The picture book is an art form that speaks to all ages. The Snowball award (Snöbollen) for the best Swedish picture book of the year recognises the picture book as an artistic medium. The winner is announces in January and awarded at Littfest in mid March 2019. In conjunction to this, the book is being showcased in an exhibition at Bildmuseet.
Innovative, provocative and brilliantly versatile, Carl Johan De Geers has worked as a visual artist, designer, filmmaker, photographer, scenographer and author. But Initially he wanted to be a textile designer. The exhibition is entirely devoted to De Geer's textile work and compiles a rich selection of fabrics, pattern sketches and documentary photographs.
The exhibition of the Master’s programme in Fine Arts is the final show of two year's intensive discussions, research, and work. It provides an insight into the on-going discourse within this field, a questioning of new, and of evaluating traditional materials. It asks in itself questions, triggered by changes in the way we see and touch the world, and by its tangible and its virtual realities.
The exhibition presents film, painting, sculptural installations and sound art that in various ways reformulate the relationship between man, nature and non-human beings.