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Public Programme: From Her House

The Invisible Hand, Athina Tsoulis, 1992The Invisible Hand, Athina Tsoulis, 1992

From Her House
Public Programme

A collaborative public programme between Marabouparken konsthall and Konsthall C.

Admission is included in the entrance fee, 50 sek.


Ongoing screening in the exhibition From Her House at Marabouparken konsthall
Omställningen, Berit Persson, Rolf Porsborn, Maj Wechselmann, Anna Sjödahl (1974, 60 min)

A film about the myth of motherhood and the social conception of the newborn baby. Mothers from different backgrounds are asked why they wanted to have a child and about their everyday situation after returning from the maternity ward.


She Said, Susan Stein, 1982She Said, Susan Stein, 1982

Tuesday 10 February 8pm| Film Screening at Zita Folkets Bio

To launch the From Her House film programme we start with an event in collaboration with Film i Samtidskonsten, FIS, at Zita Folkets Bio. The first screening is co-curated by Marina Vishmidt from the Cinenova Working Group and brings together a series of artist’s films and videos examining the home and the politics of domestic labour. Marina Vishmidt and artist Emma Hedditch from the Cinenova Working Group will provide an introduction to the screening.

And what does your mother do? Cine Mujer (1981, 10 min)
Often During the Day, Joanna Davis (1979, 16 min)
The Invisible Hand, Athina Tsoulis (1992, 11 min)
2011 12 30, Leontine Arvidsson (2013, 3 min)
Saute ma ville, Chantal Akerman (1968,12 min)
Kind als pinsel, Twin Gabriel (2007, 6 min)
She Said, Susan Stein (1982, 30 min)

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Tuesday 17 February 7-9pm | Housewarming Dinner at Konsthall C

The new co-directors of Konsthall C would like to celebrate their new home and invite you to join them for a Housewarming Dinner where they will share their plans for the new Home Works Programme together with Gunilla Lundahl and Joanna Lombard who will present their upcoming research. Free admission. To book please email info@konsthallc.se


Jeanne Dielman, Chantal Akerman, 1975Jeanne Dielman, Chantal Akerman, 1975

Wednesday 18 February 5pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, Chantal Akerman (1975, 201 min)

A seminal work of feminist and experimental film making. Chantal Akerman called it “a love film for my mother. It gives recognition to that kind of woman”. Shot by an all female cast it depicts the life of Jeanne Dielman as if it were a real-life, real-time documentary.


Flickor på Marabou, Maj Wechselmann, 1971Girls at Marabou, Maj Wechselmann, 1971

Wednesday 25 February 6pm | Artists Talk and Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall
Girls at Marabou, Maj Wechselmann (1971, 34 min), artists talk with film director Maj Wechselmann and journalist and film producer Wanda Bendjelloul

A film about the many thousands of girls aged 15–20 who moved to Stockholm from rural areas in Sweden, and also from Finland. Many found work as packers in the food industry, a low-paid job on a conveyor belt. Artist talk with Wanda Bendjelloul where Maj Wechselmann tells about the work producing the film Girls at Marabou as well as the film Omställningen which she produced together with artist Anna Sjödahl in 1974.


Bred and Born, Joanna Davis och Mary Pat Leece, 1983Bred and Born, Joanna Davis och Mary Pat Leece, 1983

Wednesday 4 March 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall Bred and Born, Joanna Davis and Mary Pat Leece (1983, 75 min)

The film depicts four generations of women in an East London family who talk about their own experiences and close family ties, and a women’s group who discuss their roles as mothers and daughters.


Sunday 8 March 2-5pm| International Women’s Day SOAPBOX discussion at Marabouparken konsthall

A half-day discussion event in celebration of International Women’s Day. Presentations from artists Gittan Jönsson, Joanna Lombard and Gunilla Lundahl as well as local women’s organisations will address their relationship to ‘women and work’ from a personal perspective. In collaboration with ABF.


The Maid, Sebastián Silva, 2009The Maid, Sebastián Silva, 2009

Wednesday 11 March 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall The Maid, Sebastián Silva (2009, 95 min)

Centred on Raquel, a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 20 years, the film exposes the blurred and exploitable boundaries of work, life and friendship when working within a family home.


CHANGE OF DATE!

