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Pauliina Salminen is a media artist whose work includes video, photography and installation. Salminen studied film and video in Turku, Finland, and in Marseille, France where she's now based. She has directed documentary films and moved gradually towards media art projects as well as interactive video installations. The audience is often involved in her working process. The themes in her work include identity connected to the living environment as well as border areas and intermediate spaces. Her installations can be seen regularly in very different spaces (e.g. galleries, museums, social centers, public space, natural surroundings) and her short videos have been screened at various international festivals.