Station polaire

Tuomo Kangasmaa

The name, “Station Polaire”, refers to a well-known 1960s thriller that the artist read as a child. The heroes of the book are fighting against almost impossible probabilities in the Arctic North during the Cold War. Nature has an important role in the story.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:01:47
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Station polaire
Finnish Title
Station polaire
English Title
Station polaire
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Tuomo Kangasmaa (Author), Tuomo Kangasmaa (Director), Timo Sipilä (Sound)
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Tuomo Kangasmaa lives and works in Oulu Finland. He graduated from the Lahti Institute of Design and Fine Arts 2012 and the Netherlands Hoogeschool voor de Kunsten in 1992. In recent years he has made video works and installations that focus on traditional cinematic expression combining performance and documentary material. Kangasmaa has participated in exhibitions and festivals in Finland and abroad: e.g. Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (2015), Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema, Brazil (2015), Baltic Biennale, St. Petersburg, Russia (2012), European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, Germany (2007) and Exis Seoul, South Korea (2006).