Bildmuseet has a long tradition of hosting an exhibition, each year, of the graduating masters class from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. This year’s exhibition is titled Cultural Capital and shows the work of the fourteen Master of Fine Arts graduates under professor Florian Zeyfang.
Participating artists are Lasse Brink, Mark Frygell, Jonas Gazell, Anna Johansson, Ingrid Klintskog, Wenche Crusell, Jens Lindqvist, Camilla Lundquist, Chris Magnusson, Ida Persson, Jaqueline Shabo, Madelaine Sillfors, Matti Sumari and Fabian Tholin.
The exhibition is curated by Viktor Neumann, an independent curator based in Berlin. Cultural Capital will showcase the individual works of the graduates as well as their collective interventions in situations connected to the public sphere of the municipality of Umeå and it´s current state as the European Capital of Culture 2014. Cautious of their perceived cultural capital, these interventions are the result of the investigations and reflections on their role in the social field.
The students will present their exhibited work on Tuesday 6 May at 18:30, Sunday 11 May at 14:00 and Tuesday 13 May at 18:30.
The exhibtion will be accompanied by a catalogue. A second exhibition at the Berlin institution ZK/U (Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik / Center for Art and Urbanistics) will take place from May 30th until June 5th .