Abandoned Land

Simo Saarikoski

Abandoned Land is an experimental video that documents abandoned places, infrastructure and phenomena in Finland. The video uses Finland as an allegory to approach recent changes of the European infrastructure and society with haunting images, prosaic narration and music.

Production Year
2017
Duration
00:12:15
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Abandoned Land
Finnish Title

Hylätty Maa

English Title

Abandoned Land

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Simo Saarikoski (Author), Simo Saarikoski (Cinematographer), Simo Saarikoski (Composer), Simo Saarikoski (Editor), Simo Saarikoski (Sound Design), Lora Dimova (Translator)
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Simo Saarikoski (b.1980) is a visual artist who works with video, performance and watercolor painting. He explores our time and its phenomena, as well as the human impact on the environment and human psyche. Saarikoski’s work has been presented in different forms in over 20 countries around the world.