Today We Live is an anonymous group portrait, shot in a rock club. Slow motion footage underlines the dancing audience's fleeing motions and facial expressions. Erik Satie's orchestral music makes a counterpoint to the dancers' aggressive movements.
Today We Live
Hannaleena Heiska (Author), Anu Keränen (Cinematographer), Hannaleena Heiska (Director), Oskar Franzén (Editor), Hannaleena Heiska (Editor), Hannaleena Heiska (Script), Camilla Vuorenmaa (Assistant), Mika Ailasmäki (Camera Assistant), Erik Satie (Composer), Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo (Funder), Finnish Cultural Foundation (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Funder), Espace Louis Vuitton (Funder), Torsti Hyvönen (Grip), Kasper Hämäläinen (Lighting), Kasper Hyvärinen (Lighting), Hannaleena Heiska (Sound), Oskar Franzén (Sound), Jaakko Hyvärinen (Sound), Roy Boswell (Sound Mixer)
Hannaleena Heiska is an artist working with the film, painting and installation. She is interested in emotions, music and visual poetry of moving image. Recently her works has been shown in Helsinki Contemporary, Finland, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan, CAC - Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland and 5th Momentum Biennial, Moss, Norway. Hannaleena Heiska is based in Helsinki and has studied at The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts.