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Summer Opening Hours (25.6-30.8)
Wednesday–Sunday 12:00–17:00


23.5–27.9 2015
Here We LTTR: 2002–2008
Program


17.6–4.10 2015
Tensta Museum Continues
with Mats Adelman, Filipa César, Rehearsals,
Nina Svensson & Bernd Krauss och Adam Tensta


17.6–4.10 2015
Space
SR Urbania by Adam Tensta


Wednesday 2.9, 19:00
LTTR:
MYCKET and Samuel Girma


Fridays and Sundays 14:00–17:00
The Silent University: Language Café


Summer Opening Hours

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Here We LTTR: 2002–2008

23.5–27.9 2015 LTTR is the name of a feminist, genderqueer artist collective originally based in New York. In the early 2000s, the group engaged in ambitious editorial work and knowledge gathering that resulted in a series of performances, readings, and an annual journal, among other things. The journal, half work of art, half political event, took on a new guise for each number, ranging from spiral notebooks with golden inscriptions to manila envelopes to LP covers.more →

Tensta Museum Continues 2015

17.6–4.10 2015 Tensta Museum Continues follows up on the highly acclaimed exhibition Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden, about history and memory in Tensta. After Tensta Museum Fall Department (26.10 2013–13.1 2014) and Spring Department (18.1–18.5 2014) as well as branches during the same period at the Stockholm City Museum, and Museum of Medieval Stockholm, the suburbs’ own museum now continues as an integrated part of Tensta konsthall.more →

Space: SR Urbania

17.6–4.10 2015 SR Urbania 94.4 is a radio program by the rapper Adam Taal, also known as Adam Tensta. The future is already here in SR Urbania. It is the year of 2030 and Tensta is no longer situated at the outskirts of the subway map. Space is Tensta Konsthall´s curatorial platform online. Push main to the right to listen.more →

The News Agency

Ongoing The News Agency, a long-term initiative for young people who are interested in journalism that focuses on the production and analysis of different forms of documentary storytelling. Nyhetsbyrån is a part-time course for young people aged 18 to 26 that is run in collaboration with JMK, the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University, and GDI, the Graphic Design & Illustration department at Konstfack. By borrowing methods from art, the course enables an approach that opposes a sensationalist media logic in favor of thought and reflection.more →

LTTR: MYCKET and Samuel Girma

Wednesday 2.9, 19:00 MYCKET and Samuel Girma. MYCKET is a collaboration between designer Mariana Alves and the architects and artists Katarina Bonnevier and Thérèse Kristiansson. Together they seek to research and transform how aesthetic expressions affect human activities from intersectional perspectives, such as anti-racist and queer-feminist. Since its start in 2012, MYCKET has, among other projects, worked on their three-year research project The Club Scene, an architectural and artistic investigation of queer clubs, connected to the Architecture and Design Center, Stockholm.more →

LTTR: Ulla Manns and Dagmar Brunow

Tuesday 15.9, 19:00 Ulla Manns and Dagmar Brunow. Ulla Manns (Stockholm) is an associate professor in the History of Ideas and professor in Gender Studies at Södertörn University. She is researching feminism in different times and places, cultural memory and historical silence. Manns is currently working on a monograph: The Cultural Memory of Nineteenth-Century Feminism: Futurity, Belonging, and Space.more →

Katitzi: A Literary Character Rooted in Reality on tour

27.6–18.10 2015 Exhibition at Almedalsbiblioteket in Visby. Katitzi: A Literary Character Rooted in Reality, which was produced and shown at Tensta konsthall 2012, is now back as a traveling exhibition.more →

Headless

What do a fishy offshore company, secret artists, a ghost writer and French philosophy have in common? No connections are inconceivable in the recently published thriller Headless. The novel is published by Tensta konsthall, Triple Canopy (New York) and Sternberg Press (Berlin) and forms the final phase in a nine year-long performance on state sovereignty, surveillance and strategies for withdrawal, initiated by the artist duo Goldin+Senneby.more →

de:tune Järva

Ongoing The artist and composer Tarek Atoui work with the music genre, Tarab, and other classical Arabian music. It has a very sparsely documented history which Atoui, trained in electro-acoustic music and sound art, has delved into over several years. In Tensta he creates, over a period of six months, a kind of living archive together with local musicians and people interested in music. It becomes a bank of experience, whose constant changes and elaborations take place through encounters, listening together, improvisational concerts and conversations about music. All this ends up in various pieces of music that can be heard in the gallery café and concerts at Stockholm Music & Arts and Tensta Market. The participants' various musical traditions become an expression of Järva’s diverse musical identity.more →

Tensta konsthall wins Stockholm Prize 2014

Tensta konsthall has been awarded Nöjesguiden’s Stockholm Price 2014 in the category of Art.more →

Brunch

Vegan brunch is served on the last Sunday of every month. From the menu: pasties, bulgur wheat salad, dips, soup, bread, and more. For larger groups, email info@tenstakonsthall.se
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Tensta konsthall Text Prize

For the second year in a row Tensta konsthall is presenting a text prize for young people in Tensta. The prize aims to encourage creative writing and to contribute new stories from the area to the area itself. The jury is comprised of the August Prize winner Lena Andersson, poet Meron Mangasha, publisher Björn Linnell, journalist Rouzbeh Djalaie, Tal Lewinsky from Tensta Library, and Emily Fahlén from Tensta konsthall.more →

Art and the F Word: Reflections on the Browning of Europe

Focusing on the alarming spread of fascism in Europe, the various contributions in the book Art and the F Word: Reflections on the Browning of Europe indicate the power of art to imagine futures beyond the present situation and what can be perceived as irrevocable. Contributions from the cultural critic Boris Buden, the curators Jelena Vesic and Barnabas Benczik, and the artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan and Petra Bauer create and formulate resilient and constructive possibilities for artistic and social work. The language of politics and philosophy are examined, but also populistic tendencies, social contexts, media, science, and aesthetics.more →

The Silent University: Language Café

Fridays and Sundays 14:00–17:00 

Every Friday and Sunday afternoon a Language Café led by Fahyma Alnablsi will be arranged. The Language Café welcomes those who wish to learn the basics of the Swedish and Arabic language, meet new friends and share experiences and ideas. Especially welcome are those students who are currently outside the Swedish education system while awaiting asylum. During the meetings we will practice grammar, socialize, read simple books and do conversational exercises. This fall we are looking for Swedish-speaking volunteers. If you are interested in participating, contact fahyma@tenstakonsthall.se.



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Tours

Guided tours every Thursday and Saturday at 14:00.
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Klister report: Inga undantag (No Exceptions)

Inga undantag (No Exceptions) is the name of a new report authored by Mikael Löfgren and developed by Klister, a nationwide network of small and medium-sized contemporary art centers in Sweden.more →

Homework assistance Individuell människohjälp


Every Wednesday 16:30–18:30 Since the 1990s Individuell människohjälp (IM) has arranged Homework Assistance at Tensta Library. During the autumn the activities also take place at Tensta konsthall. Volunteers provide additional support for school work, primarily for children and youth in the area. From the start, the purpose of Homework Assistance has been to promote education on an equal basis, regardless of native language. Homework assistance is aimed at young people in the neighborhood aged 11–20 years and takes place in The Classroom in the art space.more →

The Silent University

The Silent University is initiated by artist Ahmet Ögüt and started in Stockholm as part of Tensta Musuem: Reports from new Sweden fall 2013. The Silent University is an autonomous knowledge exchange platform by and for refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants who have had a professional life and academic training in their home countries, but are unable to use their skills or professional training in Sweden due to a variety of reasons related to their status. The Silent University aims to address and reactivate the knowledge of the participants and attempt to make systemic failure apparent. www.thesilentuniversity.orgmore →

Stockholmsskolan

Ongoing Stockholmsskolan (Stockholm school) at Konstfrämjandet runs during the spring at Botkyrka konsthall, Konsthall C, Marabouparken, and Tensta konsthall.more →

Parents group with Rädda Barnen

One Tuesday a month 17:30–19:30 Parents group with Rädda Barnen. One Tuesday evening every month Rädda barnen (Save the Children) organizes Parenting Forum at Tensta Konsthall. The Rädda barnen parents group meets at Tensta konsthall, providing a place for parents to meet, have discussions, and gain new experiences and knowledge. The meetings are free with complimentary refreshments. Each session focuses on different themes, such as the housing situation in Järva, local politics, or parenting and gender equality, and invited guests offer expertise in the different subjects.more →

Cluster

Ongoing Cluster is a network of eight internationally operating contemporary visual art organisations situated in residential areas on the peripheries of major European cities (plus one in Holon, an industrial zone outside of Tel Aviv). Each of these organisations are actively involved in their local contexts, fostering their embeddedness within their surroundings.

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KLISTER

Ongoing from September 2012 The network Klister is a nationwide network for small and medium-sized contemporary art institutions in Sweden. Klister seeks to highlight the role of smaller contemporary art institutions in society.

