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Visions and Strategies in Curating Craft and Design

26 OKTOBER, 17-21
Konstepidemin House no. 8

Seminar with presentations from leading actors from the craft and design field with a panel discussing visions in curating objects and ideas from this field.
17.00 Welcome and introduction. Konstepidemin: Mona Wallström and Konsthantverkscentrum: Katarina Karlsson

17.10 Joakim Borda Pedreira, RAM Gallery Oslo
17.30 Annika Enqvist, Slamworks / Public Art Agency Sweden
17.50 Love Jönsson, RIAN Designmuseum
18.10 Short fruit break
18.25 Panel discussion “Visions and Strategies in curating Craft and Design”. Moderated by  Eva Zethreus

19.00 Guided tour to Ceramist Bibbi Forsman, Textile artists Anna Bauer/Gill Marshall and Ceramist Eva Zethraeus.

20.00 Preview of exhibition at Konstepidemin Gallery / Residence Nordic Match F.I.L. Walls – restructured, re-edited/ Anssi Pulkkinen, Finland and Azadeh Esmaili Zaghi Sweden. Presented by Linda Tedsdotter, International Coordinator at Konstepidemin 

Mingle with complementary finger food and wine

Joakim Borda is a Swedish-Bolivian art historian, art criticand curatornaturalised in Norway. He has been Art Editor of Plaza Magazine(2007-2011), Stockholm, and is the Founding Director of The Boiler Room Galleryin Oslo. Between 2012-2015 he was Head Curator of The Arts Festival of North Norway. He has since been Director of several art institutions in Norway, such as the Association of Art Centres in Norway (KIN) and Gallery Format Oslo. In the end of 2017 he was appointed Director of RAM Gallery in Oslo for the tenure of 2018-2021.
Love Jönsson was recently appointed director of RIAN Design Museum in Falkenberg, having previously served as a curator at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg 2011-2016 and as a guest lecturer at HDK Academy of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg 2005–2011. Love Jönsson is a board member of The Visual Arts Fund and is also active as a craft and design historian.
Annika Enqvist, lives and work in Stockholm. Curator, Educator and Head of Public Programmes at the Public Art Agency Sweden. Curator and co-founder of The New Beauty Council 2007–18, curator and project manager Iaspis 2010–18, curator and producer Svensk Form 1999–2007.  Enqvist works with aesthetic theory, craft, design, and socially engaged architecture and urban issues, as well as public art in an extended field. She co-founded the curatorial craft collective S L A M together with Moa Lönn and Henny Linn Kjellberg (2017– ). S L A M curated the exhibition Beyond the Object – Contemporary Nordic Ceramic Art at Uppsala Konstmuseum (June – September 2018).

Image: RAM galleri

Annika Enqvist
Joakim Borda Pedreira
Love Jönsson


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