Five attempts to be still

Eeva-Mari Haikala

A film performance shot in a studio on 16 mm film. The work is an attempt to be still and to find still life qualities within a moving image. A woman is pushed onto a bed where she lies motionless. This is repeated five times.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:13:58
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Five attempts to be still
Finnish Title
Five attempts to be still
English Title
Five attempts to be still
Production Countries
United Kingdom
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
No
Cast
Eeva-Mari Haikala (Author), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Director), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Producer), Eeva-Mari Haikala (Cast)
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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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