2016

  • Guided Tour: Julio Le Parc

    2016-01-24 14:00-15:00

    Museum curator Cecilia Andersson conducts a tour of the exhibition Julio Le Parc / Lumière. Language: Swedish

     

  • With Motion in Mind

    2016-02-02 18:30-20:00

    Talk and workshops on comuter work and movements in daily situations. With Catharina Henje and her students from the Umeå Institute for Design, and human-computer interaction researcher Helena Tobiasson, KTH and the Interactive Institute. Language: Swedish

     

  • How can we live with or without plastic in the future?

    2016-02-09 17:30-20:00

    Welcome to a workshop where we contemplate and fantasize about what we do with plastic and what plastic does for us. Bring the plastic you touch every day - in your memory or physically. Pre-registration.

     

  • Introductory course in artistic bookbinding

    2016-02-14 10:00-16:00

    Welcome to make your own artist's book during this workshop led by photographer and bookbinder Nico Baumgarten and artist Nisrine Boukhari. Bring your own photographs, drawings, texts, etc All other materials will be provided. Fully booked!

     

  • Guided Tour: The World was Flat

    2016-02-21 14:00-15:00

    Museum curator conducts a tour in the exhibition The World was Flat. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Bildmuseet Book Sale

    2016-02-24 11:00 - 2016-03-06 18:00

    Book Sale in Bildmuseets shop.

     

  • Littfest at Bildmuseet - free entry

    2016-03-19 19:00-22:00

    Littfest informal gathering and open discussion on the flip side of urbanisation with Catharina Thörn and Po Tidholm, and on writing as a form of resistance with Samira Motazedi and Elisabeth Hjorth. Part of Littfest 2016, but free and open to all! Language: Swedish

     

  • Opening: Swedish Picture Book of the Year

    2016-03-20 14:00-15:00

    Opening of an exhibition featuring original images and sketches from the Swedish Picture Book of the Year, Småkrypsboll, by Joanna Hellgren and Tove Pierrou. Joanna presents the award-winning book.

     

  • Create music with sound artist Lisa Busby

    2016-04-09 11:00-15:00

    Led by artist and musician Lisa Busby, this workshop will focus on alternative, non-instrument based approaches to composition and songwriting, exploring strategies of repetition, decay, collage and improvisation. Fully booked!

     

  • Musical performance with Lisa Busby

    2016-04-09 16:30-18:00

    The musician, artist and DJ Lisa Busby presents a solo gig at Bildmuseet with songs from her latest album Fingers in the Gloss, where the beautiful non-linear music is created through improvisation on playback media such as turntable and tape. Busby plays with textural, minimal noise and striking pop vocals.

     

  • The World of Charles and Ray Eames

    2016-04-16 13:00-16:00

    Meet Eames Demetrios from the Eames Office, Catherine Ince, Curator of the exhibition The World of Charles and Ray Eames, and Pat Kirkham, Professor of Design History at Kingston University. Language: English. Fully Booked!

     

  • Opening: Charles and Ray Eames

    2016-04-17 14:00-18:00

    Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Together they moved fluidly between the fields of photography, film, architecture, exhibition-making, and furniture and product design.

     

  • Guest tour by Eames Demetrios, Eames Office

    2016-04-17 15:00-16:00

    In conjunction to the opening of the exhibition "Charles and Ray Eames", Eames Demetrios, Director of the Eames Office and grandson of the design couple, conducts a tour in the exhibition.

     

  • Film: Eames: The Architect and the Painter (85 min)

    2016-04-19 18:30-20:00

    Screening of the film Eames: The Architect and the Painter by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey, 2011 (85 min)

     

  • What do objects say?

    2016-04-24 14:00-15:00

    1940s and 1950s Ideas about Furniture and Modernity. A talk by Maria Göransdotter, teacher of design history, Vice-Chancellor at the Umeå Institute of Design. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Panorama over the Eames House

    2016-04-26 18:30-19:30

    A talk by Katrin Holmqvist-Sten, Senior Lecturer in the History of Architecture, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

     

  • The Design Duo Charles and Ray Eames

    2016-05-03 18:30-20:00

    Passion, Play and Problem-solving. About designing for a function and at the same time create a design classic. A talk by Li Pamp, design expert and TV-host. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Opening: Digging for Fire

    2016-05-07 14:00-15:00

    Opening of the exhibition Digging for Fire by graduate students at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. Welcome greetings by Swetlana Heger, Rector of the Art Academy. Professor Christoph Draeger presents the exhibition.

     

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    2016-05-08 14:00-15:00

    Join us for a special event celebrating Charles and Ray Eames' unique and influential experiments in moving image. Programme of ten films, 71 min in total.

     

  • Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour

    2016-05-10 18:30-19:30

    Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour of the exhibition Digging for Fire

     

  • Grants ceremony for students

    2016-05-15 13:00-14:00

    Grants cermony for students in the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts / Digging for Fire exhibition.

     

  • Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour

    2016-05-15 14:00-15:00

    Guided tour of the exhibition Digging for Fire by students Jennifer Myerscough and Thomas Hansson, in English.

