2018

29 Aug

18:00 – 19:00

In relation to Ignacio Acostas piece Litte ja Goabddá, which deals with the use of drone technologies in the protest against the Gállak mining project in Norrbotten County, the Hasselblad Foundation has invited author Linnea Axelsson to talk about and do a reading from her latest book Ædnan.  Ædnan is a Sami word for land, and the book addresses the history of the Sami in relation to the colonial politics of Sweden.

Participants

Linnea Axelsson, author

In conversation with Louise Wolthers, Researcher and Co-curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest, Hasselblad Foundation

The event will be held in Swedish.

5 Sep

17:30 – 18:30

Drone Vision: Surveillance, Warfare, Protest in Sweden, Pakistan and Cyprus

 

The exhibition Drone vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest is based on at two-year research project lead Sarah Tuck at Valand Academy, Gothenburg University in collaboration with Hasselblad Foundation. During this unique tour of the exhibition Sarah Tuck will give an in-depth presentation of  the research project, which also includes exhibitions and art works in Lahore, Pakistan and Nicosia, Cyprus.

Participants

Sarah Tuck, Researcher and Curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest, Academy Valand, Gothenburg University

In conversation with Louise Wolthers, Researcher and Co-curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest, Hasselblad Foundation

 

The tour will be held in English. 

14 Sep

10:00 – 17:00

Drone Vision: Lahore, Nicosia, Gothenburg: Participating artists from Nicosia, Lahore and Gothenburg

14 September 10:00-17:00

The seminar is a part of a two-day seminar event in collaboration with the Gothenburg Art Museum and the City Library. The exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest opened at the same time in the three cities Gothenburg, Nicosia and Lahore. For each location artists have been commissioned to create new artwork that relate drone technologies to the specific geopolitical context. During the first day the artists will present their works in conversation with the curators from the partner galleries NiMAC (the Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre associated with the Perides Foundation) in Nicosia, Cyprus and the Zahoor Ul Akhlaq Gallery, National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan.

 

Place: Hörsalen, Gothenburg Art Museum

 

The seminar will be held in English.

 

The seminar is supported by Kulturrådet, Gothenburg city and The Olof Palme Memorial Fund.

15 Sep

13:00 – 13:40

 

During the two-day seminar it will be possible to attend a tour of the exhibition in English and Arabic.

The tour will be held in English and Arabic

 

Place: Hasselblad Center

15 Sep

14:00 – 15:30

Drone Vision in Sweden: panel discussion with artists and activists

 

How do drones effect how we see and what we know? What does the asymmetry of drone vision mean for those living under drone srveillance and what are the consequences of drone technologies in the context of Sweden? On the occasion of the Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest exhibition at Hasselblad Center, the Hasselblad Foundation and Valand Academy, Gothenburg University presents an afternoon forum with artists and activists to explore the effects of drone technologies on political protest and war.

The panel discussion is a part of a two-day seminar event in collaboration with the Gothenburg Art Museum and the Gothenburg City Library. With support from Kulturrådet, Gothenburg city and The Olof Palme Memorial Fund.

 

Participants:

Sarah Tuck, researcher and curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance and Protest, Academy Valand, Gothenburg University

Louise Wolthers, researcher and curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance and Protest, Hasselblad foundation

Behjat Omer Abdulla, artist

Mhairi Sutherland, artist

Ignacio Acosta, artist

Henrik Blind, Sami Parliament

Adnan Abdul Ghani, initiator of the Restad Gård Support Group

Wayne Stephen Coetzee, Lecturer in Political Science, University West

 

The discussion will be held in English.