Moderna Museet

World banks + hidden zones in Manipulate the World – Connecting Öyvind Fahlström group show, Oct 19 – Jan 21

19 October 2017
The Manipulate the World – Connecting Öyvind Fahlström group exhibition is on at Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, opening October 19 and running to January 21.
Curated by Fredrik Liew with Goldin + Senneby, the show includes work by 28 artists including Lawrence Abu HamdanHarun FarockiCandice LinJonas Staal, Hito Steyerl, Öyvind FahlströmSondra Perry and Pratchaya Phinthong, among others.
Over two floors of the large museum, works that both “explore and challenge Öyvind Fahlström’s ideas on manipulation and theatricality” will fill the space and be in conversation with each other. This also includes four pieces by Fahlström including a series of paintings Is the world a playing field? (1960’s)large installation The theatrical in motion (1964-66) video ‘Actions in public space between the levels’ (1966) and large sculpture ‘World Bank as the centre of a hidden zone’ (1971).
 Visit the Moderna Museet website for details.**
Öyvind Fahlström, ‘World Bank’ (1971) Installation view. courtesy the artist + Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
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LQQKS @ Moderna Museet, Dec 11

10 December 2015

Stockholm’s Moderna Museet is presenting the LQQKS screening and presentation on December 11.

The event aims to examine the “work, life and activism” of Stonewall veteran and famous New York drag queen Marsha P. Johnson, along with the “ongoing exclusions of transgender persons in contemporary historiography as well as in popular culture”.

Organised by Masha Taavoniku and Johan Norling, showings include a presentation by Anthony Clair Wagner and screenings of Navid Sinaki‘s short video, ‘Pop!’ (2009) and Michael Kasino’s ‘Pay it No Mind: Marsha P. Johnson’ (2012).

See the FB event page for details.**

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