Arr. for a Scene

Jonna Kina

Arr. for a Scene is a documentary of two foley artists while they are producing sounds for one of the most famous film scene in the film history (the shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, 1960). This performance is documented on 35 mm film. The original film scene will remain invisible while the viewer sees only the foley artists creating sound effects for the scene, such as footsteps, shower and door closing. During the performance, the foley artists are looking straight at the camera. The film inverts the position of the screen and the gaze of the viewer. The viewer becomes part of the scene. The film examines the way sounds are constructed for the use of cinema and what happens when the structures of a film are dismantled into parts.

Production Year
2017
Duration
00:05:17
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Arr. for a Scene
English Title

Arr. for a Scene

Production Countries
Finland,France
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jonna Kina (Author), Ville Piippo (Cinematographer), Jonna Kina (Director), Jonna Kina (Editor), Jonna Kina (Producer), Maxence Dussere (Sound Design), Gilles Marsalet (Sound Design), Gilles Marsalet (Actor), Élodie Fiat (Actor), Élodie Fiat (Sound Design), Élodie Fiat (Special effects), Gilles Marsalet (Special effects), Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Support), Cité Internationale des Arts (Support), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Support)
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Sound, perception and imagination are essential ingredients in the research and practice of Jonna Kina (b. 1984). Her work reveals the value of fictional viewpoints in non-fictional investigations. Kina’s works have been shown in the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum; Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome; Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg; Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne; International Film Festival Rotterdam; Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg; Espoo Modern Art Museum EMMA; Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn and in Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, among others. Kina has recently been awarded the Finnish Art Prize “Below Zero” (2018) and her film Arr. for a Scene was awarded as the “Best Nordic Short Film” at Nordisk Panorama Film Festival in Malmö (2017). She was also shortlisted for the VISIO Young Talent Acquisition Prize in Florence (2017).