On Disappearance

Lauri Astala

This interactive and immersive video installation places the spectator on a stage, as a central character in the movie. On the screen, the spectator is drawn into another time and space, where they encounter another person – as if they were sharing the same space and reality.

Production Year
2012
Duration
00:06:06
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Katoamisesta
Finnish Title

Katoamisesta

English Title

On Disappearance

Production Countries
France,Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Lauri Astala (Author), Lauri Astala (Cinematographer), Lauri Astala (Editor), Lauri Astala (Script), Lauri Astala (Actor), Lauri Astala (Sound)
Press Photos
Lauri Astala lives in Helsinki, Finland and Avalon, France. He graduated from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1989 and Chicago Art Institute in 2001. Astala is one of of the most distinguished media artists in Finland. He makes sculptures, videos and installations, that concentrate on our concepts and experiences of space and the ways in which cultural structures shapes them. His works have been presented at numerous solo and group exhibitions since 1989, including Eyebeam in New York (2013), Helsinki Art Museum (2010) KUMU art museum in Tallinn (2008) and Institut finlandais in Paris (2008). In 2007, Astala was awarded with the Finnish State Prize for Visual Arts.