FORTHCOMING

Jani Ruscica

B. 1978; Savonlinna, Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki

Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki; 2007
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London; 2002

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; 2010
Camden Arts Centre, London; 2009
Location 1, New York; 2007
De Ateliers, Amsterdam; 2006
NIFCA, Leirvik, Faroe Islands; 2003

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Supplement texts:
 
File Note, Malin Ståhl
On Pulling the Viewer, Maxine Kopsa
About the Creation of Worlds by Kari Yli-Annala
Visual and Narrational Encounters, Eija Aarnio 
Bastiaan Tichler 
Contrapuntal – Tales of Community, Paula Toppila
The Uncertain Present, Luigi Fassi
 

Selected works:

 
10 Minute Display of Unparalleled Grandeur
2013
HD video, stereo sound
10:00
 
 
 
installation (fog) Helsinki
Foghorn
2013
3D animation (animation by Gabriel de la Cruz)
stereo sound, scaffolding, flat screen
10:00 loop
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
 
 
 
Screen Test (for a living sculpture)
2012
(in collaboration with Sini Pelkki)
 
 
 
Anyplacewhatever 1
2011
C-print mounted on aluminum
100 x 80 cm/framed
The photographic series, Anyplacewhatever
is a companion piece to the film, Scene shifts (2012)
 
 
 
Travelogue
2010
B/W 16mm film transferred to HD, stereo sound, single channel projection
and framed screenprint
8:00 loop
Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
photo © Davey Moore TBG&S
 
 
 
Travelogue
2010
Screenprint
79 x 109 cm/framed
 
 
 
Scenography (after the Futurists)
2010
Quilted green chroma key curtain, two c-stands
261 x 191 cm
Futurist Enrico Prampolini’s stage set design (1923)
realised as a two-dimensional chroma key curtain.
 
 
 
Beginning an Ending
2009
16mm film transferred to digital beta and HD, stereo sound
16:00 loop
 
 
 
Beginning an Ending (film still)
2009 
 
 
 
Evolutions
2008
S16mm film transferred to digital beta and HD, stereo sound
18:20 loop
 
 
 
Microcosms (Johannes)
2008
C-print mounted on dipond aluminum
40 x 40 cm/framed
The photographic series, Microcosms
is a companion piece to the film, Evolutions (2008)
 
 
 
Batbox / Beatbox
2007
Double channel projection (or single channel projection/flat screen),
5.1 surround sound
16:00 loop
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
photo © Pirje Mykkänen, Central Art Archives, Finland
 
 
 
Batbox / Beatbox
2007
Double channel projection (or single channel projection/flat screen),
5.1 surround sound
16:00 loop
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
photo © Pirje Mykkänen, Central Art Archives, Finland
 
 
 
Variations on a theme (duet for greater horseshoe bat and beatboxer)
2007
Printed sheet music, music stand, two seats, performed
 
 
 
Contrapuntal (Kiwano theme)
2005
DVcam transferred to digital beta, stereo sound
6:00
 
 
 
Contrapuntal (Fluctuation theme)
2005
DVcam transferred to digital beta, stereo sound
6:00
 
 
 
Contrapuntal (Sawdust theme)
2005
DVcam transferred to digital beta, stereo sound
6:00