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14
Nov

Utopia 2019

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Utopia 2019

“To see and believe in the world, not as it is, but as it could be”
The theme relates to and associates with our own attractive pictures of reality, but “Utopia” relates primarily to the book of Thomas More from 1516 describing a fictional society located on a remote island in the Atlantic. The idea is also found, for example, in the fairytale world, for example in “The Wizard of Oz” that allows us to experience a golden road ahead. Religious movements such as “Jehovah’s Witnesses” give us colored images of the promised paradise on earth. In the ecological green movement, we have been able to see the beginning of a utopian world order, but in the debate about climate change, a more dystopic picture of the future is also raising.

In a significant narrative, Maria Llerena from Cuba tells about a framed portrait that was sitting at the office of her poor home in Havana. The portrait was a photograph of her father wearing a white sailor uniform. “I do not know why I loved him so much, but he was so beautiful in the picture. We never met him but he was the coolest father in the world … ” Her illusion was broken a few years later when she met him really and he turned out to be a completely different person.

How do we shape our thoughts and dreams?

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15
Oct

Info om kommande Biennal 2019

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INFORMATION OM KOMMANDE BIENNAL:

Datum för Malmö Fotobiennal. 2019 upplaga är fastställd till den 1 till den 11 juni. Huvudtema är:

”UTOPIA” Att se och skildra världen, inte som den är, men som den kunde vara. 

I vanlig ordning bjuder vi gallerier, muséer och institutioner i regionen att ingå i biennalens program. Vi ser fram emot att inkludera fotografiutställningar, filmer och installationer i katalogen.

2019 inleder vi ett nära samarbete med Copenhagen Photo Festival. Vi anordnar ett gemensamt seminar med föreläsningar i båda städerna. Vi kurerar en ”open call” där internationella konstnärer och fotografer är välkomna att söka med egna verk. Är du gallerist och är intresserad av utbudet så kan vi se om där finns möjligheter att sammankoppla utvalda artister och ditt galleri. Som tidigare år producerar vi en karta, flyers och ett omfattande katalog med essäer och fotografier från varje fotograf och/eller utställning. Och du blir självklart inbjuden till vår invigningsfest!

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Vill du redan nu anmäla ditt intresse att delta i nästa års biennal är du välkommen att höra av dig. Vi planerar även ha ett informationsmöte inom de närmaste veckorna där vi hoppas få träffa dig personligen.

”Utopia” kan ses som en introspektion av våra egna inre bilder. Redan 1516 skrev Thomas More boken ”Utopia” om ett fiktivt samhälle men vi kan även återkoppla den utopiska idéen i film och sagovärlden, som i ”The Wizard of Oz” som låter oss uppleva en gyllene väg framåt. Frikyrkliga broschyrer erbjuder oss färglagda bilder om det utlovade paradiset. Gröna vågen strävar efter en utopisk världsordning men en mer dystopisk bild av framtiden hägrar också.

Hur gestaltar vi våra inre tankar? Är Utopia en synvilla, en omöjlig dröm, en illusion? Vilka föreställningar skapar vi idag? 

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20
Jun

THANK YOU ALL FOR THE EFFORT & SEE YOU IN 2019!

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Omar Victor | THE STUDIO OF VANITIES | KULTUREN

Malmö Fotobiennal 2017 edition took place in June. Our hope is that you enjoy the shows in Malmlö Fotobiennal 2017 and got some deepening in our society mirrored through the 45 contemporary photography projects included in the program. THANK YOU ALL FOR THE EFFORT & SEE YOU IN 2019!

Participants 2017:
Dunkers | Helsingborg: “Italia”
Anders Petersen | Lorenzo Castore | Martin Bogren

Konsthallen i Malmö: “Subjektiv”
Eline Mugaas and Elise Storsveen (NO) | Basma Alsharif (US) | Liz Magic Laser (US) | Sara Cwynar (CA) | Deana Lawson (US) | Zoe Leonard (US) | Sandra Mujinga (NO) | Josephine Pryde (UK)

Malmö Museer: “Aino”
Nina Backman

Moderna Museet: “Malmö’s burning”
Ninni Benediktson | Anne Nummila Rosengren | Christian Cavallin | Åke Dahlbom | Stina Ebers | Leif Eriksson | Allan Friis | Pernilla Frykholm | Abelardo Gonzalez | Elisa Halvegård | Lasse Hejll | Paulina Hårleman | Per Linde | Lena Mattsson | Jessica Nilsson | Isabel Rayo Planella | Maria Tomczak | Pepe Viñoles | Annika Wide | Jacques Zadig | Ola Åstran

The Folk Festival, 1971 © Lars Hejll


Skånes Konstförening & Södra Förstadsgatan “Selected Works”
Gilles Alonso | Louis de Belle | Julian Birbrajer | Ole Christiansen | Mats Eriksson | Philipp Gallon | Ole Marius Joergensen | Lucie | Amelie Landry Khahoutian | Ulf Lundin | Charlotte Lyber | Adrien Pezennec | Robert Rutoed | Daniele Sambo | Simone Sapienza | Per-Olof Stoltz


