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Satan’s Dead marking the end of an unprecedented series of performances

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An era is coming to an end… The four year adventure of the Satans Demokrati (Satan’s Democracy) trilogy of unprecedented multidisciplinary art happenings are soon to cease to exist together with site that has hosted it all, the scrapped office complex in Sickla, which is soon to be demolished. Perhaps those who expected the theatrical …

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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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Stockholm Film Festival focuses on female directors

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Sweden’s most important film festival is around the corner, as with every edition the festival opens submissions of films of all kinds, styles and origins. Today together with the face of this year’s festival poster, it has has been announced that 50% of the participant films in the Stockholm XXVIII Competition will be …

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¨Diesel, Finally It All Makes Sense¨ – Fashion and Photography that shaped our era at Fotografiska

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The Diesel campaigns with their slogan “For successful living” became world famous in the mid and late 90’s, with controversial photographs by some of the most prominent fashion photographers of the time like Ellen von Unwerth and David LaChapelle.  The Diesel adverts were so outrageous, so rebellious, loaded with a critical and a …

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Last chance to catch Anton Corbijn’s exhibition at Fotografiska

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Anton Corbijn‘s days at Fotografiska have brought the longed-for old school rock memories to Stockholm and it has also reminded us of the vast possibilities of different elements in the photographic vocabulary, like visual metaphors, analogies, symbolism and realism.   The Dutch photographer brought to Fotografiska a couple of hundred music photographs, if we should …

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Insomnia at Bonniers Konsthall – a sleepless night at the museum

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Last weekend we witnessed a unique all-night vernissage of the exhibition Insomnia at Bonniers Konsthall with a total duration of 12 hours filled with performances, workshops, live music, DJs, and rituals. The vernissage started at 6:39 pm and lasted until the gallery’s doors closed at 6:40 am. The rituals of …

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