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International artists exhibiting about trekking, hiking, or just walking in space and time. "Trekking in Time" at Konstmuseum in Ystad.
 

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The curators of this exhibition brought to Ystad ten different   artists having a similar theme in their art: Trekking, or travelling by walking. For example, the English artists Hamish Fulton and Richard Long are working exclusively with walking in their art, since the 60´s, and are considered the pioneers.
 
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The work of Tisha Mukarji and Fredrik Strid are both based on long and demanding hikes covering two countries.
 
 
 
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Marina Abramovic and Ulay, cooperating in the eighties, created a filmed documentation of a performance with the two walkers along the Great Wall of China, using the walk as a performative method.
 
 
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While Kerstin Ergenzinger is documenting her walks researching into procces of movement and perception shifts, Juha Pekka Matias Laakonen creates work where a walk is a prerequisite, and it is about human rituals and activities while traveling to time and space.
 

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Christina Kubisch is exhibiting her Electrical Walks, which started in 2003 and it is an ongoing process.
 
 
 
7 Gittan Jönsson´s painting "Vandreskan" and Hrafnkell Sigurðsson´s photographic series "Untitled" are more concerned about the man in nature, and how we use it, and represent it in Art.
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"Trekking in Time" is on untill Nov 13, 2016. 
 
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