Stories

Here you will find all of the films made as part of this project

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Heikki Halleen – Varjakkani

Heikki Halleen lives in Oulunsalo. He is retired now, but used to work for Finnair in Oulu and in Hamburg. He remembers spending time on Varjakka Island with his family when he was a small …

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AQUARIUS

!OHO-KEHO! Dance Collective spent 2 days on Varjakka Island in July 2019. I took a camera along and made a series of short video works in and around the Konttori building. AQUARIUS is set in …

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The Blue Room

!OHO-KEHO! Dance Collective spent 2 days on Varjakka Island in July 2019. I took a camera along and made a series of short video works in and around the Konttori building. The Blue Room is …

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192019

Set in the main entrance hall of Varjakan Konttori, 192019 tells the stories of imaginary workers of the past.

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PIIKA

Set in the servant’s quarters of Varjakan Konttori, PIIKA (MAID) tells the stories of imaginary workers of the past. Based on choreography by the !OHO-KEHO! performance collective, this forms part of a series of video …

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Heikki Kurtti – Village Millionaire

Born in 1885, Heikki Kurtti was an unusual chap who’s grubby appearance and enthusiasm for making as much noise as possible in the name of music made him a recognisable figure in the Finnish village …

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