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The Sibling Art Centers

Ongoing The network of sibling art centers in Stockholm. The Sibling Art Centers form a network of smaller contemporary art centers in Stockholm and include Botkyrka konsthall, Konsthall C, Marabouparken and Tensta konsthall.  The art centers meet regularly to exchange ideas and organize events that are pertinent to cultural policies. In 2012, the Sibling Art Centers arranged a series of hearings to highlight and discuss the prevailing cultural policies as well as art institutions and artists' access to financing. Questions about gentrification and "creative industries" continue to be hot topics when the Siblings Art Centers meet.more →

COHAB

2012–2014 Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht, Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, and The Showroom, London are pleased to announce the launch of the two-year project COHAB that investigates meaningful ways in which artists and organisations can be deeply invested within their local contexts and at the same time form close dialogues in an international arena.

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The New Model

2011– Lars Bang Larsen, Magnus Bärtås, Ane Hjorth Guttu, Dave Hullfish Bailey, Hito Steyerl. Started in 2011 at Tensta konsthall, over a period of two years, The New Model will investigate the heritage from The Model: A model for a qualitative society in a number of projects, seminars, workshops and exhibitions. Participants will include Lars Bang Larsen, Magnus Bärtås, Ane Hjorth Guttu, Dave Hullfish Bailey and Hito Steyerl.

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The Fashion Project

From March 2012 In this project fashion is placed into a wider context, focused on identity and networking for women.

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Café

Ongoing Our café serves food and sweets with inspiration from all over the world. We have free wifi for guests, toys for the children, and Swedish and international art magazines to read.

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Ongoing In the spring of 2011 Konsthallsklubben (Gallery Club) was initiated by a group of 11 year-old girls from a nearby school. The club is aimed at children, 10-13 years old, who meet once a week to discuss and make art together with invited artists and staff.

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Gunilla Klingberg: Brand New View—Tensta

Ongoing Gunilla Klingberg’s work on the two front windows of Tensta Centrum, Brand New View—Tensta, is a new work in a series of installations with cut-out foil on windows. For Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies 
she has made a new version of Brand
 New View, this time relying on logos found in Tensta Centrum, for example, 
the grocery store Matvärlden and the kebab restaurant Tasty Fried Chicken.

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Wade Guyton: Untitled

Ongoing The floor in Tensta konsthall's exhibition space is a work by New York based artist Wade Guyton. The very means of artistic production—particularly painting—are the focus 
of many of his works. Untitled (2010) is a remake of the floor in Guyton’s former studio space.

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Tommy Støckel: Workshop with Ross Tensta Gymnasium and KTH Tensta

Ongoing The results from the workshop that the artist Tommy Støckel held in December 2011, together with students from Ross Tensta gymnasium and KTH Tensta in conjunction with Tensta konsthall are exhibited in Ross Tensta Gymnasium’s conservatory. The workshop was carried out during Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies, where Tommy Støckel partook with the piece In My Mind This Goes On Forever (2012).

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Tenstakonsthall.se

Ongoing Tensta konsthall's new website and a communication strategy is specific for the art space and its program. Design by Amsterdam-based design studio Metahaven.

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Spatial Concept: Nikolaus Hirsch

Ongoing The spatial concept for the new Tensta konsthall has been developed by architect Nikolaus Hirsch. Architect Filippa Stålhane has developed the details.

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visit

Hours
Wednesday 12-21
Thursday-Friday 12-18
Saturday-Sunday 12-17

Free entrance. Voluntary donation.

Tours
We do custom tours for elementary school to high school aged groups. Pre-booked tours during the day for schools are free. The tour takes about 50 minutes.

Tensta konthall offers guided tours of current exhibitions for large groups such as arts organizations, businesses or private groups. Tours are offered in Swedish and English. Cost is 2000 SEK + voluntary entrance donation. Length is about 50 minutes and maximum number of participants is 30.

In conjunction with tours our Café can offer light meals and snacks at good prices.

For reservations and more information about tours contact Emily Fahlén emily@tenstakonsthall.se or 08-36 07 63.

Directions
Take the blue line metro towards Hjulsta (line 10) and get off at Tensta. The ride takes about twenty minutes from Stockholm's Central Station (T-Centralen). At the metro station in Tensta, take the rear exit called ”Spånga kyrka / Tensta Centrum / Tenstastråket”. Once you have left the station through the ticket barrier, there are two possibilities to get to Tensta konsthall: Use the lift on your right hand side down to Taxingeplan. Tensta konsthall is located about 20 metres on your right. Or leave the metro station on your left hand side, take the first left again (immediately in front of the public toilet). Go down the wooden stairs. Tensta konsthall is located directly on your right.



cafe

The café is the entrance to Tensta konsthall. The café offers coffee and light meals, and its opening times are the same as the gallery’s. Tensta konsthall and its café, with free Internet service, also functions as a meeting place for individuals, groups and organizations, and as a workplace. The menu varies from day to day, and can include substantial salads, soups and grilled sandwiches.  The café also offers espresso, a large selection of teas, which can be accompanied by, for example, baklava, carrot cake, cinnamon rolls.

The café is run by XpandiaVision, a non-profit social company. All proceeds will be used to create new jobs and career development for people who stand outside of the labor market.

For reservations for groups and catering, call 08-360763 or email  lisa.karlsson@xpandiavision.se

Hours:
Monday-Tuesday 12-17
Wednesday 12-20
Thursday-Friday 12-18
Saturday-Sunday 12-17


about

Contact
Tensta konsthall
Taxingegränd 10
Box 4001
163 04 SPÅNGA
SWEDEN

T: +46 8 36 07 63
F: +46 8 36 25 60
E: info@tenstakonsthall.se
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Tensta konsthall is a private foundation organization with number: 802409-6110.

Staff



Fahyma Alnablsi, host
fahyma (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Maja Andreasson, assistent
maja (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Emily Fahlén, mediator
emily (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Ulrika Flink, assistant curator + press
ulrika (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Asrin Haidari, communication + press

asrin (at) tenstakonsthall.se
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Maria Lind, director
maria (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Hedvig Wiezell, producer
hedvig (at) tenstakonsthall.se

Nora Chaker
Lars Hedelin
Evelina Hedin
Carl-Oskar Linné
Masha Taavoniku

Board:
Qaisar Mahmood (head of board)
Christina Jerlin
Anna Kettner
Sven Lorentzi
Birgitta Rydell
Katarina Sjögren

Funders
Tensta konsthall is supported by Stockholm City, Swedish Arts Council, Stockholm County Council

Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies is supported by Danish Arts Council, FastPartner, Foundation for Arts Initiative, Malmö konsthall, Mondrian Foundation, The Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Austrian Embassy; Parts of Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies are realized in collaboration with ABF, Center for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University, Konsthall C, The Royal Institute of Art, Ross Tensta Gymnasium, Sternberg Press, Tensta Library; Special thanks to Iaspis; Part of the project was realized as a consultancy commission at Bukowskis

Art Camps are realized in collaboration with Gerlesborgsskolan, Göteborgs konstskola, Konstfack, Lava Kulturhuset, The Royal Institute of Art, Nyckelviksskolan, Unga Dramaten

Bidoun Library is realized in collaboration with Bagdad Café

Cluster is realized with support by European Cultural Foundation, Swedish Arts Council

Curatorial Summer Workshop is realized in collaboration with Kungl. Konsthögskolan, initiated by Maria Lind and Nina Möntmann

de:tune Järva - Tarek Atoui is realized with support from Musikverket and Elektronmusikstudion EMS

Doing what you want: Marie-Louise Ekman accompanied by Sister Corita Kent, Mladen Stilinovic and Martha Wilson is realized in collaboration with Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Oslo. The seminar series Dream and Reality is realized in collaboration with the Institution for Culture and Communication at Södertörn University and ABF

Frederick Kiesler: Visions at Work Annotated by Céline Condorelli and Six Student Groups In collaboration with The Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation. With support from Embassy of Austria in Stockholm.

Gallery club is realized in collaboration with TioTretton Kulturhuset, Cinema Africa, Blå Huset

Hinrich Sachs Kami, Khoka, Bert and Ernie (World Heritage) is realized with support from Baselland, Basel-Stadt, Pro Helvetia, Royal Institute of Art; The Embassy of Switzerland in Stockholm, Parts of Hinrich Sachs Kami, Khoka, Bert and Ernie (World Heritage) are realized in collaboration with Askebyskolan Rinkeby, Livstycket

Katitzi: A Literary Character Rooted in Reality is realized in collaboration with Angelica Ström. The seminar series is realized in collaboration with ABF and the publishers, Natur och Kultur

Publishing In Process: Ownership In Question is realized with support by Iaspis, Konstfack. It is realised in the framework of COHAB, a two-year project initiated by The Showroom, Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht and Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, realized with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

T.451 by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Ari Benjamin Meyers is realized in collaboration with Stockholm konst, who produced the project, and with support by Stockholm Library and Tensta Library; Thanks to Greater Stockholm Fire Department, The Organization Röda Hanen, The Kurdish Association Spånga, Stockholm City Museum

Tensta museum: Reports from New Sweden is funded with support from Svenska Postkodlotteriet and is also a part of Beginning as Well as We Can: How Much Fascism Can We Take, a collaboration between WHW, Zagreb, and Grazer Kunstverein, Graz. With the support from the Culture Programme of the European Union and the European Commission.

