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Long brush-strokes as Gunnel Wåhlstrand’s images are set to music by Britta Byström. With Malin Broman and musicians from the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. The Pioneer concept brings you contemporary music in experimental combinations.
How do you capture an image in music, light and paper? The artist Gunnel Wåhlstrand works with a black ink and water technique that has inspired composer Britta Byström to create the piece Ink-wash on Paper, where each movement has an association with one of the artist’s images. The work had its premiere at the Baltic Sea Festival in 2021. Gunnel Wåhlstrand is one of Sweden’s most successful artists, and in 2018 she was awarded the Sten A Olsson Culture Scholarship.
Malin Broman, First Concertmaster of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, has also made a video together with Britta Byström and director Andy Staples. The video work is entitled A Room of One’s Own and is based on Virginia Woolf’s essay of the same name. It is an important early feminist work, and Malin Broman plays all the instruments herself. The video went viral and had an enormous impact when it was released, and it also features on this evening’s programme.
During the evening, the artists also talk about their work and the interaction between the different art forms.
The Pioneer concept brings you contemporary music in combination with other forms of expression, such as art, film, audiovisual elements and drama. This season’s six Saturday evenings in the Stenhammarsalen auditorium are a must for anyone interested in cutting-edge artistic expression. With a Pioneer subscription you save 30% compared to ordinary ticket prices!
Get to know the composer Britta Byström.
Gunnel Wåhlstrand is one of Sweden’s most successful artists, in 2018 she was named the Stone Foundation’s cultural scholarship holder.
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