All the Policemen

Sami van Ingen

All the policemen is a conceptual 'one idea film', which comments on Ronald Reagan's visit to Helsinki in 1987. Made by perforating star shaped holes into black 35 mm leader, this work explores multitude, quantity and duration.

Production Year
1987
Duration
00:09:16
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Kaikki Suomemme poliisit
Finnish Title

Kaikki Suomemme poliisit

English Title
All the Policemen
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
No
Cast
Sami van Ingen (Author), Sami van Ingen (Director)
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Sami van Ingen

Born: 1964

Sami van Ingen is a veteran in alternative Finnish film, who has worked as an artist, lecturer and curator since the late 1980s. He lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Van Ingen finished his doctoral studies in the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2012. He often uses random or found materials in his works. His works have been seen in many national and international exhibitions and festivals over the years, including Tbilisi Triennial (2012), Kunsthalle Helsinki (2005) and Sara Hildén Art Museum in Tampere, Finland (2002).