The Cut is realized with support by Kulturbryggan

The Fashion Project is realized in collaboration with the Center for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University

The New Model is realized with support by European Cultural Foundation, Goethe Institut, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Kulturkontakt Nord; Parts of the New Model are realized in collaboration with The School of Architecture at The Royal Institute of Technology. It is realised in the framework of COHAB, a two-year project initiated by The Showroom, Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht and Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, realized with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

The Society Without Qualities is realized as part of The New Model which is realized with support by European Cultural Foundation, Goethe Institut, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Kulturkontakt Nord and is realised in the framework of COHAB, a two-year project initiated by The Showroom, Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht and Tensta Konsthall, realized with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. Thanks to Gallery Nicolai Wallner and Kulturkontakt Nord. Sharon Lockhart would like to thank neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. Learning Site would like to thank The Swedish Arts Grants Committee and Danish Art Agency.

This Place is Every Place by Ane Hjort Guttu, is produced with the support of Norsk Filminstitutt, Tensta konsthall, Fritt Ord, Bildende Kunstneres Vederlagsfond and Akershus kunstsenter, Office for Contemporary Art Norway and Nordic Culture Point.

What does an art institution do?
 is realized in collaboration with Konstfack’s Master program Art in the Public Realm and Curatorlab; The project is supported by Iaspis

What Does Social Practice Do? is realized in collaboration with the KTH School of Architecture, KTH in Tensta and the Stockholm City Planning Office. In Collaboration with CuratorLab, Konstfack. Supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia); IASPIS; Instituto Camões Stockholm; TAP airlines; Portuguese Embassy in Stockholm

Who Will Fund Conteporary Art? is realized in collaboration with Botkyrka konsthall, Konsthall C, Marabouparken och Mossutstllningar

Undoing Property? book release at Tensta konsthall. Editors: Marysia Lewandowska and Laurel Ptak, supported by the Polish Institute Stockholm.


 










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Liquidity Inc. by Hito Steyerl

10.10 2015-10.1 2016 Liquidity Inc. by Hito Steyerl, as part of The New Model. “Be water, my friend” reads the initial phrase in Hito Steyerl's Liquidity Inc. (2014), a video installation about the formless, floating, violent, and simultaneously vital water. In Liquidity Inc., water gushes out of television screens and iPhone screen savers. It functions both as a liquid and as an inexhaustible metaphor: the liquefied form of capital, the dot-com bubble when it bursts.more →

Transmissions From the Liberated Zones by Filipa César

16.10 2015–10.1 2016 Opening this fall is the artist and filmmaker Filipa César's first solo exhibition in Sweden: Transmissions From the Liberated Zones. The show marks the starting point of a two-year program line at Tensta konsthall that investigates contemporary art’s relation to international solidarity movements and examines the notion solidarity can imply today. Since 2008, César has worked with the post-colonial history of Portugal and the liberation movement in Guinea-Bissau. Her work renegotiates the mechanisms of history writing by combining established and subjective perspectives with the poetics inherent in moving images.more →

Goldin+Senneby - Standard Length of a Miracle

Wednesday 27.1–1.5 2016 Standard Length of a Miracle – A Mutating Retrospective of Goldin+Senneby. For the past 10 years the Stockholm-based artistic framework Goldin+Senneby has developed a unique practice exploring virtual worlds and offshore companies, strategies of withdrawal and subversive speculation. The artist subject acts as a managerial entity which proposes and sets in motion various systems of production.more →

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Walk to Hästa Gård (Hästa farm)

Thursday 20.8, 15:00 Walk to Hästa Gård (Hästa farm) with Lars Heins. Hästa Gård is a farm located at the Järva field that has been used since the Viking Age. Today it is Stockholm’s only remaining agriculture as well as one of the world’s largest urban farm. As part of Tensta Museum Continues. Meet at Tensta konsthall.more →

LTTR Walkthrough with Karina Sarkissova and Ofelia Jarl Ortega

Wednesday 19.8, 19:00 LTTR Walkthrough with Karina Sarkissova and Ofelia Jarl Ortega. The exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002-2008 includes the group’s five issues of the journal as well as photographs and other documentation of LTTR’s social energy. Local and international guests connected to LTTR and to queer art, activism, and research will guide a series of walk-throughs in the exhibition.more →

Art Camp

During school breaks Tensta konsthall arranges art camps for children and teenagers, 10–19 years old under the guidance of a professional artist. The art camp may revolve around specific mediums, themes, or the artist’s own practice.

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Guided tour at Eggeby Gård

Thursday, 13.8, 15:00 
Welcome to a guided tour of “the farm by the oaks,” located on the vast Järva field. The farm’s history dates back to the Viking age (A.D. 793–1066) and it has been mentioned in sources from as early as the 1300s, then under the name Ikkeby (Ekeby). The farm has over the years functioned as a meeting place for all sorts of activities. Once it was the Spånga church rectory; today the properties are owned by the city of StockholmGui and rented by Järva Folkets Park.more →

Queer book club with Maja Andreasson

Thursday 23.7, 15:00 Queer book club with Maja Andreasson. Poetry is full of wistful glances, violet dusks, and lesbian desires. In the world of fiction Orlando sweeps through
the centuries and beyond curtains as someone shoots a flower into her lover’s mouth. Together with Tensta konsthall’s Maja Andreasson, a book club will take place during three summer Thursdays. Building on the exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002–2008, three books of fiction with queer themes have been selected for close reading. The meetings will take place at the Tensta konsthall’s porch.more →

LTTR Walkthrough with FRANK

Thursday 6.8, 19:00 LTTR walkthrough with FRANK. The exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002-2008 includes the group’s five issues of the journal as well as photographs and other documentation of LTTR’s social energy. Local and international guests connected to LTTR and to queer art, activism, and research will guide a series of walk-throughs in the exhibition.

FRANK is an Oslo-based platform run by the artists Liv Bugge and Sille Storihle since 2012. The event at Tensta konsthall takes as its starting point FRANK’s project Conversations, a series of dialogues and interviews distributed online.more →

LTTR Walkthrough with Renate Lorenz

Wednesday 5.8, 18:00 LTTR Walkthrough with Renate Lorenz. The exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002-2008 includes the five issues of the journal produced by LTTR as well as photographs and other documentation of their social energy. Local and international guests connected to LTTR and to queer art, activism, and research will guide a series of walks through the exhibition.


Renate Lorenz (Vienna) has worked with Pauline Boudry (Berlin) as a duo since 2007. Their video installations focus on suppressed or illegible moments, and portray individuals and groups who manage to live in conflict with the majority of society, the law, and the neo-liberal economy.more →

Art porch

Wed–Fri 1.7–31.7, 13:00–16:00 The porch at Tensta konsthall will this summer become a venue for young and old interested in art, crafts and handicrafts. Here you can embroider, tie friendship laces and lanyards, and learn more about recycled crafts and wire craft techniques. The workshop is open Wednesday-Friday all summer - rain or shine. Drop in. In collaboration with Hemslöjden (The Handicraft Organization) and the Swedish Lace Association.more →

Art and Literature walk in Tensta

Thursday 30.7, 15:00 Art and Literature walk in Tensta 
with Emily Fahlén and Tal LewinskyIn the Tensta subway, Helga Henschen conjures an image of the 70s using words like solidarity and sisterhood. When the poet Meron Mangasha makes a contemporary depiction of the same site, the metro's blue line becomes royal blood. On the adjacent Järvafältet the Taikon family once upon a time set up their camp in the childhood portrayal of the young Katitzi. Tensta emerges through a motley and interesting patchwork of literary and artistic narratives. Join us on an alternate walk through Tensta’s settlements, lookouts and public spaces. In collaboration with Tensta Library. The tour starts at Tensta konsthall.more →

City Walks Tensta Museum

Spring 2015 Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden is about history and memory in Tensta, both in relation to the place and to the people who live and work here. After Tensta Museum Fall Department (26.10 2013–13.1 2014) and Spring Department (18.1–18.5 2014) as well as branches in the same period at the Stockholm City Museum, and Museum of Medieval Stockholm, the museum the area can now call its own is continuing. among other things, in the form of City walks.more →

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Tensta museum: Fortsättning
Tensta konsthall
17.6–4.10 2015 Tensta museum: Fortsättning följer upp den uppmärksammade utställningen Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige, om historia och minne i Tensta. Efter höstavdelningen (26.10 2013–13.1?2 014) och våravdelningen (18.1–18.5 2014) samt filialer under samma period på Stockholms Stadsmuseum och Stockholms Medeltidsmuseum, fortsätter ortens eget museum att vara en integrerad del av konsthallens verksamhet. I konsthallens entré visas utställningen Det träden ser av Tenstabaserade konstnären Mats Adelman. I klassrummet visas videoverket Porto 1975 av konstnären Filipa César och kortfilmen Rehearsals. I det sinnrika Tenstaskåpet får vi ta del av material från de projekt och utställningar som konstnärerna Nina Svensson och Bernd Krauss gjort i samarbete med konsthallen de senaste åren. På onlineplattformen Space presenteras radioprogrammet SR Urbania där rapparen Adam Tensta befinner sig i ett framtida Tensta.
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Tensta Museum Continues
Tensta konsthall
Tensta Museum Continues follows up on the highly acclaimed exhibition Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden, about history and memory in Tensta. After Tensta Museum Fall Department (26.10 2013–13.1 2014) and Spring Department (18.1–18.5 2014) as well as branches during the same period at the Stockholm City Museum, and Museum of Medieval Stockholm, the suburbs’ own museum now continues as an integrated part of Tensta konsthall. On view in the entrance of the konsthall is the Tensta-based artist Mats Adelstam’s exhibition, What the Trees See. The classroom space features the video Porto 1975, by the artist Filipa César and the short film Rehearsals. The ingenious Tensta Cabinet features material from projects and exhibitions made in recent years by the artists Nina Svensson and Bernd Krauss in collaboration with Tensta konsthall. The online platform Space presents the radio program SR Urbania in which the rapper Adam Tensta resides in a future Tensta.more →

