BFA 2023 exhibition of Mejan
May 28, 2023
"The exhibition really does touch on a wide register of your heart strings and appears a meditation on the expiry date of forever, or in other words the impermanence of time, and remnants of beauty. It's a nostalgia-inducing lovefest that is very romantic about transient and enchanting, small, but signficant everyday moments from a butterfly's view", finds Ashik Zaman, leaving touched and satisfied.
MFA 2023 exhibition of Mejan
May 26, 2023
The aficionados of leading conceptual art institutions will find their taste buds and appetites properly being met with this year's exhibition at Konstakademien. The strongest rooms in the exhibition beams you away from art school realm and are an elevator ride up to group exhibitions at Haus der Kunst in Munich or Palais de Tokyo in Paris, we say, as a figure of speech.
Huidi Xiang at Tutu Gallery
May 22, 2023
"The body of work in when held properly, was originally inspired by Shoe Goomba—a tool, a metaphor, a shape-shifting weapon-armor that acts a vital role in Huidi’s practice.", writes Yindi Chen about the solo exhibition of Huidi Xiang; an artist we took an interest in while her time at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. An artist to watch!
MA 2023 exhibition of Konstfack
May 21, 2023
"In her Slowly Also Leads Somewhere, Anneli Tegelberg's has focused on the circle; a simple shape that in her field of interest, weaving, is difficult to perfect. To us, however, this is Craft at its finest, and reaffirms its position as one of the strongest disciplines, come time for the degree exhibition", The second of Konstfack's degree exhibitions is up and running. Be sure to catch during its short run!
Formal Matters and Sparse Elegance
May 18, 2023
"At FORM and Visual Communications is where the benefit of the recent move gets truly evident. All the windows and light streaming into these fresh walls makes Beckmans look like a design musuem, or that design museum we don't actually have in Stockholm." Read the rest of our review of the 2023 Beckmans grad exhibition, held at the new school premises.
Beckmans 2023: Out of the Bird's Nest
May 16, 2023
"The runway show is an annual highlight; I feel very energized by it but this time it felt a bit subdued in many ways. It didn’t really quite “pop” which comes primarily down to production (casting, music etc.) but also some of the collections that didn’t succeed in making an arresting impression", feels Ashik Zaman, about the Beckmans Fashion cohort's grad runway show at Kulturhuset.