Year of the Rat – Uphill - Downhill

Arlander Annette

1. (left) With a lilac scarf on her shoulders, the artist walks down the steps on the Northern shore of Harakka Island approximately once a week before sunset between 26th January 2008 and 24th January 2009. 2. (right) The artist walks up the steps during the same times.

Production Year
2009
Duration
00:19:12
Tyyppi
Asiasana
Original Title
Year of the Rat – Uphill – Downhill
Finnish Title
Rotan vuosi – ylämäkeen – alamäkeen
English Title
Year of the Rat – Uphill - Downhill
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Annette Arlander (Author)
Press Photos
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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