Brushing Teeth

Elina Brotherus

After Takehisa Kosugi, Manodharma with Mr Y, 1964: Watch over every part of Mr. Y’s body about 10 cm apart when he brushes his teeth. If it is dark, a flashlight may be used. If it is bright, a magnifying glass may be used.

Production Year
2017
Duration
00:03:18
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Brushing Teeth
Finnish Title

Hampaiden harjaus

English Title

Brushing Teeth

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Elina Brotherus (Author), Elina Brotherus (Cinematographer), Antti Ikonen (Composer), Elina Brotherus (Director), Lauri Astala (Editor), Elina Brotherus (Editor), Antti Ikonen (Sound Design), Vera Nevanlinna (Actor), Elina Brotherus (Actor), Lauri Astala (Post-prod Supervisor)
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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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