Telephone

Marikki Hakola

Telephone is a dystopia about people who gradually lose a human contact between each other in a pressure of the totalitarian information society. Spoken words echo in the endless technological environment without reaching their destination. Telephone is based on the PIIPÄÄ performance (1987).

Production Year
1990
Duration
00:08:56
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Telephone
Finnish Title

Telephone

English Title

Telephone

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Marikki Hakola (Author), Veli Granö (Cinematographer), Marikki Hakola (Cinematographer), Marikki Hakola (Director), Marikki Hakola (Editor), Kaija Saariaho (Music), Jean-Baptiste Barriére (Music), Ari Tenhula (Actor), Sanna Kekäläinen (Actor), Kirsi Monni (Actor), Tiina Helisten (Actor), Jean-Baptiste Barriére (Sound), Kaija Saariaho (Sound)
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Marikki Hakola is a media artist, film director and producer. She graduated as a visual artist from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, after she began working with video and performance art in 1982. Since then, Hakola has completed numerous video and multimedia art works, installations, music and dance films as well as performances. Hakola is an internationally recognized pioneer of European media art, with her work appearing at many exhibitions, festivals and TV channels. Her pieces are found in collections throughout several international art museums. Hakola has also taught film and media art in Finnish arts universities.