LATEST IN 2023
Finnish rock star Olavi Uusivirta´s 40/20 gig on Sunday 13.8.2023 at Helsinki FLOW Festival main stage. Generation of Midjourney/AI visuals, concepting, workflows and compression/scaling methods for the main stage 10080×1120 LED wall, in collaboration with Ville Seppänen who handled masterfully the extremely complex and demanding DaVinci Resolve 18.5 compositing/editing/midjourney zoom visual creation. Wholehearted thanks to Olavi, his band, Robert Palomäki and the wider team for approaching us with open arms, for inviting us to contribute creatively for the project, and for the faith. Thank you also to Creative Technologies people, centrally enabling the realtime Disguise media server triggering of the visuals for the 7 songs.
Laura Beloff´s RBus public generative sound art project as part of the Helsinki Festival in Kalasatama, Helsinki on 17.8.-3.9.2023, taking place in an Auve Tech robotic selfdriven bus. Team members: Laura Beloff (Artist, Concept, Producer), Marko Tandefelt (Technology producer), Petri Ruikka (Event Producer), Jani Hietanen (MaxMSP Programming, sound design, data mapping), Calvin Guillot (machine learning sound programming), Sebastian Schlecht & Andrea Mancianti (machine learning sound consulation) and Esther Saraste (Finances). Partners: HAM Museum (Curator), Helsinki City Council (client), Metropolia (Operator), Auve Tech (provider of the robotic selfdriven bus), REDI Shopping center (provider of bus storage and electricity).
Helsinki Festival: https://helsinkifestival.fi/event/r-bus/
R-Bus WWW site: https://www.r-bus.fi
Permanent exhibition “Ajan Kysymys / A Question of Time” at the Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery: 1) “Värikuru”, a permanent parametric projection installation: Jani Hietanen: Touch Designer coding, Concept Design, Marko Tandefelt (Technology Producer, Concept Design); 2) “Metsänpeitto” sound installation for the Ateneuminkuja lobby until end of 2023: Jani Hietanen (Ableton Live sound design, Concept Design), Marko Tandefelt (Technology Producer, Concept Design).
Leena Jääskeläinen´s VR artwork ”Making Art in My Dreams”, on dreams, thoughts and creativity of a group of artists. ROLE: Technology Consultant, Producer, grants, corporate partnerships. Supported by AVEK Kopiosto, Anidox Denmark, Finnish Film Foundation SES and Aalto Studios. https://anidox.com/projects/making-art-in-my-dreams/
User experience / Interface design / LED RGBW lighting / coding for a multisensory four person Metakantele instrument by Koistinen Kantele: Together with Hannu Koistinen (Kantele luthier/designer), Jani Hietanen (Sound/Interaction design, MaxMSPJitter coding), Jouni Mitjonen (pickups, preamp electronics) to be placed in the Metropolia Pop-Jazz Conservatory´s lobby in fall 2022. The instrument involves use of machine learning, sensorfusion and sub-bass / infrasound vibrotactility via a custom 12 transducer floor. Below is an early prototype of the amplification of individual string pickups.
MaxMSPJitter coding, camera, projection and optical technology consultant for Helinä Hukkataival in her face projection installation “When I Look at You, Do I See Myself” at Gallery Sculptor (Finnish Sculptor´s Association´s Gallery) in Helsinki Finland.
Development of a first initial prototype of Tabula Rasa multisensory room (visual, sonic and vibratory feedback to gestures) for Finnish Autism Foundation in Herttoniemi. First prototype made possible by a TAIKE grant. Final permanent version to be developed with a Finnish Cultural Foundation SKR grant.
Tech consultation, Arduino programming and assembly of a robotic camera beam stepper motor system for media artist Roberto Fusco, utilized in the “OSSA” installation at the LUX art festival in Helsinki at STOA, in January 2021. project kindly delegated to Parasense via Kunstventures Oy.
