How Far Is It?/ Kuinka kaukana se on?

16:9 HD video/stop motion, 3 minutes, 2007

Live performance documentary video

Tongue movements are often out of control when learning a new language.

Although air travels shorten the distance from one place to another, the culture, language and personality differences still pull the people apart. The performance expresses how difficult to cross over the internal and external obstacles when we try to communicate in a new language.

This project was developed and produced on location during the 3 weeks Sumu residency in Finland, with support and participation of local people.