Artists and Projects

project

What is a residency? What is a city?

year

2009

about the project

What is a residency? What is a city?
A full-day seminar at the Multicultural Centre and Botkyrka konsthall.
18 April, 2009

In two panels with international participants; artists, curators and researchers, the seminar focus on the two major topics: What is a residency? What is a city? The discussion will revolve around how art can be a factor in urban development, activating people on a local level, and how the identity of a city area can be shaped and understood.

What is a residency? What is a City? Full day seminar at the Multicultural Centre and Botkyrka Konsthall, 18th April, 2009. Presentation by David Shrigley. Photo: Andrzej Markiewicz

participants

Joanna Sandell (director, Botkyrka Konsthall), Niclas Östholm (project manager, Residence Botkyrka), Leif Magnusson (director, Multicultural Centre), Hassan Hosseini-Kaladjahi (sociologist, Multicultural Centre), Ove Sernhede, (professor of Social Work at the University of Gothenburg), Mathijs de Bruijne (artist), Michail Galanakis (D.Arts, architect), Milou Allerholm (art critic), Cecilia Widenheim (director, Iaspis), Lisa Torell (artist), Ika Sienkiewicz-Nowacka (chief curator, a-i-r laboratory program in Warszaw), David Shrigley (artist)

about residency botkyrka

Residence Botkyrka is a new international residency program in Fittja. City space and urban living will be used as a platform for artistic production. Residence Botkyrka acts within an interdisciplinary field between art, architecture and social structures. Residence Botkyrka produces knowledge regarding social practice and the identity of city space and public sphere.

documentation

collaboration and support

RESIDENCE BOTKYRKA is a collaboration between Botkyrka konsthall, The Multicultural Centre, Botkyrkabyggen and the City planning department in the municipality of Botkyrka.

Supported by Framtidens Kultur

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