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Svart hund
Mari Kretz

A stationary camera captures a black dog who sits still. The dog turns its head back and forth slowly and keeps her gaze fixated on something that the viewer never gets to see.

English title Black Dog
Keywords Animal
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:03:45
Color Color
Sound Silent
Year 1998
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About the artist

Mari Kretz

Born in 1966, lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

Mari Kretz is educated at The Academy of Fine Arts at Umeå University, Sweden 1992-97, and she was a Project student in the department of Fine Arts & New Media at Valand Academy of Fine Arts in 1998-99.

She mainly works with sound- and video installation, electro-acoustic music, but also with drawing, collage and graphic prints. Her works are often installations where the different techniques converge and interrelate to one another, and in many of the projects, she collaborates with researchers and scientists from various fields.