the Introduction to Kim Wall's article about the female tamil rebels on Sri Lanka leads the thoughts to the DN-writer Barbro Alvings wonderful ability to paint the scenes. Kim also could handle a camera skillfully is therefore a surprise. When you walk into the newly opened exhibition of her works at the Gallery Contrast, it feels a bit like the display one recent synthesis of Barbro Alving and a photographer in the making.
that ”a picture should speak for itself” is not much to download here. Kim Wall's work takes the viewer to, inter alia, north Korea, China, India, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Uganda, Cuba, the united states and the Marshall islands. Twelve different impact in the world.
The framed stories are a hybrid of images, concise texts and a map view educational displays where in the world you are. The exhibition's shape is reminiscent of pages in a lavish tray with wide journalistic parameters. Ämnesvalen are original, sometimes odd, but it is never light or superficial.
Where the gallery 42 löpmetrar is ever presented in a book like Kim Walls's parents Joachim and Ingrid has written about his daughter. The book ”When words run out ' and the exhibition is a way for them to let Kim live on, not as a victim, but as an independent and strong career.
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