Naeem Mohaiemen’s film Jole Dobe Na (Those Who Do Not Drown) is a dreamlike and meditative story of loss and care. As the central work in exhibition, the film is presented together with earlier works exploring memory, photography and history. Jole Dobe Na is now shown for the first time after the premiere in Japan.
This year, Snöbollen is given to the best picture book published in 2020. The winner is awarded at Littfest, Umeå International Literature Festival. In conjunction with Littfest, the book is being showcased in an exhibition at Bildmuseet.
Strong, sonorous colours in steadily constructed compositions give Peter Öhrnell's paintings a kinship with music. In his solo exhibition at Bildmuseet, he presents new works from 2018 – 2020.
The Academy of Fine Arts’ exhibition is the final show of two years’ intensive discussions and research. During the Master’s programme, the young artists have worked on their individual practices. They have researched into the history, current social relevance, themes, and status of the field of art.
Zineb Sedira's solo exhibition at Bildmuseet talks about culture and resistance; time, place and identity. Her project looks into how Algeria's capital, Algiers, during the 1960s was a hub for freedom-fighting organizations. The Pan African Festival 1969 is presented as an example of how art and culture contributed to a very special spirit of solidarity and mobilization.
The exhibition presents architects and projects that, in various ways, represent a shift in contemporary architecture. What does society's changing demands for social and ecological sustainability mean for architecture? Can we already today face the designed living environment of tomorrow?