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  • OPEN PRISON

    Video, 2013 || Single Channel HD, 3:16 min loop

    The work was done during a residency in Suomenlinna, the fortress on Helsinki’s islands. The video brings together the different layers of the history and the present into one panoramic view. The viewer eye travel through images of the past military base, the harsh civil war mixed with today tourism attraction and open prison with prisoners working to rebuild the site, all in the same place. The work is a collage of frozen moments from different points in the near and far past.