Open art seminar – Lahore, Nicosia, Gothenburg
10:00 to 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.


The seminar is free of charge. To attend please fill out a form here.



Seminar program:

Moderator: Dr. Sarah Tuck

10:00 Welcome and Introduction by Curators Sarah Tuck (Akademin Valand) and Louise Wolthers (Hasselbladstiftelsen).

10:15 Geography of thought and the view from above
Vicky Pericleous and Sarah Tuck

10.40 Cyprus: Artist presentations by Drone Vision artists and from Cyprus: Stelios Kallinikou, Efi Savvides, Ran Slavin + Yiannis Toumazis Moderator: Sarah Tuck

11.45 Discussion with audience

12.00 Break for lunch

13:00 Pakistan: Sajid Khan, Salman Khan, Wajahat Saeed + Imran Qureshi and Imran Ahmad
Moderator: Sarah Tuck

14:30 Discussion and questions from the audience

14:45 coffee

15:00 Sweden: Behjat Omer Abdulla, Ignacio Acosta and Mhairi Sutherland + Sarah Tuck and Louise Wolthers

15:45 Guided tour in Hasselblad Center by Drone Vision artists from Gothenburg and curators.

16:45 End (Museum closes)


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.