Here We LTTR: 2002–2008
Tensta konsthall
23.5–27.9 2015 LTTR är namnet på ett queerfeministiskt konstnärskollektiv med hjärtat i New York. I början på 2000-talet bedrev gruppen ett ambitiöst redaktörsarbete och kunskapsinsamlande som bl a resulterade i en årlig tidskrift, performancer och filmprogram. Genom samarbeten, organisering, föreläsningar och tidsskriftsskapande, kopplade LTTR samman ett vibrerande queer community. Tidskriften, som kan beskrivas som å ena sidan ett konstverk och å andra sidan en politisk händelse, antog för varje nummer en ny skepnad – så som spiralblock med guldinskription, manillakuvert och LP-omslag. LTTR skapade ständigt nya dialoger och utmanade givna former, även sina egna. Förkortningen LTTR befann sig i konstant rörelse och kom under åren att betyda allt från Lesbians To The Rescue, Listen Translate Translate Record, Lesbians Tend To Read till Lacan Teaches To Repeat. more →

Here We LTTR: 2002–2008
Tensta konsthall
23.5–27.9 2015 LTTR is a feminist, genderqueer artist collective originally based in New York. In the early 2000s, the group engaged in ambitious editorial work and knowledge gathering that resulted in an annual journal, performance events, and video programs, among other things. LTTR catalyzed a vibrant queer community in formation through collaboration, organizing, explicit discourse, journal making, and distribution. The journal, half work of art, half political event, took on a new guise for each issue, ranging from spiral notebooks with golden inscriptions to manila envelopes to LP covers. LTTR constantly created new dialogues and challenged given forms, including their own. The acronym LTTR was in constant motion and was to be read in a multitude of ways, including Lesbians To The Rescue, Listen Translate Translate Record, Lesbians Tend To Read, and Lacan Teaches To Repeat. more →

Jag är en Tensta-katt
Marianne Al-Ghorabi
Vinnande (förstapristagare) bidrag i Tensta konsthalls textpris 2015. more →

Om platsen där jag bor är världen vem är jag då?
Arezo Arif
Vinnande (tredjepristagare) bidrag i Tensta konsthalls textpris 2015. more →

Platsen där jag bor/Vår historia
Evyn Redar
Vinnande (andrapristagare) bidrag i Tensta konsthalls textpris 2015. more →

Untitled
Lema Shansab
Hederspristagare av Tensta konsthalls textpris 2015.more →

Frederick Kiesler: Visions at Work. Annotated by Céline Condorelli and Six Student Groups
Tensta konsthall
11.2–2.5 2015 In collaboration with the Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation in Vienna, Tensta konsthall shows the first exhibition in Sweden of Frederick Kiesler's genuinely transdisciplinary work. Frederick Kiesler (1890–1965) was an architect, artist, scenographer, pedagogue, theorist and - not least - a groundbreaking exhibition designer.more →

Frederick Kiesler: Visioner i arbete. Med tillägg av Céline Condorelli och sex studentgrupper
Tensta konsthall
11.2–2.5 2015 Frederick Kiesler: Visioner i arbete, med tillägg av Céline Condorelli och sex studentgrupper. I samarbete med Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation i Wien, visas den första utställningen i Sverige med Frederick Kieslers genuint transdisciplinära arbeten. Frederick Kiesler (1890–1965) var arkitekt, konstnär, scenograf, pedagog, teoretiker och – inte minst – banbrytande utställningsdesigner.more →

Life as a Full-Scale Demonstration: Konsument i oändligheten:1971
Helena Mattsson
One particular aspect of the exhibition will be treated in this article, the use of "real full-scale architecture" as a curatorial practice, and how architecture, framed by the museum, becomes a tool for constructing a critical space based on corporeal experiences. The environments play with the reality and realism not only by their full scale but also by mirroring existing environments outside the museum. more →

A Canon of Exhibitions
Bruce Altshuler
Discussion of an exhibitionary canon is something new. And it is new because the serious study of exhibitions is something new, or at least relatively new. The two factors have driven recent research and publication on exhibitions: the changing landscape of art history, with its expanding interests in social and institutional histories, and, perhaps more importantly, the curatorial boom of the late 1980's and 1990s.
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A Short Organum for the Theatre
Bertold Brecht
The following sets out to define an aesthetic
drawn from a particular kind of theatrical performance
which has been worked out in practice
over the past few decades. In the theoretical statements,
excursions, technical indications occasionally
published in the form of notes to the writer’s
plays, aesthetics have only been touched on casually
and with comparative lack of interest. There
you saw a particular species of theatre extending or
contracting its social functions, perfecting or sifting
its artistic methods and establishing or maintaining
its aesthetics — if the question arose — by rejecting
or converting to its own use the dominant conventions
of morality or taste according to its tactical
needs.
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Monogamy
Tirdad Zolghadr
Monogamy is something you endure. It marks a sustained condition, rather than a rational decision or a natural impulse. In the best of cases, by highlighting the idea of commitment as an institution, monogamy denaturalizes commitment even as it consolidates it.more →

The Undercommons - Fugitive Plannings & Black Study
Stefano Harney & Fred Moten
In this series of essays Fred Moten and Stefano Harney draw on the theory and practice of the black radical tradition as it supports, inspires, and extends contemporary social and political thought and aesthetic critique.
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Research by Drawing
Dieter Bogner
Frederick Kiesler was one of the 20th century’s most radical exhibition designers. To this day, the concepts he developed over four decades in Vienna, Paris, and New York redefine the relationships between exhibition object, spatial design, and spectator. Most importantly, Kiesler proposed that in every period of art, artists relate to specific aspects of the complex process of perception. more →

Det här är alla ställen av Ane Hjort Guttu
Tensta konsthall
22.10 2014–11.1 2015 Det här är alla ställen av Ane Hjort Guttu, del av Den nya modellen. Filmen Det här är alla ställen består främst av en dialog mellan två kvinnor i Stockholmsförorten Tensta. Den arabiska våren utgör en bakgrund för dialogen och filmen kopplar ihop de tre senaste årens globala proteströrelser med protesterna i Husby, Tensta och på andra platser i Sverige i maj 2013. Det här är alla ställen är samtidigt en förföriskt vackert filmad studie av förhållandet mellan politiska och personliga kriser. Den Oslobaserade konstnären Ane Hjort Guttu arbetar poetiskt med grundläggande existentiella och politiska förhållanden, ofta i video- och installationsform. http://www.anehjortguttu.netmore →

This Place is Every Place by Ane Hjort Guttu
Tensta konsthall
New ModelThis Place is Every Place essentially consists of a dialogue between two women in the suburb of Tensta in Stockholm. The Arab spring is a backdrop for their conversation, and the film puts forward a connection between the global protest movements of the past three years and the riots in the Swedish suburbs. This Place is Every Place is a seductive, beautifully shot study of the relationship between political and personal crises, pointing to widespread lost faith in alternative social organization. The Oslo-based artist Ane Hjort Guttu works poetically with fundamental existential and political conditions, often in the form of video and installation. http://www.anehjortguttu.netmore →

School Section av Dave Hullfish Bailey
Tensta konsthall
22.10 2014–11.1 2015 School Section av Dave Hullfish Bailey, del av Den nya modellen. Med utgångspunkt i 1960-talets utopiska idéer hittar konstnären Dave Hullfish Bailey i installationen School Section verkliga och påhittade samband mellan hur mark används i USA och det offentliga skolsystemet där. Han söker sig ut i ett landskap fyllt med sociala, politiska och ekonomiska spänningar. Drop City i Colorado, USA, var en sorts hippiekollektiv som låg i närheten av en nedlagd kommunal skola. Skolan hade byggts trettio år tidigare, som en följd av depressionen. Här valde progressiva amerikaner att satsa på den offentliga utbildningen och lokalt möta den ekologiska och ekonomiska ödeläggelsen som kom i spåren av sandstormar i regionen. Genom att utgå från skolan, ”det institutionella spöket", som ett villkor för livet i Drop City, finner Hullfish Bailey historiska - möjliga eller omöjliga - samband emellan dem båda. more →

School Section by Dave Hullfish Bailey
Tensta konsthall
22.10 2014–11.1 2015 School Section by Dave Hullfish Bailey, as part of The New Model. Bailey's practice is rooted in close observation, cross-disciplinary analysis and the experimental mapping of specific places, often sites where geographical edges coincide with cultural and economic margins. Sculptural processes and forms—including models, improvised devices, working prototypes, provisional architectures and sited interventions—play multiple roles in his projects, not only as conceptual motors and concretely experienced objects, but as means for speculative realignments of social patterns.more →