Fotografisk Center: “Herbarium”
Sanna Kannisto | Camilla Berner | Helene Schmitz | Diana Scherer | Andreas Greiner | Nanna Debois-Buhl | Ulrik Heltoft | Miljohn Ruperto | Jaakko Kahilaniem


Kulturen i Lund: “The studio of vanities”
Omar Victor Diop


Molekyl Gallery”5-9″
Ulf Lundin | Han Shun Zhou


Gallery CC: “Down and out in Los Santos”
Alan Butler


Gallery Format: “Devices”
Emil Salto


Vasli Souza Gallery: “Korean Dreams”
Nathalie Daoust

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Digitaliserum: “Travelling”
John Webb

 

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31
May

Catalogue!

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Catalogue 09-18 June 2017. The society of the spectacle

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20
May

Photography now

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Happy to be part of the great photography family
http://photography-now.com/exhibition/123889

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17
May

Film screening at Panora

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THE MAN WHO SAW TOO MUCH

Film screening: Sunday June 18th 18:15

www.panora.se

Director: Trisha Ziff | Mexico 2016 | 88 min | Spanish dialogue | English subtitles

Award-winning documentary about Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides, a man obsessed with photographing the accident, who discovered that the fate of others was his way of connecting to life. What is it about these photographs? When the image of the accident becomes the object of desire? Through the footsteps of Metinides and the work of the contemporary tabloid photographers we discover Mexico City through a narrative of crime scenes and accidents, while we are confronted by our own fascination with death, morbidity, rubbernecking through Metinides’ gaze.

Ticket price: 100 kr

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12
May

G3 | Lokstallarna

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I G3 | Lokstallarna skapar vi flertal utställningar med bland andra Munka Ljunby elever, Stora verk av Adey och Jenny Eliasson. Silas som driver In-Discourse har en installation i en container och mer händer här i det som ska bli Malmös nya kultur- och hantverkarcentrum. Området kring Lokstallarna på Kirseberg är tänkt att förvandlas till stans nya kreativa kultur- och hantverkarcentrum. Welcome!

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10
May

Copenhagen Fotofestival

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Happy about our collaboration with Copenhagen Fotofestival happening one week before us
http://copenhagenphotofestival.com

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02
May

Poster

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The new poster for Malmö Fotobiennal 2017. Share it and tag #Malmofotobiennal.
Photography © Philipp Gallon from the serie -Necessary Measures. P. Gallon is one of the selected artist in Malmö Fotobiennal 2017.

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01
May

Uppdates Mai 2017

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The final count down has started. We are happy to welcome Moderna Malmö to the Biennal and to include the exhibition:”MALMÖ’S burning, an exhibition about revolt, dreams and passions, 1968-1988″ in the program.
Text by curators, Clemens Altgård and Ola Åstrand from Moderna museet website: (…) The aim of the exhibition Malmö’s Burning is to feature—in a deeply personal way—images of a city that has just disappeared before our eyes. With a number of important selected works forming the hub of a revolving remix of an era, we want to rekindle memories and feelings from a time that can seem paradoxically both far behind us and startlingly close. 

The exhibition Malmö’s Burning spans from the experimental and increasingly political 1960s to the 1980s, when new alternative cultures began to emerge just as the good years in terms of economic prosperity seemed to be over. Viewing that era from the perspective of today provides a new and alternative image of Malmö’s transformation through a remix of various cultural expressions, a blend of both visual art and other styles of the subcultures that have made lasting impressions on the city.
Participating artists.
Ninni Benediktson & Anne Nummila Rosengren, Art Bomba/Åke Dahlbom, Christian Cavallin, Stina Ebers, Leif Eriksson, Allan Friis, Pernilla Frykholm, Abelardo Gonzalez, Elisa Halvegård, Lars Hejll, Paulina Hårleman, Per Linde & Technicolor Poets, Lena Mattsson, Jessica Nilsson, Isabel Rayo, Maria Tomczak, Pepe Viñoles, Annika Wide, Jacques Zadig, Ola Åstrand.

http://www.modernamuseet.se/malmo/en/exhibitions/malmo-is-burning/

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Region Skåne and culture Skåne has granted us a contribution to our seminar with motivation: “Malmö Fotobiennal 2017” takes place in June and hosts a large number of photo-based exhibitions around Skåne as well as artist talks and film shows in a well-established collaboration with art institutions, galleries And academy. The overall theme “The Society of the Spectacle”is based on the artist and theorist Guy Debord’s book from 1967, one of our most up-to-date issues exploring photography roll in a media landscape and society in rapid and radical changes. It is about the relationship of the image to reality, credibility and digital manipulation, alternative facts and the future development of photography. The seminar taking place in Malmö during the photo biennial promoting communication and development of knowledge as well as the ability for critical thinking.

www.skane.se/kultur

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