Sunday March 29 at 2pm (earlier Wednesday 18 March 6pm)
Lecture by art critic Katarina Wadstein MacLeod and author Kristina Sandberg at Marabouparken konsthall

Art critic and associate professor at Södertörn University and Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Katarina Wadstein MacLeod gives a lecture with August prize winner Kristina Sandberg on the domestic from a 1960s and 70s perspective.


Tuesday 24 March 6.30pm | Seven Work Ballets Book Launch, lecture and reading by Mierle Laderman Ukeles at Marabouparken konsthall

Please join us for a lecture by Mierle Laderman Ukeles and the launch of her very first publication, Seven Work Ballets which focuses on her ongoing series of work ballet performances, which activate socio-urban choreographies of workers, trucks, barges, and hundreds of tons of recyclables in cities across the globe. The lecture will be followed by an in-conversation between the book’s editor Kari Conte and curator Krist Gruijthuijsen.

The publication is co-published by Kunstverein Amsterdam, Grazer Kunstverein and Sternberg Press in collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and Marabouparken konsthall, Sundbyberg.


The All-around Reduced Personality:Redupers, Helke Sander, 1978The All-around Reduced Personality:Redupers, Helke Sander, 1978

Wednesday 25 March 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall The All-around Reduced Personality: Redupers, Helke Sander (1978, 98 min)

Shot in 1977, the film focuses on the actual economic and political realities of the life of Edda, a single parent and artist living in Berlin during its occupation.


Wednesday 1 April 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall
7 Women Images, Canon Club Production (1970, 26 min)
Schmeerguntz, Gunvor Nelson (1965, 15 min)

7 Women Images presents documentation from an action in Copenhagen that saw women taking washing up taking into the streets. Made in collaboration with Dorothy Wiley, Schmeerguntz is Gunvor Nelson’s first film. Using collage, the film builds up a sharp portrayal of the contrast between the media’s depiction of women in society and the realities of life at home.


Tuesday 7 April 7pm | Counterplanning from the Kitchen, Housewarming Dinner at Konsthall C

In Konsthall C’s kitchen, curators Kim McAleese and Josefin Vargö have invited a commercial ‘chef’ and a domestic ‘cook’ to respond to the questions posed in the Ukeles’ Manifesto for Maintenance Art 1969!. Produced in 1969, the manifesto connected to other feminist activities around the world which began to articulate the inequities inherent in the capitalist system of paid (masculine) and unpaid (feminine) labour. The dinner is an attempt to readdress the issues raised by Ukeles for a contemporary audience. To book please email info@konsthallc.se. Free admission!


Women of the Rhondda, London Women's Film Group, 1972Women of the Rhondda, London Women’s Film Group, 1972

Wednesday 8 April 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall

Co-curated by Marina Vishmidt from the Cinenova Working Group a selection of artist film and video deal-ing with womens’ experiences of womanhood, its expectations and struggle.

Mother’s Strike, Szum TV and Feminist Think Tank (2010, 22 min)
Ohyra, Klara Lidén (1979, 4 min)
Mum’s the Word, Carole Kostanich (1982, 23 min)
Women of the Rhondda, London Women’s Film Group (1972, 20 min)
Köket, Carin Ellberg and Katarina Lindgren Cavallin (1987, 26 min)


Wednesday 15 April 6pm| Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall
Black Girl, Ousmane Sembène (1966, 65 min)

The story of a Senegalese woman working for a French family and the racist and sexist struggles she faces abroad.


Wednesday 22 April 6pm | Film Programme at Marabouparken konsthall Girls at Marabou, Maj Wechselmann (1971, 34 min)

A film about the many thousands of girls aged 15–20 who moved to Stockholm from rural areas in Sweden, and also from Finland. Many found work as packers in the food industry, a low-paid job on a conveyor belt.


Cinenova is a UK based non-profit organisation dedicated to distributing films and videos made by women. Formed in 1991 from the merger of two feminist distributors, Circles and Cinema of Women, Cinenova provides the means to discover and watch experimental films, narrative feature films, artist’s films and videos, documentary and educational videos. Marina Vishmidt is part of the Cinenova Working Group which creates the conditions to distribute these works nationally and internationally.

www.cinenova.org