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KONSTFACK SPRING EXHIBITION ’12

Vernissage: 16th of May 2012, Konstfack (Stockholm)

A glimpse in photographs from the opening of the spring exhibition at Konstfack last Wednesday. The exhibition is open until Sunday 27th of May. Stay tuned for more photographs and interviews!

 Live show & performance by Dyke Hard

“The ceremony” by Tobias Larsson

“I wasn’t allowed to wear black” by Liv Pettersson

“Lugnt, Stillsamt, Vackert” by Julia Dalgren

“PATTERN ATTACK” by Lisa Dalenius

“Smara” by Emma Persson

“Girls Club” by Karin Kakan Hermansson

“Happy meal” by Supawan Sihapoompichit

Work by Ida Bentinger

“Extensions, retractions, and missing parts” by Bianca Niabuco

“Ramené” by Emilie Florin

Work by Yusi-Chen

Work by Jonna Fransson

Photographs by Konsthopp

You can check out Konstfack´s 2011 exhibition here and here!

Artists: Newly graduates with Bachelor and Master degrees from Konstfack

Date: 16th – 27th of May 2012

Place: Konstfack, Telefonplan, Stockholm

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TOP TEN ART EVENTS OF 2011

Highlights of the year

The first year of Konsthopp has been challenging, exciting and certainly eventful. Over the last couple of months we have visit over two hundred art exhibitions in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland and U.K. These exhibitions have been in three descriptive words; wicked, weird and wild. The list below, our highlights of the passing year, includes the three w — and everything in between.

We are already turning our eyes to 2012 and looking forward to it.

Dear readers, thank you for your trusty support and happy new year!

/Írena & Ingunn

#1 Suitable Suits

(Elin Eng; Galleri KG52)

#2 Dreams of Salikon

(Lindalovisa Fernqvist; Meeting ROOM)

#3 Lord of the castle itch yes

(Leif Holmstrand; CHRYSTAL)

#4 De gamla grekiskorna

(Christian Sandell; ID:I galleri)

#5 Back and Forth

(Gatëan Rusquet; ANTI Festival)

#6 Dance Drawings

(Meghann Snow; Young Art)

#7 Devoured

(Johnny Boy Eriksson; Wetterling gallery)

#8 Pure Evil

(Pure Evil; The Scarlett Gallery)

#9 Help Young Worlds

(Ad de Jong; Gallery 1857)

#10 Again words will pass through our bodies, above our heads

(Jenny Grönvall; Studio 44)

Photographs by Konsthopp

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DO NOT ENJOY ART

The day of none-art: 1st of November 2011 (Reykjavik)

THE FIFTEEN COMMANDMENTS

1. Do not go to museums, design museums or galleries that holds any art works.

2. Do not look at art works, including paintings, photographs, sculptures and installations — whether it is inside or outside.

3. Do not go to concerts.

4. Do not listen to music — either from CD´s, vinyl records, cassettes, digital music players or smart phones (ringtones included).

5. Do not play video games with graphic images.

6. Do not go to dance performances.

7. Do not read novels, poetry or any other text that might be considered literature.

8. Do not go to theaters.

9. Do not watch a film — neither in a cinema, nor in computer, television or at any other screen.

10. If any kind of artwork is displayed on television; f. ex. in the news or in some advertising — you should close your eyes or look away.

11. If you hear music on the television or in the radio — you should turn it down.

12. Do not look at buildings which are designed by architects.

13. Do not watch or walk in gardens which are designed by landscape architects.

14. Do not watch or wear clothing by fashion designers.

15. Do not do anything or enjoy anything that could be interpreted as art or have artistic value, including work of dancers, designers, actors, artists, writers and musicians.

This text is translated by Konsthopp from the Sím homepage (The association of Icelandic visual artists).

Could you live without art?

A society without art is bound to be truly poor.

Photograph by Konsthopp

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“I FORGET. I DO SEEM TO FORGET”

Artist talk: Yi Shen (China)

A glove by Yi Shen

Photograph by Konsthopp

People tend to be divided when it comes to art. Especially when it comes to the discussion of the concept. The meaning of the word.  — Art — Arte — Konst — Kunst — List — 藝術

Frank Zappa (1940-1993) once said; “Art is making something out of nothing and selling it”. Most artists we know today might not agree with the world famous icon.

In our “artist talk” we have had different views about the concept as well. One pointed out that; art is nature, another that; art is transformer; art is a bitch and art is important. Our latest participant surprisingly thinks that; art is useless.

Yi Shen is a talented newly graduated jewelry designer and our candidate of this week “artist talk”. Konsthopp spotted her out at the Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2011 were she exhibit an eye catching collection “Ourselves Beside Me.”

You can read the full interview with Yi Shen here.

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BERGHS´ EXHIBITION´11

Student exhibition: 26th – 29th of May 2011, Berghs´and Galleri Kontrast (Stockholm)

Most people love the spring. The birds are singing, flowers are blooming and people tend to be more happy. And the happiest among them all are probably the newly graduated.

Today is the final day at the Berghs´ exhibition 2011. This year 34 new communication and design projects are presented, created by 151 courageous graduating students.

Here are some of our favorites projects from the exhibition.

By Gidon Tannenbaum

By photographer Julia Bejerot Winkler

 “ARV:SHOES”

By photographer Mikaela Westerholm

“Team Finland Hollywood Rescue”

A mission by Nathalie Neiman, Fredrik Glimskär, Luca Deasti, Marcus Cederqvist, Joesfine Berglund, Thomasine Stiernswärd and Daniel Åhlman

Photographs by Konsthopp

Berghs School of Communication is located in the heart Stockholm´s city centre. The school combine all major commercial communication disciplines under one roof, offering a wide programs in advertising, design, PR, interactive communications, event marketing, computer games and photography.

Graduating students and springlovers,

Congratulation!

You can see more photos from the exhibition here.

Date: 26th  –  29th of May 2011

Place: Berghs School of Communication, Sveavägen 34, Stockholm

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KONSTFACK DEGREE EXHIBITION

Vernissage: 19th of May 2011, Konstfack (Stockholm)

“Hälsningar från Svergie” by Sepidar Hosseini

There is always something special about graduation exhibitions. Cheerful and snappy dressed students, proud to present their final work after years of education. The tingling atmosphere is filled with new trends, new ideas, – and new perspectives. You may realize in one way or another, that these are the artists of the future. And it’s hard not to be touched by the happiness you see in the artists faces on this important day of their lives.

These works were among some of our favorites at Konstfack degree exhibition this year.

“Pixtel Shapes” by Sara Reinholtz

A blouse by Hanna Frostell

A work by Carolin Mueller

An installation by Victoria da Cruz

Photographs by Konsthopp

It’s not really necessary to introduce Konstfack. Konstfack is the largest university college of arts, crafts and design in Sweden and is well recognized and widely respected within the art world.

Congratulation everyone!

For those who weren´t there, you still have a chance until 29th of May to check out the exhibition. If not, you can always look at our album on facebook.

Date: 19th – 29th of May 2011

Artists: B.A and M.A. students

Place: Konstfack, LM Ericssons väg 14, Stockholm

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