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Welcome to Iaspis open studios in the presence of current Iaspis’ residency artists and designers; and enjoy our artist talks, lectures, performances, bar, book release and after-party.

FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 01.00 pm–08.30 pm + After-party until 01.00 am

Participating Artists in Residence
Fikret Atay (TUR), Natsai Audrey Chieza (ZIM/GBR), Elisa van Joolen (NLD), Jenny Källman (SWE), Éva Mag (SWE), Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay (GER/CAN), Neda Razavipour (IRN), Simon Rydén (SWE) and Thale Vangen (SWE/NOR).
Also in the presence of Karo Akpokiere, (NGR), Iaspis studio grant holder in Göteborg, Moe Satt (MMR), Iaspis studio grant holder in Umeå, and Shintaro Oue (SWE/JAP), grant holder at KID – the International Dance Programme

Neda Razavipour ask you to bring your broken, useless, non-functional but cherished objects to the Iaspis Open House and to Botkyrka Konsthall’s Arts Festival & Flea Market in Fittja, 17 September.

01.00–8.30 pm Open studios and artist talks with invited guests
Invited conversation partners: Anneli Bäckman, Curator Botkyrka Konsthall, Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen, Writer, Fredrik Liew, Curator Moderna Museet, Tuija Lindström, Visual Artist and Professor, Conny Karlsson Lundgren, Visual Artist, Renée Padt, Curator and producer in the field of art, crafts and design, Theodor Ringborg, Curator Bonniers Konsthall and PhD Goldsmiths University, London, and Jens Schildt, Graphic designer Our Polite Society.

1.00 pm Éva Mag with Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen (studio 8/foyer)

1.30 pm Jenny Källman with Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen (studio 6/foyer)

2.00 pm Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay with Conny Karlsson Lundgren (studio 3/foyer)

2.30 pm Shintaro Oue, KID – the International Dance Programme (the studio)

2.30 pm Simon Rydén with Tuija Lindström (studio 9/foyer)

3.00 pm Neda Razavipour with Anneli Bäckman (studio 5)

3.30 pm Thale Vangen with Fredrik Liew (studio 7)

4.00 pm Fikret Atay with Theodor Ringborg (studio 2)

4.30 pm Elisa van Joolen with Jens Schildt and Renée Padt (studio 1)

5.00 pm Natsai Audrey Chieza with Renée Padt (studio 4)

5.00 pm Bar (foyer)

5.45 pm Introduction by Johan Pousette, Director, the Iaspis programme
06.00–7.00 pm Panel discussion The Iaspis programme 20 years and onwards (the Project room)

Participants: Sara Arrhenius, Director Bonniers Konsthall, Daniel Birnbaum, Director Moderna Museet, Mats Hjelm, Visual Artist, Johan Pousette, Director the Iaspis programme, Olav Westphalen, Visual Artist and Professor, the Royal Art Institute, Karina Ericsson Wärn, Director Art/Design and Fashion Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Anna Ådahl, Visual Artist and Practice based Fine Art Phd researcher, Royal College of Art, London.
Moderator: Magdalena Malm, Director Public Art Agency Sweden.

7.00pm Book release Iaspis 20 – The Iaspis programme’s first 20 years, 1996–2016. Graphic design by Stefan Engblom.

7.30 pm Shintaro Oue, KID – the International Dance Programme (the Studio)

8 pm Bus coach to Smedjan and the after-party

8.00 pm–01.00 am Global Art Party – Iaspis 20 Years

After-party by Malou Bergman and Mattias Larsson: DJ Carl Michael von Hausswolff, DJ Xangoson, live music by Yacumbé, Video Selector DJ/VJ Johan Söderberg and DJ-duo High Life aka Anna Lindström & Sebastian Matz. Lights by Joa Ljus and soup by café Cul de Sac. Address: Smedjan, Färgfabriken’s new space next to the kunsthalle, Lövholmsbrinken 1.

For further information, please contact Iaspis project coordinator, Visual art: Lena Malm at

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Graphic Design: Stefan Engblom

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