Stockholm: Queer Creatures

Queer Creatures poster

Queer Creatures poster

SUPERMARKET 2012 Stockholm’s Independent Art Fair presents an exhibition by rainbowartsproject (RAP) titled Queer Creatures at Kulturhuset, Sergels torg in Stockholm, Sweden February 17 – 19 2012. The exhibtion the press preview is Thursday the 17th of February 11.30.

Queer Creatures Features Works By:
Daniela Beltrani (Italy/Singapore)
Ezzam Rahman (Singapore)
Elinore Linden Strand (Sweden/Germany)
Jes Brinch (Denmark/Sweden)
Justin Lee (Singapore)
Kelvin Atmadibrata (Indonesia/Singapore)
Marla Bendini (Singapore)
Lee Gwo Yinn (Malaysia/Singapore)
Teow Yue Han (Singapore)
Wesley Leon Aroozoo (Singapore)

Queer Creatures / What makes a man by Elinore Lindén Strand

Queer Creatures / What makes a man by Elinore Lindén Strand

Queer Creatures / What makes a man
Elinore Lindén Strand, Swedish artist and queer woman describes her art project Queer Creatures / What makes a man, which is at display at the exhibtion, “I focus on different masculinities and on the freedom of not following norms of the physical gender. I started to collect images of boys and men – images which stands out and show alternative masculinities, but also images which adher to the western ideal of how a man must look and how handsome he must to be.
The woman has been presented at an object throughout the art history, but to make images that objectify a man, to study their bodies is almost a tabu. To make an image of a man is an adventure, a new hobby, which opens open for new ideas and lines of thought. In my collages I mix old and new, fine and ugly, fashion and waste paper and rubber…”

Queer Creatures / What makes a man by Elinore Lindén Strand

Queer Creatures / What makes a man by Elinore Lindén Strand

About rainbowartsproject (RAP)
Started in 2009, rainbowartsproject (RAP) aims to document, develop and promote queer culture primarily in the visual sector, starting small in Singapore and within the region. RAP is constantly looking into issues relevant to minority groups in particular sexual minorities- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) and social rejects when it comes to being queer and different.

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Elinore Lindén Strand
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