Kaamos is a finnish term for the darkest period of the year in the north, when the light turns into shades of grey and sun is a rare visitor. Two women travel to a spring in the middle of the forest. This spring is known for its magical healing powers, that can cure from blindness. On their return it becomes obvious that the way back home is not what it used to be ...
Mia Makela (SOLU) is finnish media+live cinema artist, teacher, investigator, curator and cultural activist residing in Barcelona. Her work has been described as "A dark delirium of images, a disintegrated vision on a complex world - a digital version of William Blake's poetry". Her style ranges from minimal abstractions to multilayered compositions following a dreamlike narrative journey. She processes her visual material with MAX/MSP/JITTER, Isadora and Modul8. She has given lectures and written articles on various themes including live cinema, VJng, robots, audiovisual and digital culture and tactical sound. In 2006 she published her thesis on LIVE CINEMA language and elements, (Media laboratory, Helsinki) which gathers her experience on real-time visuals. The following year she edited widely distributed special issue on LIVE CINEMA for a:minima magazine/ book. Her latest workshop titled ”Audiovisual Real- time Creation” took place in Spain, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Finland and Mexico.
Miguel Marin aka Arbol 1974.Music composer Marin has written music for Theatre , Films (Bigas Luna,Jack Davies,Jean Nouvel,Leo Obstbaum) and Dance ( Erre que Erre,Decalague ). Marin aka Arbol has performed live at Sónar festival in Barcelona 2003,2005,2006,2007 (frankfurt) ,2008. Marin has released over a dozen of albums with previous band Sr.Chinarro and Piano Magic.Arbol has released three albums under Lejosdiscos , his last album " You Travelled my Heart Inside out " has been acclaimed in Spain as the 4th best album of the year 2007 for the music magazine GOmag. His music combined touches of electronica and contemporary compositions.