Tuomo Rainio

The performance Exposures consists of image projections, sound and “playing” a self-made instrument, which directs both the sound and image in real-time. On the other hand the show has been influenced by the precinematic magic lantern -shows and on the other hand it looks like a photographer working in a dark room. There is no script or exact choreography – only the situation and it´s conditions: instrument, material and image. “I am interested in an image which is not a representation or a record but a presentation, momentary and constantly changing. (…) The work focuses on digital imaging and the concept of an image in the state of becoming a picture. Digital image itself is like a presentation or a play, whose stage is a screen. The images appear and disappear on the screen one after another. One figure leads to the next image, until it is covered by the third one emerging.” (T.R.)

 

LIVE CINEMA: TUOMO RAINIO – EXPOSURES
SAT 13.4.2013, Malmisali, 16:00

Visual artist Tuomo Rainio is working mainly with digital photography and video and combining conceptual and technical approaches in the new forms of expression. Rainio has a Master’s degree in arts from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture from 2011. He has had solo exhibitions in Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Japan. His works have also been frequently shown in international group exhibitions since 2005. In 2008, Rainio received an award at the international European Month of Photography exhibition.

 

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