Overlook

Overlook
2017, HD1080, 05:27 min, Stereo
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Impossible architecture, an ancient burial ground and a lure for psychotic janitors were the building blocks of Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. In this story vignette, chaos animators Pink Twins add zero gravity and a rupture in time-space continuum to the mix and serve a taster of subtle cosmic horror.

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Parametronomicon (triptych)

Parametronomicon (triptych)
2016, 3-channel video installation, HD1080, 18:00 min, 5.1 surround
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Parametronomicon presents a model of parametric virtual life. A biomechanic organism moves, multiplies and regenerates in an elaborate series of convulsive movements. Its life spans from simple formations to inevitable apocalyptic visions of an over-the-top visual orgy.

The triptych version expands the parametric concept further by presenting simultaneously three alternative evolutionary arcs on three screens. The three versions retain the same dramaturgy, but each follows a different route through the parametric space. Pink Twins keep true to their “more is more” ethos with this expanded installation version and provide an immersive and synesthetic experience.

Parametronomicon (triptych) technical specifications (PDF)

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Parametronomicon

Parametronomicon
2015, 4K (3840 x 2160), 18:00 min, 5.1 surround
(HD1080p master and stereo sound also available)
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Parametronomicon presents a model of parametric virtual life. A biomechanic organism moves, multiplies and regenerates in an elaborate series of convulsive movements. Its life spans from simple formations to inevitable apocalyptic visions of an over-the-top visual orgy.

Zoom into super high resolution still images (38400 x 21600 px)

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Parametronomicon (short version)

Parametronomicon
2015, 4K (3840 x 2160), 09:00 min, Stereo
(HD1080p master also available)
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Parametronomicon presents a model of parametric virtual life. A biomechanic organism moves, multiplies and regenerates in an elaborate series of convulsive movements. Its life spans from simple formations to inevitable apocalyptic visions of an over-the-top visual orgy.

Note: This is a shorter, screening-friendly version.

Zoom into super high resolution still images (38400 x 21600 px)

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Conductor

Conductor
2013, HD1080p, 04:40 min, Silent
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Conductor is a hypnotic trip through a wormhole. Stare into the void during an ever-accelerating journey into a crystalline cosmic tunnel and the quantum space of archaic grey psychedelia stares right back at you. Conductor is a silent animation that can be projected or installed on a monitor, either horizontally or vertically.

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Miracle

Miracle
2014, HD1080p, 32:00 min, Stereo

Laws of physics get distorted in this epic animation, where a spiralling organism mutates and reforms itself from primary structures to chaotic noise and harmonic caleidoscopic formations. Explosions of light and euphoric electronic music follow a miracle of synthetic life, evolution and afterlife.

Note: This is the full-length 32-minute version of Miracle, primarily presented as an installation. For screenings, the 8-minute version will probably be more suitable.

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Miracle (short version)

Miracle
2012, 4K (4096×2160), 8:00 min, Stereo
(HD1080p Apple Prores master also available)
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Laws of physics get distorted in this epic animation, where a spiralling organism mutates and reforms itself from primary structures to chaotic noise and harmonic caleidoscopic formations. Explosions of light and euphoric electronic music follow a miracle of synthetic life, evolution and afterlife.

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Amalgamator

Amalgamator
2012, HD 1080p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 9:00 min, Stereo
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Pink Twins, the masters of reality, unleash their fury and wipe your retinae clean with this wild amalgamation of structuralism, chaotic 3D programming, digital video feedback, landscape imagery and moving action painting, backed by tasteful electroacoustic piano magic.

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Pulse+ on iPhone

Pink Twins goes mobile! Specially designed and retrofitted for the iPhone and iPod Touch, an interactive version of Pulse+ is now available on AppStore. Enjoy the Siberian visions whereever you go!

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Defenestrator

Defenestrator
2008, HD 720p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 8:30 min, Stereo
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A spectacle of grandiose spaces, monumental halls and majestic architecture. Defenestrator shows Larger-than life buildings disintegrate, deform and transform into a flowing stream of lava, creating new distorted spaces and recycles overpowering architectural constructions into building blocks of a new order.

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Module

Module
2008, HD 720p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 6:30 min, Stereo
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A minimal and profound study of abstract space, architecture and morality. A room is scanned from the inside and the outside by particles drifting along fixed threedimensional coordinates. The soundtrack is an interpretation of the prison blues traditional No More My Lord.

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Appetite For Construction

Appetite For Construction
2008, HD 720p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 7:00 min, Stereo
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Appetite for Construction takes modernist painting, constructivism and abstract expressionism as its inspiration. A completely abstract video, Appetite draws connections from modernist ideals to the visual language of Pink Twins’ digitally generated moving image. From systematic constructions to explosions of colour and form, the video celebrates light, form, colour and function, all rendered in glorious chaotic 3D!

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Painless

Painless
2008, HD 720p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 5:00 min, Stereo
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Re-edit of Sketches Of Pain – Shorter, faster, louder, and with added psychedelia.

