Vägra Döda
VIS – Nordic Journal for Artistic Research

VIS – Nordic Journal for Artistic Research issue 3 is published 2 March 2020. The Issue features eight expositions with the theme “History Now”.  Release at the Historical Museum in Stockholm. Read VIS

Book release, Conversation and Exhibition

Januari 23rd at 18:00 there will be a presentation and book release of Handledning för utredningsmän (Guidance for Investigators) by Carl Johan Erikson and Björn Larsson. Invited guest for this occasion is Bengt Andersson, a former strict conscientious objector. The event is part of Royal Institute of Arts Researchweek 2010 and the video installation Intervjuer: Våld mot människor (Interviews: Violence against People) will be exhibited on Rutiga golvet throughout the whole period.

Location: Rutiga golvet, Royal Institute of Art, Main building, Flaggmansvägen 1, Stockholm

Guidance for Investigators
Book launch, conversation and exhibition

On 21 November 2019 at 18:00, at FG2 (Föreningsgatan 2) in Gothenburg.

Toxic masculinity and war / Iman Hassan

Iman Hassan / Staff Attorney, Center on Conscience & War, Washington DC, USA

Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week 2019.

Thursday 24 January

11.00-12.00 Presentation and film screening, Direct Award Contracts for a Short Film about Medical Age Assessment, Carl Johan Erikson and Björn Larsson. Invited guest: Zanyar Adami, Film-director, shares a response to the book and film presented. Location: Muralen (English)

Summary from bookrelease at Filmform, Stockholm

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[1] (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.


[1] The National Board of Forensic Medicine Sweden

Collection saminars

Thank you for coming to our collection seminars and shared your experiences as a non-combatant.