Creative coder together with Joaquin Aldunate for artists Anna Nykyri and media artist Kaisu Koivisto, for an interactive video installation SULA/DEFROST at 1) Helsinki Central Library Oodi 2) at the Wroclaw Biennale in Poland, in collaboration with the Helsinki Artist´s Society / Helsingin Taiteilijaseura and 3) At LUX Light Art festival in Helsinki. Oodi video by media artist Kaisu Koivisto. https://wro2021.wrocenter.pl/en/works/defrost/
“Tabula Rasa”, a multisensory vibrotactile embodied co-designed space for personal expression, created with autism spectrum people in mind, meant for anyone. Concept and Interaction experience design, collaboration with sound designer / creative technologist Jani Hietanen, Finnish Autism Foundation´s Art, Jyväskylä University Music Therapy Department´s researcher Esa Ala-Ruona. Supported by TAIKE/Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture operational support for Parasense in the prototype phase.
Sculptor/artist Petri Eskelinen´s installation Orientation for the “ART ODYSSEY 2021” exhibition at the Serlachius Museum in Mänttä, Finland in fall 2021. ROLE: Programming an extremely slow stepper motor system (rotating 360 degrees in 48 hours) for timelapse video segments of plant growth within light source cycling situated in a miniature space station mockup created by the artist. Video by artist Petri Eskelinen. https://serlachius.fi/en/exhibition/art-odyssey-2021/
Hanna Haaslahti´s “CAPTURED” has been chosen to be presented at the prestigious British Film Institute´s (BFI) London Film Festival in the immersive category in October 2021 and in ZKM Karlsruhe Germany as part of the “Hacking Identity – Dancing Diversity” exhibition. Role: Producer, Technology Advisor, team building consultant in various stages in between 2016-2022.
“Selfie”, a holographic ephemeral installation using slowly evolving evocative visuals created with machine learning. Tools: PicSyn, VQGan, Unity3D, Looking Glass Holographic screens. Co-created with finnish A.I. artist Hannu Töyrylä and media artist Tatu Heinämäki. Supported by TAIKE/Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture´s operational support.
”PROTAGONIST”, a six part first person experimental streaming WWW series. Initial stages will be presented as part of Copenhagen´s ”RE-Location”- Festival in on Oct 28th and Nov 16th, 2021. Team: Ville Seppänen, Jussi Sorjanen, Viirusteatteri, Kasperi Laine, Laura Birn, Hanna Nyman, Marko Tandefelt. Role: AV tech production, corporate partnerships (WWW, streaming, camera tech, interaction). Supported by the Finnish Cultural Foundation SKR.
Snowcrash design group´s retrospective exhibition at the Swedish National Museum, Stockholm, May 4, 2021 – February 13, 2022. Role: 3D modelling and animation of a 3-channel synchronized triptych video “Digital Fresco”, based on Snowcrash members recollections of an earlier artwork by designer Timo Vierros. Print and mention of the 3D animation in a newly published Snowcrash book.
”INFLUENCER”: An interactive / WWW / gestural bodily installation. Tech: Kinect Azure 3D depth cam, 8K portrait screen, Unity3D game engine. Initial prototype stage: Feb/March/April 2021. Roles: Concept/Interaction design: Marko Tandefelt, Unity3D programming/interaction design: Tatu Heinämäki. Supported by the Ministry of Education/TAIKE Finland. 3D render by Tatu Heinämäki.
Further development of 1) diip bodily instrument version for hospital environment and 2) Creation of a new personal wearable interactive generative urban sound device “AUDIOWALK”. AVEK Kopiosto Mediarata funding via Fantomatico Oy, spring, summer, fall 2021.
”ÄÄREEN”- documentary animation workshop, March 18th, 2021. Role: Workshop co-design, instructor, coach, final exhibition jury member. Winning proposal “by Leena Pukki and Karoliina Paappa: https://www.oodihelsinki.fi/millaista-on-olla-delfiini/
MaxMSPJitter workshop in Feb 2021 together with Joaquin Aldunate for artists in context of an Oodi Kuutio Exhibition/Wroclaw Biennale presentation in fall 2021 by filmmaker/dancer Anna Nykyri and media artist Kaisu Koivisto, in collaboration with the Helsinki Artist´s Society / Helsingin Taiteilijaseura.
