Director: Marikki Hakola  
Genre: Video Art, Experimental
Duration: 7 min.
Production Year: 1987-1988
Master Format: PRO RES HQ, PAL 4:3
Audio:  Stereo
Language: No
Distributor: Kroma Productions Ltd.

Web Sites
Piipää Remix


Cricket is a dystopia, which tells about a breakdown of the psyche in a pressure of the totalitarian information society. In the world of the video work Cricket, the human attributes and qualities of the personality vanish. Cricket is one of the three video works trilogy based on a large audiovisual Performance Piipää. The trilogy includes Telephone (1990), Cricket (1988) and Gyrus (1989). The trilogy is in the courtesy of the Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki. Cricket is also part of the Piipää Remix, a digital remastering of the video materials originally from the Piipää performance 1987.

Direction, Editing: Marikki Hakola
Music: Kaija Saariaho
Performers: Ari Tenhula, Sanna Kekäläinen, Kirsi Monni and Tiina Helisten.
Production: Marikki Hakola / Kaligari Oy 1987-1989
Digital Re-Production: Kroma Productions Ltd 2011

The Original PIIPÄÄ Credits and Web Site HERE.

Production categories

Dance Film Experimental Featured Video Art