Galleri Duerr Stockholm Culture Night 2015 Clarion Sign

Culture Night – Augmented Reality.

“If Instagram made audio guides, they would probably look like this!”

Finally! After checking out a huge amount of “hard to grasp” apps and almost giving up hope of ever finding anything useful, an email landed in our mailbox this past Thursday! “Pop-up” art? Then we have the perfect solution for you! We can create an audio guide for your exhibitions – anywhere, anytime – for anyone!

Yesterday afternoon we had a 3-hour meeting in our “pop-up” Art Lounge at Clarion Hotel Sign with Screenlab that has created the virtual museum and gallery app Dott,

Tonight, at Stockholm Culture Night, Galleri Duerr is one of the first to bring this app to life and to see what it has the possibility of doing! As a visitor you can give it a try and be a part of our virtuell storytelling. Listen to our artists as they tell in their own words about their works and how they came to be.

Download the app to your phone and bring your own earphones to our Art Lounge at Clarion Sign Hotel tonight. Scan the entire image, drawing or painting with your phone and explore the dots which appear. They connect you directly to our artist’s portraits and films. It works a bit differently on our sculptures, but we are there until midnight tonight to help you! And as always, we are a part of a “work of progress”, so please let us know what you think!

Every day until April 28 from 12 noon to 6 pm (although Saturday April 25 we are there from 5pm-midnight) we will be available in the lounge to tell you about the artists and their art. Please contact us if you would like to meet us outside of this time frame. And of course you can just drop by anytime during Clarion Sign’s open hours to use your Dott app:
Saturday-tuesday 11 – to midnight, and as a hotel guest 24/7!

You will find us in our Art Lounge:

  • Saturday April 25 – 5 pm to midnight (Stockholm Culture Night)
  • Sunday April 26 – 12 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday April 27 – 12 pm to 6 pm
  • Tuesday April 28 – 12 pm to 6 pm

Alannah Robins
Matt Miley
Nuno Perestrelo
Clarion Hotel Sign

Alannah Robins A sculpture in liquorice Galleri Duerr Stockholm Art Week 2015 Clarion Sign

Clarion Sign continues

Galleri Duerr’s exhibition in the Art Lounge at Clarion Hotel Sign continues until April 28 including Culture Night April 25!  We will tell you the stories of:

Portuguese Nuno Perestrelo poetic large format colour images of Industrial monuments, not only influenced by the impact of time and nature but also of the promise of community development, economic crisis and chemical damage, places were once people made their livelihood by farming and fishing. “I am interested in the significance of this industrial activity for the family structure and my generation, now they do not have jobs or have jobs that are very poorly paid, and that forces them to emigrate at the same rate as the 60’s when there were a dictatorship, censorship and war”.

Nuno Perestrelo Galleri Duerr Stockholm Culture Week 2015 Clarion sign

Nuno Perestrelo

Alannah Robins Woman under water Stockholm Culture Night 2015 Clarion Sign

Alannah Robins

Irish Alannah Robins on-going project “A sculpture in Liquorice”  together with her oil painting series “Woman under Water”.

American Matt Mileys “Assimilation in the Snow” from The Mesencephalon Trickster series – made in New York/Misisippi, first time showing in Sweden. Heavily influenced by his life experiences in the southern United States. During graduate school, Matt pursued an opportunity to study in London and Amsterdam. There, he observed a complex social, cultural, and political environment. Europe bares some similarities to the southern United States but is often completely divergent. Matt’s research involved the critical reason, comparative mythology, and theory in contemporary art.

Culture Night April 25  at 5 pm, 7 pm, 9 pm and 11 pm Galleri Duerr will hold a storytelling presentation.

April 25 at 1 pm  “Strategies for Young Peoples Health”. The workshop will be held at the Clarion Hotel Sign Conference. The surplus revenue from these workshops is re-invested into Galleri Duerr to help finance exhibitions – just like Deborah Duerr´s artisan knäckebröd “Deborahs Extraknäck” with labels designed in collaboration with various artists. The hardbread can be purchased at Clarion Hotel Sign during Culture Night.

