Photo: Åke Hedström
In association with the Friends of Moderna Museet (MMV) we present the series of talks Surrealisms. The series explores surrealist expressions in different areas, from film to music, from psychological perspectives, through artists in the exhibition and much more. Surrealisms with definite expressions within defined areas or different aspects of one SUPERSURREALISM?
9 October 6pm. Surrealisms: Psychology
Etzel Cardeña is professor of consciousness and anomalistic psychology at Lund University. Under the title Exploring other realities: altered states of conciousness, psi and surrealism he will talk about surrealisms relationship with psychology. (In English).
16 October 6pm. Surrealisms: Literature
Kristoffer Noheden, editor at Sphinx Bokförlag, a publisher specialising in surrealist literature, will talk about surrealism in literature throughout history and up to today. (In Swedish).
23 October 6pm. Surrealisms: Film
Ingrid Stigsdotter, art critic and teacher at Linneuniversitetet, will talk about surrealism in films and Luis Buñuels legendary An Andalusian Dog will be screened. (In Swedish).
30 October 6pm. Surrealisms: Artist talk Magnus Wallin
Magnus Wallin is one of the artists represented in THE SUPERSURREALISM. Museum Director and curator John Peter Nilsson joins Magnus Wallin in a conversation about his work in relation to surrealism. A selection of Wallins works for video will also be screened. (In Swedish).
20 November 6pm. Surrealisms: Music
Fredrik Stahlénius, art historian and philosopher, talks about and plays surrealist music. (In Swedish).
4 December 6 pm. Surrealisms: Theatre
Etzel Cardeña returns to the museum, here in his role as the artistic director of the International Theatre of Malmö (ITM). We will be given an introduction to surrealist theatre and staged readings of the first act of If you please by André Breton and Philippe Soupault and the final act of When five years pass by Federico Garcia Lorca, with actors from ITM. (In English)
5 February 6 pm. Surrealisms: Classical surrealism.
The lectures will be held at The Loading Dock, the only room open during the evening programme. Free admission for members of MMV, 50 SEK for others.