14 Jun 2024
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Video Profiles: Visual Artist Martin Lima de Faria Part 1

In this edition of Profiles, we bring you a visual artist who has created a microcosmos to decorate the walls of the famous Scandic Malmen hotel. We’ll be behind the scenes as he takes one of these iconic photographs. The artist will talk us through his film-making in Little Love, a film that made it […]

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Scandic Malmen gets re-decorated by miniature worlds

On Wednesday we were invited to the inauguration of an art exhibition that aims to create a scape for the mind into miniature worlds inside the world of Scandic Malmen. Martin Lima de Faria is the artist in charge of re-decorating the walls of the hotel’s bistro restaurant and for this commission he has created “Small People Big […]

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Camera Diaries with Karen Creative Arts Featured

Camera Diaries with Karen – How to take long exposure photographs

I am Karen Pérez Guzmán, a Mexican photographer who’s traveled far from home to the northern lands of the world with my camera under my arm – both as a way of getting work and money, and a way to enjoy and see life differently. Photography is something I have wanted to do ever since my father […]

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

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 strong yet disguised political and […]

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Last chance to catch Anton Corbijn’s exhibition at Fotografiska

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 call them that. You will […]

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Insomnia at Bonniers Konsthall – a sleepless night at the museum

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 the sunset and sunrise framed […]

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Patti Smith opens Eighteen Stations photo exhibition in Stockholm

Perhaps there is no past or future, only the perpetual present that contains this trinity of memory. Patti Smith Artist, performer and poet Patti Smith was present at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern to inaugurate her own photo exhibition called Eighteen Stations. With striking kindness Smith strolled around her exhibition, saying hi to the public and signing books before giving […]

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Shopping For Contemporary East Asian Art

Art lovers in Stockholm have been treated with much cherished doses of contemporary East Asian art this year. Wetterling Gallery ran “The Doubling of Reality” solo exhibition by Berlin-based Korean painter SEO in April and May, while ArkDes and Moderna Museet’s joint presentation of their “Yayoi Kusama – The Infinity” summer show on the renowned […]

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Art Exhibitions Picked For May

May’s selection of art exhibitions focuses on European and American artists, from covering significant western art movements that have taken place over the recent couple of centuries to what art makers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are creating and setting trends today.   Finnish-born Juri Markkula’s art, while immediately fascinating, soon turn enigmatic […]

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YLC’s Picks: Stockholm Art Exhibitions

Spring heralds in a selection of art exhibitions that promises something for everyone. With artists hailing from within Sweden, Europe and beyond, they are serving up drawings, collages, sculptures, video art, silkscreen prints, paintings, photographs and textile appliqué works spanning the extensive continuum of poetic to political.   Exhibition: Mother of Pearl and the others […]

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