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BREAKING THROUGH
{Durchbrechen}
2014

Five channel Video Installation
Audio Installation
5’50’’ in loop

Breaking Through {Durchbrechen} is a visual diary on board of the Finnish icebreaker Kontio. Several shots from a twenty one-day journey through the gulf of Bothnia are combined with the text, The Transparency of Ice, which reflects on how to break ice between people. A deep frequency and steady vibration fills the space, strengthening the impression of sea voyage by simulating the powerful engines, which are the most important element in breaking the ice.

Photography Riitta Korpa
Text Sevanne Kassarjan
Sound Tuukka Haapakorpi
Photo documentation Damian Pertoll

Es Gallery, Merano, Italy