In springtime every year, a jury selects the best Swedish picture book amongst last year’s releases. The winner receives the award in March during Littfest, Umeå International Literature Festival and in conjunction is the award winning picture book being showcased in an exhibition at Bildmuseet.
As an artist, activist and author, Faith Ringgold has challenged injustices and prejudices about Afro-American identity for five decades. In a large retrospective exhibition, Bildmuseet presents her paintings, graphics and textile works from the 1960s to the 2000s.
Tools For The Future marks the end of five years of studies in free art and a period of intense discussion, research and work. The MFA degree exhibition shows a broad spectrum of ideas and gives insights into prevailing discussions on contemporary art and experimentation with materials.
Plants and Politics explores connections between plants, politics and history. It brings together works by contemporary artists who are interested in the political dimensions of botany: plants as a commodity, the circulation of plants around the world, and their classification.
In her exhibition, Larissa Sansour takes us to a dystopic future where the Earth has undergone an ecological collapse. There, the human clone Alia addresses the trauma, life goals and dreams of previous generations. What stories do we take over from previous generations? How are our lives shaped by this heirloom?