In this online lecture Annette Arlander presents her current project “Meetings with Remarkable and Unremarkable Trees” and describes some examples of her practice of creating video works by performing for camera with trees. She focuses on some specific spruce trees and also takes up some problems related to collaborating with such vegetal beings.
Annette Arlander, DA, is an artist, researcher and pedagogue, one of the pioneers of Finnish performance art and a trailblazer of artistic research, currently visiting researcher at Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki. For full CV and publications, see https://annettearlander.com
Project website https://meetingswithtrees.com
Project archive on RC https://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/761326/761327
Project on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/meetings_with_trees/