Press releases 2018

Ângela Ferreira / Pan African Unity Mural
Press release   •   Nov 01, 2018

Ângela Ferreira is interested in post-colonial issues and how architecture bear traces of history, politics and ideology. In Pan African Unity Mural, the artist's first solo exhibition in Scandinavia, she presents sculptures and murals in different spaces inside Bildmuseet. Press preview Thursday 15 Nov at 10:00 (RSVP). Opening Friday 16 Nov at 17:00-21:00.

Entangle / Konst och fysik
Press release   •   Nov 01, 2018

Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space and time - these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. Bildmuseet presents Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination: painting, installation, fashion design, sculpture, film, digital artwork and photography inspired by the science which investigates the fundamental forces which shape our world. Press preview 15 November at 10:00.

William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time
Press release   •   Sep 26, 2018

Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the first art institution in Sweden, Bildmuseet presents William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. The large scale installation opens on Friday 12 October. Welcome to the press preview on Thursday, 11 October, at 10 am (RSVP).

Room for Performance 2018
Press release   •   Jul 09, 2018

In collaboration with Vita Kuben, Bildmuseet invites to three weeks with performance - more than twenty live acts are part of the programme. Also, film, talks and workshops. Opening evening on Tuesday September 13 at 18:00. Free admission, café and bar.

Eco-Visionaries
Press release   •   Jun 07, 2018

Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June! Two new exhibitions are to be inaugurated, one of them Eco-Visionaries, presenting works by international artists proposing more sustainable attitudes towards the place of human beings on this earth.

Jochen Lempert / Sudden Spring
Press release   •   Jun 07, 2018

Jochen Lempert's solo exhibition Sudden Spring at Bildmuseet is the artists first exhibition in the Nordic region. Using an analogue 35-mm camera, Lempert records animals and nature, and he also finds his motifs in urban environments like his hometown of Hamburg.

C.R.E.A.M. / Umeå Academy of Fine Arts 2018
Press release  •   Apr 24, 2018

On Friday 4 May, Bildmuseet opens the annual graduate exhibition by master's students at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. C.R.E.A.M. is the culmination of five years of study in Fine Arts. Welcome to the press preview on Thursday 3 May, at 10:00-12:00.

John Akomfrah / Purple
Press release   •   Apr 03, 2018

Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, his most ambitious project to date. Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation addressing man's relationship to nature and to the planet. Press conference with John Akomfrah on Thursday 12 April 10:00-12:00, including a preview of the 60 minutes film work. The exhibition opens April 13 at 19:00.

​Bildmuseet's Dada exhibition ranked top 20 in Europe
Press release   •   Mar 16, 2018

Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Fågeln i mig flyger vart den vill
Press release   •   Mar 08, 2018