“diip” collective vibrotactile bodily instrument installation for 3 players at Oodi library in Helsinki, 25-27.9 and 9-11.10, 2020 10-13 and 14-18 daily. Team: Marko Tandefelt: Concept, Interaction/sound design, physical interface, installation, corporate partners; Jani Hietanen: MaxMSP/Kinect2 3D depth cam programming, Interaction/sound design, visual interface, installation. Partners: 8020 monitors provided by Genelec; Surface Studio 2 computers provided by Microsoft Finland; Three floor vibration platforms and Kinect2 3D depth cam mounting plate built by Uusix Verstas; Vest Edge tactile vests provided by Woojer. Supported by: AVEK Kopiosto and City of Helsinki.
Hanna Haaslahti’s / Fantomatico’s Captured / Cosmetic Space 3D avatar generation system. Interaction coding by Tyler Henry, Thomas Carlsson et co. Motion capture by Remedy Games motion capture studio in Espoo Finland. Support by TAIKE , AVEK Kopiosto, Finnish Film Foundation SES, Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE, Venice Film Festival Production Bridge, CPH:Lab at CPHDox Festival Copenhagen and Sundance Film Festival New Frontier development. ROLE: Senior Interaction Consultant on Stereogrammetry, 3D face reconstruction, body scanning, HW/SW, Concept/Interaction whispering, team building, corporate partnerships. 2016 – ongoing.
Arja Kärkkäinen´s video installation Sleeping Beauty Ind./Tehtaidemme Unet, as part of the Helsinki Festival/Helsingin Juhlaviikot, presented on Clear Channel outdoor advertising displays and in Elisa Kulma in downtown Helsinki on Sunday, August 23rd, 18pm-00.00 midnight. WWW links: https://helsinkifest.fi/open-art-gallery-valtaa-kaupungin-mainospinnat-taiteelle-osana-helsingin-juhlaviikonloppua
Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture´s TAIKE – Arts Promotion Centre Finland “Ääreen: Documentary in Animation” workshop planning, coordination and teaching, held in the Helsinki Central Library Oodi´s Kuutio (Cube) space in fall 2020 and spring 2021. Supported by AVEK Kopiosto.
Ami Lindholm´s Oodin Äidit immersive interactive installation at Oodi´s Kuutio space on 18-30.8.2020, as part of Lindholm`s Mothers and Milk series. Role: Workshop co-design, instructor, coach, final exhibition jury member/curator
Joonas Hyvönen´s God´s Good Earth is Drowning immersive interactive installation at Oodi´s Kuutio space on 9-19.7.2020. Role: Workshop co-design, instructor, coach, final exhibition jury member/curator. Finnish broadcast company YLE news: https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-11457945. Finnish YLE TV main news (viewing time limited): https://areena.yle.fi/1-50338362
Capacitive Touch screen AV/Technology consultant and prototyper for the “Kohtalona Ruotsinsalmi” exhibition at Merikeskus Vellamo/Sea Museum Vellamo, Kotka, Finland. Development done via Kunstventures.
FOUNDING OF PARASENSE SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP BY MARKO TANDEFELT ON JAN 20th, 2020.
Finnish government ELY/KEHA Startup Grant “Starttiraha” Prior work under his own name for many companies.
Assembler of international “Symbioscene” team, 2nd place/Special prize of 5000 euros in a Finnish National Opera and Ballet´s “OPERA BEYOND” competition on future of opera. Team members: Marko Tandefelt, Magnus Pind Bjerre, Rosa Karo, Jon Beilin, Chris Libertino, Jani Hietanen and Kosti Rytkönen. https://operabeyond.com/first-session-competition-shortlist-announced/
Tuomas Laitinen‘s permanent public media art installation “BIOME” at AOR Architect’s new Jätkäsaari “smart” school in Helsinki. Role: AV Technology consultant. Installation and photo by Tatu Heinämäki. Via Kunstventures.
