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Art talk: Jeannette Ehlers

As part of the exhibition ROCK MY SOUL II (Stockholm) curated by the world famous artist Sir Isaac Julien and hosted by Eva Livijn at Karlaplan 14, we welcome the artist Jeannette Ehlers for an art talk at the school on September 28. Ehlers is represented in the SSE permanent collection with her work Black Bullets. Welcome to The Yinka Shonibare Room.

ROCK MY SOUL II (Stockholm) is an exhibition curated by Isaac Julien as an homage to the author and social activist bell hooks. The exhibitions takes place in the home of gallerist Eva Livijn on Karlaplan 14 between September 28 and November 27, 2022, representing a number of prominent artist from the African diaspora. Eva Livijn has had a long term commitment to making the Scandinavian art scene a more diverse and open place.

Jeannette Ehlers is one of the artists in the exhibition. Ehlers is an artist who´s pieces delve into big questions and issues like racism, memory, colonialism and Denmark’s role as a slave nation – a part of the Danish cultural heritage which often gets overlooked in the general historiography. She is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and is a 2006 graduate of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

Jeannette Ehlers is represented in the SSE permanent collection with her videowork Black Bullets from 2012. Picture of Jeannette by Roar Studio, Milan.

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The ROCK MY SOUL II (Stockholm) exhibition

ROCK MY SOUL II (Stockholm) is an exhibition curated by Isaac Julien as an homage to the author and social activist bell hooks. The exhibitions takes place in the home of gallerist Eva Livijn on Karlaplan 14 between September 28 and November 27, 2022.

Exhibiting artist are: Sadie Barnette, Owanto Berger, Camille Billops, Sonia Boyce, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Theresa Traore Dahlberg, Jeannette Ehlers, Ebony G Patterson, Claudette Johnson, Rachel Jones, Diana Agunbiade Kolawole, Deana Lawson, Fatima Moallim, Wangechi Mutu, Lorraine O’Grady, Frida Orupabo, Ingrid Pollard, Deborah Roberts, Betye Saar, Ming Smith, Carrie Mae Weems, Alberta Whittle, Rachel Williams

 

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