     

  • Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour

    2016-05-17 18:30-19:30

    Guided tour of the exhibition Digging for Fire by students Jennifer Myerscough and Thomas Hansson, in English.

     

  • Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour

    2016-05-22 14:00-15:00

    All participating students gives a presentation of the exhibition Digging for Fire.

     

  • Opening. Two new exhibitions

    2016-06-12 14:00-18:00

    Opening: Saara Ekström / Alchemy and Fouad Elkoury / The Greatest Day

     

  • Museum Curator gives a tour

    2016-08-28 14:00-15:00

    Museum Curator Brita Täljedal gives a tour of the exhibition Charles and Ray Eames. Language: Swedish.

     

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    2016-08-30 18:30-20:00

    Join us for a special event celebrating Charles and Ray Eames' unique and influential experiments in moving image. Programme of ten films, 71 min in total.

     

  • The role of secularism today

    2016-09-03 14:00-15:00

    Talk: The role of secularism today. Nav Haq, curator of Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2017. Language: English

     

  • The Secret Behind Eames´s Design Successes

    2016-09-04 14:00-15:00

    A talk by Dennis Dahlqvist, art and design critic. Language: Swedish.

     

  • Pilgatans kulturmarknad

    2016-09-10 11:00-15:00

    Pilgatan Cultural Market continues to Bildmuseet. Students at the Arts Campus will sell their own work.

     

  • Try parkour!

    2016-09-10 11:00-15:00

    Try parkour in front of Bildmuseet. Part of Urban North.

     

  • Try parkour!

    2016-09-11 11:00-14:00

    Try parkour in front of Bildmuseet. Part of Urban North. Suitable for all ages.

     

  • Dans: Liveuppträdanden

    2016-09-11 14:00-16:00

    Dance: Savage Pandaz and (14:00), and dancehall group So Special Crew (15:00). Part of Urban North 2016.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus

    2016-09-13 11:00-20:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • Opening - Rum för performance

    2016-09-13 18:00-21:00

    Opening of the performance weeks, Room for performance. Live performances by artists Moe Satt, Martin Wallèn and others. Talks by artists Bill Olson and Gabriel Bohm Calles. Café and bar.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (Lars Movin, 1993)

    2016-09-14 11:00-18:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (Lars Movin, 1993)

    2016-09-15 11:00-18:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (Lars Movin, 1993)

    2016-09-16 11:00-18:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • Performance-workshop

    2016-09-17 10:00 - 2016-09-18 16:00

    Two-day performance workshop led by Malmö-based artist Gabriel Bohm Calles. Pre-registration required.

     

  • Performance by John Court, Hanne Lippard and Gunilla Samberg

    2016-09-17 11:00-18:00

    Performance by John Court, Hanne Lippard, Gunilla Samberg and others.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (Lars Movin, 1993)

    2016-09-17 11:00-18:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (Lars Movin, 1993)

    2016-09-18 11:00-18:00

    Documentary from 1993 by Lars Movin; The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min.) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

     

  • Performance by Jumana Emil Abboud, Johanna Hästö and Edith Marie Pasquier.

    2016-09-18 13:00-18:00

    Performance by Jumana Emil Abboud, Johanna Hästö, Edith Marie Pasquier and others.

     

  • Filipa Ramos talks about Joan Jonas

    2016-09-18 15:00-16:00

    London-based curator Filipa Ramos talks about the artist Joan Jonas, a pioneer in video and performance art.

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-20 11:00-20:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Performance: Karl Larsson

    2016-09-20 18:30-18:50

    Performance by Malmö-based artist Karl Larsson.

     

  • Artist talk: Edith Marie Pasquier

    2016-09-20 19:00-20:00

    Talk: How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, Wolf and Seven Wild Birds. Artist Edith Marie Pasquier (London) responds to Joseph Beuys' animal performances. Café and bar. Language: English

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-21 11:00-18:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-22 11:00-18:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-23 11:00-18:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-24 11:00-18:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Performance workshop

    2016-09-24 11:00 - 2016-09-25 18:00

    Two-day performance workshop led by British duo Zierle & Carter. Pre-registration required.

     

  • Performance by Cecilia Germain and WOL performance duo

    2016-09-24 13:00-16:00

    Performance by Cecilia Germain, WOL performance duo and others.

     

  • Joan Jonas / Reanimation

    2016-09-25 11:00-18:00

    Film: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

     

  • Performance by Ida Hansson, Eskil Liepa, Zierle & Carter

    2016-09-25 13:00-16:00

    Performance by Ida Hansson, Eskil Liepa, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Performance films by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter

    2016-09-27 11:00-20:00

    Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Artist talk with Essi Kausalainen and Moe Satt

    2016-09-27 18:30-21:00

    Essi Kausalainen (Finland) and Moe Satt (Burma) present their work and discuss performance art with Micael Norberg, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. Café & bar. In association with Iaspis.

