Filmform (est. 1950) is dedicated to preservation, promotion and worldwide distribution of experimental film and video art. Constantly expanding, the distribution catalogue spans from 1924 to the present, including works by Sweden’s most prominent artists and filmmakers, available to rent for public screenings and exhibitions as well as for educational purposes.
8 minutes workout is based on the number of clips and their length used in media such as music videos and TV commercials. Left is a signal and the skeleton of the original movie which lead the focus on the structures behind the narrative. 8 minutes workout becomes an archive over the frequency used in editing. The video is based on 8 minutes workout, a workout video made by Billy Blank, and is part of a serie of totaly four videos using the same startingpoint and method.
Born 1976 in Karlstad. Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.
Anna Henriksson gradatuated with a Master of Fine Arts from Umeå University back in 2005 and took her second master in Journalism at Stockholm University in 2010. As an artist Anna Henriksson works mainly with video and photography, using chronology and observation of existing material. Her fascination focus on the organization of material and how that creates meaning and how it’s done generates different significance. The material to use can be a physical room, a staged situation, published literature, photography or moving images such as a workout video or an episode from a TV show.
Previous years solo exhibitons include Strindbergsmuseet, Stockholm, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, Årsta public library, Stockholm, Galleri Jonas Kleerup, Stockholm, Galleri 54, Gothenburg among many others.