Talk About Society

TALK ABOUT SOCIETYVIDEO INSTALLATION, 2018 / FILM, 2019 Talk About Society is a video work combining video images and photography-based animation. The underlying theme in the work are the various ways we discuss and talk about the society, or the state. Authoritarity, nostalgy, hubris, pessimism and grassroots democracy are symbolically represented and intertwined in the film. [...]

Treasure

AARRE (TREASURE)VIDEO INSTALLATION, 2016 Aarre ("Treasure") was a collaborative public video work by Nuutti Koskinen and Minna Långström. It was commishioned by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (TAIKE) for the Silmänjuhla media arts event in Salo, Finland. The film was projected using four projectors on a monumental glass window above the main entrance to the [...]

Seeing Black Cows

SEEING BLACK COWSANIMATION, 2014 Seeing Black Cows is an animated short film. The name is derived from a metaphor "the night in which all cows are black", coined by Hegel to criticize the philosophy of romanticism. As a metaphor the black cows represent something in the threshold of our perception: a kind of indefinable, inseparable [...]

Sleeping Saturn

Sleeping SaturnAnimation, 2012 The Sleeping Saturn is a panoramic scenery dominated by a statue-like figure sleeping amidts the landscape. The work slowly evolves as the statue is being built, the city growing around it, while at the same time it is deteriorating, being consumed by the forces of nature. This process repeats itself in an [...]

Devils without a Job

Devils without a JobVIDEO INSTALLATION, 2012 Devils Without a Job is an installation consisting of multiple animated images projected around the space. A number of devil-like characters, their appearance inspired by medieval frescos and paintings, appear living in the space. However, unlike their historical counterparts, these devils appear not menacing but rather bored and apathetic. [...]

Move any Mountain

Move any MountainVIDEO INSTALLATION, 2011 Move Any Mountain is a multi-screen video installation. Three videos are projected on the walls, while the floor of the space is laden with rocks and gravel. Opposite each other stand two enormous heads, seemingly made of gray stone, vomitting gravel and dust in turns. This cycle continues infinitely while [...]