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Exhibit: Siblinghood explored in photo and video

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In their “Shared” exhibition at the Finnish Institute in Stockholm, Finnish artists Nelli Palomäki and Juhana Moisander explore siblinghood through video installation and photographs. We went to the opening night of the exhibit on the 16th of November.   Nelli Palomäki is known for her timeless portraits of children and …

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Video interview: Daresha Kyi, co-director of Chavela at Stockholm Film Festival

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Daresha Kyi visited Stockholm to present Chavela, a documentary she co-directed in partnership with Catherine Gund. Chavela marks Kyi’s comeback as a film director and not only that, Chavela has also left an indelible mark in her spirit. In this interview Daresha Kyi talks about the journey of making Chavela, how …

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Interview: Léa Mysius, director of “Ava” at Stockholm Film Festival

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In connection with the Stockholm International Film Festival, long feature film debutant Léa Mysius visited the Swedish capital presenting her film Ava and Your Living City had the chance to converse with her about directing and about having such a successful breakthrough with Ava. The film is also featured as the face of this …

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Art To Ring In Impalpable Wintry Cheer

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The selection of art to see us through Stockholm’s change of fall into winter reminds me of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s “The Spirits of the Pumpkins Descended into the Heavens” – a continuous wall to ceiling manifold mirroring of her distinctive yellow-and-black whimsical bulbous gigantic pumpkin sculptures encapsulating us in …

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