MIKAEL OLSSON
ARTHUR ROSS ARCHITECTURE GALLERY, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY



Preceded at 5:30 pm by Photography, Voyeurism and Abject Modernism, a public seminar with artist Mikael Olsson, architectural historian Beatriz Colomina and Dean of Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Columbia University Mark Wigley and Director of Exhibitions Mark Wasiuta will be held in the gallery prior to the opening.

The exhibition presents Mikael Olsson’s photography work Södrakull Frösakull

Exhibition on view from April 8 to May 5, 2011 Hours: Monday to Friday, 12 pm until 6 pm

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Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery
Buell Hall
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Columbia University, NYC



APRIL 7, 2011

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BOOK RELEASE AND CONVERSATION AT HASSELBLAD CENTER





Welcome to release of Mikael Olsson new book Södrakull Frösakull, Steidl arranged by Hasselblad Foundation and Gothenburg Art Museum book shop. A conversation between the artist Mikael Olsson and philosopher Lars O Ericsson 6-7pm. Book signing at 7.15pm

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MARCH 30, 2011

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MOMENTUM DESIGN AT MOMENTUM KUNSTHALL



Exhibition at MomentumDesign - Design, art and the space in between.

MomentumDesign discusses the relationship; design versus visual art, and focuses on the concept by presenting work that can be placed in an intersection between art and design. The definition of design has changed simultaneously as the concept of art has taken a new direction, and the exhibition examines the allegation that designers and visual artists are approaching each other’s fields and strategies, and how and why this is taking place.

Curators: Guro Dyvesveen, Maria Havstam og Siv Hofsvang
Participants in MomentumDesign: Amy Hunting (NO), Antti Leppanen (FI), Daniel Rybakken (NO), David Garcia studio (DK), David Svensson (SE), Ditte Hammerstrøm (DK), Espen Dietrichson (NO), Frida Fjellman (SE), Fuldesign (SE), Jan-Erik Andersson (FI), Jesper Aabille (DK), Kristine Bjaadal (NO), Michael Johansson (SE), Mikael Olsson (SE), Oscar Magnus Narud (NO), Riiko Sakkinen (FI), Sara Gullman (SE), Maria Sandberg (SE), Cecilia Dreyfert (SE), Unndór Egill Jónsson (IS), Ylva Carlgren (SE), Morten Jacobsen (DK), Tine Semb (NO)

MOMENTUM KUNSTHALL
Henrik Gerners gate 8
1030 Moss
Norge

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JULY 3, 2010

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8.00. - SWEDISH PHOTOGRAPHY ON 00´S



Some of the Swedish contemporary photography's most important actors is shown for the first time together in Falkenbergs Museum.
A progress report on the Swedish photography on 00's with Maria Friberg, Annika von Hausswolff, Mikael Jansson, Anna Kleberg, Jenny Källman, Tova Mozard, Mikael Olsson and Lars Tunbjörk. 13.2 – 8.5. 2010.
Museum director Debbie Thompson introduce the exhibition at 14.00.

Exhibition produced by KiWi

Falkenbergs Museum
Skepparesträtet 2
311 31 Falkenberg
Sweden



FEBRUARY 13, 2010

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SCREENING AND BOOK RELEASE AT UGLYCUTE





Welcome to a special screening of the film KOSTA 3:30 and book release of A DAY IN THE LIFE OF by Libraryman at Uglycute.

Uglycute screen the movie KOSTA 3:30 by Mikael Olsson and Andreas Roth. The film Kosta 3:30 is a meditative portrait of Bruno Mathsson's townhouse at the glassworks of Kosta. Same as Mathsson's private house in Södrakull and Frösakull had the terraced houses expired for some time when the two artists began their work. The film is not a documentary, it is more detaining to the buildings visual and formal qualities. The artist Carsten Nicolais soundtrack also reinforces the film's abstract and conceptual character.

Libraryman is releasing a new book within the series A day in the life of... For the sixth publication Mikael Olsson has been to Capri. The black and white pictures of Villa Lysis, a mansion built for the French poet and writer Jacques Adelswärd-Fersen has an airy and dreamy quality. Adelswärd-Count Fersen was forced to flee France in 1903 after being accused of adultery with the young boys and lived here with his lover Nino Cesarini until his drug-related suicide in 1923. The building itself was designed by architect Edouard Chimot in an Italianized version of Art Noveau. The entrance bears the Latin inscription Amori et dolori sacrum - A Holy Place for Love and Sorrow.

Bar, book release, screenings and mingle starting at 6pm
Uglycute, Kvarngatan 14, Stockholm

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FEBRUARY 9, 2010

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SöDRAKULL FöSAKULL IS ONE OF THE BEST EXHIBITION IN 2009.

The internet based magazine KONSTEN pays tribute to the exhibition Södrakull Frösakull - Mikael Olsson, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg as one of the best in 2009.


JANUARY 9, 2010

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GALERIE NORDENHAKE STOCKHOLM



Mikael Olsson Södrakull Frösakull Stockholm, January 09th - February 15th, 2010
In this project Olsson has delved into the legacy of Bruno Mathsson, one of Sweden’s most important Modernist designers and architects. Frösakull is a house Mathsson both designed and lived in.
This is Mikael Olsson's second solo exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake.

Galerie Nordenhake
Hudiksvallsgatan 8
SE-113 30 Stockholm

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JANUARY 9, 2010

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SVERIGES RADIO



Mia Gerdin at Culture News/Swedish Public Radio has interviewed Mikael Olsson in conjuction to the exhibition at Hasselblad Center.

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2009

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HASSELBLAD CENTER



Opening exhibition Södrakull Frösakull at Hasselblad Center, Göteborg. Introduction by curator Linda Frisk and essayist Hans Irrek.

Curator Linda Frisk talk about the exhibition: → FILM



SEPTEMBER 5, 2009

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