HAPPY! Swedish Arts Council Literature Funding to book 100 MIGRATORY

 

I am so happy the book 100 MIGRATORY received Literature funding through the Swedish Arts Council. So now the publishers of my book, DAT , are about to pack and send 287 books to the main libraries around the country.

The book has now sold out and nothing left in stock: I have mixed feelings about that – kind of happysad. If you want a book try Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg (as in image), Museum of Västerbotten Umeå, Ájtte Jokkmokk, Trolltrumman Tärnaby, Gällivare Museum etc

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From the Art Council’s webpage:
The Swedish Arts Council provide funding for publishers in Sweden to publish certain newly-produced works of value both in artistic terms and also in respect of cultural policy. The Council also ensures that, through the municipal libraries around the country, the general public can borrow the literature that has received public funding.

Gothenburg Book Fair / Bokmässan 2014

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Photo: Mille Selander

I will take part in the Book Fair Gothenburg 25-27 September 2014 with my book 100 MIGRATORY. ISBN 978 82 90625 73 8.
Please come and see me there at booth EO3:11 and I tell you more about the art project and the book:
Thursdag 25 Sep at 10.00 – 13.00
Friday 26 Sep at 10.00 – 14.00
Saturday 27 Sep 10.00-12.00, 14.00-16.00

Cover image: Carl-Johan Utsi

Cover image: Carl-Johan Utsi

100 MIGRATORY book info (english)

100 MIGRATORY bok information (svenska)

Bokrecension NSD 140516

100 MIGRATORY @ Gränshandelsmarknaden Tärnaby

Photo: Mille Selander

Photo: Mille Selander

 100 MIGRATORY in Tärnaby 25-27 July 2014 @ Fokets hus Tärnaby

100 MIGRATORY is coming back to the origin in Tärnaby – to be exhibited in a modified form with images by Carl-Johan Utsi and Mikael Rutberg. The glass will be part of the danceperformance by Carmen Olsson on Saturday and Sunday (info below)

The book 100 MIGRATORY is for sale for SEK 290 (cash only) and postcards for 25 kr/each.

The exhibition 100 MIGRATORY in Tärnaby opening hours:
Friday and Saturday 12 – 5PM, Sunday 12 – 3PM

Buy tickets to the performance “Carmen Olsson dance in 100 MIGRATORY” at the touristinformation in Tärnaby. The performance is on Saturday 26th of July @ 3PM and on Sunday 27th of July @ 1PM

Check Hemavan Tärnaby´s webpage

Link to articel in VK  “Urstarkt och skört”  the 2nd of February 2014 by Sara Meidell – about Carmen and her performance amongst the glass.

Book review

My first review of the book 100 MIGRATORY was published in the newspaper NSD 16th of May 2014. I’m happy as it was great feedback all through. The author Jan Bergsten started and finished the article by writing:

“There are art projects and then there are art projects with that something extra…”

“… It is a beautiful book with Monica Edmondson´s beautiful glass vessels and with beautiful images from near and far, from the demonstrations (against mining – my comment) in Kallak Jokkmokk to the desert of Saudi Arabia…”

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Book review 100 MIGRATORY in NSD as pdf

Royal visit @ exhibition 100 MIGRATORY

Royal visit @ exhibition 100 MIGRATORY

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On Friday the 31st of January I had the pleasure to talk the the Swedish Crownprincess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel. I explained the thoughts behind the glass, the vessel and my art work 100 MIGRATORY at the same time media from Sweden and all over the world were there to get some pics of the Royals. The plane from Stockholm was delayed and in the meantime I had to take some photos myself of the media waiting. All other photos by Gunilla Nordlund, Sveriges Radio. Thank you Gunilla!

And if you wonder: Victoria has an injury from the end of last year skiing in the Alps.

Book 100 MIGRATORY

The book about 100 MIGRATORY is now out on the market. Can be ordered at dat@dat.net
Cost NOK 250 or SEK 290 (around USD 45) plus freight. Book is 158 pages written in English and Lule Sami and some texts in Swedish.
Images from the 100 vessels in Ulldevis Sàbme Sweden by Carl-Johan Utsi and Mikael Rutberg as well as images from the vessels journeys around the World. The texts give an insight into the conceptual thoughts behind the extensive artwork 100 MIGRATORY.
ISBN 978 82 90625 73 8.

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