February 12th, 2021
'The Flow of Time' is about the Porvoonjoki River and the people who have lived along the river in different eras. The work is an audiovisual poem, a collage in where the historical milieu of Porvoo city, the everyday life of the past, merges with the landscape and images of today’s river valley.
June 25th, 2012
CONTINUUM is a dance video on a theme of war, power and violence. CONTINUUM is a dance video on a theme of war, power and violence. In the world of Continuum people live and die in circumstances, where civilization is only a gauze misting the sight in the reality of violence. In a continuous process – continuum – violence spreads out from individual acts into structural forms of violence in society and reflects back again in individual human destinations. CONTINUUM is a description of a crisis, where everybody is a victim.
June 16th, 2012
The video work "Deadine" by Turppi Group presents the renewing powers of nature as the antithesis of the ideology of endless growth symbolized by urban environment. The black line of the work - deadline - is not in the end drawn between life and death, but between two opposite worldviews.
June 16th, 2021
“I am a woman who flies. I am a woman who swims, because I can swim in the infinite.”
Mirages is a survival story told by a strong female voice. The music and dance film deals with questions around identity, empowerment and community belonging. The film combines performing arts and virtual scenography into an interdisciplinary experience. Mirages is directed by Marikki Hakola. Music is by Kaija Saariaho.
April 20th, 2012
MOLOCH is an interactive installation and a web art piece. The starting point of the work is a wall painting made by Mikael Toppelius in 1779 at the church of Haukipudas, The Last Judgment. This multimedia work invites the viewer to interpret the wild and rich pictorial narrative of the wall painting in a new manner. Interactive animation, music and auditive sound space transform delicately the content, levels of meaning and interpretation of this Baroque composition, raising ultimate questions about time, existence and human suffering.
January 30th, 2012
The theme of TransVersum is expressions of identity and sexuality. The story is is a growth process, a portrait of a persona in the post-industrial era, on a survival camp of the techno society. Directed by Marikki Hakola. Choreography by Ismo-Pekka Heikinheimo.
January 25th, 2012
TRIAD is an art work to be seen on the Internet. It looks at the semiotic connections between dance, cinema and hypermedia from viewpoints of three different cultures.