Several miniature plastic toy soldiers are melted and mesmerically transformed through various states of collapse accompanied by a seductive techno sound that parodies the effect of music used in war films and in TV news bulletins.
Oliver Whitehead (Author), Oliver Whitehead (Director), Mikko Maasalo (Music), Mikko Maasalo (Sound)
Oliver Whitehead is a media artist from England who has lived and worked in Helsinki, Finland since 1971. He worked as director of the Media Department in the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki from 1991–97. Whitehead is a versatile and multidisciplinary artist. He moves comfortably within painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, film and video, often applying a combination of the techniques. More recently he has worked with live experimental video projections and also in cooperation with musicians He has exhibited in Finland and abroad.