Jaakko Eino Kalevi – Emotions in Motion

Jaakko Eino Kalevi releases his new album Out of Touch on October 12 via Domino imprint Weird World.

Directed by visual artist Ieva Kabasinskaite, the video for lead single Emotions in Motion was shot in Paris on 35mm and 16mm film. Kabasinskaite says: “The ‘Emotions In Motion’ video is inspired by the techniques used by smugglers of counterfeit luxury goods. In the video, Jaakko Eino Kalevi plays someone who is well-versed in these techniques and we see him going through these meticulous procedures. Through a bizarre visual complicity between the organic containers and their opulent content, the value of these things, as well as where they come from, is being questioned.”

Jaakko adds: “We shot the first part of the video in a busy market in Belleville. I thought I would’ve been more nervous about shooting among people but in the end I wasn’t. I wanted to buy a tracksuit but after the shoot the seller had disappeared.”