Maria K Olsson, Korrosionens hastighet, 2023 © Courtesy of the artist
Performance Autumn
Sep 30 – Nov 19, 2023
Umeå, Sweden

This autumn, we are presenting a series of entirely new performances created by artists from the north of Sweden exclusively for Bildmuseet. You will meet expressions blurring the boundaries between art, music, sound, and dance, taking place in various spaces throughout the museum: exhibition halls and stairwells, open areas and enclosed rooms. Take part in exciting art experiences that last a few minutes or several hours. You decide for yourself how long you want to stay in the experience.

Madelaine Sillfors, Kenneth Hansson Tornéus and Daniel Westman Sub Astra
Sub Astra, a performance by artist Madelaine Sillfors with sound artists Kenneth Hansson Tornéus and Daniel Westman.

Cecilia Cissi Hultman L_I_N_J_E_N
L_I_N_J_E_N, a durational performance by artist Cecilia Cissi Hultman.

Irina Laaja She Wears Her Nerves on Her Sleeve
She Wears Her Nerves on Her Sleeve, a durational performance by artist Irina Laaja.

Gideonsson/Londré Ur arken
Ur arken, a performance by the artist duo Gideonsson/Londré. 15 min, three people at a time.

Linn Lindström and Gusten Aldenklint Ett tvinnat tillstånd
Ett tvinnat tillstånd, a performance by dancer Linn Lindström and musician Gusten Aldenklint.

Maria K Olsson Korrosionens hastighet
Korrosionens hastighet, a performance by artist Maria K Olsson.

Gideonson/Londré’s performance is part of the exhibition Down North / Contemporary Art in the Arctic. The other performances have been created within Networking North, Bildmuseet’s project for developing and internationalising the visual arts scene in northern Sweden. With support from Region Västerbotten.

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    University of Queensland Art Museum
    Brisbane, Australia

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  • Adrianna Ault: Levee

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