Chasing Waterfalls

Sara Pathirane

Chasing Waterfall is a series of stolen poses. In the video people take selfies or pose in tourist destinations: by the waterfall, on the ocean shore or on the cliff of a mountain. A story goes that there is a treasure hidden in the cave behind a waterfall. Is there a treasure behind an image too? Can we reach something we could not reach otherwise by making images?

Installation version also available.

 

Production Year
2016
Duration
00:04:08
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Chasing Waterfalls
English Title

Chasing Waterfalls

Production Countries
Finland,Indonesia,Sri Lanka
Dialogue
No
Sound
No
Cast
Sara Pathirane (Author), Sara Pathirane (Director), Sara Pathirane (Editor), Sara Pathirane (Script)
Press Photos

Sara Pathirane

Born: 1985

Sara Pathirane’s work deals with the tradition of landscape painting and the problematics of taking a picture. As shooting locations for her videos she uses nature areas known from movies and paintings, shifting between the everyday and the fiction. She works with video, painting and live-installations. Pathirane lives and works in Helsinki. She has studied in the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts and Accademia Albertina in Torino. Her works have been shown for example at Taiga-Space, Saint-Petersburg (2016), Colombo Art Biennale (2016) and Kiasma (2010, 2013).