The Detective is a VR film by Axel Straschnoy. It was commissioned by Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, for its ARS17 exhibition.
The Detective offers a virtual visit to the exhibition, a visit that asks how our perception of art and exhibitions are affected by seeing them in VR.
A Cardboard viewer and headphones are required to see the film. Cardboard viewers are available in many stores. An ARS17 viewer is on sale at the Kiasma shop.
More information on the film http://arsplus.kiasma.fi/en/axel-straschnoy/detective More information on ARS17 http://www.kiasma.fi/en/exhibitions-events/ars-17/ More information on the artist http://axel.straschnoy.com More information on the production company http://kolmeperunaa.com
Credits Voice: Pekka Strang Sound: Karri Niinivaara / B-Sound Camera: Iddo Soskolne Graphic Design: Geraldine de San Bruno Colour grading: Jussi Myllyniemi / Whitepoint Post-production: Joukko Manninen / Whitepoint Kiasma coordination: Milja Liimatainen Constructions in Kiasma: Topi Vähäsarja Jari Rönkkö Jari Kantanen App Development: Quadion Technologies Translator (FI): Markku Lehtinen Walter Benjamin's essay "Taideteos mekaanisen uusinnettavuutensa aikakaudella" has appeared in Walter Benjamin, Messiaanisen sirpaleita. Toim. Markku Koski, Keijo Rahkonen & Esa Sironen. Helsinki: Tutkijaliitto 1989. Original Finnish translation by Markku Koski has been modified. Director: Axel Straschnoy Commissioned by Kiasma for ARS17+ Online Art. The work is in the collections of Kiasma / Finnish National Gallery Supported by: Oskar Öflunds Foundation, AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, and Quadion Technologies Produced by Kolme Perunaa