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Sketches of Pain

Sketches of Pain
2008, Uncompressed (PAL Quicktime 720×576), 16:9, 24:01 min, Stereo
Music performed by Pink Twins & Zugeer L, live at Chameleon Disco Club, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 24 August 2006
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In August 2006 Pink Twins played in Mongolia’s oldest disco (Chameleon Disco Club in Ulaanbaatar) together with a local metal band Zugeer L. Sketches of Pain is based on the footage of the concert. Rather than a direct documentary, the video is a psychedelic treatment, a re-interpretation of a meeting of people and artists with little in common other than music. What happens when artists of different cultural background, different language and different musical conventions take the stage together? Achieving a meeting point unavoidably involves great pain.

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Pulse +

Pulse +
2007, HD 1080p (Apple Prores Quicktime), 16:9, 4:00 min, Stereo
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Pulse + is an updated version of the 2006 video “Pulse”.
Pulse + is a reconstruction of a natural phenomenon. A satellite photo of a Siberian glacier is transformed through 3D animation and digital manipulation into an ice storm, raging to the rhythm of a regular pulse. The multidimensional work consists of found footage layers and parallel rhythms. The chaos of the nature is harnessed to a rhythm and format that is easier to grasp by a human being.

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Goth (Smooth)

Goth (Smooth)
2006, Uncompressed (PAL Quicktime 720×576), 4:3, 15:00 min, Stereo
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A spatial study, based on the 2003 video “Goth”. Original images from a particle accelerator laboratory are fused into a steady, slowly transforming landscape. Distanced from its technical origins, through digital manipulation, the image surface is dissolved and reformed into an earth-toned organic space, seemingly desolate, but swarming with life.

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Splitter 2

Splitter 2
2006, Uncompressed (PAL Quicktime 720×576), 4:3, 10:00 min, Stereo
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An abstract sci-fi epic, where satellite photos from the surface of planet earth are reformed into a hypnotic cosmic stream. A static, frozen, transforming and moving space in which matter, light and colour is interleaved with the darkness of the void to create a new universe.

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Pulse

Pulse
2006, DV, 4:00 min, 4:3, Stereo
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A journey into the depths of a landscape. It delves deeply into the secrets of basic particles of digital moving image. A single satellite photo of a glacier is transformed into whirls of motion, resembling natural phenomena, blizzards, storms, rain. All this is fixed into a steady pulsing rhythm, allowing change and tranformation be woven into a static continuity.

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Splitter

Splitter
2006, Uncompressed (PAL Quicktime 720×576), 4:3, 6:00 min, Stereo
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A macrocosmos of interleaving streams of colour, a digital mass of endlessly transforming surface. Created from satellite photos and transformed into a richly detailed, multilayered landscape, the static motion of Splitter creates a sacramental space that carries the layers of our perception and conciousness.

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Box

Box
2004, DV, 4:3, 8:00 min, Stereo
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Box is based on photographs from Tunguska, Siberia, where a large area of land was destroyed when a huge meteorite exploded above ground in 1908. The video is a slow composition, where landscape images go through several stages of transformation. The video material which was further developed into “Box” was originally made for a stage version of Stalker by the Strugatski brothers, produced by Circus Maximus at Helsinki City Theater.

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Goth

Goth
2003, DV, 4:3, 15:00 min, Stereo

Shots from a particle accelerator laboratory processed into a hyper-fast, highly textured imagery. Digital image processing and noisy soundtrack create a dark sonata of deep shadows and brilliant highlights.

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Purple Drain

Purple Drain
2002, DV, 4:3, 32:00 min, Stereo
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An overwhelming epic about the relations of people, nature and technology. Full of ritual and trance-inducing signs, Purple Drain plumbs the depths of image distortion. Dizzy images of wires and machines are atomized, pixellated and turned into multicoloured washes, lines and blooming streams of colour.

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Slow

Slow
2001, DV, 4:3, 10:00 min (slow version 20:00 min), Silent

A slowly transforming digital painting. Images of landscapes, cities, space and cellular stuctures slowly weaving into each other.

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Paini

Paini
2001, DV, 4:3, 3:00 min, Stereo
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Sex, wrestling and rock’n’roll. Paini is the wrestling sequence of Fast and can be screened separately.

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Fast

Fast
2001, DV, 4:3, 12:00 min, Stereo

“A chaotic stream of media imagery that denies its origin; enchanting variations of sea, sky and clouds, images of houses on fire and cells and bacteria seen through a microscope build up to a climatic wrestling sequence, a stunning kaleidoscope of colour.”

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Ufo

Ufo
2001, DV, 4:3, 3:00 min, Stereo
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A sequence of flickering images of flying saucers, blown-up fragments, coloured patterns that reveal the hidden within the familiar.

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Stereo Box

Stereo Box
2004, Endless real-time video, 4:3, Two-channel video, Multichannel sound

An endless, real-time, two-channel video with multi-channel sound, based on the video “Box”. Exhibited once, in Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, 2004.

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Let It Beep

Let It Beep
2002, Endless real-time video, 4:3, Stereo

An endless, real-time computer-generated video, running on Framestein software. Updated versions made in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

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