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Starting in 2018, Hydro I Logic will be five videos, installation, artist book and sound pieces.

 

Working titles:

 

Do Rivers Really Ever End?

 

Suo

 

H2O - Siwlkw is Water

 

Rain Dances

 

Salt of My Eyes

 

Bringing together poetics, mythology, indigenous knowledges, scientific understanding and artistic perspectives on water circulation - hydrology. Weaving together feminism and water based ecosystem changes.

What is still uncovered in flow of life giving rivers, seas and the poetic layers of the swamp’s mud, in between flow of water, plants, beings and decomposition. How to communicate through dreams with more than human species living in the waters and the sea?

 

Still from Do Rivers Really Ever End? 2018-19

Do Rivers Really Ever End? is a poetic essay film, in which the personal, indigenous/local and scientific knowledge are combined. What is the poetic and life giving significance of rivers for individuals, communities, and other beings? What happens when a person enters into the flow of the river ecosystem and influences and is influenced by its cycles. What does it mean for a river, and its associated natural elements, to have rights?

Do Rivers Really Ever End? is attempt to feel empathy toward these inanimate flowing ecosystems, rivers, at the time when life giving river ecosystems are drying, are dammed, polluted and transformed.

 

 

Võhandu river in Estonia, Klong Saeng river in Thailand, Whanganui river in New Zealand, Amazon rivers Rio Negro and Solimōes in Brazil, Deatnu (Teno) river in Northern Finland, Alpine rivers in Italy and Red river in Canada.

Still from Do Rivers Really Ever End? 2018-19

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