DATA, MATERIAL, REMAINS 


Work created during two weeks of ArsBioarctica residencies at Kilpisjärvi, in April and June 2014.

  Spring waters - snapshots made by smartphone during my second visit in June. 

Videos created of the material recorded during my first visit in April 2014

A Day with Malla (text) 2014 HD video 4 min 25 sec. 

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/a-day-with-malla-text/

Wrapped in a dark blue scarf I am standing on the ice on Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell for a day with two-hour intervals between 7 am and 9 pm on 7 April 2014. In the voice over I wonder how to be there with Malla.

Meeting Malla 2014 HD 10 min.

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/metting-malla/

Wrapped in a dark blue scarf I am standing on the ice on Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell on April 3 (2 pm – 8 pm) and April 4 2014 (8 am – 10 pm) with two-hour intervals.

A Day with Malla 1-2, 2014 HD 8 min. 10 sec. Two-channel installation

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/a-day-with-malla-1-2/

Part 1. Wrapped in a dark blue scarf I am standing on the ice on Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell on 7 April 2014 between 7 am and 9 pm with two-hour intervals.

Part 2. Malla Fell videoed on the same occasions.

Videos created of the material recorded during my second visit in June 2014

Looking at Malla 2014 HD 9 min. 20 sec.

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/looking-at-malla/

With a dark blue scarf on my shoulders I am standing on the shore of Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell on June 5 2014 between 10 am and 10 pm with two-hour intervals.

Day and Nigth with Malla 1-2, 2014 HD 30 min 20 sec. Two-channel installation (here reduced quality for file size)

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/day-and-night-with-malla-1-2/

Part 1. Wrapped in a dark blue scarf I am sitting on a rock by Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell for a day and night between noon on June 7 and noon June 8 2014 with two-hour intervals.

Part 2. Malla Fell videoed on the same occasions.

Moment with Malla 1-2, 2014 HD 26 min 10 sec. Two-channel installation. (here reduced quality for file size)

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/moment-with-malla-1-2/

Part 1. Wrapped in a dark blue scarf I am sitting on a rock by Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell on June 6 2014 and then slowly disappearing from the image.

Part 2. I am slowly appearing in the image to sit on a rock by Lake Kilpis looking at Malla Fell on June 6 2014.

Exhibitions and screenings

 Looking at Malla in Mediaboxi at Gallery Forum Box 6.3.-29.3.2015.

 

Day and Night with Malla, video installation at Rock Body Exhibition, Thornlea University of Exeter, UK 8-9.9.2016.


Toistamiseen - Videoteoksia Harakan saarelta ja Kilpisjärveltä [Repeatedly - video works from Harakka Island and Lake Kilpis] in Muugallery, Helsinki 7.10-12.11.2017.

Texts discussing these works:

"Data, Material, Remains". In Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Teija Löytönen & Mark Tesar (eds.) Disrupting Data in Qualitative Inquiry. Entanglements with the Post-Critical and Post-Anthropocentric. Peter Lang Publishing 2017,171-182.


"Agential cuts and performance as research". In Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude and Ben Spatz (eds.) Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact. Routledge 2018, 133-151. (forthcoming)

blog posts

Arlander, Annette. Performing Landscape blog


 “Malla – Mountain in the North” (blogpost 5.4. 2014)

http://annettearlander.com/2014/04/05/malla-mountain-in-the-north/


“Meeting Malla again” (blogpost 5.6. 2014) http://annettearlander.com/2014/06/05/meeting-malla-again/

 

 

ArsBioarctica Residency blog

https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts


Arlander, Annette

“Performing Landscape in Kilpisjärvi 1-15”


Blog posts archived and accessible here.


Original posts:


1. April 2, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-1


2. April 3, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-2


3. April 4, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-3


4. April 5, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-4


5. April 6, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-5


6. April 7, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-6


7. April 8, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-7


8. April 9, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-8

 

9. June 4, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-9


10. June 5, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-10

 

11. June 6, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-11


12. June 7, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-ladscape-in-kilpisjarvi-12


13. June 8, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-13


14. June 10, 2014 https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts/performing-landscape-in-kilpisjarvi-14


15. June 13, 2014 http://www.kilpiscope.net/residency/?p=1653


Panorama with smart phone on June 8 2014

Panorama with smart phone on June 11 2014

 Snapshots on April 3 2014

 Snapshots on June 4 2014.

Videos that form the background to these works, performed on Harakka Island, using the same scarf:    

Year of the Horse (Sitting on a Rock) 2003 DV 12 min 28 sec. Single channel video in two parts.

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/year-of-the-horse-sitting-on-a-rock/

Part 1. I am standing with a blue scarf on my shoulders close to the camera, obscuring part of the view from the cliff, on Harakka Island, 64 times, approximately once a week from January 2002 to January 2003.

Part 2. I am sitting with a blue scarf on my shoulders on a rock in the landscape below the cliff, 64 times, on the same occasions.

 Snapshots on April 4 2014

Snapshots on June 5 2014.

Year of the Horse – Calendar 1-2, 2015 HD 11 min 10 sec. Two-channel installation

http://www.av-arkki.fi/en/works/year-of-the-horse-calendar-1-2/

During the year of the horse 2014 I revisited once a month the site on Harakka Island, which I visited once a week during the year of the horse 2002,

wearing the same dark blue scarf.

Part 1: I stand on the hill in front of the camera, covering most of the view.

Part 2: I sit on a rock on the slope.

 Snapshots on April 5 2014

Snapshots on June 6 2014.

slide shows as pdf

 Snapshots on April 6 2014

Snapshots on June 8 2014.

 Snapshots on April 7 2014

 Snapshots on June 10 2014.

 Snapshots on April 8 2014

 Snapshots on June 12 2014.

 Snapshots on April 9 2014

 Snapshots on June 14 2014.

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