Press releases 2015

Nisrine Boukhari / Wanderism is a State of Mind
Press release   •   Nov 09, 2015

Wanderism is a State of Mind by Syrian born artist Nisrine Boukhari is one of the three exhibition that opens at Bildmuseet on Sunday 22 November. Behind the ambiguous title of the exhibition lies the fact that the artist left her homeland, is constantly on the move and sees her own mind as her nation.

The World was Flat
Press release   •   Nov 09, 2015

On Sunday, November 22 at 14:00 Bildmuseet opens the house to three new exhibitions. One of them is titled The World was Flat - an exhibition of contemporary art that engages with the topic of changing worldviews.

Julio Le Parc / Lumière
Press release   •   Nov 09, 2015

In dialogue with contemporary immersive digital art, Julio Le Parc's ground-breaking work from the 1960s has found new currency and his kinetic works are shown in exhibitions around the world. The exhibition that opens at Bildmuseet on Sunday 22 November - Le Parc's first solo exhibition in Scandinavia - focuses on one of the most important aspects of his work: his fascination with changing light.

John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea
Press release   •   Okt 13, 2015

Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam
Press release   •   Maj 29, 2015

This summer's big exhibition at Bildmuseet is the most comprehensive presentations to date of Vietnamese art in Sweden. It fills Bildmuseet with sculpture, video, painting, drawing and installation and has been produced in collaboration with Tran Loung, one of Vietnam's most prominent curators. Welcome to the press preview on Thursday, 11 June at 10:00.

Sweden premiere for John Akomfrah's Vertigo Sea
Press release   •   Maj 27, 2015

BAC-Baltic Art Center och Bildmuseet, Umeå universitet, är stolta över att presentera sitt samarbete för att stödja produktionen av John Akomfrahs Vertigo Sea som just nu visas på den 56e Venedigbiennalen All the World's Futures, kuraterad av Okwui Enwenzor. Som andra utställningsplats efter biennalen kommer verket att visas på Bildmuseet med vernissage den 25 oktober 2015.

Between the Devil and the Deep Sea / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2015
Press release   •   Maj 01, 2015

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Dom som är kvar
Press release   •   Mars 01, 2015

The Spaces Between / Contemporary Art from Havanna
Press release   •   Feb 06, 2015

How is life in Cuba today, beyond the headlines of the last few months about the thaw in international relations and political promises about lifting the trade embargo? Can art reflect a society? On Sunday, 22 February, Bildmuseet in Sweden will open an exhibition of contemporary art from Havana.