Art events along Kattegattleden from 29 June – 7 October 2018. Opening 29 June 2018.
(X)sites is an art project featuring temporary public art along the Kattegattleden cycle path organised by Konstnärscentrum Väst. In summer 2017 around thirty artists were assigned spaces in Halland, Skåne and Västra Götaland (Sjuhäradsrundan bike path) to create site-specific works alongside the path.
In 2018 (X)Sites will be on site along Kattegattleden once again with a large number of national and international artists who will create interpretations of the scenery along the path.
The 12 artists below are seen on along the Kattegattleden.
Mariano León, Peru
Annelie Nilsson, Sweden
Roger Rigorth, Schweiz
Roy Staab, USA
Ingrid Ogenstedt, Iceland
Anna Smillidotter, Sweden
Åsa Frankenberg, Sweden
Aski Dahl, Sweden
Anna Örtemo, Sweden
Ola Nilsson, Sweden
Muhammad Ali, Syria/Sweden
Ryszard Litwiniuk, Poland
To see on the map where the artists are go to Plan your bike trip, choose experience “(X)Sites 2018 Land Art”.
The five (pillars of (X)Sites are:
Artistic methods, explorations and the artits relationship to the landscapes are the foundation for the exhibitions. Throught analytical and artistic abilty the landscapes are examined through artworks and there processes.
The College of Artists
Through conversaions and cooperation in a peer enviroment, without competition, a turist between the artists are created to share and speak on art and process. To take part of the sites, landscapes, process and methods to penetrate the different layers along the west coast of Sweden.
What the landscapes hold in terms of nature, biology, materials, scale, emotions, conditions, smells, crops, ongoing civic processes, history, archeology, heritage etc, are some of the inputs that makes the building-blocks for the artists and are presented through the artworks. Thel landscapes are both rural and urban, all with their specific characteristics.
Specific events are created for the public to gain new knowledge about the relationship to the public space and its history. These are happenings, performances, seminars, guided shows etc. to inolve the public about the common spaces. All in relation to the finished artworks and the space.
The collected experiences from (X)Sites, the artistic methods, processes and the public meetings with the art, is the foundation to create a sustainable platform and development of the project, created together with all the municipalities and regions.
Futher information can be found on www.landart.se