Video is based on the official list, where four plants are claimed as invasive alien species. They are accused of spoiling the landscape, suffocating original flora, degrading the value of land. All this resembles xenophobes’ comments on refugees. Video gives a voice for Others by its special technique of recording sounds directly from the plants.
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English title / Garden of Invasive Alien Species
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Haitallisten vieraslajien puutarha
Original title / Garden of Invasive Alien Species
Keywords / science, flower
Type / Single channel
Genre / environmental issues, political commentary, still life, music video
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:13:13
Language / English
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2013
Cast / Kalle Hamm (Cinematographer), Dzamil Kamanger (Director), Kalle Hamm (Director), Kalle Hamm (Editor), Dzamil Kamanger (Sound), Kalle Hamm (Author)