Category: Studies

The mind works in mysterious ways

I’m currently working on my Master’s thesis for ViCCA/Aalto University, it deals with road movies to some extent, obviously with related reading, writing, watching and filming on the to do list… The other day, taking the usual procrastinatory detour, I checked some news headlines and learned that Malcolm Young had passed away. (Well, sir, have

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Facing the Shadow

“In the aftermath of the carnage of World War I, a number of avant-garde thinkers and artists realized that the modern experiment had taken a serious wrong turn. The arrogant belief system of scientific progress and materialism seemed to be a cover for something deeply irrational and dangerous – what Carl Jung called the “shadow”,

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Out 2 collective film installation @ Venice Biennale

Out 2 is a collective film installation and related explorative events, inspired by Jacques Rivette’s enigmatic 13-hour film Out 1: Noli Me Tangere (1971). Out 2 investigates “accessibility” to contemporaneity via historical moments. It intertwines documentary and fabricated fragments, also produced in the event, into a sculptural moving image composition. Friday, August 18, 2017 –

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Truth’s Protective Layers

This essay examines a speech given by Neil Armstrong at the Apollo 11 25th Anniversary in 1994. Certain things he said have caused a lot of speculation in the ufo conspiracy theory circles. I came across this speech while doing some research on the conspiracy theory culture. (For ViCCA, 29 April 2016) The Speech Video

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The Art of Pilfering

A brief history of sampling in music and sound art, with emphasis on the author’s personal interests and influences on his own work in the field. (For ViCCA, 10 Dec 2015) In Brief Sampling, in context of sound and music, is the act of taking a part of a previously recorded sound and reusing it

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Heavy Meta

A speech about speaking and language, written for Experimental Theory Workshop (ViCCA), 2016/03/23. Warning: This is going to be Heavy Meta. * What is my goal? What do I want to tell you? What’s the most important thing I want to share? Thinking about this, I constantly hit my head against the wall of speech.

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