Teemu Raudaskoski: Raakku

Media artwork and sculpture.

Raakku the media artwork is a shell-like sculpture on the surface of which is a slowly changing organic and abstract image is projected. Raakku is hung hanging from a tree and is only exposed outside when it is dark. Physical specifications: 2,5m high and 1m wide.  Raakku is a river pearl mussel that may live up to 200 years. Raakku is an endangered species.

Which kind of light sources and what other materials and equipment are used?
Metal, canvas, projector.

Please provide the dimensions of the work. Approximate size will do. Please mention if the work can be adjusted. (width-height-depth):
2.5 m x 1 m

Electricity consumption:
Power current (specification).

Does the artwork use sound?
No sound.

Support and other structures:
The work needs support structures, hanging points, or similar.

Please state which structures, hardware or other equipment is needed from the client:
A Tree or some another place to hang the sculpture.

Minimum height of the space:
3 m

Minimum square meters of the space:
2 m2

Requirements for the space: darkness, temperature, colouring (light / dark / specific colour / other) etc.:

Building time and people required (estimate):
6 hours.

Artist's presence:
Guidance can be provided for building.

Seen before at:


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH

Producer: Annukka Ketola
+358 40 735 3972

Mia Kivinen / mia.kivinen@valotaiteenseura.fi
Anna Björklund / anna.bjorklund@valotaiteenseura.fi

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