Glassblower's Island

Elina Brotherus

On a winter’s night a traveller arrives in Venice. In the morning, a gondola takes her to Murano. The boat passes by the cemetery island of San Michele. About her grandfather, the glassblowers said: “Era un vero muranese.”

Production Year
2015
Duration
00:06:32
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Glassblower's Island
Finnish Title

Lasinpuhaltajien saari

English Title

Glassblower's Island

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Elina Brotherus (Author), Elina Brotherus (Cinematographer), Antti Ikonen (Composer), Elina Brotherus (Director), Elina Brotherus (Editor), Maaria Wirkkala (Producer), Antti Ikonen (Sound Design)
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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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