Scene Shifts, in six movements

Jani Ruscica

Words shape our impressions and form our history. Scene Shifts, in six movements is a journey through historical layers of various locations on several continents unfolds. However, it is primarily an intellectual journey. The locations, images, texts and music bear references to a long history of cross-cultural misinterpretations.

Production Year
2012
Duration
00:15:57
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Scene Shifts, in six movements
Finnish Title
Scene Shifts, in six movements
English Title
Scene Shifts, in six movements
Production Countries
Finland,Germany,Denmark
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jani Ruscica (Author), Francois Couperin (Composer), Jani Ruscica (Director), Tiina Aarniala (Editor), Anu Keränen (Camera), Elina Kivihalme / Suomen elokuvasäätiö (Funder), Timo Korhonen / AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Heidi Tikka / AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Sari Volanen / YLE (Funder), Pape Sarr (Sound), Maryam Hamadon (Sound), Anne Tolkkinen (Sound), Jorma Hellström (Sound), Denise Akar (Sound)
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Jani Ruscica is an artist working with video, photography, sculpture and other media. Ruscica is based in Helsinki and was educated at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London and at the Academy of Fine Art in Helsinki. Ruscica's self reflexive works explore the intersection between cinema, video art, theatre and performance. Ruscica has worked with scientists, theatre makers and street performers. Recent exhibitions include Casino Luxembourg, 5th Momentum Biennial in Moss, Norway (2009) and Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm (2009), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki (2009), as well as screenings in institutions such as Centre Pompidou in Paris, TATE Modern in London and MoMA in New York.