Surfer

Hannu Karjalainen

A lonely surfing board emerges from the waves, only to disappear into the water again. Set in a river in southern Germany, the video exploits camera placement and editing to create an illusion of a surfing scene in the ocean.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:02:03
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Surfer
Finnish Title

Lainelautailija

English Title

Surfer

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Hannu Karjalainen (Author), Hannu Karjalainen (Director)
Press Photos
Hannu Karjalainen is an internationally acclaimed Finnish artist who lives and works in Helsinki. He graduated as MFA from the University of Industrial Arts Helsinki in 2005. His video and sound installations and films have been presented in museums, galleries and festivals since 2003 and he has held solo exhibitions participated in numerous group exhibitions and film screenings in Finland and abroad in e.g. Oslo, Zürich and Berlin. He was selected as the Young Artist of the Year in 2009.