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Artist Presentations in Eight Degrees / Contemporary Art on the Forest

Sat
16
Mar
Time Saturday 16 March, 2024 at 14:00 - 15:00
Place Bildmuseet

Artist presentations in the newly opened exhibition Eight Degrees / Contemporary Art on the Forest. With curator Anca Rujoiu and artists: Malin Arnell, Gerd Aurell, Toms Kokins, Micael Norberg , Elia Nurvista, Edith Marie Pasquier, Jörgen Stenberg, Lena Ylipää  
  
Language: english

Free entrance
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EIGHT DEGREES / CONTEMPORARY ART ON THE FOREST

The exhibition brings together contemporary art exploring our complex relationship with the forest, ranging from ideas of an inviolable intrinsic value to the conception of something to be utilised, such as an economic asset or a space for recreation. What is a forest? And what pressing questions about it are relevant here and now?

Through photography, film, sculpture, drawing, textiles, sound, and installations, the artists invite us to reflect on the forest, observed and depicted from various perspectives and with diverse experiences. Their works provoke questions about tradition and future, forestry practices, land conflicts, biological diversity, and the forest as a sacred space.

The exhibition title Eight degrees references Jörgen Stenberg’s eponymous poem.

Organizer: Bildmuseet
Event type: Presentation