In Grada Kilomba’s film trilogy Illusions we encounter the well-known fables of Narcissus and Echo, Oedipus, and Antigone, reworked and performed by actors. Through ancient mythology and colonial history, Illusions speaks of human rights directly into our contemporary times.
Does our relationship to things change if the shoes we wear have been cultivated by us, if the plate we eat from is actually a living organism? Can a reason behind a climate disaster become something beautiful and worth preserving? The exhibition presents internationally established designers who want to change what we can expect from consumer goods, fashion and furniture, as well as communal areas and functions.
Ann Edholm wants her paintings to be experienced as an encounter with a human being, direct and physical. Bildmuseet is exhibiting parts of the artist's series Tongue on the Tip (2003–2011), together with sketches and collages.