Christmas of the Rooster - Tomten (13/08/2018)

Annette Arlander

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Christmas of the Rooster 2006 (á 6 min 13 sec) DV 4:3. This is a documentation of a performance that took place on the western shore of Harakka island, Helsinki. 
I am standing, sitting and walking with a red scarf on my head and a light in my hand on the western cliffs of Harakka Island, at Christmas time, 13 times, with two-hour intervals, from 25 December 2005 at 3 pm to 26 December at 1 pm. The poem Tomten [the gnome] by Victor Rydberg was added while editin, here complemented by versions with subtitles in Finnish (translation Yrjö Jylhä) and in English (translation Judith Moffet).
keywordsperformance, performing landscape, performance for camera, landscape, Harakka island, day and night, environment, Christmas, lamp
copyrightAnnette Arlander