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Cinema ADA: Sign Painters

Sign Painters celebrates the hand-painted sign industry, an American tradition. This documentary explores a fascinating insight into a a highly specialized underground trade, emphasizing an appreciation for a balance between art and commerce.

We show the film Sign Painters by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, 18:00, September 24 at Bio Capitol (Skanstorget 1, Gothenburg)

There is no charge but you must register at

Official trailer here.

Lecture: Marti Guixe

Interior and industrial designer Marti Guixe holds a public lecture at HDK (Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Gothenburg) now on Friday, September 12. Martin has previously exhibited at MoMA (New York), MuDAC (Lausanne), MACBA (Barcelona) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).

It starts 13:00 and no registration is required.

More info (in Swedish) about the lecture here. Visit Martins homepage here.

New exhibition at Röda Sten Konsthall

This Saturday (June 14th) Röda Sten Konsthall will open their new exhibition for the summer by Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen. In "Musical skies, dropping down to earth, making trees fly" she will investigate issues such as identity, culture, religion, gender and social relations.

She will also organize and perform her largest group performance at Wednesday June 18th, at 6 pm outside Röda Sten Konsthall.

Read more about the opening and the exhibition here.

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A tale of creative co-operation

Gothenburg – over 350 years of co-operation


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