Thursday, September 24, 2015

Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual artist Patrik Qvist

Announcing the 2015 Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual
September 30th – October 11th
Kirkkopuisto, Jyväskylä

This year's artist is performance artist/photographer Patrik Qvist from Stockholm, Sweden.

Patrik Qvist is best known for his work focusing on human interaction with nature, bordering on activism.
 from the performance piece "I am so sorry" in Gotland
This was an activist performance against the corporation Nordkalk in defense of a natural area on Gotland called Ojnareskogen.

 Patrik Qvist during the performance piece "I am so sorry" in Gotland 

For this year's photo annual, Patrik will create a new work in Jyväskylä. The photograph series he is currently working on is a mixture of private performance in nature, documentation, installation and sculpture.

The Kirkkopuisto Photo Annual will open on Thursday October 1st at 7:30pm.
Refreshments will be served.
The event is free of charge.
Everyone is welcome.

The Kirkkopuiosto photo Annual is a collaboration with:
The Centre for Creative Photography and The City of Jyväskylä.
JKL Massive, The Craft Museum of Finland,  The Alvar Aalto Museum, The Jyväskylä Symphony, The Jyväskylä City Theatre, The Museum of Central Finland and the Jyväskylä Art Museum.