Resonance explores the installation as a medium for a documentary on artists and their reflections on the boundaries of; informal networks, the image of the artist, responsibility, position in the contemporary society as well as in a historic perspective. Resonance is a documentation of the contemporary art scene based on filmed portraits, photography and interviews with artists, curators and art historians who have, in one way or another, made an impression within the art world. The installation entails two segments one called Resonance, Installation and the other Resonance, Conversations.
Artists: Anna Viola Hallberg & Annica Karlsson Rixon
Resonance, Installation (Dual projection + Private Premises)
1) Dual projection with sound
Duration: 11m 53s
Media: HDV projection from server (b/w)
two projectors, two screens, each 365 x 205 cm
stereo, four speakers
Language: Swedish and Danish.
2) Private Premises
Media: Photographs, fiber prints (b/w), 90 x 72 cm
Variable numbers (wip), wooden frames
Resonance, Conversations (Monitor + Process photographs)
1) Monitor with sound
Media: HDV 16:9 (b/w)hard drive media player
Runtime: 1h 21m 11s, loop
2) Process photographs
Media: 20 fiber prints (b/w), 27 x 47 cm
passepartout, metal frames
Resonance, Conversations is a 1 h 20 m video piece with the ten participants talking, and twenty documentation photographs from the process of making the project. It poses questions concerning life choices, strategies and power and presents thoughts on professional identity as well as possibilities and ideas for cooperation within the field of contemporary art.
Appearing in Resonance: Annika Eriksson (SE/Berlin), Annika von Hausswolff (SE/Gothenburg), Annika Larsson (SE/New York), Maria Lind (SE/Stockholm), Annika Lundgren (SE/Berlin), Tone Olaf Nielsen (DK/Copenhagen), Ann-Sofie Sidén(SE/Berlin), Annika Ström(SE/Hove), Gitte Villesen(DK/Berlin) and Annika Öhrner (SE/Stockholm).