EALLIN LEA GUOVTTESUORAT NIEHKU
(LIFE IS A TWO-WAY DREAM)
The film “Eallin lea guovtte suorat niehku — Life is a two-way dream” shows the way in a world undergoing rapid change, with polarization and globalization going in many directions. We are in an age marked by adoration of youth, fixation on the present and extreme individualism. What we do today will affect the way people live in the future. The wisdom from the shaman's worldview from the old Sami religion helps weave together another interpretation and story.
The force of nature are at the heart of Gjert Rognli`s award-winning practice, where references to everyday life and the surreal meet, he expresses himself through film, performance, photography and sculpture. Rognli's indigenous background from the Sami people in Norway have strongly influenced his art, and his interpretation of reality. Rognli has received numerous international awards for his work with photography and film, and had many exhibitions at home and abroad, among others Louvre museum in Paris. He has worked at many of Norway's most important cultural institutions such as Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), and The National Theater. He also worked as a scenography-assistant at The Olympic Games in Lillehammer/Norway