The Problem of the Hydra examines practical and metaphysical questions raised by hydra all the way from the 1700s to this day. Contrary to most animals, Hydra vulgaris does not age – at all.
Premiered during the exhibition Immortal’s Birthday, Forum Box, Helsinki (FI), (17.6-12.7. 2020).
DocPoint, Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, 20th Edition
Hot Docs 2021 Festival, Toronto (CA)
This is short festival 2021
Nordisk Panorama Film Festival 2021
Festival Les Écrans Documentaires 2021
Sarajevo Film Festival 2021
Imagine Science Film Festival 2021
Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival 2021
Winner of the public prize New Point of View Competition 2021
Shortlisted for the Lumen Art Prize
The work is in the collection of Kiasma, Helsinki
the problem of the hydra
HD 1080p, color, sound, 9 min 40 sec, 2017–2020.
Work by Maija Tammi
Sound Design: Charles Quevillon
Voice: Ava Grayson