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Killing time - världspolitisk avloppsrensning
? & Candyland:
Kjartan Slettemark

Performance by Kjartan Slettemark.

Kjartan Slettemark and Gallery Candyland produced this performance as a reaction to the re-election of President Bush in 2004. The aim was to vent feelings of frustration in a collective and creative way, involving both the artist and the audience.

Keywords Performance, Installation
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:05:40
Language No dialogue
Color Color
Year 2004
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About the artists

Kjartan Slettemark

1932-2008. Kjartan Slettemark has been using film and video as a means of expression since the 60´s. A crucial work in experimental film is Nixon Visions(1971), which he made together with Hans Esselius. As early as 1967 and 1968 he made the films Symfoni Realista 1-3, based on politically charged performance-shows. During the 60´s and 70´s Kjartan Slettemark often filmed with an aesthetics related to the moment, always present at performances and happenings. One example is Polisväxten (1969). In the 80’s Kjartan Slettemark moved on to video and was one of the founders of the video workshop Video Nu, which he ran with others, at Skeppsholmen in Stockholm.