Family Files CD-ROM

Interactive family album (1998)

“Soppela is not a video artist, pasting together personal pictures with black box. She writes in the electronic medium, and does so in the most fundamental sense of the world. She creates forms with allow the user to see pictures which are both everyday and less everyday, which are filled with meaning.”
– Dirk van Weelden, Amsterdam: Mediamatic Magazine, 1998

Yle 1, Arvo Tuominen, 1998

“Reanimating and resensitizing sounds and smells, reilluminating surfaces and patina; the textures of the personal past.”
Mike Leggett, Sydney: World Art, 1998

“It’s cinema reinforcing interaction and reinforcing enforcing cinema.”
Pauline Bax, New York: Interactions, 1999