Programming | Market Art Fair 2018

  • Image courtesy of Market Art Fair

    Image courtesy of Market Art Fair

Saturday 14 April


12:45 – 15:45 | ART IN AND BEYOND THE INSTANT

Presented in collaboration with C-Print w. participation by Gothenburg International Biennial of Art (GIBCA)  

When time calls to react, is the basis of a block of panel talks brought forth in order to spotlight awareness about present structural realities that impact position and representation in the art world. Put to the fore moreover is the potential role of art itself to impact and mirror societal growth in an ever changing political climate.


12:50 – 13:50 | Diversity Matters and Inclusion in the Art Sphere  

A panel discussion departing from the need to survey the representation of diversity in the ecosystem of today’s art world while adopting an outlook of positive change.

Moderator Silvana Lagos, Curator

Panel Samuel Girma, producer Konsthall C; Theodor Ringborg, curator Bonniers Konsthall C; Macarena Olmos Dusant, art historian / independent writer; Eva-Lotta Flach, gallerist Galleri Flach; Karen Alexander, independent curator


14:00 – 14:50 | Vem får synas inom samtidskonsten? (Making Room for Whom?)  

A panel talk about the realities that establish the ongoing trajectory of art in a patriarchal society. About the power and practice of writing art history.

Moderator Annika Wik

Panel Iris Müller-Westermann, Director Moderna Museet Malmö; Samira Bouabana, Co-founder Hall of Femmes; Sam Hultin, Artist; Ulrika Sparre, Artist; Eva-Marie Lindahl, Artist


15:00 – 15:45 | Home Sweet Home – practices that deal with the uprising nationalism in the Nordic countries

Programmed in collaboration with Gothenburg International Biennial of Art (GIBCA)

Moderator Ioana Leca, Artistic director GIBCA

Panel Corina Oprea, Konsthall C; Dennis Dahlqvist, Art critic; Santiago Mostyn, Artist; Jens Haaning, Artist


16:00 – 16:45 | Collecting Contemporary  

Programmed in collaboration with Busriders & Moderna Samlare

How to define a great art collection and how do you build one yourself? Together with three etablished collectors, we will discuss the motivating forces for collecting as well as the several collectors taste, that often develops over time. The collectors will share their experience from buying situations at galleries and auction houses as well as from studio visits and installations. Hopefully they will pass on some useful advice, indicating what pitfalls to avoid.

Moderator Karolina Bertorp, Moderna Samlare

Panel Kerstin Hessius, Samlare; Johan Stackelberg, Samlare; Tom Böttiger, Samlare


Sunday 15 April


13:00 – 14:00 | Live Podcast Danielsson & Carlson: Tröskeln in till galleriet (Threshold fear)  

Danielsson & Carlson is whole-heartedly devoted to art. The podcast sees a listener interested in the arts at large and who is particularly keen on contemporary art showing in the present in Sweden and internationally.


14:15 – 14:xx Performative reading by Iris Smeds: Alla små nålar läcker cash

Iris Smeds is an interdisciplinary artist working with notions about female representation and commodification of identity and art as entertainment, often putting the financial and immaterial value of art and human beings to the forefront.


15:00 – 15:30 The Critic is Present  

Programmed in collaboration with ArtloverWhen was the first artwork made? What is the essential difference between happening and performance? What good does art ultimately do?Art writer Lars O Ericson sorts the terminology out together with David Castenfors, editor-in-chief Artlover.