MIKAEL OLSSON
FORTHCOMING WORK AND BOOK



In on | auf the Swedish artist Mikael Olsson undertakes a photographic interpretation of the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron’s and the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s temporary pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery in London.

By investigating the traces of their creative processes in their archives, and exploring the relation between their pavilion and its shifting contexts, Olsson creates images that follow and go beyond the object – visual narratives uncovering issues of memory, identity and perception.

The book includes an essay by author Péter Nádas entitled ’Loaned Landscapes, Borrowed Objects. The Real Space of the Image and the Representation of Space in Mikael Olsson’s Photography.’ ; "The images of Mikael Olsson are held by the tension between visual faculties and visual conventions, the reality of perception and the reality of vision, of the concrete and the abstract."

Péter Nádas

Steidl Verlag
Planned Publication date 08/2017



AUGUST 1, 2017

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NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE





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Editorial commission for New York Times Style Magazine / Spring Issue Issue 2017. Otherworldly Architecture in Japan’s Magical Mountainside. In the leafy hamlet of Karuizawa, distinctive design is the expression of the uninhibited self.



FEBRUARY 27, 2017

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Editorial commission for New York Times Style Magazine / Fall Fashion Issue 2016.
The Italian director Luca Guadagnino ("A Bigger Splash," "I Am Love") conjures a world of dark in his beauty in his films - and in his apartment in a 17th-century palazzo outside of Milan.

See more images at Commissions



AUGUST 21, 2016

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RöHSSKA MUSEET GöTEBORG



This exhibition presents a personal view on the home as a work of art and on collecting as a way of life. Joe Hedlund, a distinguished painter, will reconstruct parts of his home and studio inside one of the museum galleries. The show will feature a rich selection of objects from the artist’s private collection of Asian ceramics, archaeological findings and folk art from all over the world. In his home, the objects fill the floors and walls in a way that is oppositional to the ideal of the modern and functional home.
Mikael Olsson´s photograph from 2007, originally for Paletten Art Magazine, of his studio and home are represented in the exhibition. 11 Jun – 25 Sep 2016.



JUNE 11, 2016

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CONVERSATION






MAY 3, 2016

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THE REVENANT

12 Oscar nominations for the film The Revenant by Alejandro González Iñárritu with Leonardi DiCaprio. The Original Music is by Carsten Nicolai/ Ryuichi Sakamoto. The composer Carsten Nicolai did his soundtrack debut to the film Kosta 3:30 by Mikael Olsson/Andreas Roth.


JANUARY 24, 2016

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KTH STOCKHOLM

Photography, Representation and Space
Lecture at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) School of Architecture, Stockholm. Invited by Professor Ulrika Karlsson and Einar Rodhe, Cecilia Lundbäck. January 14, 2015 at 09.00 am A108.

KTH Arkitekturskolan
Osquars backe 9
100 44 Stockholm



JANUARY 14, 2016

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READING DESIGN



Presentation of Södrakull Frösakull in Reading Design.

Reading Design is an online archive of critical writing about architecture and design by Edwin and Krisztina Heathcote.

Writings by Rem Koolhas, Guy Debord, Hella Jongerius, Edgar Allan Poe, Dieter Rams, Oscar Wilde, Josef Albers, Jasper Morrison among others.
Editor in chief: Edwin Heathcote Associate Editor: Krisztina Heathcote Editorial board: Tom Emerson, Jade Niklai, Justin McGuirk, Ilse Crawford, Christopher Turner, Marcos Villalba, Christopher Lawson



NOVEMBER 9, 2015

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LECTURE DARCH ETH ZÜRICH



PHOTOGRAPHY, VOYEURISM AND ARCHITECTURE
Lecture by Mikael Olsson

Invited by Professur für Architektur & Entwurf Christian Kerez
Tuesday 3. November 2015 - 18.00 UHR
HIL G41/61 - ETH Zürich, Switzerland






NOVEMBER 4, 2015

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GUEST CRITIC DARCH ETH ZÜRICH



Departement Architektur ETH Zürich, Switzerland


NOVEMBER 3, 2015

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