Cricket

Marikki Hakola

Cricket shows how the totalitary mass culture standardizes the individual features of a human being. The theme is treated by connecting the figures to the artificial context, by puritan, frontal camera angles and by speed transitions.

Production Year
1988
Duration
00:07:06
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Cricket
English Title
Cricket
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Marikki Hakola (Author), Marikki Hakola (Director), Brölle Suominen (Editor), Kaligari oy (Producer), Veli Granö (Camera), Marikki Hakola (Camera), Tiina Hellsten (Choreographer), Marikki Hakola (Lighting), Taina Relander (Location Manager), Risto Heikinheimo (Make-Up)
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Marikki Hakola is a media artist, film director and producer. She graduated as a visual artist from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, after she began working with video and performance art in 1982. Since then, Hakola has completed numerous video and multimedia art works, installations, music and dance films as well as performances. Hakola is an internationally recognized pioneer of European media art, with her work appearing at many exhibitions, festivals and TV channels. Her pieces are found in collections throughout several international art museums. Hakola has also taught film and media art in Finnish arts universities.