During 2008, Bigert & Bergström’s four-channel film installation, Tunnel Vision, was shown at Skanstull subway station in Stockholm. The film depicts fourteen subway drivers as they travel through the tunnels of Stockholm. At each station they switch place, and their personal stories are dissolved into one another. Like a train of thoughts, the associative structure of the film creates a dream like underground landscape, where the drivers inner ideas are seen in the dim light of the surrounding tunnels.
The project was initiated by the Stockholm Subway Art Department in collaboration with KiWi, Stockholm. The film was co-produced by Swedish Television (SVT) Documentary Films.
Skanstull, subway station, Stockholm
STILLS FROM THE FILM
CREDITS "Tunnel Vision," 2008 HD, 27.30 min
Written and directed by: Bigert & Bergström Cut: Bigert & Bergström och Mattias Hambraeus Director of photography: Charlie Drevstam Light and Grip: Mattias Hambraeus Electrician: David Rainer Project co-ordinators: Caroline Friedman och Malin Nordström Scenography: Elin Segerstedt och Ulf Jonsson Makeup: Pelle Åkerström, Lisa Petersen och Malin Hostikka Music: Jean-Louis Huhta Sound design and mix: Thomas Huhn, Ljudligan Digital effects, online and grading: Chimneypot Stockholm Produced by Bigert & Bergström in co-production with Swedish Television (SVT) Documentary Films. Project manager: Ulla Nilsson Thanks to: Mohammad Mustafa Ljud & Bild Media Poltech
Participating drivers: Hildegard Johansson Kirubel Wondimagegne Andy Bergman Sadia Askander Roger Larsson Idris Kilic Monica Lindberg-Wall Jannis Konstantis Åsa Davidsson Thomas Macklin Ola Berggren Ulrika Mars Henrik Mjönes Yusuf Altun Johan Winberg