Total Atmospheric Mean

Maija Timonen

The video essay recounts a dream, which in turn tells of a dreamlike reality created by layers of mediation. A mobile phone camera acts as an interpreter of this world of endless screens. The result is an awkward encounter between cinematic narration and a form of existential self-publishing.

Production Year
2010
Duration
00:19:13
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Total Atmospheric Mean
Finnish Title
Total Atmospheric Mean
English Title
Total Atmospheric Mean
Production Countries
United Kingdom
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Maija Timonen (Author), Maija Timonen (Director), Maija Timonen (Editor), Ben Seymour (Script), Maija Timonen (Script), Maija Timonen (Camera)
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Maija Timonen is a writer and filmmaker based in London, producing analytic fiction. Her films have been screened in various international contexts and her writing has appeared in Chicago Review, Social Text Online, Afterall, Texte zur Kunst, May and Mute. Her debut book of fiction The Measure of Reality was published in 2015 by Book Works, London. She has worked as an acting professor of both artistic research and moving image at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland.