Attempt to retrieve the past

Eeva-Mari Haikala

The work juxtaposes video performance with still images as an attempt to retrieve one memory from my past and place it into a space in my current life. “The space is yours, do what you want,” said one dance teacher to me a long time ago.

Production Year
2009
Duration
00:30:26
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Attempt to retrieve the past
Finnish Title
Attempt to retrieve the past
English Title
Attempt to retrieve the past
Production Countries
United Kingdom
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Eeva-Mari Haikala (Cinematographer), James Skinner (Cinematographer), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Author), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Director), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Editor), James Skinner (Lighting), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Lighting), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Performer), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Sound), Ian Stonehouse (Sound)
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Eeva-Mari Haikala is a visual artist working mostly with video, photography and performance. Haikala was awarded a practise-as-research PhD from Roehampton University’s (London) Drama, Theatre and Performance department. In her art and research, Haikala is interested in questions such as representation of body, autobiography, historiography. The works of Haikala have been presented in exhibitions and festivals since the early 2000s.

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