Futuristic collection or Archives of the present – Länsmuseet Gävleborg – 23/10 2021

Pop up show, artist talk and performance at Länsmuseet Gävleborg.Swiss based artist Hugo Hemmi selected for the residency in Gävle as part of the Optic artist residency 2021.

Hugo Hemmis art practice is interactive and frequently involving ceramic material. We will start with an artist talk, followed by a tour in the museum collection, where Hugo presents objects and art works that has served as inspiration for him during his art residence in Gävle.Hugo Hemmi’s artistic work is influenced by his own personal journey, where the social and artistic fields are often intimately linked. Hugo Hemmis engagement in social work began during his studies at the University of social work of Geneva. After his graduation, he chose to pursue a master degree in Visual Art at the Geneva University of Art and Design because he strongly believes in art as a vector of social transformation.

The event will take place in the space for temporary exhibitions at the first floor at Länsmuseet Gävleborg, Länsmuseet GävleborgSödra Strandgatan 20, Gävle, 23 October kl 14-16-. The event will be held in english.