Rapport: Inga undantag
Mikael Löfgren
Inga undantag är namnet på en ny rapport författad av Mikael Löfgren, och framtagen av Klister, ett rikstäckande nätverk för små och medelstora samtidskonsthallar i Sverige. I rapporten argumenterar Löfgren för att de krav på mätbarhet och omedelbara siffror som kännetecknar vår tids kulturdiskurs inte lämpar sig för att utvärdera det arbete som bedrivs på landets mindre konstinstitutioner. Löfgren menar att det som framför allt kännetecknar konsthallarnas arbete är deras förmåga att etablera fungerande nätverk, både lokalt, regionalt, nationellt och globalt.more →

The Paths to the Common(s) Are Infinite
Tensta konsthall
11.6–28.9 2014 The Paths to the Common(s) Are Infinite utgår från de New York-baserade konstnärerna Ayreen Anastas och Rene Gabris frågeställningar och formuleringar kring begreppet the common(s) och utgörs av olika undersökningar, erfarenheter och materiella spår av möten. Med commons (allmänningar) har man historiskt sett avsett delat ägande och nyttjande av land och vatten, som t ex i medeltida England, men idag har begreppet vidgats avsevärt för att innefatta även kultursfären, programvara och allmännyttans grundskola, sjukvård och infrastruktur. Konstnärerna finner otaliga exempel på Commoning (att "göra det gemensamma") och en strävan efter the Common(s) i vår tid av  privatiseringar och ekonomiska nedskärningar.more →

The Paths to the Common(s) are Infinite
Tensta Konsthall
11.6-28.9 2014 The Paths to the Common(s) are Infinite is an attempt by the New York-based artists Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri to situate and share various inquiries, experiences, and material traces of encounters, which have brought them to questions of the common(s). The commons have historically referred to shared ownership and care of land and water, for example in Medieval England, but what is commonly held today is much wider encompassing the cultural sphere, software, and public goods such as public education, health care, and infrastructure. For the artists, the practices of commoning and struggles for common(s) in an ever more privatized and economized existence are everywhere today.more →

Miraklet i Tensta (Theoria)
Tensta konsthall
11.6–28.9 2014 Magnus Bärtås nya film Miraklet i Tensta (Theoria) är en egensinnig skildring av hur Jungfru Maria uppenbarade sig i Tensta sommaren 2012, baserad på vittnesmål från internet. Med hjälp av boende i Tensta har vittnesmålen gestaltats och filmats i samma rum på konsthallen där filmen kommer att visas. Del av Den nya modellen.more →

The Miracle in Tensta (Theoria)
Tensta Konsthall
11.6–28.9 2014 Magnus Bärtås' new film, The Miracle in Tensta (Theoria) is a wayward depiction of how the Virgin Mary appeared in Tensta in the summer of 2012, based on testimonies on the internet. With the help of Tensta residents, the testimonies have been visualized and shot in the same room in the gallery where the film will be shown. A part of The New Model.more →

META och regina: Två tidskrifter i systerskap
Tensta konsthall
11.6–28.9 2014 Arkivutställning. META och regina är två tidskrifter som grundades oberoende av varandra på 1990-talet av två kulturproducenter. Båda använde sitt förnamn som titel på tidningen och därmed hade de skapat sig varsitt verktyg för att nå ut till allmänheten med en institutionskritisk hållning till rådande normer i tidens konstvärld. De två tidningarna har olika karaktär och arbetar utifrån var sin strategi men utgår båda från ett feministisk perspektiv.??more →

META and regina: Two (Magazine) Sisters in Crime
Tensta Konsthall
11.6–28.9 2014 Archive exhibition. META and regina: Two (Magazine) Sisters in Crime. META and regina are both magazines founded independently in the 1990’s by two female cultural producers. Using their first names as titles of the magazines they made a public statement as a tool of institutional critique on normative concepts within the art system at the time. Although distinguished by their unusual characters and strategies, the two magazines - META and regina - share a common feminist position and subversive approach that make them 'sisters in crime'.more →

Tensta museum: Fortsättning
Tensta konsthall
11.6–28.9 Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige handlar om historia och minne i Tensta, i förhållande till platsen och till människor som bor och verkar här. Efter Tensta museums höstavdelning (26.10 2013–13.1 2014) och våravdelning (18.1–18.5 2014) samt filialer under samma period på Stockholms Stadsmuseum och Stockholms Medeltidsmuseum fortsätter nu ortens eget museum i form av Salong Tensta, ett klassrum för svenskalektioner, originalritningar av Tenstas planarkitekt Igor Dergalin, affischer av konstnären Jakob Kolding, konst- och litteraturvandringar och seminarier. På onlineplattformen Space presenterar Beiruts Arab Image Foundation Rifat Chadirji Collection med fotografier av senmodernistisk arkitektur och människor i det offentliga rummet i Irak under perioden ca 1950–75. Medborgare till medborgare, en mötesplats för nyanlända som behöver stöd och kunskap om samhället i Sverige, äger rum varje tisdag. Genom The Silent University arrangeras språkcafé.more →

Tensta Museum Continues
Tensta Konsthall
11.6–28.9 Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden is about history and memory in Tensta, both in relation to the place and to the people who live and work here. After Tensta Museum Fall Department (26.10 2013–13.1 2014) and Spring Department (18.1–18.5 2014) as well as branches in the same period at the Stockholm City Museum, and Museum of Medieval Stockholm, the suburbs own Museum is now continuing in the form of Salon Tensta, a classroom for Swedish lessons, original drawings of Tensta by architect Igor Dergalin, posters by artist Jakob Kolding, an Arts and Literature walk in Tensta and seminars. The online platform Space and Beirut’s Arab Image Foundation present Rifat Chadirji’s Collection of photographs with late modernist architecture and people in public space in Iraq from the period around 1950–75. Citizen to Citizen, a venue for newcomers who need support and knowledge of the community in Sweden takes place every Thuesday and a language café is organized through The Silent University.more →

Rifat Chadirji’s work: building modern Iraqi identity and hadara
Caecilia Pieri
Rifat Chadirji is considered to be one of the major 20th century Iraqi architects, not only through his realizations but also through the considerable bulk of his work in the fields of architectural practice, theory, teaching and photography. The text was first published in Modern Heritage Observer, Beirut (2013). more →

Doing the Dirty Work?: The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (2000)
Editor: Bridget Jane Anderson
Pages 1-27. There has been a tendency amongst feminists to see domestic work as the great leveller, a common burden imposed on all women equally by patriarchy. This unique study of migrant domestic workers in the North uncovers some uncomfortable facts about the race and class aspects of domestic oppression. Based on original research, it looks at the racialisation of paid domestic labour in the North - a phenomenon which challenges feminsim and political theory at a fundamental level.more →

At home: An Anthropology of Domestic Space (1999)
Editor: Irene Cieraadred
In a volume that brings together a wide range of disciplines - art history, sociology, architecture, cultural anthropology, and environmental psychology -, Irene Cieraad presents a collection of articles that focuses on the practices and symbolism of domestic space in Western society. These essays go beyond the discussion of conventional issues such as aesthetics and social standing. 'At home' takes an in-depth anthropological look at how different cultures use their homes as a visual model of the culture's social structure.more →

Våravdelningen Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige
Tensta konsthall
18.1 2014–18.5 2014 Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige handlar om historia och minne ?i Tensta, både i förhållande till platsen och till de människor som bor och ?verkar här. Ett fyrtiotal konstnärer, arkitekter, lokala föreningar, artister, sociologer, kulturgeografer, filosofer och andra berör det förflutna i konstverk, forskningsprojekt, seminarier, vandringar mm. Samtidigt rapporterar de också? om sakernas tillstånd i Tensta idag, om det som på många sätt kan beskrivas?som det nya Sverige. Ett Sverige som visserligen inte är helt nytt men som det är nödvändigt att acceptera som annorlunda än för några decennier sedan. Ett land där människor har vitt skilda bakgrunder och där ekonomiska och sociala skillnader ökar påtagligt – enligt en ny rapport?från OECD växer inkomstklyftorna i Sverige snabbast bland de trettiofyra medlemsländerna. Några av de inbjudna deltagarna kommer också att peka framåt och föreslå framtida scenarier.more →

Spring Department Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden
Tensta konsthall
18.1 2014–18.5 2014 Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden is about the history and memories of Tensta, both in relation to the place and to the people who live and work there. Some forty artists, architects, local associations, performers, sociologists, cultural geographers, philosophers, and others address the past in, for example, art works, research projects, seminars, and guided walks. At the same time they will be reporting on the condition of things in Tensta today, on what can be described as the “new Sweden.” This is a Sweden containing people of widely different backgrounds, where economic and social differences are palpably intensifying: according to a new OECD report, income gaps in Sweden are increasing the most rapidly of any of the 34 member states. In their contributions to Tensta Museum, some of the invited participants will also be looking forward and proposing future scenarios.more →

Vad gör konstförmedlingen?
Tensta konsthall
Vår 2014. En av de stora frågorna i samtidskonsten är hur konsten förmedlas, på vilket sätt publiken kan möta konsten och ta del ?av den. Förmedling innefattar alltså presentation och kommunikation om och utifrån konst i bred bemärkelse. Vad gör konstförmedlingen? är en seminarieserie på Tensta konsthall under våren 2014. I samarbete med Institutionen för bildpedagogik och Curatorlab, Konstfack.more →

What Does Art Mediation Do?
Tensta Konsthall
Spring 2014. One of the biggest issues in contemporary art is how art is mediated—in what way the audience can meet art and take part of it. How art goes public. Hence, mediation includes presentation and communication about and based on art in a wider sense. What Does Art Mediation Do? is a series of seminars at Tensta Konsthall during the spring of 2014. In collaboration with the Department of Visual Arts Education and Curatorlab, Konstfack.more →

Haunted by Shadows of the Future: ARTEFACTS
STEALTH.unlimited & Peter Lang
Haunted by Shadows of the Future: ARTEFACTS identifierar föremål från slutet av 1960-talet till slutet av 1970-talet som har ett personligt eller familjärt samband med
människorna och samhället under denna tid, och som innefattar en särskild känsla av tillhörighet, en önskan att vara en del av det moderna svenska samhälle som tog form vid den tiden. Resultatet av detta kollektiva sökande är en samling artefakter, företeelser och föremål i hemmet, sammanflätade med rika personliga berättelser och upptäckter.

