The Concrete – an UnCapitals Tour 2015 performance

  «In the night, back at our lakeside camp, I make a field recording of Elle Kokkonen together with the musician Ivan Afanasyev of Love Cult. We are standing on a pier by the lake out in the wind and rain. She sings a tune she made inspired by the day in Apatity, the concrete, the grey matter, it is like a howl in the wind, strong and vulnerable at the same time. The lyrics are a unique blend of English, Finnish and Lappish. The tiny being... Les mer

Finding the true North in Russia – UnCapitals Tour 2015

As most of Western mass media is obsessed by the notion of Putin being a new tsar, the Russians a menacing threat to world peace and what not, there exists a reality in the periphery outside the realm of straw men, spin doctors and red herrings. In this reality people live, exist and create irrespectively of power politics and propaganda. I travelled to the North and discovered a glimpse of what periphery can and could mean, if even just for a flickering... Les mer