The VJ Competition by Tampere Film Festival is illuminating the industrial Finlayson Area with visual projections once again in October. The festival had an open call for visual artist living in Finland, and the Jury nominated four finalists based on their video material submitted for pre-selection.
The finalists of the VJ Competition 2022 are VJ Indigo (Juha Forsander), VJ Mikko Lappi, VJ SELLEK (Tommi Mustaniemi), and VJ Teemu Raudaskoski. The final will be held on Saturday 22 October 19:00–21:00 at the at the Media and Light Event Projio, where the VJs will be performing live and project their visuals on the building facades at Väinö Linna square.
The Main Prize for the winner is 600 euros, and each finalist will also get a participation award of 300 euros. The winner will be chosen by the Competition Jury, that consists of visual artists and professional VJs Hannu Hellstén (VJ Hellstone) and Ilona Lehtonen (VJ Visukisu), and Kai Niinimäki, who presents the Finlayson Area and the competition partner Varma. Also the audience has a chance to vote for their favourite VJ.
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