Haunted by Shadows of the Future: ARTEFACTS identifies objects from the late 1960’s to late 1970’s that have personal or familial relationship with the people and the communities who lived during this era, and that embody a specific sense of belonging, a desire of being part of the modern Swedish society taking shape at that time. The result of this collective search is an assembly of artefacts, customs and domestic tropes, intertwined with rich personal stories and discoveries.
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Swedish Grand Domestic Revolution Guide
Casco – Office for Art, Design Theory
The Grand Domestic Revolution (Hemmets stora revolution) (GDR) a?r ett pa?ga?ende “levande” forskningsprojekt startat av Casco – Office for Art, Design Theory i Utrecht. Projektet startade som ett la?genhets-residency i Utrecht som pa?gick fra?n oktober 2009 till oktober 2011, och fortsatte som utsta?llning pa? flera platser under 2011-2012. Projektet fortsa?tter nu genom Cascos program, den internationella turne?n GDR Goes On (GDR fortsa?tter), som hittills har rest fra?n The Showroom i London, Center for Contemporary Arts Derry i Derry, och till City of Women Festival i Ljubljana. Dessutom har olika samarbeten startat under projektets ga?ng.more →

English Grand Domestic Revolution Guide
Casco – Office for Art, Design Theory
The Grand Domestic Revolution (GDR) is an ongoing “living research” project initiated by Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht, the Netherlands as a multi-faceted exploration of the domestic sphere to imagine new forms of living and working in common. It was set up through an apartment residency in Utrecht from October 2009 to October 2011, and manifest in a multi-venue exhibition from 2011 through 2012. Since then it continues on through the Casco’s program and the international tour GDR GOES ON, which has so far traveled to The Showroom, London, Center for Contemporary Arts Derry, Derry, and the City of Women Festival, Ljubljana, forming new alliances with different local communities along the way.more →

Tensta konsthalls historia
Jan Ekman
Tensta Konsthall blev efter o?ppningen 1998 snabbt omtalad fo?r sitt dja?rva, na?stan framfusiga konstprogram. Grundarnas mod la?g inte enbart i deras ho?gkvalitativa utsta?llningsprogram som utmanade institutioner med la?ngt sto?rre ekonomiska resurser. De var ocksa? modiga nog att placera utsta?llningsrummet la?ngt bortom de etablerade konststra?ken. Konsthallen a?r inrymd i en outnyttjad lagerlokal under ett anspra?kslo?st ko?pcentrum i Stockholmsfo?rorten Tensta, ett omra?de vars befolkning idag na?rmar sig 20.000 personer varav ca 90% har translokal bakgrund.more →

Cultural Heritage: The Context of an Obsession
Boris Buden
Boris Buden about the purpose of cultural heritage from a post-colonial perspective.more →

Josabet Sjöberg
Lawen Mohtadi
Josabeth Sjöberg var självlärd. Hon saknade formell utbildning. Men hon hade en tydlig konstnärlig tanke. De målningar som idag finns bevarade - 59 stycken, varav 57 finns på Stockholms stadsmuseum - kan delas in i fyra kategorier. Hennes 12 bostäder på Södermalm. Gatulivet på Södermalm, ofta sett från fönstret i hennes bostad. Institutioner som hus för äldre och sjuka. Kyrkorum. I bostadsbilderna sitter hon ofta med handarbete vid fönstret, vänd mot ljuset och gatan.
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Tensta -En plats som ständigt ska bli bättre
Emma Holmqvist
Utbyggnaden av bostadsomra?det Tensta 1967-71 ingick i det mest ambitio?sa bostadsbyggnadsprojekt som genomfo?rts i Sverige, det sa? kallade Miljonprogrammet. Pa? grund av den ra?dande bostadsbristen besta?mde staten att en miljon nya bosta?der skulle byggas under en tioa?rsperiod (Sax, 2000). En sa?dan stor volym har aldrig uppna?tts sedan dess i Sverige. more →

Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige
Tensta konsthall
Tensta museum: Rapporter från nya Sverige handlar om historia och minne i Tensta, både i förhållande till platsen och till de människor som bor och verkar där. Ett fyrtiotal konstnärer, arkitekter, lokala föreningar, artister, sociologer, kulturgeografer, filosofer och andra berör det förflutna i konstverk, forskningsprojekt, seminarier, vandringar mm. Samtidigt rapporterar de också om sakernas tillstånd i Tensta idag, om det som på många sätt kan beskrivas som det nya Sverige. Ett Sverige där människor har vitt skilda bakgrunder och där ekonomiska och sociala skillnader ökar påtagligt – enligt en ny rapport från OECD växer inkomstklyftorna i Sverige snabbast bland de 34 medlemsländerna. Några av de inbjudna deltagarna kommer också att peka framåt och föreslå framtida scenarier.

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Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden
Tensta konsthall
Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden is about the history and memories of Tensta, both in relation to the place and to the people who live and work there. Some forty artists, architects, local associations, performers, sociologists, cultural geographers, philosophers, and others address the past in, for example, art works, research projects, seminars, and guided walks. At the same time they will be reporting on the condition of things in Tensta today, on what can be described as the “new Sweden.” This is a Sweden containing people of widely different backgrounds, where economic and social differences are palpably intensifying: according to a new OECD report, income gaps in Sweden are increasing the most rapidly of any of the 34 member states. In their contributions to Tensta Museum, some of the invited participants will also be looking forward and proposing future scenarios.more →

Vart tog hon vägen? Stockholm Music & Arts 2-4 augusti 2013
Tensta konsthall
Samtidskonsten på Stockholm Music & Arts 2-4 augusti 2013 ??
På Skeppsholmen

Koreografi utan dansare, ett varumärke där en världskänd tennisspelare försvunnit ur bilden och en installation som liknar ett övergivet hem. Årets bildkonstprogram på Stockholm Music & Arts handlar om människans frånvaro, om det som ligger bortom henne. Dit räknas alla ting men även naturen i sig. Det innebär också storskaligt måleri där naturens egna krafter ger form åt bilderna och den ananasdoftande jättenäckrosen i en spektakulär performance blommar inför publikens ögon. Den blommar under två nätter, den första natten är kronbladen vita, och den andra rosa. En filmfestival tillägnad den legendariske naturtevemakaren Jan Lindblad ingår också i bildkonstprogrammet.

??För andra året i rad curerar Tensta konsthall bildkonstprogrammet på Stockholm Music & Arts. De flesta typer av musikframträdanden bygger på att människor finns på plats. Artisterna och musikerna - deras närvaro - är det viktigaste på varje spelning där publikens kroppar också ingår i den fysiska ekvationen. Levande musik är i den bemärkelsen extremt människofixerad. Inom konsten och filosofin har man under de senaste åren intresserat sig alltmer för metoder och teorier där det inte är människorna som står i centrum utan objekten och deras omständigheter. Människan ses inte längre som den viktigaste existensen. Istället blir saker, dit allt från verktyg och radiovågor till EU och önskningar räknas, det centrala. De här tankeströmningarna går växelvis under namnet spekulativ realism och objektsrelaterad filosofi. Mot den bakgrunden frågar vi: Vart tog hon vägen?
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Where Did She Go? Stockholm Music & Arts 2-4 August 2013
Tensta konsthall
The contemporary art at Stockholm Music & Arts 2-4 August 2013 At Skeppsholmen

Choreography without dancers, a trademark where a world renowned tennis player disappeared out of the picture, and an installation that resembles an abandoned home. This year's visual arts program at the Stockholm Music & Arts is about human absence, about what is beyond her. This includes all things but even nature itself. It also results in large-scale paintings where nature's forces give shape to the images, and a spectacular performance, staging the pineapple-scented Giant Water Lily in full bloom in front of the audience's eyes. It blooms for two nights; the first night is the petals white, and the other pink. A film festival dedicated to the legendary naturtevemakaren Jan Lindblad is also part of the visual arts program.   

