Minispectacles: Touché, Douche, Souche

Maarit Suomi-Väänänen

2010, 10:03 minutes, colour, Finnish with English Subtitles

TAPECODE 1011.04

Minispectacles are one-minute works, cinematic haikus. Minispectacles depict big emotions briefly. The feelings are familiar – there is something pitiful about them, something amusing, horrifying and strange, too. The Minispectacle parts are Touché, Douche, Souche. To be continued.

In the Minispectacles the landscape is at one with the emotion both conceptually and contextually. The name of the multi-layered work stitches together the inner feeling and nature, the landscape, the animal, the human being. The action seems simple, but the work can be interpreted in many ways.

Minispectacles can be screened separately too, as singles.

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