Day and Night of the Rat – Mermaid

Annette Arlander

With a lilac scarf on my shoulders I sit on a rock by the northern shore of Harakka Island every two hours after the winter solstice for a day and night from 22nd December 2008 at 4 p.m. to 23rd December at 2 p.m.

Production Year
2009
Duration
00:11:10
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Day and Night of the Rat – Mermaid
Finnish Title
Rotan vuorokausi – merenneito
English Title
Day and Night of the Rat – Mermaid
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Author), Annette Arlander (Director)
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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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