     

  • Performance-video

    2016-09-28 11:00-18:00

    Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Performance-video; John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter

    2016-09-29 11:00-18:00

    Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Performance-workshop

    2016-09-29 11:00 - 2016-09-30 18:00

    Two-day performance workshop led by Helsinki-based artist Essi Kausalainen. Pre-registration required

     

  • Performance-video; John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter

    2016-09-30 11:00-18:00

    Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Performance-video; John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter

    2016-10-01 11:00-18:00

    Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Performance by Sofia Breimo, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter

    2016-10-01 11:00-18:00

    Performance by Sofia Breimo, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others.

     

  • Perpetual Uncertainty

    2016-10-02 14:00-14:30

    Opening: The exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty will be opened by Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University Hans Adolfsson.

     

  • Ele Carpenter / Perpetual Uncertainty

    2016-10-02 14:30-15:30

    Tour by curator Ele Carpenter and panel discussion with participating artists. Language: English

     

  • Panel discussion on Art and Nuclear Culture

    2016-10-02 16:00-17:00

    Cécile Massart, Kenji Kubota, David Mabb, Robert Williams and Julia Yonetani, participating artists in Perpetual Uncertainty, in a panel discussion with the exhibition's curator, Ele Carpenter.

     

  • Dolly Jørgensen

    2016-10-09 14:00-15:00

    Talk and film: Environmental and technology historian Dolly Jørgensen from Luleå University of Technology talks about how humans are changing the planet and its inhabitants. Swedish première of Karen Kramer's film The Eye That Articulates Belongs on Land (23 min)

     

  • The Eye That Articulates Belongs on Land

    2016-10-09 14:00-14:30

    Environmental and technology historian Dolly Jørgensen examines how mankind is changing the world and its inhabitants. Followed by Karen Kramer's film The Eye That Articulates Belongs on Land (23 min).

     

  • Nuclear Neighbour

    2016-10-16 14:00-15:30

    Film: Nuclear Neighbour (78 min). Fredrik Oskarsson introduces his film.

     

  • Concert with art

    2016-10-22 14:00-15:00

    Concert/art show: New music by Viktor Elinder inspired by works from Perpetual Uncertainty, performed by students from Piteå College of Music.

     

  • Film with perspectives on Fukushima

    2016-10-30 14:00-14:45

    Screening of Nina Fischer och Maroan el Sani's film "I Live in Fear - Record of a Living Being After March 11" (33 min, 2013). Museum curator Brita Täljedal gives an introduction. Free admission.

     

  • Research Images of Chernobyl

    2016-11-01 18:30-20:00

    Lennart Johansson, Umeå University, and Sören Mattsson, Lund University, professors of medical radiation physics, gives a talk about effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

     

  • Films with perspectives on Chernobyl

    2016-11-06 14:00-16:00

    A programme of films on a Chernobyl theme: Let Them Believe by Todd Chandler, Jeff Stark and Eva and Franco Mattes (2010, 15 min), Toxic Camera by Jane and Louise Wilson (2012, 21 min), and Precarious by Merilyn Fairskye (2011, 65 min).

     

  • Artist led 3D printing workshop

    2016-11-08 10:00 - 2016-11-10 17:00

    FULLY BOOKED. 3D printing workshop led by artist Andrew Weir. Participants will make Pazuzu figures for the exhibition. Pre-registration required.

     

  • Films on the theme of underground nuclear waste storage

    2016-11-13 14:00-16:00

    Films on the theme of underground nuclear waste storage: Soulaines by Cécile Massart (10 min) and Containment by Peter Galison & Rob Moss (81 min).

     

  • Museum Director Katarina Pierre gives a tour.

    2016-11-15 18:30-19:30

    Museum Director Katarina Pierre gives a tour of the exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty.

     

  • Round-table discussion on Art and Deep Time Radiation

    2016-11-19 11:00-17:00

    Round-table discussion with artists and experts on Art and the Deep Time of Radiation. Pre-registration

     

  • Talk: Moholy-Nagy, Klein and radiation

    2016-11-20 14:00-15:00

    Talk: Moholy-Nagy, Klein and radiation. Ele Carpenter, curator of the exhibition.

     

  • Ellisif Wessel - Finnmarkens Jean d`Arc

    2016-11-24 17:30-19:00

    Film festival screening at Bildmuseet: This Thursday evening we will screen the documentary about Ellisif Wessel who in the end of the 19th century fought against social injustice in northern Norway.

     

  • Queer filmmaking

    2016-11-26 14:00-15:30

    Film festival screening at Bildmuseet: The theme this Saturday afternoon is Queer filmmaking. Talks and screening of an experimental short film about unwanted childlessness in a world dictated by normative heterosexual relationships.

     

  • Six short films by Peter Weiss

    2016-11-27 14:00-16:00

    Film festival screening at Bildmuseet this Sunday afternon. A programme of six experimental short films made by Peter Weiss during the 1950s. Introduction by festival producer Karin Johansson.

     

  • Guided tour by Sofia Johansson

    2016-12-06 18:30-19:30

    Museum Curator Sofia Johansson gives a tour of the exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty.

     

  • Christmas Market at Bildmuseet

    2016-12-10 11:00-15:00

    As part of Pilgatan's Christmas Market, Bildmuseet will once again organise the annual market in our museum shop and at the open flexhall area beside the café. Welcome!