For the second year in a row, Tensta konsthall curates the visual arts program at the Stockholm Music & Arts. Most types of musical performances are based on the precence of humans. The artists and musicians – their presence – is the key to every concert, and the audience's bodies also take part in the physical equation. Live music is in this sense extremely fixed on the human subject. Art and philosophy have in recent years become more focused on methods and theories in which people are less important than objects and their circumstances. Man is no longer seen as the most important existence. Instead, things, including everything from tools and radio waves to the EU, become central. These current streams of thought are alternately called speculative realism and object-related philosophy. Against this background, we ask: Where did she go?? 
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Iman Issa 13.6—29.9 2013
Tensta konsthall
Iman Issas (Kairo/New York) installationer talar till minnena och?vår förmåga att göra associationer. I Trettiotre berättelser om rimliga karaktärer på bekanta platser möter vi glimtar från en utflykt till en djurpark, en iakttagelse på ett universitet, ett fragment av en familjs semestertraditioner – relationer och vardagliga händelser beskrivna med några få adjektiv, namn och andra detaljer. I Vanliga inslag är det meningar ur arabiska intellektuellas självbiografier, bl a Nawal El Saadawis och Edward Saids, som kopplar ihop det personliga med det allmängiltiga. I verket Revolutionären är det istället runt det ordets många betydelser som berättelesen vävs.
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Iman Issa 13.6—29.9 2013
Tensta Konsthall
Iman Issa’s (Cairo/New York) installations speak to our memories and our ability to make associations. In Thirty-three Stories about Reasonable Characters in Familiar Places we get glimpses from a trip to the zoo, an observation from a campus, a fragment of a family’s vacation traditions – relationships and everyday events described with barely any adjective, names or other details. In Common Elements it is familiar text from several intellectuals’ autobiographies, like Nawal El Saadawi and Edward Said among others, that connects the personal with shared, lived experience. The audio piece The Revolutionary weaves a story around the multiple meanings of the word ”revolutionary”.
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Bernd Krauss, Vi fortsätter BBDG 13.6—29.9 2013
Tensta konsthall
En teatralisk och hemsnickrad tennis-boutique som bygger på boken Sanningen - Mina år med Björn Borg av Lars Skarke (1993) är inledningen till Bernd Krauss projekt Vi fortsätter BBDG. Här finns gott om begagnade Björn Borg-kläder men inga underkäder - bara de plagg som inte längre är i produktion får ingå. Installationen väcker till liv historien om hur den kända tennisspelarens namn under titeln Björn Borg Design Group blev till ett välkänt varumärke.
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Bernd Krauss, We Are Continuing BBDG 13.6—29.9 2013
Tensta Konsthall
A flamboyant and homemade tennis boutique, based on the book The Truth - My Years With Björn Borg by Lars Skarke (1993), functions as an introduction to Bernd Krauss’ project We Are Continuing BBDG. In the installation there are a range of used Björn Borg clothes, but no underwear—only the clothes that are no longer in production may be included in the show. The installation brings to life the story of how the famous tennis player’s name, under the title of Björn Borg Design Group, became a well-known brand. more →

Reverberation: A film portrait of Megafonen by Behzad Khosravi Noori and René León Rosales
Tensta Konsthall 13.6–29.9 2013
In the 30 minute long documentary Reverberation (2012), the artist Behzad Khosravi Noori (Teheran/Stockholm) and the ethnologist René León Rosales (Stockholm) follow some of the members of Megafonen on a trip to Gothenburg. Megafonen is an organization that works for social justice and the rehabilitation of the Swedish suburbs. During the trip many questions are asked regarding the processes of segregation and integration in Sweden today. more →

Genklang: ett filmporträtt av Megafonen av Behzad Khosravi Noori och Rene León Rosales
Tensta Konsthall 13.6–29.9 2013
I den trettio minuter långa dokumentären Genklang (2012) följer konstnären Behzad Khosravi Noori (Teheran/Stockholm) och etnologen Rene León Rosales (Stockholm) några av Megafonens medlemmar på en resa till Göteborg. Megafonen a?r en organisation som arbetar för social rättvisa och upprustning av Sveriges förorter. Under resan till Göteborg ställs många frågor om processer för segregation och integration i dagens Sverige. more →

Zak Kyes Working With...
Tensta Konsthall 13.6–29.9 2013
Zak Kyes Working With..., brings together a range of works by graphic designer Zak Kyes, as well as works by several of his collaborators—including architects, artists, writers, curators, editors, and other graphic designers—commissioned specifically for the exhibition. The new works all have a special - structural - role in the making of the exhibition, such as the exhibition display, object captions, exhibition poster, audio guide, workshop, lecture, archive, and publication. This way Kyes and his collaborators explore how graphic design today is a practice that both mediates and is mediated by its allied disciplines.more →

Zak Kyes Working With...
Tensta konsthall 13.6–29.9 2013
Zak Kyes Working With... fo?r samman en rad av den grafiska formgivaren Zak Kyes’ egna verk med arbeten av personer som han samarbetat med. Det handlar om arkitekter, konstna?rer, fo?rfatttare, curatorer, fo?rla?ggare och andra grafiska formgivare som har gjort nya verk specifikt fo?r utsta?llningen. De nya verken har alla haft en sa?rskild – strukturell
- funktion i arbetet info?r utsta?llningen: tex utsta?llningsarkitekturen, verkstexter, utsta?llningsaffisch, audioguide, workshop, fo?rela?sningar, arkiv och katalog. Pa? sa? vis underso?ker Kyes och hans samarbetspartners dagens grafiska formgivning som en praktik som ba?de fo?rmedlar och fo?rmedlas av besla?ktade discipliner.
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Undoing Property?
Edited by Marysia Lewandowska, Laurel Ptak
With contributions by Agency, David Berry, Nils Bohlin, Sean Dockray, Rasmus Fleischer, Antonia Hirsch, David Horvitz, Mattin, Open Music Archive, Matteo Pasquinelli, Claire Pentecost, Florian Schneider, Matthew Stadler, Marilyn Strathern, Kuba Szreder and Marina Vishmidt. Preface by Binna Choi, Maria Lind, Emily Pethick. Design by Konst & Teknik.

Undoing Property? examines complex relationships inside art, culture, political economy, immaterial production, and the public realm today. In its pages artists and theorists address aspects of computing, curating, economy, ecology, gentrification, music, publishing, piracy, and much more.

Property shapes all social relations. Its invisible lines force separations and create power relations felt through the unequal distribution of what is otherwise collectively produced value. Over the last few years the precise question of what should be privately owned and public­ly shared in society has animated intense political struggles and social movements around the world. In this shadow the publication’s critical texts, interviews and artistic interventions offer models of practice and interrogate diverse sites, from the body, to the courtroom, to the server, to the museum. The book asks why propertization itself has changed so fundamentally over the last few decades and what might be done to challenge it. The "undoing" of Undoing Property? begins with the recognition that something else is possible.

Published by Sternberg Press and Tensta konsthall, June 2013.
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Vad hände med strejkkonsten? Ett konstprojekt av Ingela Johansson (2010-)
Tensta konsthall
14.3–26.5 2013 Utgångspunkten för konstnären Ingela Johanssons projekt är den vilda strejk som utbröt i december 1969 i malmfälten i Norrbotten. strejken spred sig från Kiruna till Svappavaara och Malmberget och efter några dagar hade ca 5000 gruvarbetare lagt ner arbetet. Genom FNL-grupperna, och andra politiska grupperingar kom många kulturarbetare att solidarisera sig med gruvarbetarna, och engagera sig i deras situation. Projektet rymmer olika undersökningar av strejken och de materialiseras på skilda sätt. En del består av visandet av Gruvarbetarnas strejkkonstsamling, en konstsamling som kom till under strejken som stöd till strejkkassan, till vilken cirka åttio konstnärer skänkte verk.more →

What happened with the art of the strike? An art project by Ingela Johansson
Tensta Konsthall
14.3-26.5 2013 The point of departure for this project is the wild strike which broke out in December, 1969 in the iron ore fields in Norrbotten, Sweden. The strike spread and after a few days involved some 5000 miners. Through local political groups, many people working in culture expressed solidarity with the miners and engaged themselves in the situation. Johansson’s project encompasses an exhibition of art that was collected during the strike in support of the strike fund, archival material, a series of photographs and dramatizations based on strike documents.more →

Göra som man vill: Marie-Louise Ekman i sällskap med Sister Corita Kent, Mladen Stilinovic och Martha Wilson
Tensta konsthall
18.10 2012–13.1 2013 Göra som man vill fokuserar på Marie-Louise Ekmans verk från sent 1960-tal till sent 1980-tal och inkluderar på samma gång arbeten från samma period av Sister Corita av Kent, Mladen Stilinovic och Martha Wilson. För första gången i Sverige presenteras nu Ekmans tidiga verk tillsammans med samtida utomsvenska konstnärer vars intressen och arbetssätt är besläktade med hennes.more →

Doing what you want: Marie-Louise Ekman accompanied by Sister Corita Kent, Mladen Stilinovic and Martha Wilson
Tensta Konsthall
18.10 2012 –13.1 2013 Doing what you want focuses on Marie-Louise Ekman’s work from the late-1960s to the late-1980s and also includes work from the same period by Sister Corita of Kent, Mladen Stilinovic and Martha Wilson. For the first time in Sweden, Tensta konsthall will present Ekman’s early work together with contemporary non-Swedish artists with kindred interests and spirits.more →

Katitzis resa genom Sverige
Tensta konsthall
25.10 2012–27.1 2013 Utställningen handlar om Katarina Taikons självbiografiska romanfigur Katitzi som är huvudpersonen i tretton böcker och åtta seriealbum publicerade 1969-1982. Den lyfter fram och diskuterar en unik flickkaraktär, vars romska bakgrund är central i berättelsen, från barn- och ungdomslitteraturens värld. Utställningen består av originalutgåvor av böcker, serietidningar och album samt illustrationer, artiklar, recensioner, TV-inspelningar, fotografi och annat arkivmaterial.more →

