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STOCKHOLM 2019 PROGRAMME

 

Visitors at Affordable Art Fair Stockholm 2018

 

Affordable Art Fair Stockholm is more than just an art fair with an array of inspiring and interactive activities for friends and family to enjoy. We create an experience fully equipped to help you fall in love with art and bring it home.


EVENING EVENT: ART AFTER WORK

Thursday 10 October, 17:00 - 21:30

Join us for Art After Work on Thursday 10 October from 17:00 where you can browse 1000s of artworks while enjoying live music from a latin inspired band and sipping on a decicious glass of Campo Viejo wine. The upbeat atmosphere is the perfect way to get in the mood for the weekend and fall in love with the next perfect piece for your walls!

 

LIVE PAINTING: Marcelina Amelia

Thursday 10 October, 18:00 - 21:30
Saturday 12 October, 14:30 - 18:00

Artist Marcelina Amelia is a contemporary female artist working with a mixed media approach to printing, painting and drawing. She often takes inspirations from her Polish heritage, looking to religious iconography and folk tales, as well as childhood memories, the power of dreams, spirituality, sexuality, and the human condition.

Marcelina will be creating and painting live during the Art After Work event on Thursday 10 October from 17:30-21:30, plus on the Saturday of the fair from 14:30-18:00. Find her on the A8B stand!

Marcelina Amelia live painting

 

JOIN IN: Create a mural with Kristofferskolan

Saturday 12 October, 13:00 - 14:00 and 15:00 - 16:00
Sunday 13 October, 13:00 - 14:00 and 15:00 - 16:00

Inspired by the art on display? Take a break from all that browsing and join in creating a collaborative 1.6 x 2 mural with Kristofferskolan! During the weekend of the fair, the Waldorf school will be creating an enormous mural based on work by Italian Rennaisance painter Botticelli. Snap up a ticket to the fair and you'll be able to join one of their one-hour workshops, in which a group of 16 participants will each draw a piece of the puzzle, which will then be joined together to form the whole image, on display at the fair.

The workshop is led by teachers and students from the aesthetic program at Kristofferskolan. The workshop is ideal for both adults, and children over ten years - no experience or Botticelli knowledge required! The workshop is free of charge and no booking is necessary (aside from your entry ticket of course!) - just visit second floor of the fair and join in!

 

DISCOVER MORE: Art Talks

This year, Affordable Art Fair Stockholm is delighted to bring you two fantastic Art Talks, located in the Art Talks lounge on the ground floor of the fair. Read on for more details!

MIND: Talking – An Art in itself!

Thursday 10 October, 15:00 - 15:30
Friday 11 October, 13:00 - 13:30 and 16:00 - 16:30
Saturday 12 October, 12:00 - 12:30 and 16:00 - 16:30
Sunday 13 October, 12:00 - 12:30 and 15:00 - 15:30

Ola Tornberg from Mind is an expert in communication. A specialist consultant on the subject, he works as a supervisor with the Mind team to educate, guide and coach volunteers to their crisis line on subjects like mediation and conflict management. Ola will talk to us about how the art of listing can make all the difference during a difficult conversation.

The Mind talk is free of charge and no booking is necessary.

Gynning X 2, moderated by Pontus Silfverstolpe

Friday 11 October, 15:00 - 16:00

The artist's and mother and daugher duo, Agneta and Carolina Gynning, will hold an exclusive Art Talk moderated by Pontus Silfverstolpe. Two of the most well-known artists in Sweden, the Gynnings have been practising art for decades and are passionate about the impact art can have on out wellbeing. As ambassadors for Mind, our charity partner, Agneta and Carolina's talk will focus on the subject of Art Therapy and how the practice or appreciation of art can improve mental health.

Limited spaces to this talk are available. Buy your tickets below!

 

SPECIAL EXHIBTION: Recent Graduates

Throughout the fair opening hours

This year at Affordable Art Fair Stockholm, we are welcoming a total of 8 recent graduate artists from art schools around Sweden. Our expert curators, Sofia Jonsson and Lauren Johanson have travelled the length and breadth of our country to hand select the best artistic rising stars. Within the exhibition you'll find sculptures, huge oil paintings and graphic prints - a feature of the fair that you absolutely don’t want to miss!

Find the Recent Graduates exhibition it in the centre of the fair hall.

'The Last Stone' by Maria Safronova Wahlström

 

PLATFORM PROJECT: Hidden Talents

Throughout the fair opening hours

Following the success of last years exciting exhibition, we're delighted to be bringing the Hidden Talents concept exhibtion back to the fair! Featuring six talented artists, who all have one thing in common; their aspiration to practice art full time, but don’t do it for a living… yet. The aim of this exciting platform project is to build a connection between these aspiring full time artists, our visitors and the exhibiting galleries – who of course are always on the hunt for new creative talent to represent!

Find the Hidden Talents exhibition it in the A row closest to the restaurant.

Erika Stöckel   'Wonderland' by Maura Tavares

 

CHARITY PARTNER: Mind

Throughout the fair

Carolina and Agneta Gynning

This year, our choosen charity partner at Affordable Art Fair Stockholm 2019 is Mind, a Swedish non-profit organisation working to improving mental health.

Working alongside Mind will be creative mother and daughter duo, Carolina and Agneta Gynning! Two very special artists who, like us, want to raise the profile of Art Therapy to improve wellbeing and mental health. Together the talented two-some will not only work with us to raise awareness about Art Therapy, but also funds to Mind.

Not only will Studio Gynning be donating 10% of their gallery sales at the fair to Mind, Carolina and Agneta have also donated one artwork each to the organisation where a 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these works will go directly to Mind, helping raise awareness about mental health.

To view Carolina and Agneta's works, you will find Mind in our corridor opposite our Info desk.

Mind was founded in 1931 as Svenska Föreningen för Psykisk Hälsa (SFPH), the Swedish Association for Mental Health. Mind is a charity and relies on grants and donations, both from the private and public sector.

 

STROLLER HOUR: With Babyshop.se

Saturday 12 October, 10:00 - 11:00

Together with Babyshop.se we are welcoming our very youngest visitors and their parents to the fair! Stroller Hours is a fun and accessible way for parents to enjoy the fair, discover art and shop with their little ones, hassle-free. For parents, children and strollers, we are opening the doors early, before opening to the public.

While at the fair, you mini-Picasso's can also enjoy some simple fun and engaging activities in the kids corner created by Babyshop. Plus, the first 100 families we will recieve Babyshop goodiebags!

To join Stroller Hour, purchase a special ticket on our website, which provides entry for 2 adults.

 

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