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[Event]
FUTU MUHU 2016
at Kuressaare Raegallery Culture Centre Hall, Kuresaare, Estonia 
16:00-19:00 on 19 August, 2016
 
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[performance]
"A fish out of water"

 

(nature and woman)

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(woman and fisherman)

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(fisherman and Muhu)

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(Muhu and European Union)

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(European Union and innovation)

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(innovation and nature)

“A fish out of water” is an art project by Hiroko Tsuchimoto. She presents a performance, which summarizes her one-month residency on Muhu Island in Estonia. Her main interest for this project is traditional Estonian paganism and situations involving the fishing industry on the island. Referencing a strong connection between nature and Estonian people via pagan tradition, Tsuchimoto looks back into the historical relation of humanity and nature and the structure of dominance. It extends to a subject of the Western tradition of nature-culture dualism and the relationship between gender and the environment. She also includes a context of the decline of the local fishing industry on account of EU policy and brings questions about future discussions of environmental issues.

 

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