Opening day Saturday 20 October 2018
Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: at 11.45–17.00
Place: outside the museum, in the exhibition and in the Auditorium
Language: Swedish and English
Price: 150 SEK to the programme in the exhibition, free admission to the programme in the Auditorium
About the exhibition: The Moderna Exhibition 2018
At 11.45–12.30 Performance by John Willgren. On Svensksundsvägen, Skeppsholmen
A musician plays a slow waltz on an accordion. The people passing by seem to hardly notice him. What they don’t suspect is that the melody is an old German march that is banned in Germany. The young man with the accordion is the artist John Willgren himself. He has rearranged the melody from march to waltz.
At 12–12.30 ”Flyktinglandet” by Fatima Moallim. Performance in the exhibition.
The project ”Flyktinglandet” as a performance is based on the stories told by the artist’s parents’ generation of their flight from Mogadishu in the 1990s. Moallim draws with a whiteboard pen directly on the wall. The act occurs during a ritual silence, like a soundless prayer.
Included in the entrance fee. No booking required.
At 13–13.30 ”The Passion Flower” by Ingela Ihrman. Performance in the exhibition.
The performance stages the budding, blooming pollination and the wilting of a blue passion flower (Passiflora caerulea). ”The Passion Flower” is part of the work ”The Inner Ocean” that is included in the exhibition.
Included in the entrance fee. No Booking required.
At 14–15.30 Introduction to the exhibition by Joa Ljungberg and Santiago Mostyn in the Auditorium.
The exhibition’s curators give an introduction to the exhibition and afterwards speak to the artists Britta Marakatt-Labba, Eric Magassa, Sara Jordenö and Ingela Ihrman.
Language: Swedish and English. Free admission, no booking required, 300 seats.
At 16–17 ”From Biopolitics to Necropolitics”. Lecture by Marina Gržinić in the Auditorium.
In her lecture Marina Gržinić, philosopher, theoretician and artist from Ljubljana, focuses on the relation between biopolitics and necropolitics in contemporary capitalism. She exposes different forms of racism and talks about how racialization is used in neoliberal global capitalism. She also scrutinizes the role of the economy and how politics is deconstructed within these processes.
Language: English. Free admission, no booking required, 300 seats.