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The stars

Location: The Finnish Film Foundation’s Kino K-13 auditorium
Commissioned by: Finnish Film Foundation
Chief Designer: Jaana Partanen and Heikki Lamusuo
Pa-La team: Taru Paavilainen
Renovation of auditorium: Partanen & Lamusuo Oy


The Stars -installation creates allusions to the film-star cult through the gazes of the influential Finnish screen legends Regina Linnanheimo and Tauno Palo. The two-part acoustic installation was designed for the Finnish Film Foundation's Kino K-13 auditorium with 150 seats located in an old Brick Warehouse in Katajanokka, Helsinki. The overall colour scheme of the modernised auditorium is a combination of playful silver and stylish black.

The Stars, part 1, 2008, digital photo printed floor carpet, size: 10,5 x 4,3 m.
The Stars, part 2, 2008, digital photo printed floor carpet, size: 10,5 x 4,3 m.

The Stars, part 1, 2008. Photo © Pa-La

The Stars, part 2, 2008. Photo © Pa-La

Star of the golden age of Finnish film industry: Regina Linnanheimo. Photo © Pa-La



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