Branches pressed against a moist surface. The temperature rises, humidity condenses, a droplet runs down a leaf.
According to the IPCC report published in February 2022, anxiety and other mental health problems are a real, worldwide effect of climate change.
Ahdas is a figurative video work depicting the feelings of climate anxiety: being stuck in the feeling, trying to manage it and accepting the fact that one has to live with it indefinitely.
Merle Karp: concept, video design.
Leo Pahta: sound design.
Reflektor Light Art Festival, 28.9.–1.10.2023, Vantaa
Flow Festival, 11.–13.8.2023, Helsinki
Talven ja valon juhla light festival, 23.–26.2.2023, Heinola
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