Studio time in Jämtland, marked with a flag designed by my children and made in Fakulteten
"Pappa förlorar synen" – a new drawing based on my diary notes on how the life of my father changed when he lost his sight. Part of my ongoing Pathos
When we visit Botkyrka art hall
today, I discovered my old piece A Concise History of the Universe
in their archive.
Lunch on Mandana Moghaddams
public art before the exhibition by Cecilia Germain
My workshop piece Vaktaren is part of the exhibition Alla hjältar. MORE
Back in Studio Jämtland. (Less crowds than Stockholm.)
Visiting the church yard in Lit, finding that the benches in Våra spår are being used. MORE
Children workshop today, building a protective hero / a Halloween monster, in Jämtland. MORE
Working on a new drawing, part of the ongoing work Patetik
Discussing different techniques and methods with artist at Medis 5
today, as part of Fakulteten
Våra spår inaugurated today, with a ceremony in cold weather. MORE
All the participants in Fakulteten
has worked with heroic alter egos during the summer. I worked with my children to gather things at Brogård, to assemble this character. MORE
We finally made a new flag for Brogård. A collaborative process and part of project Fakulteten
My project Våra spår in Jämtland is mostly installed. It might never be finished, but it is prepared for inauguration. MORE
Preparing work space at Brogård for an upcoming mission in Fakulteten
The Alma löv exhibition
are drastically reduced this year, due to covid-19. AK Westin
and I have decided to postpone the book Alla hjältar
until next summer.
Konsthall SE in Falun has made a great book, presenting their exhibition history. I made my Collision Frequency Increased
exhibition there, and they chose my piece Your Heart is a Muscle
for their book.
The project Alla hjältar, together with A.K. Westin
moves on. Possible release at Alma Löv
We have worked a full year collecting the thoughts of children in Lit, regarding what we leave behind when we die.
The benches are now installed (although - just now - in opposite places). Inauguration spring 2020. MORE
A K Westin
visiting Stockholm to finish our old project Alla hjältar. Publication summer 2020.
Jens and Susanne – who usually engrave the tombstones for Lits church yard – are finishing the images and texts for Våra spår. Inauguration late October.
Celebrating my birthday by visiting Jens who will etch the slates in the art project Våra spår.
The benches are cast by "Murarn" for the art project in Jämtland.
A.K. Westin has contacted me about our project Alla hjältar
Should we make a presentation next year? Hmm…
I have med it easier to take part of my work regarding my own reading. Welcome HERE
kinds of work in Jämtland.
1 500 visitors later – today is the last day of Mittsalongen in Östersund.
I participated with Pyrocumulus
Arranging a full day theme day regarding life and death for children age 13 to 15 in Lit, as part of the precept Våra spår.
A number of meetings I Jämtland and the project Våra spår
I keep writing a book – ONE book – from all the boks I have ever read, in chronological order. MORE
Editorial time with childrens material on death and the traces that we leave behind.
Different works that examens the pathetic.
After many long months – the project "Unga brobyggare" is finally formulated and an application has been sent.
Thank you Malin, Stefan, Berit and Gerd. Lets cross fingers for three intensive years in Jämtland!
Today was not the easiest day to measure the future engravings at the churchyard in Lit.
Meeting the winter in Jämtland this year, during different kinds of work.
Meeting this autumn in Jämtland, where two art projects comes to life.
The church council of Lit and Häggenås has today decided that our public project with children will be implemented.
Searching and finding the gnarly trees in Jämtland.
Researching local slate and engravings in Jämtland.
My new studio in Jämtland.
Visiting different locations for new projects in Jämtland.
Thinking with my hands today. Let's see what it results in.
A big leap for a new project for two church yards in Jämtland. This church is so brave.
It don't fear hard qouestions and really believe in childrens world view.
Intense days in Lit, working on our new massive project. Prepare for winter 2018!
Today, I was invited to one of the finest projects ever as an artist.
Lets hope it can be realized.
Things are either falling apart – or building momentum – in Lit, Jämtland. A few days of cracked roofs and great project ideas.
The foundation Längmanska kulturfonden will partly finance the project Det andra.
After seven (!?) years at WIP:sthlm
, this is it. I'm leaving my studio that has been the epicenter for so much work.
Yet - I'll stay on the board (though that probably won't be a comfort to my kids who has grown up in the studio).
Showing my piece HJÄRTAT ÄR EN MUSKEL (Pulsen är en nedräkning), see MORE
is traveling to Rättvik
, we enroll some new "förstärkare
"; I build a new piece with Mari Kretz
for Satsuma Kustantamo
, two public art projects in Botkyrka – with Linda Shamma
and Linda Bäckström
– are on its way to realization, Roland Perssons
public piece in Nacka is soon inaugurated, the art competition for Nackasalen, between Lisa Jeannin + Rolf Schuurmans
and Fredrika Linder
is soon decided, a new project in Nacka starts, I start a project with Linda Shamma
, KC Öst
is starting up, WIP:sthlm
has new projects, and great meetings at SU
and with Osynlig utställning
. To mention but a few :-)
Working on the piece Sagoland together with Mari Kretz
Maybe the last time I work at Brogård for a long time.
A new start for the publishing company Satuuma kustantamo
. Marja-Leena Sillanpää
has invited me and artist Mari Kretz
to make a new piece together - Sagoland.
