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Exhibition - ATTRACTION CAMPAIGN

Exhibition: ATTRAKTIONSKAMPANJ

Place: TEGEN2, Bjurholmsgatan 9B, Stockholm    

Time: 20 January  to 12 February 2023

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Landskrona Foto Festival / Presentation

Conversation between Cecilia Järdemar, Björn Larsson and Carl Johan Eriksson about challenges and conditions in artistic research.

Portraits of Young Men - book release and exhibition

On 22 April at 5pm, the book Portraits of Young Men and the video work Serious Personal Conviction - on measurements of conscience will be presented.

Venue. Royal Institute of Art, Rutiga Golvet, Flaggmansvägen 1, Skeppsholmen.

Time: 22 April, 16:00 - 19:00. The exhibition runs until 29 April, 2022.

 
PARSE Conference Violence

2021-11-19, Guthenburg, Carl Johan Erikson and Björn Larsson participate in the conference PARSE which has the theme Violence and State Violence as Practise.

Link to PARSE

Love, Body and Work – Artistic Research in Uncertain Times

Welcome to the exhibition Love, Body and Work – Artistic Research in Uncertain Times, 27 March–9 May 2021 at Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Fredsgatan 12, Stockholm

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

Enrollment Arhive Register- INSARK- through Dror Feilers composition Hypokeimenon

Performed by Dror Feiler at Faithful Festival in Berlin

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.

Collection Seminar

Place: Tegen 2, Bjurholmsgatan 9B, Stockholm

Dates: 20th of Januari 09-13 and 3rd of februari 09-13

Exhibition: The Muscle Chair – An apparatus for measuring men.

Exhibition: The Muscle Chair – An apparatus for measuring men.

Place: TEGEN2, Bjurholmsgatan 9B, Stockholm

Dates:  19th of January until the 18th of February

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June 2017

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:

Link to Åke Lundin’s testimony.

Link to Bengt Andersson’s testimony.

Link to Tobias Hübinette’s testimony.

January 2017

Refuse to Kill: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors at the Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week.

Exhibition:

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.

Presentation:

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.

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