Folding

Jarkko Räsänen

A video shot on worn-out video tape shows an old lady folding a sheet with mathematical precision. There is a traditional, almost ritualistic, way of folding sheets for two persons. During the years of her life without her husband, she has developed an adaptation of this custom for one person only.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:06:29
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Folding
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
No
Cast
Jarkko Räsänen (Author), Jarkko Räsänen (Cinematographer), Jarkko Räsänen (Director), Jarkko Räsänen (Editor), Jarkko Räsänen (Producer), Jarkko Räsänen (Script), Jarkko Räsänen (Sound Design)
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Jarkko Räsänen (b. 1984) is multimedia artist focusing on photography, moving image and sound art. He has made video art since 2005, starting with documentations of performative actions. More recently, he has moved towards computer based and algorithmic visual works, including live vj performances with self-made softwares. He is a member of moving image cooperative FixC. Räsänen’s moving image works have been presented in various gallery exhibitions mostly in Finland and Germany, as well as at International Telext Festival goes Ars Electronica, Anthology Archives New York, Papay Gyro Festival Hong Kong & Orkney and Fundacio Joan Miro, Mallorca.