Every day until April 28 from 12 noon to 6 pm, we will be available in the lounge to tell you about the artists and their art. Please contact us if you would like to meet us outside of this timeframe. And of course you can just drop by anytime during Clarion Sign’s open hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 11 – 01 (Sunday – Monday to midnight) and as a hotel guest 24/7!

Matt Miley Assimilation in the snow Galleri Duerr Stockholm Culture Night 2015 Clarion Sign

Matt Miley

Welcome to Galleri Duerr’s Pop-up Art Lounge at Clarion Hotel Sign, a hotel focusing on art, music and design and which is a part of the hotel chain Nordic Choice Hotels. Founder Petter A. Stordalen measures success not only in money, but also in environmental impact and social responsibility! Why not hold an “ Arty Brunch”, “Arty AW” or “Arty Dinner” at Clarion Hotel Sign. You might as well stay over night. Food and drinks to be purchased at the American Table.

Patrik Lundell Coconut Galleri Duerr Liquorice Festival

Patrik Lundell Live Art Painting 7 pm

Patrik Lundel Waiter Galleri Duerr Stockholm Art Week 2015 Clarion Hotel Sign

Waiter

After two years in the artist’s paradise of Florence Patrik Lundell returned to Sweden with a Fine Art Certificate from Lorenzo de Medici as well as a certificate from the IL-Bisonte International School of Graphic Arts. Patrik Lundell uses various characters in his art – the Hobo, the Waiter, A bird called Jacky and Queen. The latter refers to the strong women who influenced his life, in particular his grandmother and his fiancé, interior designer Jacqueline Tamm.

– My first character, “Hobo”, was inspired by the tramp’s world in New York, Patrik tells me during a visit to his studio in the well-known artist’s collective Charmottehuset in Gustavsberg, the same space where Lisa Nilsson and Stig LIndberg also once worked. Hobos have their own language of visual symbols, drawing on walls in chalk or crayon in order to help each other out – symbols that say, for example, “You can find water here” or “The owner of this house is kind and helpful”. Another recurrent theme in Patrik’s art is his use of abandoned objects – doors, windows and more – now turned into art and with a new story to tell.

Patrik Lundell Galleri Duerr Art Week Clarion Sign

Hobo

As other artists strive their entire lifetime to find the child within themselves, Patrik has already found that connection. Galleri Duerr is following his development with anticipation.

More about Patrik Lundell, his view of Street Art and his latest monoprints you can see in this movie.

Don´t miss Patrik Lundell’s Live Art Painting tonight at 7 pm in Galleri Duerr’s Art Lounge Clarion Hotel Sign.

Each day during Stockholm Art Week ​April 14-19 at 12 noon, 4 pm and 7 pm Galleri Duerr will hold a storytelling presentation about the on-going project with Alannah Robins’ 1.5 meter tall “A Sculpture in Liquorice”, her oil painting series “Woman Under Water”, Nuno Perestrelo’s poetic large-format images about democracy and Matt Miley’s “Assimilation in the Snow”.

Nuno Perestrelo Galleri Duerr Stockholm Culture Week 2015 Clarion sign

Friday Nuno Perestrelo!

Friday April 17 at 4 pm and 7 pm.

Lost Empires photographer Nuno Perestrelo
“To avoid repeating past mistakes, you must know and understand them”

After nearly 50 years of dictatorship and censorship the Portuguese, of which 60% could neither read nor write, stepped directly into the middle of the Cold War and a global market economy. The photographer Nuno Perestrelo, born 16 years after the peaceful Carnation Revolution in 1974, has captured a series of poetic images that bare traces of a time that once was, born out of the need to rescue that forgotten time.

The sites of Industrial monuments, not only influenced by the impact of time and nature but also of the promise of community development, economic crisis and chemical damage, were once places where people made their livelihood by farming and fishing. The photography project “Lost Empires” has brought Nuno Perestrelo closer to this forgotten piece of the history of his Portugal.

