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Ann Rosén

5’15 is generated from the meeting between the envisioning of a silent zone that makes space for thought and action, and the silence that appears when there is no more fuel. In this title the actual transition between sound and silence, between chaos and tranquility, is in focus.

English title 5'15
Keywords Animation, Animal, Sound
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:05:15
Language No dialogue
Color BW
Year 2004
Latest screening Nov 10, 2022
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About the artist

Ann Rosén

Born in 1956, lives and works in Borryby, Sweden.

Ann Rosén is a sound, video and performance artist. Her work can take the shape of video, sound art, electro acoustic music, sound and video installations etc. In the early 1990s she investigated various forms of human interaction, her work focussed on creating situations where people could meet under different forms. As computer technology became more accessible Ann Rosén started to combine social interaction with digital art forms. Many of her ideas require a large number of people from different backgrounds. This has led to that she has initiated and coordinated a number of interdisciplinary projects. The Video work ‘Vardagssekvenser’ (Lena, Lisbeth, Axel, Camilla, etc) is an example that emerged from a one of these projects.

In 2000 Ann Rosén started to include scientists and researchers from different fields in her projects. The focus in these projects is to use art as a driving force for the research but still have a collaboration based on equal terms. Silent Sound Sculpture ( ) where silent zones where created and sculpted in an noisy environment is an example of this kind of project. To address the problems encountered in these projects and create a platform for interdisciplinary collaborations Ann Rosén initiated ADRA- Art Driven Research Association in 2004. In parallel with her project work she has continued to produce solo-exhibitions sound-art, music, video and performances.