BIRDWATCHING AND SILVER SUNBEAM (2019)
In Birdwatching and Silver Sunbeam, Rainy Siagian attemps to
observe the way the midnight sun affects the landscape in Iceland.
Which is a natural phenomenon that takes place during the summer-
time, where a consecutive 24-hour span of sunlight can be
By switching her day into night and night into day, body and mind
got fully confused. Days seem to be endless. Dark, starry night can’t
be observed. Through wandering in nature, a conceivable field of action
was created within her, an intermediate space full of transformative
dynamics. After midnight while everyone else is asleep, the birds and
herself seem to be the only one who is still awake in the land where
the sun doesn’t set, it barely touches the horizon and fades seamlessly
into the sunrise.