Under the Spruce I - III

Annette Arlander

I sit under the only spruce tree on Harakka Island once a week for over a year (6 January 2007 - 3 February 2008). The video is shot from three angles: the hill, the path and underneath the tree.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:28:00
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Under the Spruce I - III
Finnish Title
Kuusen alla I-III
English Title
Under the Spruce I - III
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Author)
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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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