The video was shot in 2001 at the Hietaniemi cemetery in Helsinki. The work examines the passing time from the point of view of the dead and the living. Can we learn something from our longing after the deceased?
Mortui vivos docent
Death teaches living ones
Antti Tanttu (Author), Antti Tanttu (Director), Antti Tanttu (Editor), Ville Tanttu (Editor), Kaisaleena Halinen (Sound)
Antti Tanttu was born in Malaga, Spain and currently lives and works in Helsinki. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki between 1984–89. His works often deal with issues such as solitude, absence and longing. Tanttu has participated in solo and group exhibitions since 1986 in e.g. Gallery Heino in Helsinki, Sara Hildén Art Museum in Tampere, Finland and Norrtälje Kunsthalle in Sweden, as well as in festivals and events around the world.