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Captured - the installation by Hanna Haaslahti - enters Diversion cinema's line-up

Captured is an immersive installation created by Hanna Haaslahti produced by Fantomatico & High Road Stories. With Face Capture technology & Crowd Simulation : The spectator now becomes actor.

Captured will premiere internationally at BFI London Film Festival 2021, after a first National Premiere at Silbersalz Festival in Germany.

Diversion cinema is thrilled to represent internationally its first Digital Art installation without headset of its line-up.

Captured installation with one station ©Fantomatico, High Road Stories
Captured is an immersive installation, which captures your face and creates a new identity for you in a virtual community.

Captured enables people to step into a virtual community as a digital double, making them both actors and spectators of the experience. The doubles take different roles in a simulation modeling unpredictable moods in human crowd behavior.

Created by Hanna Haaslahti

Produced by Fantomatico, High Road Stories

Finland, Germany


Discover Captured video trailer
Bully, Target or Bystander ?

Captured simulates how individual freedom is taken over by collective instincts. The audience is integrated into the work itself, becoming actors and participants in the story through their virtual surrogates.

Hanna Haaslahti is a director and media artist working with image and interaction, based in Helsinki, Finland.

Her primary interest is computer vision and its social implication on human relations. She has exhibited her work in numerous international media art festivals and galleries, including Ars Electronica, Hamburg Kunsthalle, HEK (Basel), and Watermans (London). Most recently her work has been part of CPH:LAB 2018, Venice Film Festival Gap-Financing Market 2019, Lift 2019, and VRHAM 2020. She was a Sundance New Frontier Story Lab fellow in 2020.

International distribution by Diversion cinema

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