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Haiharan taidekeskus opens the summer with an exhibition by fine artists Tomas Regan and Sami Sänpäkkilä. The exhibition consisting of ten new works is open from 10th to 29th May 2014. Haiharan Kartano is open tue-sun 12-18. The works are collaborative works combining video and drawing.
 

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Psychedelic Alphabet for the Newborn

Psychedelic Alphabet for the Newborn is a video I made as a present for my dear friends newborn baby. Life is full of beauty, violence, comfort, danger and lipstick. Even for the newborn.
 

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Starwall

Starwall is a site-specific installation. A black wall is built in front of a window. Using the locations longitude, latitude and compass direction I determine what starry sky would be visible though that window at a certain time.

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The Big Crunch

The Big Crunch is a video installation that communicates the presence of humans on earth and human intelligences take on the apocalypse. It is an examination on how humans react to the end of the world and how we read signs and symbols found in nature to try to demystify our existence.

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The Big Chill

The Big Chill is an audio installation recorded to accompany the video installation The Big Crunch.
 

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21st Century Portrait

21st Century Portrait is a triptych that consists of three portraits filmed at an extreme close-up with a high-definition videocamera. Each of the three portrait consists of well over 1500 still frames played back in less then a minute. Every millimeter of the body is displayed 25 frames per second.

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Aurinkokellari – The Suncellar

The Suncellar is an installation and is projected on five separate screens that require three rooms. All screens require stereo sound. “The extensive work Aurinkokellari (2006) features a prophetic sequence of events. In the film, an eccentric character in control of human life “removes” three people. The impression, akin to death, is frightening in its severity.

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Surrealistin kaksi vasenta kättä

Surrealistin kaksi vasenta kättä. Videoinstallaatio.

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91: 11-12

Kuvausformaatti: 16mm
Masterformaatti: miniDV, DVD
Ääniraita: Stereo
Kuvasuhde: 4:3
Kesto: 8:42
Valmistusvuosi: 2004
Ohjaus, kamera, editointi: Sami Sänpäkkilä
Musiikki: Es / Sami Sänpäkkilä
Tanssijat: Tanya Hauck, Coral Sproule, Liz, Jay Melnychuk, Shary Boyle

 

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Kubistisia vittu saatana

16mm
4 min 45 sec
2003
Video installation
Directed by, camera and editing: Sami Sänpäkkilä
Music: Es / Sami Sänpäkkilä
Crew: Tomas Regan, Jonni Kullas
Actor: Katja Koponen

Tuhoaminen tuntuu yhtä hyvältä ja vapauttavalta kuin teini-iässä.

 

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Kubistisia kukkia liikkeessä


Super 8 filmille kuvattu tanssi joka on editoitu kukkasiksi. Kädet aloittavat Mozartin tahdissa kunnes toiseen osaan liittyvät jalat ja vihdoin kolmanteen koko vartalo. Mustassa universumissa tanssiva tyttö rikkoo nykytanssin sääntöjä ja luo omansa. Koreografiat on luoto ensin ihmisen keholle ja editointivaiheessa filmille.
 

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