Crystal Ball

Annette Arlander

Part 1. (Sitting on the Shore). I am sitting on the shore on concrete blocks looking out at the sea, with a dark blue scarf on my shoulders.
Part 2. (Crystal Ball on the Shore). A crystal ball is sitting on the same concrete blocks, video filmed from varying distances.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:20:00
Type
Genre
Original Title
Crystal Ball
Finnish Title
Kristallipallo
English Title
Crystal Ball
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Author), Annette Arlander (Director), Annette Arlander (Editor), Annette Arlander (Camera), Annette Arlander (Performer)
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Annette Arlander is a Helsinki-based artist, researcher and a pedagogue, one of the pioneers of Finnish performance art and a trailblazer of artistic research. She graduated as a director from Theatre Academy in 1981 and as Doctor of Art in 1999. Arlander was Professor of Performance Art and Theory at Theatre Academy 2001–13, Professor of Artistic Research 2015-16 at University of the Arts Helsinki and visiting professor at Stockholm University of the Arts. Her art work focuses on performing (in, with, through) landscape by means of video or recorded voice, in the border zone between performance art, video and environmental art.

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