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Mika Taanila

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A sobering and potently nostalgic excursion   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Mika Taanila at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma November 1st, 2013 - March 2nd, 2014
Posted 1/24/14
In Mika Taanila’s fascination with scientific research and technology makes for a sobering and potently nostalgic excursion. This occurs by virtue of the fact that many of Taanila’s works involve the recycling of obsolete technology, popular music excerpts and even segments from some of his own films. For example, Stimulus Progression (2005), which celebrates Muzak, parallels the ramp that leads visitors to the exhibition’s main space. At first the rhythms and melodies emanating from its... [more]