Program & Tours

Program & tours

Guided tours Sundays at 13:00 (in Swedish)

3 June – 17 June and 19 August – 16 September 2018

The Sunday tours are held in Swedish only and are included in the admission.

 

Audio Guide

Listen to guided tours of current exhibitions and see our event calendar in the app Hasselblad Foundation Audio Guide.
The audio guide is available in Swedish and English.
Please use headphones. Available for loan at the museum front desk.

 

Download the app to your smartphone here:

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Hasselblad Foundation  Audio Guide at Google Play

 

Programs during the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance and Protest

Guided tour by the artists

20 May 13:00

 

During the opening weekend of the exhibition Drone vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest the artists Behjat Omer Abdulla, Ignacio Acosta and Mhairi Sutherland together with one of the exhibition curators, Louise Wolthers, will give a unique and in-depth tour of the exhibition at Hasselblad Center.

 

 

The tour will be held in English. 

 

Time: Sunday 20 May 13:00
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

Cameras and War
Presentation and discussion:Hasselblad HK7 aerial reconnaissance camera

30 May 17:30

 

During this event Elsa Modin, Librarian and administrator of the Hasselblad Foundation’s historical archive, with Louise Wolthers, Researcher and photo historian, will present the latest acquisition to the Foundation’s historical collection – the Hasselblad HK7 aerial reconnaissance camera. In the beginning of World War II Victor Hasselblad designed an aerial surveillance camera for the Swedish Air defence. It is significant for the development of the later Hasselblad cameras as well as in the history of photographic ‘views from above’.

 

Together with Karl Ydén, senior lecturer at Chalmers how has research includes civil-military relations, and Sarah Tuck, Researcher at Valand Academy, the conversation will also address the militarisation of the everyday and discuss the art work Escalate by Mhairi Sutherland, which is part of the Drone Vision exhibition.

 

Participants:
Elsa Modin, Librarian, Hasselblad Foundation

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

Karl Ydén, Senior Lecturer, Chalmers and Visiting Research Fellow vid King’s College London

Louise Wolthers, Researcher and Curator of the exhibition Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest, Hasselblad Foundation

 

The event will be held in English. 

 

Time: Wednesday 30 May 17:30
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

Guided tour in Arabic

2 June 13:00

 

During the exhibition Drone vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest it will be possible to followa guided tour in Arabic tour.

 

Guide:

Al Majd Ahmad

 

The tour will be held in Arabic

 

Time: Saturday 2 June 13:00
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

 

 

Copyright/fotograf: Sara Mac Key

The Right to Land: Author’s visit: Linnea Axelsson

29 August 18:00

 

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.

 

Time: Wednesday 29 August 18:00
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

Drone Vision: Surveillance, Warfare, Protest in Sweden, Pakistan and Cyprus: Special guided tour by curator Sarah Tuck

5 September 17:30

 

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. 

 

Time: Wednesday 5 September 17:30
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

Open art seminar:  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 opens 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.

 

The seminar will be held in English.

 

Time: 14 September 10:00-17:00
Place: Hörsalen, Gothenburg Art Museum

 

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

 

 

Guided tour in English and Arabic

15 September 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

 

Time: 15 September 13:00-13:40
Place: Hasselblad Center

 

Drone Vision in Sweden: panel discussion with artists and activists

15 September 14:00-15:30

 

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.

 

The discussion will be held in English.

 

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, member of the municipal executive committee in Jokkmokk (Swedish Green Party) and sámi activist

Adnan Abdul Ghani, initiator of the Restad Gård Support Group

Wayne Stephen Coetzee, lecturer in Political Science, University West

 

Time: Saturday 15 September 14:00
Place: Trappscenen, Gothenburg City Library

 

 

Please contact Emma Botin  for more information about our programs.

Phone: +46(0)709-281908

emma[at]hasselbladfoundation.org

 

Book a guided tour

To book a guided tour in English or Swedish please contact us through the information below.

Phone: +46(0)709-281908
visning[at]hasselbladfoundation.org