Galleri Riis

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Kajsa Dahlberg (born 1973 in Gothenburg, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo). Femø Women's Camp, 2008, film and framed agreement, 15 min, ed. 3, 60 x 86 cm

The film is shot on the Danish island Femø which since the early 70's each summer turns into a lesbian camp. Dahlberg lived in the camp, and through conversations with the participants negotiated an agreement which formed the basis for the screenplay.

Kajsa Dahlberg (born 1973 in Gothenburg, Sweden, lives and works in Oslo). Femø Women's Camp, 2008, film and framed agreement, 15 min, ed. 3, 60 x 86 cm

The film is shot on the Danish island Femø which since the early 70's each summer turns into a lesbian camp. Dahlberg lived in the camp, and through conversations with the participants negotiated an agreement which formed the basis for the screenplay.

Jasmin Daryani (Born 1988 in Teheran, Iran. Lives and works in Stockholm). Where do we go from here? 2015, silkscreen on metal, 50 x 50 cm

During 2015, Daryani documented burned-out cars in different residential areas in Stockholm. These works are part of a larger series of images.

Silje Figenschou Thoresen (Born 1978, lives and works in Stockholm and Kirkenes, Norway). Two drawings from the series Vandret Linje, 2016, 60 x 43 cm / 58 x 41 cm

The images consist of several layers in different degrees of transparency. The starting point for this work has been documents from a Danish archaeological expedition in the 1920s to Varanger in Sápmi.

Saskia Holmkvist (Born 1971 in Stockholm, lives and works in Oslo). In translation, 2011, video 10.15 min / 18.47 min

In two different scenes three people meet where one person has the function of interpreter. The conversations revolves around the interpreter's situation. In the first film there is an interview with the interpreter Yassine Saeme and the asylum seeker Mohamed Aslaoul on an asylum hearing. In the second part, Holmkvist interviews Latvia's former president Guntis Ulmanis and his long-time interpreter, Ieva Zauberga.

Saskia Holmkvist (Born 1971 in Stockholm, lives and works in Oslo). In translation, 2011, video 10.15 min / 18.47 min

In two different scenes three people meet where one person has the function of interpreter. The conversations revolves around the interpreter's situation. In the first film there is an interview with the interpreter Yassine Saeme and the asylum seeker Mohamed Aslaoul on an asylum hearing. In the second part, Holmkvist interviews Latvia's former president Guntis Ulmanis and his long-time interpreter, Ieva Zauberga.

Matts Leiderstam (Born 1956 in Stockholm where he also lives and works). 3 View (West Point), 2003-2004, C-print, 25 x 25 cm

Photographs taken from West Point in the United States, West Point both serves as a lookout point, war memorial and military Academy. Leiderstam uses the same filters as the bourgeoisie used in the 1800s, on their travels as a picturesque effect gazing at the scenery.

Maher Abdul Aziz (born in Damaskus, Syrien. Lives and works in Boden, Sweden), The Wait, 2015, video, 47 min

As a former photographer and journalist for the news channel Al-Jazeera in Syria, Aziz was forced to flee persecution and ended up as a refugee in Boden. Once there, waiting for his relatives, he made a film.


Elisabet Hasselberg Olsson (Born 1932 i Göteborg. Died 2012.) Memory of a landscape, 1983, tapestry sample, 1 x 1 m. On loan from Handarbetets vänner. ©Elisabet Hasselberg Olsson/Bildupphovsrätt 2016

Photographic documentation from the Swedish parliament depicting Hasselberg Olsson's Memory of a landscape.

Carl -Erik Ström (Born 1938 in Ekenäs, Finland. Lives and works in Stockholm). Three photographs, 1975-1980:
Landscape on canvas, Lambda print 70 x 100 cm / The mighty photographer, Lambda print, 100 x 70 cm/ The shaman flies, Lambda print, 70 x 100 cm

These are three photographs that among other things, are featured in the classic photo book The Photographer's Power published by Kalejdoskop in 1979, with a foreword by Mats B, in which he describes Ström's landscape operations with the concept: "The thinking camera ".

Hamish Fulton (born 1946 in London, lives and works in Canterbury), 32 walks map. Western Europe. 1971-2012, Giclée print, 74 x 69 cm

Fulton have walked in western Europe over a 40-year period. From Franco's Spain in the 70s to Northern Ireland the natural boundaries of valleys, coastlines and rivers are followed, rather than legal frontiers.