Mimetic Desire

participative video and light installation

Mimetic Desire, with Martti Kaartinen, Video- and Light Installation, Poriginal Gallery, Pori (FI), Foto: Jari Sorjonen

Mimetic Desire is a video artwork, which is presented in a walk-in installation. The video work is designed to be viewed on a smartphone, which is handed out to the handed out to the visitors together with headphones. Visitors are led into a walk-through light installation which is conceived as part of the whole. The viewers become an active participant of the installation work.

Direction, script, editing, sound design and production: Martti Kaartinen (FI)
Light and space installation: Lena Gätjens (DE)
Composer: Rasmus Hedlund (FI)
Sound design and mixing: Pietu Korhonen (FI)
Voice acting: Joy Dietrich (US)
Voice acting: Nicolas Atas (BE)
Producer: Niklas Kullström, Hillstream Pictures (FI)

Taike Satakunta – Arts Promotion Center Finland
Gefördert durch die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Programm NEUSTART KULTUR Modul D – Digitale Vermittlungsformate
Alfred Kordelin Foundation
Svenska Kulturfonden i Björneborg

premiered 11/’21 at Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland

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