Dear Spruce 1-7

Arlander Annette

Seven letters are written in Finnish to the spruce on Harakka Island in various places near the tree during spring and summer 2020. The letters are read, recorded, and added to the soundtracks of the videos.

Production Year
2020
Duration
02:16:04
Tyyppi
Asiasana
Original Title
Kuusi Hyvä 1-7
Finnish Title

Kuusi Hyvä 1-7

English Title

Dear Spruce 1-7

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Author), Annette Arlander (Cinematographer), Annette Arlander (Director), Annette Arlander (Editor), Annette Arlander (Producer), Annette Arlander (Script), Annette Arlander (Sound Design), Annette Arlander (Actor)
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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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