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The upcoming exhibition at Bildmuseet brings together an outstanding selection of artworks which invite the visitor to rethink the human position in the world. "Animalesque / Art Across Species and Beings" presents 17 artists from different countries, generations and backgrounds. Film and video, drawing and sculpture, installation and sound. Press preview 13 June, opening 14 June.
On Art Friday 3 May, Bildmuseet opens the annual MFA degree show from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. You are invited to meet a new generation of artists and a wide spectrum of ideas, materials and techniques. Press preview on Thursday 2 May at 10:00-12:00 (RSVP).
Creative, provocative and brilliantly versatile, Carl Johan De Geer has been working as an artist, designer, film-maker, photographer, stage designer, cultural journalist, musician and author since the early 1960s. However, he originally wanted to be a textile designer. "The Big Misconception" presents De Geer’s textile work, pattern sketches and photographs from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
During its Art Friday with Littfest – Umeå International Literature Festival – on 15 March, Bildmuseet Contemporary art museum will open the Swedish Picture Book of the Year exhibition. Author and artist Eva Lindström will participate in the opening ceremony.