Waltz is a recording of a performance without an audience made in a residency in Detroit. In it I hear my wedding waltz for the first time since getting divorced. There was only one take. The waltz is performed by Johanna Tarkkanen, who originally composed it for my wedding and played it there.
dance (performing arts), divorce, improvisation, marriage, performance (art forms), performances, piano, piano music, rituals, waltz (dance music), waltz (dances), wedding waltzes
Aino Aksenja (Author), Aino Aksenja (Cinematographer), Johanna Tarkkanen (Composer), Aino Aksenja (Director), Aino Aksenja (Editor), Aino Aksenja (Actor), Johanna Tarkkanen (Actor), Aino Aksenja (Script), Johanna Tarkkanen (Sound Design)
Aino Aksenja (b.1986) is an artist who looks for escape routes and tries to grow roots. Life and art intertwine in works that are site-specific installations, made-up rituals and stories. Aksenja is based in Helsinki, and her works have been shown in Finland, Sweden, Russia, Germany, Portugal, USA and South Korea.