Video documentation from the symposium "Painting symposium: Figuration, representation and visibility" on 25 November 2021

25 February 2022

In recent years painting has yet again been called upon to represent and document the manifold roles of addressing visibility through figuration and portraiture. The hegemony of an unbroken linear western history of painting is now put into question and we find that all along we were not alone in wondering what happened to the others.

Read more about the symposium here.

Martin Gustavsson - The problem with homoeroticism


Nadia Hebson - Artists for recreation


Helena Lund Ek - Portrait Painting and the people I look at


Valerie Kyeyune Backström - "Black pain as raw material" – Visibility and representation in painting