State of Mind – Queer Lives in Russia: Exhibition and Panel Debate

Excerpts from the press release by Museum of World Culture.

The exhibition State of Mind – Queer lives in Russia at Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden June 8 – September 4, 2016 shows two important works higlighting life conditions for lesbians and bisexual woman living in Russia: the installation State of Mind (2006 – 2008) by the artists Annica Karlsson Rixon and Anna Viola Hallberg, and a selection from Karlsson Rixon’s photographic series At the Time of the Third Reading (2013).

June 8, 2016 at 16:00
Panel debate: Queer Art in Russia
Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden
(This event is in English)

June 8, 2016 at 17:15
Opening of State of Mind – Queer lives in Russia
Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden
Free admission

Panel debate: How can one make and show art on queer issues and lives in Russia? How has this changed over time? Participants: Nadia Plungian, independent curator and researcher, Moscow, and Annica Karlsson Rixon, visual artist/photographer. Moderated by Louise Wolthers, head of research and curator at Hasselblad Foundation. The event is sponsored by Project Campus Näckrosen, University of Gothenburg and is part of West Pride, Gothenburg.


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