– I am not politically active, most people do not consider themselves to be, but everything we do and all of our choices become politics – even when we choose not to choose. How will young people be able to maintain a democracy when they barely understand how it works, barely know it’s history or even understand it’s fragility, says Nuno and asks if the fear of more economic sanctions extinguish the desire for social change.

Each day during Stockholm Art Week ​April 14-19 at 12 noon, 4 pm and 7 pm Galleri Duerr will hold a storytelling presentation about the on-going project with Alannah Robins’ 1.5 meter tall “A Sculpture in Liquorice”, her oilpaintings “Woman under water”, Nuno Perestrelos poetic large format images about democracy and Matt Mileys “Assimilation in the snow”.

Galleri Duerrs program at Clarion Hotel Sign – measures success not only in money, but also in environmental impact and social responsibility. The exhibition will stay at Clarion Sign until April 29th.

Matt Miley Assimilation in the snow Galleri Duerr Stockholm Culture Night 2015 Clarion Sign

Stockholm Art Week

Artist Talk Matt Miley Thursday April 16 at 7 pm /19. Matt’s work “Assimilation in the Snow” 183 x 305 cm, made in New York/Missisippi, first time showing in Sweden is heavily influenced by his life experiences in the southern United States. During graduate school, Matt pursued an opportunity to study in London and Amsterdam. There, he observed a complex social, cultural, and political environment. Europe bares some similarities to the southern United States but is often completely divergent. Matt’s research involved the critical reason, comparative mythology, and theory in contemporary art. Matt Miley will also talk about his very special layering technique using layers of ink drawings on drafting film.

Galleri Duerr Stockholm Art Week 2015 Clarion SignEach day during Stockholm Art Week ​April 14-19 at 12 noon, 4 pm and 7 pm Galleri Duerr will hold a storytelling presentation about the on-going project with Alannah Robins’ 1.5 meter tall “A Sculpture in Liquorice”, her oilpaintings “Woman under water”, Nuno Perestrelos poetic large format images about democracy and Matt Mileys “Assimilation in the snow”.

Galleri Duerrs program at Clarion Hotel sign – measures success not only in money, but also in environmental impact and social responsibility.Alannah Robins A sculpture in liquorice Galleri Duerr Stockholm Art Week 2015 Clarion Sign

Clarion Hotel Sign Galleri Duerr Stockholm Art Week 2015

No we did not fail!

closeup_sculpture_re We tried something new – with inspiration from Art Basel using Kickstarter to generate support for selected visual arts projects worldwide, we started our first very own crowdfunding project “A Sculpture in Liquorice”. Alannah Robins’ 1.5 meter tall sculpture is a work in progress – currently made with 35 kg of liquorice and first shown at the Liquorice Festival March 21-22, with over 11 000 visitors. During both the press conference and the Liquorice Festival, Alannah worked on building up the figure’s skirt. Her work drew crowds who enjoyed seeing such a professional contemporary artist in action. Johan Bülow and the Lakrids team from Denmark, who compete internationally in sculpting chocolate, had never seen anything like it. They came with some good advice on how to ensure that the sculpture will be long-lasting. Alannah Robins shared her experience as a sculptor in return. Who knows, maybe we will meet in the international arena. lotteberättar_bw Many interesting meetings and conversations took place during the Liquorice Festival, between art experts and people just interested in learning more. Galleri Duerr’s exhibition “Playfulness and the Lack Thereof” included the American artists Matt Miley and David Eisenhauer and Swedish artists Lina L. Baker and Patrik Lundell – a timely statement on the importance of play in our everyday lives.

Lina L Baker Don´t feed the animals no 2 Galleri Duerr Liquorice Festival 2015 Stockholm

Lina L Baker

We believe art exhibitions are great ways to tell important stories of our time, and that this storytelling is a way to make contemporary art more accessible to everyone, regardless of age. That is why Galleri Duerr has been operating as a pop-up gallery since June of 2014, with the goal of reaching out to a wider and more diversified audience with high quality art. Last year the gallery participated in the Affordable Art Fair Stockholm as one of the best selling galleries, with 14 500 visitors. People from 76 countries have found our website and we have since then been invited to exhibit in different countries with national and international contemporary artists.

