Brotherus, Girl

Elina Brotherus

Hanna Brotherus is a dancer who has three sons. When her fourth baby was born, she saw written on the hospital bed: 'Brotherus, girl'. In the video Hanna dances and encounters her daughter in the forest.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:06:31
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Brotherus, tyttö
English Title
Brotherus, Girl
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Elina Brotherus (Author), Elina Brotherus (Director), Antti Ikonen (Music), Sanna Pohjonen (Producer), Elsa Brotherus (Cast), Hanna Brotherus (Cast), Jenni Kivelä (Choreographer), Karoliina Koiso-Kanttila (Location Manager)
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Elina Brotherus lives and works in Finland and France. She holds an MFA degree in Photography from the University of Art and Design Helsinki. The photographs and videos of Brotherus deal with subjective experiences, the presence and absence of love as well as more formal issues. Her current work is centered on the relation of the human figure and landscape, and on the gaze of an artist on his/her model. Her works have been shown widely in Finland and abroad, including Saatchi Gallery in London (2012), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark (2012), Gallery Heino (2012), Bozar Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (2012), and many others.

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