Behind the Same Façades

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Participants: Kajsa Dahlberg & Gritt Uldall-Jessen, Sirous Namazi, Silke Wagner, Peter Weiss, Kristin Ylikiiskilä Broberg. At Skånes konstförening, Malmö

The exhibition Behind The Same Façades (co-curated together with Sebastian Dahlqvist) took at its point of departure different expressions of the feeling of homeliness; as well as the politics involved in the creation of a home. Histories about, and examples of, experimental design and architecture were in the exhibition linked to artistic practices exploring the notion of the home in a more metaphorical sense: the need for, or the lack of, security and safety.

The architect Erik Friberger (1889-1968) and his experimental house in Kallebäck, outside of Gothenburg, and Peter Weiss’ (1916-1982) film Behind The Same Façades, recorded in a residential area outside Copenhagen in the 1960s, were in the exhibition highlighted as a curatorial framework.

For more about the exhbition and the exhibition theme see the Behind the Same Facades Introduction (Swedish and English).

The exhibition also included a publication with texts by Peter Weiss and the architect Johan Johansson.