Mia Makela aka SOLU is another confirmed guest of our festival. She is a Finnish pedagogue, curator, and artist specialized in media and so-called Live Cinema (simultaneous creation of sound and image in real time), whose work has been characterized as „dark visual delirium" and „digital version of William Blake's poetry".
She presented her art work, in which she blends minimalistic visual abstraction with dreamlike multilayered compositions, all over the world, co-operated with a number of musicians as well as theatre groups. She organizes various workshops and events and reflects the Live Cinema phenomenon also theoretically. The PAF visitors will have the opportunity to attend her lecture as well as audiovisual performance.
ŽA/ Mia Makela: Live Cinema ("live animation practice"), lecture + workshop
Lecture of Mia Makela, an artist from Finland, is focused on the so-called Live Cinema phenomenon ("live animation practice"). In the context of contemporary activities on the field of multimedia performance there will be presented examples of her work and softwares MAX/MSP/JITTER, Isadora or Modul8 will be analyzed in detail.
ŽA/ Solu: Kaamos (2008-2009), live A/V
Two women enter a forest. Audiovisual performance Kaamos of a Finnish artist Solu (Mia Makela) refers to the dark season of her native country. The story is divided into a triptych and during this performance it is being destroyed by live technological interference.