Opening at Bildmuseet: Architectures of Transition
An upcoming exhibition brings together Nordic architects and projects that, in various ways, reveal a shift in contemporary architecture. Architectures of Transition opens at Bildmuseet, Sweden, on Saturday, June 19. Welcome to join a digital press preview on Thursday, June 17 at 10am and to experience the exhibition on-site from 11am the same day (RSVP).
Bildmuseet: Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination
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.
Bildmuseet: Ângela Ferreira / Pan African Unity Mural
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.
Opening at Bildmuseet: Do Ho Suh / Passages
On Friday 17 November, Bildmuseet will open a solo exhibition of the works of artist Do Ho Suh, his first in Scandinavia. The museum’s top floor will be taken up entirely by a large installation of his transparent fabric structures. The exhibition also includes video works and drawings in which the artist explores architecture in various ways as physical and mental spaces.
Henning Larsen Architects at Bildmuseet
On Sunday, Oct 28 at 14:00 Bildmuseet opens an exhibition featuring Henning Larsen Architects, the internationally successful Danish architectural firm whose work with the new Bildmuseet and the School of Architecture at Umeå Arts Campus has left its mark on Umeå. Architects Per Ebbe Hansson and Louis Becker of Henning Larsen Architects are present at the opening.
A building made of bottles: Inflatable market hall winning idea in architecture competition
Rodrigo García Gonzales, student at Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå University, receives first prize in the European student competition in sustainable architecture, Gau:di. The winning concept is a market hall made of empty plastic bottles and paper. It will be constructed in full scale and presented at the opening of the Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Italy on August 28.