Color Logger

“Color Logger” is a project for studying our visual environment with a minimalistic color sensor tool, and ¬†later visualizing the recorded data in the form of color maps or diagrams. The color logger is a digital sensor device that reads the color value of a certain (often random) point in its environment at a certain…

Computational Photography theme at Pixelache 2011 festival

I curated a programme section about computational photography to Pixelache 2011 festival, consisting of an exhibition entitled Return of the Unexpected with four selected artists / artist groups, a seminar, a student exhibition, and a course at Aalto University. Computational photography is a new concept in digital photography, referring to the use of algorithms to…

Bloom

Bloom is a video installation about urban nature, shot in 2011-12 and currently in post production. It portrays the life of a linden tree in front of my window in one of the busiest streets in Helsinki, Finland. I followed the yearly cycle – the blooming and withering – of the tree with the aid…

Meditation Instrument

  The ‘Mediatation Instrument’ (2010) is an installation with two Tibetan singing bowls, mechanized with motors and solenoids and controlled with electronics. An instrument¬†traditionally played with hands is changed into an automatic musical instrument that could provide an ever-changing ambient soundscape for living rooms and yoga exercise.  

Lovers of Mankind

Lovers of Mankind (Finnish: Ihmiskunnan rakastajat) is a multimedia opera composed by Sami Klemola and Tim Page, and written by Ossi Koskelainen. I worked as the producer of the opera production which was performed as part of the Musica Nova Helsinki 2011 festival in February and March, 2009. A collaboration between two universities in Helsinki,…

Choreo/Cut/Graphic

Choreo/Cut/Graphic (2007) is an interactive installation in which the user can create his own personalised dance video from a set of pre-made dance video clips. The clips fit seamlessly to each other and in each instance the game-like user interface provides the possibility of several follow-up clips with different moods to choose from.¬†A collaboration with…

Umbra

Umbra was my MA thesis project, presented in April 2005 on the theatre stage of LUME center, Helsinki. It is a live dance performance – a children’s phantasy tale where live performers meet a virtual world created with the aid of digital media. It is a study of how old-time theatre illusions in the spirit…