Two rooms and a kitchen

Saloranta Elina

The video is about a space made up of two rooms and a kitchen, and about a child who explores the space. At the start, the child is a newborn baby, and at the end, almost three years old. His growing makes the passage of time visible.

Production Year
2010
Duration
00:14:30
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Kaksi huonetta ja keittiö
Finnish Title
Kaksi huonetta ja keittiö
English Title
Two rooms and a kitchen
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Elina Saloranta (Author), Elina Saloranta (Director), Jorma Hinkka (Graphics), Elias Siren (Performer), Tatu Virtamo (Sound Design)
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Elina Saloranta

Born: 1968

Elina Saloranta is a Helsinki-based artist, who works mainly with the moving image. In her doctoral thesis Genre pictures and experiments in writing, she explored the interaction between image, word and sound, and in her postdoc research she engages in correspondence with the past. Saloranta is also known for her photographic work Nun, which was shown in the ARS 2011 exhibition in Kiasma. She studied film at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 2001), and her video pieces have been shown in festivals like Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, Love & Anarchy (Helsinki International Film Festival) and Oberhausen Film Festival (2006).