Year of the Ox - Sitting in the wall

Annette Arlander

(1.) A rust-coloured scarf around my shoulders, I sit in a niche in the wall on the island of Harakka in Helsinki approximately once a week during a year from 25 January 2009 to 6 February 2010. (2.) The niche in the wall videoed on the same occasions.

Production Year
2010
Duration
00:42:44
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Year of the Ox - Sitting in the wall
Finnish Title
Härän vuosi - Istun muurissa
English Title
Year of the Ox - Sitting in the wall
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Cinematographer), Annette Arlander (Author), Annette Arlander (Director), Annette Arlander (Editor), Annette Arlander (Producer), Annette Arlander (Performer)
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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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