Haarband

Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl

In a hypnotic video, the artist’s head is soaked in blue colour. But the hair keep swaying and cascading, following their organic routes.

Production Year
1982
Duration
00:04:15
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Haarband
Finnish Title

Haarband

English Title

Haarband

Production Countries
Germany
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl (Author), Manfred Buhl (Cinematographer), Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl (Director), Ivo Andreew (Editor)
Press Photos
Mervi Kytösalmi-Buhl was born in Imatra, Finland and currently lives and works in Cologne, Germany. Kytösalmi-Buhl is a pioneer of Finnish video art, whose work in the 1970s and 1980s can be considered as the beginning of Finnish video art. The artist has studied in the Düsseldorf Art Academy in Germany under the guidance of famous pioneers artists such as Nam June Paik. In her resent works, she has used photography, object collages and crocheting. Her works can be found in the collections of e.g. the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki.