Coriolis (installation)

Milja Viita

‘Coriolis’ is a poetic documentary about identical twins, Marthe and Martine, who are separated by the world. A caregiver of the elderly, Martine lives currently in Helsinki, while Marthe, who works as a dressmaker, still lives in their home country, Togo. The two sisters come from a region where the great forces of the climate, planetary winds, arise from.

Production Year
2013
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Coriolis (installation)
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Milja Viita (Author), Milja Viita (Cinematographer), Kaija Saariaho (Composer), Milja Viita (Editor), Milja Viita (Script), Loa Linnea Salo (Actor), Martine Hakli (Actor), Marthe Napo (Actor), Marie-Reine Acapo (Actor), Akwa Charlotte Houessoue (Actor), Milja Viita (Audio), Veli Granö (Audio), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder)
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Milja Viita's (b.1974) installations and films consist of experimental and documentary elements. Her works have been exhibited in e.g. Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Mänttä Art Festival and in film and media art festivals internationally. Milja Viita lives and works in Porvoo, Finland. She graduated with MFA degree in Time and Space Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2005.