(Sound start at 1min49s, and stop at 10min41s)
(You can also go to see the video of excerpt view in situ of the live presentation of MUTE:
Title in Finnish:
MYKKÄ (Hetki jään sisällä)
Title in English:
MUTE (A moment inside ice)
Project by Laura Murtomaa (FI) and Eric Mutel (FR/FI)
Video & sound. 2010
Photographs are printed on liquid emulsion, frozen into ice blocks. They get destroyed by melting process. In result, time lapse video of the process are created, and edited for a dialogue in a triptych screen.
MUTE has been first presented at Cartes Flux Festival 2010, in Octobre 2010, in Espoo, Finland, as a
performance (original as large HD 1 screen video projection, sound system and sub bass, noise breaker, ice, light), which combines Mutel’s ice videos with Murtomaa’s music.
The work enables the audience to spend a moment inside ice. The audience is asked to wear noise breaker. (the work can be shown as a video single projection on screen, but better as a data HD video).
This works is also based on and is a variation from video installation “In Cryo Video” (3D relief- 3 screen -2006)
Video & sound. 2010.
Variation display from original live performance.
Version theatre or video preview, Large HD video.
projection, 1 video projector Or 1 HD screen.
Format: PAL (will be available NTSC as well)
Ratio: HD , 16/9 letterbox ( 1:2,25)
Data video: HD (1440 x 640)
(can be available for 2K at least)
Sound: 2 channels, L/R
Sound start at 1min49s and stop at 10min41s.
Performative version, adding the following:
Sound: PA with 4 loudspeakers + sub bass, (4 corner in dark room. Very loud sound system)
Video projection HD
Noise breaker headset for audience.
-Direction/Concept: Laura Murtomaa & Eric Mutel
-Video: Eric Mutel
-Video, Live perf edit & mix: Eric Mutel
-Music: "Viesti" (a message)
-Music Perf: Hukka
-Music comp & Arr: Laura Murtomaa
-Music Arr & Mix: Tuomas Norvio
-Taiteen Keskustoimikunta (Arts council of Finland)
-Festival Cartes Flux 2010, CARTES, Espoo.
Video will be shown at / in:
-Videoholica International Video Art Festival 2012, Varna, Bulgaria.
Video has been shown at/in:
-Eric Mutel's Exhibition, French Institute, 14th June - 14th July 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania.
-Digital Stage Short Screening Competition, program "The way forward", by The Cutting Room.
23 May - 8 July 2012, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, UK.
- Athens Video Art Festival 2012, Athens, Greece.
- Aave Festival, Helsinki, Finland.
Exhibition of Video Works at Gallery XL art space. 2012.
- Short Film Festival Kinos 12, 30.3.-1.4.2012, Lahti, Finland.
- Traverse Video Festival 2012, March 2012, centre culturel Bellegarde, Toulouse, France.
-Underground Ark events 2011, at 45 special, Oulu, Finland.
-9th International animated Film Festival Tindirindis 2011, Vilnius, Lithuania.
-Animatricks animation film festival 2011, Andorra, Helsinki, Finland.
-Waterpieces video Festival 2011, NOASS, Riga, Latvia.
-Eric Mutel Exhibition, Käytävä gallery & Stoa Gallery, Helsinki, Finland. 2011.
-Festival Cartes Flux 2010, Cartes, Espoo, Finland.
copyright © Eric Mutel / Laura Murtomaa 2010