Asphalto – structural screening
Projected installation with special screen monolith
45 min loop
ASPHALTO – AN ARIA FOR 13 DEMOLITION DERBY CARS, GIRLS & GAS STATIONS is a structuralist film projection. Its keywords are: deconstruction, demolition, destruction. It aims to deconstruct classical film narrative techniques while describing, by means of demolition and destruction, the difficulty of communication, encounter, and relationship.
Asphalto – An Aria for 13 Demolition Derby Cars, Girls & Gas Stations describes the relationship between a man and a woman by means of metaphor and visual symbols related to asphalt, service stations, and automotive sports. It aims to achieve a unified formal language, created gradually by an expanding wall of sound, collage-like superimpositions, the fictional demolition derby sequences and the experimental documentation of thirteen Finnish service stations twice, with a thirteen-year interval.
Asphalto – An Aria for 13 Demolition Derby Cars, Girls & Gas Stations is a conceptual narrative with documentary material captured inside a levitating monolith.