The Refusal of Time is an evocative meditation on the nature of time. With allusions to Einstein's theory of relativity and his thought experiments, to space travel, Plato's Cave and silent movies, William Kentridge has created a touching and imaginative narrative on how we comprehend time. Music and soundscape: Philip Miller. Video editing: Catherine Meyburgh. Dramaturg: Peter Galison.
Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space, time and motion – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. The exhibition presents art and design that addresses the science behind the fundamental forces that shape our world. Paintings, installations, fashion, architecture, sculpture, film, digital artworks and photography by fourteen internationally recognised artists.
Artist Ângela Ferreira (b. 1958 i Maputo/Mozambique and now based in Lisbon) focuses on traces of history, politics and ideology in environment and architecture. The principle characters of her exhibition at Bildmuseet are the South African singer Miriam Makeba, exiled from her homeland for her anti apartheid stance. and the Portuguese-American activist George Wright, a fugitive from the US Government.