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Estonian Contemporary Art Siim-Tanel Annus (1991)

Title in Estnian: Eesti nüüdiskunst: Siim-Tanel Annus

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Other categories Duration 10:22

Estonian Contemporary Art Siim-Tanel Annus

Siim-Tanel Annus was one of the main performance artists in Estonia in 1980-1993. In the film, the artist says that his attempt is to express something that cannot be forwarded through words or paper. The film full of images and associations aims at touching the borders between life and death. Keywords of this kind of creative activity are: blindfolded human being, burden, fire and rituals related to fire. The refined geometrical abstract figures in the early printed works by SIim-Tanel Annus express the endeavour to exit the daily routine towards the sky and the light. "Nine Mantras", a musical piece ...

Director: Jaanus Nõgisto

Keywords: existentialism | meaning of life | human being | artist | blazing | performance artist | performance | performance art | rituals | inner freedom | View all »

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Production Firm(s) CBC News (Canada)
Film Category Other categories, Experimental
Text / Dialogue English
Duration 10:22


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Director Jaanus Nõgisto
Cinematographer Aare Varik
Art Director Ivi Piho
Composer Peeter Vähi
Editor Mart Tuuling

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