Book release: Direct award contracts for a short film about medical age assessment
The publication Direct award contracts for a short film about medical age assessment, was released on the 5th of September at Filmform on Kungsholmen, Stockholm. In this book, the project leaders and the artists Carl Johan Erikson and Björn Larsson have compiled public documents that concern the public procurement and production of a “Short film about medical age assessment”, ordered by Rättsmedicinalverket (RMV) in November 2016 and completed in the winter of 2017. The film is available on Youtube, Vimeo as well as on the web site of RMV. Rikard Heberling is responsible for the design and layout of the book.
 The National Board of Forensic Medicine Sweden
Thank you for coming to our collection seminars and shared your experiences as a non-combatant.
Place: Tegen 2, Bjurholmsgatan 9B, Stockholm
Dates: 20th of Januari 09-13 and 3rd of februari 09-13
Seminar. Refuse to Kill: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors
Where: Audiorama, Stockholm
When: 19 June 2017
Participants: Strict conscientious objectors Åke Lundin, Bengt Andersson and Tobias Hübinette in conversation about their own standpoints in relation to their enlistment and draft into military service. The strict objection of the three men covers three decades: 1970s, 80s and 90s.
Selection of testimonies from the seminar:
Refuse to Kill: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors at the Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week.
Where: Skeppsholmen, Royal Institute of Art, Galleri Mejan
When: 23 January, 5 p.m.
Opening with a performance by Carla Garlaschi (6 p.m.); Olav Westphalen (7 p.m.). Exhibition runs until 29 January. Participants: Louise Blad, Carl Johan Erikson & Björn Larsson, Maryam Fanni+Elof Hellström+Sarah Kim, Carla Garlaschi, Goldin+Senneby, Jan Matsson, Lucia Pagano & Igor Pisuk, Olivia Plender, Paula Urbano, Olav Westphalen.
Where: Skeppsholmen, Royal Institute of Art, Building 28
When: 25 January, 1 p.m. ‒ 1.45 p.m.
Presentation of the new research project funded by the Swedish Research Council: Refuse to Kill with Björn Larsson and Carl Johan Erikson.