LAND

by Rei HAYAMA
2015-2016 / Video / color / sound / 1S / 13' 40

Poet: Jan Kleefstra
Sound: Romke Kleefstra, Anne Chris Bakker

The film inspired by the landscape of Friesland, the north part of Netherlands. The flatness of horizon, the history of fought with water suggests us a sense of "Wall" between human and nature. In other word, it is the relationship between modernity and natural environment. Is it really possible to communicate in mutual by merely our own language and imagination? The attempt to catch a glimpse of natural world in modernized human world is somehow becomes a microscopic way of gaze, and there we may find a pin hole that connects to nature, whilst the landscape itself is extremely extensive.

This film was made for an art project Klanklanskippen in Friesland, The Netherlands in November 2015, as a collaboration work with Japanese and Friesian Artists. At the first screening and other several screening, this film was screened with live sound performance by musician Romke Kleefstra, Anne Chris Bakker and Jan Kleefstra's beautiful poetry reading in Friesian language.

1 PRINT IN DISTRIBUTION


distribution format Digital file on USB stick (PAL)
screen 16/9 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound son
original language Dutch
rental fee 45,00 €