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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From March 2012 In this project fashion is placed into a wider context, focused on identity and networking for women.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Ongoing The spatial concept for the new Tensta konsthall has been developed by architect Nikolaus Hirsch. Architect Filippa Stålhane has developed the details.
Title: The Silent University: Towards a Transversal Pedagogy
Price: 200 kr
Editors: Florian Malzacher, Ahmet Öğüt, Pelin Tan
Writers: Florian Malzacher, María do Mar Castro Varela, Chantal Mouffe, Ahmet Öğüt, Rubia Salgado, Pelin Tan, and the Silent Universities in Amman, Athens, Hamburg, London, Mülheim/Ruhr, and Stockholm
Publisher: Sternberg Press
163 04 SPÅNGA
Tensta konsthall is a private foundation organization with number: 802409-6110.
Free entrance. Voluntary donation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 08-36 07 63.
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.
Fahyma Alnablsi, reception and teaching
fahyma (at) tenstakonsthall.se
Emily Fahlén, mediator and production
emily (at) tenstakonsthall.se
Asrin Haidari, communication + press
asrin (at) tenstakonsthall.se
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Maria Lind, director
maria (at) tenstakonsthall.se
Hedvig Wiezell, infrastructure and mediation
hedvig (at) tenstakonsthall.se
Didem Yildirim, assistance
didem (at) tenstakonsthall.se
Qaisar Mahmood (head of board)
Tensta konsthall is supported by Stockholm City, Swedish Arts Council, Stockholm County Council