Katitzi: A Literary Character Rooted in Reality
Tensta konsthall
9.10–5.12 2013 The exhibition Katitzi - A Literary Character Rooted in Reality, was first shown at Tensta konsthall in 2012 and will now be on view at Gallery8, the contemporary art space of the European Roma Cultural Foundation in Budapest.??The exhibition deals with Katarina Taikon’s (1932-1995) autobiographical figure Katitzi, who is the main character of thirteen books and eight comics published from 1969 to 1982. The exhibition consists of original editions of books, comic books and albums, as well as illustrations by Björn Hedlund, articles, reviews, TV recordings, photography, and other archival materials.more →

Art Work: A National Conversation About Art, Labor and Economics
Edited by Temporary Services
"Art Work is a newspaper that consists of writings and images from artists, activists, writers, critics, and others on the topic of working within depressed economies and how that impacts artistic process, compensation and artistic property. We can see how the collapse of the economy is affecting everyone. Something must be done. Let's talk. No, it can't wait. Things are bad. We have to work things out. We can only do it together. What do we know? What have others tried? What is possible? How do we talk about it? What are the wildest possibilities? What are the pragmatic steps? What can you do? What can we do?" Published by Half Letter Press, November 2009. FREE. Take a copy. Make an exhibition. Host a discussion in your town. www.artandwork.us.more →

Art and Contemporary Critical Practice: Reinventing Institutional Critique
Edited by Gerald Raunig & Gene Ray
"Institutional critique' is best known through the critical practice that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s by artists who presented radical challenges to the museum and gallery system. Since then it has been pushed in new directions by new generations of artists registering and responding to the global transformations of contemporary life. Interrogating the shifting relations between 'institutions' and 'critique' these essays reflect on the mutual enrichments between critical art practices and social movements and elaborate the conditions for politicized critical practice in the twenty-first century." Published by MayFlyBooks, 2009. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported.more →

Speak, Memory: on archives and other strategies of (re)activation of cultural memory
Edited by Laura Carderera
Exploring ways of recovering a vanishing history of the Middle East's neglected 20th-century cultural and artistic movements, this book is a synthesis and a further exploration into questions raised during the "Speak, Memory" symposium that took place at the Townhouse Gallery in Cairo on October 28-30, 2010. www.speakmemory.org. With contributions by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Hussein Omar, Rasha Salti and Kristine Khouri, Miguel A. López , Claire Hsu, the Editors of Bidoun, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Jesús Carrillo and Mai Elwakil.more →

Autonomy Project Newspaper #2 Frameworks
Autonomy Project
"We are living in remarkable times. Our globalised neo-liberal economy has nearly bankrupted itself and we are all now footing the bill. Europe is refragmenting. America's power is waning. Asia's power is waxing and the 'War on Terror' has turned into a pandemic of ideological attrition. It seems highly unlikely that anybody looking back at this moment from some time in the future will even begin to remember the art. That is, of course, unless we do something about it." With contributions by: John Byrne, Charles Esche, Emilio Moreno, Paul Sullivan, Sarah Pierce, Brian Holmes, Steven Ten Thije, Marijke Goeting, Jennifer Smailes, Joanne McClellan, Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz, Clare Butcher, Kerstin Niemann, Sean Harvey, Hannah Pierce. Published by Autonomy Project and Onomatopee, 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Dutch License. www.theautonomyproject.ning.com.more →

Conceptualismo y Economía
Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Lee Lozano, Seth Price, Mario García Torres & Aaron Schuster, Joe Scanlan
"El título es puntual: Conceptualismo y Economía. La publicación reúne proyectos artísticos--en forma de ensayo, propuesta, guión y manifiesto--que tratan sobre la relación del arte conceptual y la economía. Esta pequeña publicación intenta introducir un puñado de obras que hacen una reflexión crítica y creativa de estos temas." Published by Murmur, 2009.more →

A Wikipedia Reader: Critical Point of View
Edited by Geert Lovink & Nathaniel Tkacz
"What values are embedded in Wikipedia's software? On what basis are Wikipedia's claims to neutrality made? How can Wikipedia give voice to those outside the Western tradition of Enlightenment, or even its own administrative hierarchies? Critical Point of View collects original insights on the next generation of wiki-related research, from radical artistic interventions and the significant role of bots to hidden trajectories of encyclopedic knowledge and the politics of agency and exclusion. " Published by Institute of Network Cultures, 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported.more →

Noise & Capitalism
Edited by Mattin & Anthony Iles
"A tool for understanding the situation we are living through, the way our practices and our subjectivities are determined by capitalism. It explores contemporary alienation in order to discover whether the practices of improvisation and noise contain or can produce emancipatory moments and how these practices point towards social relations which can extend these moments." Contributors: Ray Brassier, Emma Hedditch, Matthew Hyland, Anthony Iles, Sara Kaaman, Mattin, Nina Power, Edwin Prévost, Bruce Russell, Matthieu Saladin, Howard Slater, Csaba Toth, Ben Watson. Published by Arteleku Audiolab (Kritika saila), Donostia-S.Sebastiá, Spain. September 2009. Writers included in this book have different opinions regarding intellectual property. Consult each text to understand the authors' positions. www.arteleku.net/noise_capitalism.more →

Contemporary Art and its Commercial Markets—Preface
Maria Lind
"An attempt to map and analyze one aspect of recent changes in the production and distribution of contemporary art, namely the state of the commercial art market; to put things on the table which have been sensed and guessed at for a while but for "fear of touching" have not been compiled and openly debated. As commerce and recent art are becoming an increasingly intimate and powerful pair, and as the criteria of economic efficiency invade art production as well as curating, it is necessary to scrutinize the mechanisms at play and what they generate. Because there is no denying that the entire world of art is influenced by these mechanisms, regardless of your proximity to or distance from the drama." From Contemporary Art and its Commercial Markets, a report published by Tensta konsthall and Sternberg Press.more →

Microhistorias Y Macromundos #3
Edited by Maria Lind
"Abstraction is an important visual strategy first used by the classical avant garde but it is also an aesthetic category. At the same time, abstraction can be described as the quintessential twentieth-century intellectual technique." Selected texts from a reader dealing with abstraction published in conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Possible: The Tamayo Take. Contributors: Maria Lind, Meyer Schapiro, Ina Blom, Sven Lütticken, Liam Gillick, Matias Faldbakken, Emily Roysdon, Irit Rogoff, Nina Möntmann, Anthony Davies, Stephan Dillemuth & Jakob Jakobsen, Gerald Raunig. Published by Museo Tamayo, 2011.more →

Ecstatic Resistance
Emily Roysdon
"Ecstatic Resistance is a project, practice, partial philosophy and set of strategies. It develops the positionality of the impossible alongside a call to re-articulate the imaginary. Ecstatic Resistance is about the limits of representation and legibility--the limits of the intelligible, and strategies that undermine hegemonic oppositions. It wants to talk about pleasure in the domain of resistance--sexualizing modern structures in order to centralize instability and plasticity in life, living, and the self. It is about waiting, and the temporality of change. Ecstatic Resistance wants to think about all that is unthinkable and unspeakable in the Eurocentric, phallocentric world order." Published by Grand Arts, 2009. www.emilyroysdon.com.more →

Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies—English Handout
Tensta konsthall
To accompany the exhibition Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies featuring work by Doug Ashford, Claire Barclay, José León Cerrillo, Yto Barrada, Matias Faldbakken, Priscila Fernandes, Zachary Formwalt, Liam Gillick/Anton Vidokle, Goldin+Senneby, Wade Guyton, Iman Issa, Gunilla Klingberg, Dorit Margreiter, Åsa Norberg/Jennie Sundén, Mai-Thu Perret, Falke Pisano, Walid Raad, Emily Roysdon, Tommy Støckel, Mika Tajima, Haegue Yang.more →

Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies—Swedish Handout
Tensta konsthall
To accompany the exhibition Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies featuring work by Doug Ashford, Claire Barclay, José León Cerrillo, Yto Barrada, Matias Faldbakken, Priscila Fernandes, Zachary Formwalt, Liam Gillick/Anton Vidokle, Goldin+Senneby, Wade Guyton, Iman Issa, Gunilla Klingberg, Dorit Margreiter, Åsa Norberg/Jennie Sundén, Mai-Thu Perret, Falke Pisano, Walid Raad, Emily Roysdon, Tommy Støckel, Mika Tajima, Haegue Yang.more →

European Cultural Policies 2015: A Report with Scenarios on the Future of Public Funding for Contemporary Art in Europe
Edited by Maria Lind & Raimund Minichbauer
"It is 2015. Art is almost completely instrumentalised--regardless of whether its financing is private or public. Art services either national or European interests, where it is especially useful in the construction or reinforcement of specific identities. At the same time, art is a desirable commercial product. It is ideal for collecting and it contributes to regional development whilst providing society with new creative employment opportunities. Visiting art museums and centres is a popular, easily digested leisure activity. In 2015 art is also used to stave off undesirable fascistic and nationalistic tendencies in society." Published by IASPIS and EIPCP, 2005. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 & Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 2.5.more →