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Late night reading. Photographing by the light of the moon. Finding a beautiful world at the dark bottom of a lake. The mystery of the night and of darkness attracts the eight artists featured in this video – and for very different reasons. Discover them here.- channel.louisiana.dk

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Meet the truly original video artist Mika Rottenberg! Here she shares the fascinating story behind her take on Orwell’s ‚Animal Farm‘ – a work in which a group of women with extremely long hair turn things around – and take fate into their own hands.

The video-installation ‘Cheese’ (2008) pays tribute to the American long-haired Sutherland sisters from the late 1800s, who grew their hair long and marketed a new shampoo, a so-called ‘hair fertilizer’. This marketing-scheme ultimately made them millionaires and enabled them to hire “surrogate-sisters,” who could do their work for them – “the first American supermodels,” the artist calls them.- channel.louisiana.dk

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