Teemu Lehmusruusu’s “Maatuu uinuu henkii” (En: “Respiration Field“) bio art installation at the Luomus garden in downtown Helsinki. Photo by Teemu Lehmusruusu. ROLE: Technical Producer, one of the four public art installations I have produced at Kunstventures with the generous support of the AVEK Mediarata 2019 grant.
Petri Eskelinen’s kinetic installation for “Myrskyasema” exhibition at the Lusto Forest Museum / Suomen Metsämuseo in Punkaharju, Finland. ROLE: Arduino coding, 28 gear motor timed behaviour programming, finetuning.
Tarja Malinen‘s interactive sculpture installation for Joensuu Museum. Media coverage (in Finnish) by Finnish Broadcast Company YLE. ROLE: Optical 360 deg dome projection concept design for the crystal ball, sensor interaction dev/testing, Brightsign BrightAuthor testing, realized with Tatu Heinämäki/Pasi Rauhala. Via Kunstventures.
Sound artist Mari Mäkiö´s installation Onomatope – Tests for Sonic Sculptures at the Central library Oodi. In a team consisting of Mari Mäkiö, sound designer Jani Hietanen, designer Erin Turkoglu. Role: UX/UI consultant.
Tuomas Laitinen‘s “Swarm Chorus” installation and performance at the OODI library by ALA Architects, Helsinki, Finland. Part of FCINY‘s Mobius project “The Library’s Other Intelligences“, supported by KONE Foundation. ROLE: Markov Chain hybrid language generation, coding, technology consulting.
Production of four public media art installations in Helsinki in 2019. Artists: Artor Jesus Inkerö, Arja Kärkkäinen, Pasi Rauhala, Teemu Lehmusruusu. Supported by AVEK Mediarata grant. Via Kunstventures. ROLE: Producer, location scouter, concept whisperer.
Arilyn x Pekka Kauhanen x HAM from ARILYN. ROLE: Blender3D 3D model editing, 3DCoat procedural shader generation, Unity3D authoring, Arilyn AR authoring, Agisoft Photoscan / Metashape 3D photogrammetry. Via Kunstventures.
Permanent public artwork “Stories from the Shore” by Pasi Rauhala and Teemu Lehmusruusu (projection, 3D printing, fiberoptics, found objects) for “Piippuranta” service home in Kangas, Jyväskylä. Official “Percentage” art (prosenttitaide) project for new building projects. ROLE: Blender3D/Python parametric geometry generation, HD video compositing and editing, sensorbased interaction design, Martin FiberSource RUSH DMX fiberlight programming, Brightsign Brightauthor synchronization, Brightsign Bright network remote server programming, FormLabs Form2 3D printing, Agisoft Photoscan/Metashape 3D photogrammetry. Via Kunstventures.
Hannu Karjalainen‘s “RAFT” Arilyn AR Augmented Reality Installation in Merihaka Helsinki. ROLE: Arilyn AR/Unity3D workflow, spherical video and Interaction consulting. Part of Kunstventures‘ Artcache Augmented Reality installation series, supported by KONE Foundation.
Satu Minna Suorajärvi‘s “PARKOUR” Arilyn AR Augmented Reality Installation at Kisahalli, Helsinki. ROLE: Arilyn AR/Unity3D workflow and Interaction consulting. Part of Kunstventures‘ ArtCache Augmented Reality installation series, supported by KONE Foundation.
Helsinki Design Museum‘s Timo Sarpaneva Exhibition: Sarpaneva work process Triptych video. Video material shot by Marjatta Sarpaneva, edited by Anne Lakanen and Tahvo Hirvonen, Pettufilmi Oy. ROLE: Brightsign Brightauthor triptych video sync programming. Via Kunstventures.
Parking Energy Ltd. / Parkkisähkö OY. RGB LED ring based electric vehicle charging station. Elon, We Are Ready” from Jaskari Worldwide on Vimeo. ROLE: visual user interface concept design, programming and prototyping.
Projects prior to 2015, please check my CV under the resume page & contact me.