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REFLEKTOR ESPOO IS A NEW TYPE OF LIGHT ART EVENT IN SEARCH OF EMOTINAL TRUTHS, QUIET CONTEMPLATIONS AND DARING EXPRESSIONS.

Set in an old industrial area of Kera, REFLEKTOR ESPOO challenges the public to venture into the darkness to explore the transition of mundane everyday space turned into dreamy experiences.

Indulge yourself in the solitude of the old logistic center transformed into an open light art gallery where installation are exhibited along the massive industrial halls both indoor and outdoors. The festival presents light and video art by artists from Japan, Italy, France and Finland.

REFLEKTOR ESPOO takes place 7. – 10.10.2021 and the light installations will be on from 18:00 to 23:00.

The festival is free of charge and open to everyone!

ART

GHOST PROJECT – ON THE BALL

Artist collective Ghost Project alter Kera’s old oil tank to a unique light art piece. Made with powerful LED light fixtures the artwork textures and graphics comes alive crackling forming a spectacle light animation on the surface of this massive metallic sphere. ‘ON THE BALL’ explores form and motion through the means of light and … Continue reading “GHOST PROJECT – ON THE BALL”

MERLE KARP – HEHKU II

Two big screens glow with images of forests, contrasting the man-made environment around them. The candy-coloured scenes function as an object of desire and a warning of future disasters. Hehku II reflects on humanity’s relationship with nature. How does our environment affect us and how do we affect our environment? To what extent is our … Continue reading “MERLE KARP – HEHKU II”

XYZ – LOADING RAY

In hands of XYZ Dezigns ordinary loading bay turns to canvas of laser rays. Installation creates space that has no beginning nor end. In this timeless loop of light there is no place for future or past. Tension of installation keeps growing second by second. Is it time to load or unload?

MILLA MARTIKAINEN – A LETTER

“Hi! I’ve been thinking about this today: What will be left behind of our lives? There are changes happening in this place. It is never the same as before. Can you see it too?” A letter is a fragment from another world, where time and scale are different, and things strange to us are normal. … Continue reading “MILLA MARTIKAINEN – A LETTER”

fuse* – MULTIVERSE 5.1

Multiverse 5.1 is the five screen adaptation of Multiverse, an audiovisual installation that explores the evolution of infinite possible universes through the use of generative graphics and sounds that exploit the theorization of the existence of the so-called “multiverse”: a system composed of an infinite number of universes that coexist parallel outside our space-time. The … Continue reading “fuse* – MULTIVERSE 5.1”

Heather Lander & ALEX SMOKE – PRIMORDIAL WATERS

Noting how advances in science and technology seem to be turning our attention ever further away from the natural world, visual artist Heather Lander and musician and composer Alex Smoke seek to remind audiences of our most fundamental history: our common origins in water. Beginning from an elevated perspective, Primordial Waters gradually draws audiences closer … Continue reading “Heather Lander & ALEX SMOKE – PRIMORDIAL WATERS”

STONE63 – BREAKING BARRIERS

STONE63 is a Tokyo based artist specialised in live painting. Drawing from the street art and pop culture he has created an unique style recognizable for smashing of colors and forms into powerful abstract explosions.

STORY

REFLEKTOR is the story of a group of dedicated Nordic light geeks and explorers from Denmark and Finland coming together to explore the emotional truths and daring artistic expressions and boundaries of Nordic Light Art. The outcome is carefully curated light art experiences that calls for new sensibilities towards light and darkness.

INFO

Reflektor Espoo is open 7. – 10.10.2021 from 18:00 – 23:00. Reflektor Espoo starting point is located at north side of Keran hallit at Karamalmintie 2. The light art route is one-way only.

There is a parking space on the north side of Keran hallit. Nearest train station, Kera, is located 800 meters from the venue.

CONTACT

CURATORS
Lari Suominen & Matti Jykylä
lari.suominen@suneffects.fi

PRODUCER, PRESS CONTACT
Jenni Juutilainen
jenni.juutilainen@suneffects.fi

HEAD OF PRODUCTION
Miikka Hietsalo
miikka.hietsalo@suneffects.fi

COLLABORATORS

ADDRESS

REFLEKTOR ESPOO

Reflektor Espoo starting point is located at the north side of Keran hallit, address Karamalmientie 2, Espoo. There is a parking space on the north side of Keran hallit, closest public transport access point is Kera train station.

Fan post: Sun Effects Oy, Pulttitie 7, 00880 Helsinki