Tiiu Helinä (2013)

18.11.2015

Tiiu Helinä(2014)Collage, mixed media An illustration for an article about the Finnish musician Tiiu Helinä. Published in Qvadrivium Zine # 6 (2014). Collage work made with vintage magazines, blueberry twigs and ribbon.

Outside In (2014)

18.11.2015

  Outside In(2014)Stop motion animation, together with Merituuli Laatu (03:10)  Outside In is a collection of intimate spaces and moments where the outside world has broken the shell of the inside. Using the technique of Camera Obscura, the animation captures six people in their everyday presence. With the environment pouring inside the private rooms, the … Continue reading Outside In (2014)

Tonight Sleeps Lion (2013)

18.11.2015

Tonight Sleeps Lion(2013)Video (01:46) I can’t sing, dance or play the harmonica but when it’s dark enough, I tiptoe straight to the spotlight. In Tonight Sleeps Lion, shy and awkward moves are cut into a dancelike, joyful motion.

The Mighty Jungle (2013)

18.11.2015

The Mighty Jungle(2013)Video (01:08) I walk across the screen, coming from nowhere in sight, going to nowhere to be seen. For no apparent reason I have chosen to walk in the rugged rushes instead of the bare ground.

Traces (2012)

18.11.2015

  Traces (2012)Video (10:00) Traces is part of a window installation for the 90 year festivities of the Finnish town Pirkkala. In the video stencil-like shapes are animated over archive photography from the town history. Various professions, landscapes and moments of regional history form a tender portrait of a town.

Tourist Information (2013)

18.11.2015

  Tourist Information(2013)Series of 8 photographs Tourist Information is a series of photographs molded by time and coincidence. Forgotten what I have filmed, I scan dusty negative photographs of journeys, trying to get out shapes and forms under the scratches. In these images memories form again into something freely associative, almost like abstract paintings.

The Great Wall (21 196,18 km) (2014)

18.11.2015

  The Great Wall (21 196,18 km)(2014)Video (01:46) I wander around in the slide projections of The Great Wall of China with a repeating sound of marching steps following me. Inside white walls it is hard to tell if someone is a tourist or a prisoner.

Napoleon (2013)

18.11.2015

Napoleon(2013)Video (03:30) Playing with ghosts and fumbling the strange, ostentatious role I’ve cast myself in, I spend a night in the slide projections of the Palace of Fontainebleau, once Napoleon’s home.