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Erik Aalto, 2022 Photo: Anna Classon

Performance – European Standards by Erik Aalto

Amfi in collaboration with Moderna Museet Malmö

1.12 – 3.12 2022

Malmö

In collaboration between Amfi and Moderna Museet Malmö, two performances about Europe’s colonial history are presented. The works examine the function of performing arts as both court and gym for utopian thinking.

Performances in two works – premiere December 2022 and March 2023

How do we make racism visible as an ongoing story? Can the performative space of art be a place where we face another reality?

European standards

First up, premiering at Moderna Museet Malmö on 1 December, is European Standards (2022), a new work by Erik Aalto. European Standards is a performance that engages in dialogue with key postcolonial texts by Aimé Césaire, Robin D’Angelo and Sven Lindqvist.

Letter to Europe is staged by Saga Gärde in collaboration with the artist Fatima Moallim. European Standards is followed up with the staging of Athena Farrokhzad’s poem Letter to Europe (2018), premiering in March 2023. The series is carried out with the support of the Culture Council, the Artists’ Committee, the city of Malmö and Region Skåne.

Calendar events

man standing in front of microphone
  • Performance
  • In Swedish

Performance – European Standards by Erik Aalto

man standing in front of microphone
  • Performance
  • In Swedish

Performance – European Standards by Erik Aalto

man standing in front of microphone
  • Performance
  • In Swedish

Performance – European Standards by Erik Aalto