Different kinds of work in Jämtland for a few days.
is part of Konstgödnings
event at Storsjöteatern, Östersund.
Program for Konstgödning 11 - 12 Sept is officiall.
will have a seminar and exhibition in September. Planning today at Storsjöteatern in Östersund.
Looking for a good place for public art in Lit, as part of De andra
A week at Brogård, searching for the others, De andra
Dummy for De andra
("The Others") as part of Litsboken is on its way.
The painting of champion dog Spot is finished and of to framing.
A web page for De andra (The Others) are up and running: www.de-andra.se
Max and Hugo helping out.
Great meeting with Bodil and Stina today, regarding my art project De andra
, part of Konstgödning
Working on the September concept for Konstgödning
, with Kajsa Willemark and Vanja Steinholtz
Moving back into my studio at WIP! (Max helps out)
After some time without development for my project "The others", I finally talked to Bertil and Bodil today, and they gave me a lot of new energy - and some material about "the others", such as this article from January 2015 Link>>
First meeting for Konstgödning, in Östersund. Lots of energy!
My suggestion for a collaborative project in Jämtland was accepted today. De andra
(The others) is part of Konstgödning.
Talking about the goblins and spirits in Jämtland, hoping for an upcoming project. Malin Nord, Sam and Hugo.
Opening of ÄGD
at Fullersta gård
in Huddinge today. I participated with the piece "Fritt fall
As usual fun to open Konstfrämjandets annual report - as my / Kfr Sthlm's projects represent almost 50% of the images ;-)
My work on writing one single book, from all the books I have read, continues. One sentence from each book, in chronological order. Todays work:
This digital print, made for 1075 and counting
2007, has been called for today. "Do you have more art of that kind?" I don't know but will start thinking.
Second son at work. First meeting at Violen in Botkyrka with head of the pre school Susanne and with artist Arijana Kajfes
. Then studio time.
Getting the Karin Engelfeldt grant in Jämtland, and giving mini lecture. With Max as usual. (Photo: Eva Herdin)
Karin Engelfeldts minnesfond in Jämtland announced that I received their grant 2014. Not a lot of money but some glory April 27.
My piece Fritt fall
aill keep traveling with ÄGD. Opening at Fullersta konsthall 13 Sept.
First meeting for Futurado at Candyland
. Great energy!
ÄGD opens in Sala today. Participating with my piece Fritt fall
Opening at Studio 44
for the exhibition "Survival of the Fittest" tonight.
A good thing about building group exhibition, is meeting a lot of friends and colleagues. Today, among others, Emma-Lina Ericson
, Åsa Elieson
, Lotte Välimaa Nilsson
, Kenneth Pils
, Jannike Brantås
, Andrea Hvistendahl
and so many more.
Leaving the piece "Fritt fall
" to the next ÄGD
The start of installing our Trial & Error
-pieces for the next Studio 44
Fredrik Andersson is being photographed for the Trial and Error piece at Studio 44 (opening next week). Janna handles the camera, Max and his crocodile inspects.
The "Inauguration-Kit" piece by Trial and Error
(Po Hagström and Janna Holmstedt) will be part of the upcoming exhibition "Survival of the Fittest
" at Studio 44
, together with a new work that is in the making: "Are You Where You Want to Be (The Evolution of the Self-Made man")
initiative Dark Ecology takes off with workshops this weekend. Thanks to all involved.
Working with an art piece for Studio 44
's exhibition "Survival of the fittest
" in October. Janna
and I are invited as Trial and Error
, because of our work within the gallery 2005.
ÄGD will continue in Sala, November 2013, and my piece "Fritt fall
" will be part of it.
Decided today that I ail not be involved with the touring of ÄGD, "only" with the curation of the exhibition.
Artist talk the last day at ÄGD, led by Rikard Fårheaus. I present my piece Fritt fall
A full week of building ÄGD at Studio 44 begins today.
Opening day Supermarket: Working with Åsa Elieson for KC Öst with the Golden You project. Here with amazing Grant Calder.
At Pizzeria Stora vikingen, Mariatorget, Stockholm
Event with The New Beauty Council and R a k e t a as part of Power Landscapes.
After a very good meeting with Stockholm Business Region Development
the green project with Malin Lobell
got a new injection. 2013 - here we come.
The participants from ÄGD meet at La Casa for the last time 2012. Thank you Anna-Stina and Christina. (Photo: Po Hagström)
In December the Planet Blue project
will result in a public event in Stockholm, together with Raketa
and The New Beauty Council
Tonights meeting made a few things clearer, and opened up a lot of possibilities.
Looking forward to this.
Opening ÄGD at Lerkrogen, Stockholm. (Photo:Po Hagström)
I participate with the image- and text piece ”I ravinen” (In the Ravine) more>>
The first meeting with the artists in ÄGD. Super-cool crowd in an old strange environment... (Photo:Po Hagström)
I will participate with an art piece at ÄGD
in Älvsjö, October 2012.
Got two reviews mailed to me today from Galleri SE
Installation of Collision Frequency Increased at Galleri SE together with A-K Westin. (Photo: Po Hagström)
The upcoming exhibition. More>>
Finally I start exhibiting my own art again. March 2012 at Galleri SE is up, with text and images.