Evolutions

Jani Ruscica

Evolutions explores young people's world views, structures of film-making, and the fine line between fact and fiction. Scientific, religious and mythical imagery all have their place in the alternative explanations of the origins of the universe.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:17:20
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Evoluutioita
Finnish Title
Evoluutioita
English Title
Evolutions
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jani Ruscica (Author), Jani Ruscica (Director), Jani Ruscica (Editor), Tiina Aarniala (Editor), Anu Keränen (Camera), Sari Volanen / YLE (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Elina Kivihalme / Finnish Film Foundation (Funder), Juhana Hirvonen (Set Designer), Anne Tolkkinen (Sound Design), Anne Tolkkinen (Sound Recording)
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Jani Ruscica is an artist working with video, photography, sculpture and other media. Ruscica is based in Helsinki and was educated at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London and at the Academy of Fine Art in Helsinki. Ruscica's self reflexive works explore the intersection between cinema, video art, theatre and performance. Ruscica has worked with scientists, theatre makers and street performers. Recent exhibitions include Casino Luxembourg, 5th Momentum Biennial in Moss, Norway (2009) and Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm (2009), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki (2009), as well as screenings in institutions such as Centre Pompidou in Paris, TATE Modern in London and MoMA in New York.