David Eisenhauer Galleri Duerr Liquorice Festival 2015

David Eisenhauer

Alannah_Robins_Woman_Underwater_III_Galleri_Duerr

Alannah Robins

Galleri Duerr is now starting up a cooperation with Clarion Hotel Sign, a hotel focusing on art, music and design and which is a part of the hotel chain Nordic Choice Hotels. Founder Petter A. Stordalen measures success not only in money, but also in environmental impact and social responsibilityAlannah Robins 1.5 meter tall “Sculpture in Liquorice”  will be shown in Galleri Duerr’s Art Lounge at Clarion Hotel Sign during Stockholm Art Week April 14-19, together with her oil painting series “Woman under Water” and Matt Miley’s 3.05 meter tall drawings in ink! 

patrik lundell one for coconut

Patrik Lundell

April 16 at 7 pm / 19:00  Matt Miley will be telling us about his very special layering technique using three layers of ink drawings on film, also showing his 183 x 305 cm. tall “Assimilations in the Snow” from The Mesencephalon Trickster series. April 18 at 7 pm / 19:00 Patrik Lundell Live Art Painting April 19 at 1 pm / 13:00   “Strategies for Young Peoples Health”. The surplus revenue from these workshops is re-invested into Galleri Duerr to help finance exhibitions – just like Deborah Duerr´s artisan knäckebröd “Deborahs Extraknäck” with labels designed in collaboration with various artists. The hardbread can be purchased at Clarion Hotel Sign during Art Week. Matt Miley Galeri Duerr Clarion Hotel Sign Stockholm Art Week 2015 Each day at 12 noon, 4 pm and 7 pm April 14-19. Galleri Duerr will be hold a storytelling presentation about the on-going project  “A Sculpture in Liquorice” and Matt Miley’s “Assimilation in the Snow”. Why not have an “Arty Breakfast”, “Arty Lunch”, “Arty Brunch”, “Arty AW” or “Arty Dinner” at Clarion Hotel Sign. Food and drinks to be purchased at the American Table. And you might as well stay over! For every night a guest chooses a Nordic Choice Hotel, 100 sq meters of rainforest are saved for an entire year. As Petter A. Stordalen’s business card reads “Mens vi vokter regnskogen i arbeidstiden, tar våre gjester nattskiftet”. There is no business on a dead planet. Welcome to Galleri Duerr’s Pop-up Art Lounge at Clarion Hotel Sign. Matt Miley Alannah Robins Patrik Lundell

Alannah Robins Galleri Duerr A sculpture in liquorice Lakritsfestivalen2015

Playfulness and the Lack Thereof

Alannah Robins Reflex Lakritsfestivalen 2015 Galleri Duerr Stockholm

Alannah Robins

Scandi Candy has now donated all the liquorice that Alannah Robins needs in order to complete her sculpture during the Liquorice Festival. However, we are still in need of funding to cover Alannah’s time, a prerequisite for her to complete the sculpture. Log in to our Kickstarter crowdfunding project site and pledge the amount of your choice in exchange for a reward  and spread this project through your own social media network.

Push the green button NOW and be an integral part of the ongoing project ”A sculpture in liquorice” – a part of Galleri Duerr’s exhibition “Playfulness and The Lack Thereof” also including works by American artists Matt Miley and David Eisenhauer and Swedish artists Lina L Baker and Patrik Lundell which will be shown at this year’s Liquorice Festival March 21-22 (10,000 visitors 2014) .

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David Eisenhauer

Lina L Baker Galleri Duerr Lakritsfestivalen 2015

Lina L Baker

Matt Miley Galleri Duerr Playfull and the lack of thereof Lakritsfestivalen 2015

Patrik Lundell Galleri Duerr Lakritsfestivalen 2015

Patrik Lundell