Stakeout / Feet Washing Ceremony

Jaana Kokko

The video has two parts. The first part, Stakeout, is a reconstruction of a dream. The experimental soundtrack features a soprano and V8 engines. The second part borrows its form from performance. In the Feet Washing Ceremony a woman is reciting extracts of poems by Gaspara Stampa (1523–1554).

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:10:00
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Bostaus / Jalkojenpesuseremonia
Finnish Title
Bostaus / Jalkojenpesuseremonia
English Title
Stakeout / Feet Washing Ceremony
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jaana Kokko (Author), Jaana Kokko (Cinematographer), Jaana Kokko (Director), Jaana Kokko (Editor), Jaana Kokko (Script), Janne Virkkunen (Actor), Janina Berman (Actor), Nina Viitamäki (Actor), Annikki Yrjänäinen (Actor), Joachim Haas (Engineer), Eija Räsänen (Singer), Tuomas Klaavo (Sound), Jaana Kokko (Sound), Christer Nuutinen (Sound Recording), Seppo Salminen / YLE (Sound Recording), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Support), Finnish Art Council, Media Art (Support)
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Jaana Kokko is an artist living currently in Espoo, Finland. Kokko graduated as a Master of Arts in 2002 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture. She is interested not only in the exploration of the expressive and historical aspects of art, but also in the understanding of the political act of making and displaying it publicly. Her works have been seen extensively in international festivals and screenings, as well as in solo and group exhibitions including Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova in Turku, Finland (2014), OKK in Berlin; Pori Art Museum, Finland (2013), Moderna Museet in Stockholm (2012), The National Art Center in Tokyo (2012) and Optica – Center for Contemporary Art in Montréal (2010).