An exhibition about My Lindh’s ongoing investigation of Kristinebergsskogen in Vallentuna.
One of the older pines that grows in the forest plays a central role in My’s work. Among other things, My, together with children from class 5b in Hagaskolan, approached the pine by testing the extent of their own bodies in relation to the pine. What happens in the meeting between the forest and the human, how much time and place does a human take and how far does a pine tree reach?
In the exhibition Nordic Panoramas, Landscape No. 1-3, My Lindh shows several works from an ongoing video series of the same name. The works deal with the image of the Nordic landscape. The tranquil depiction puts the landscape in a barely noticeable but brutal movement.
As the writer J.B. Jackson articulates, the view of the landscape contains questions about organization of space: who owns or uses the sites, how they were created and how they are changed. Lindh’s investigation is about the landscape’s politics, ideas, movement and identity.
The word landscape originates in the German 15th century term landschaft – a created land, and denotes what our gaze can capture in one piece. The word panorama comes from the Greek word pan, whole, all, everything and ho’rama, sight, view. The panorama is used in both a painting and photographic tradition as a long and narrow image that reflects a wide view, often of a landscape.
Inauguration February 13, 5–8pm.
Opening hours: February 14–27, Wed–Thu 12–5pm, Fri–Sun 12–4pm
The exhibition What my gaze did to the birds is site specific and partly takes it starting point in the place where it is installed.
The works deal with a state of instability and approaching change in relation to nature, animals and ecosystems. The exhibition consists of video, site-specific texts, sounds and sculpture.
Vernissage Saturday, January 18 at 12–4pm
Inauguration at 1pm