Nils Agdler (1969, Sweden) is a visual artist, photographer and filmmaker. He received a MFA from Konstfack in Stockholm, followed by studies in fine arts at Valand Academy in Gothenburg. In his artistic practice, Agdler is interested in contemporary social and visual phenomena, representation and history, posthumanism and colonialism, primarily working in the fields of photography and film. He has been collaborating with Timo Menke in film projects such as Fugitives from the Fields (2005), Gifted Men (2015) and Brothers to Sisters (2018). Over the past ten years, he has worked on issues that concern men and masculinities and in 2018 he had a retrospective solo show in Östersund, where all works related to this theme. His work has been shown at museums such as The 5th Moscow Biennale, Kalmar Art museum, Pori Art Museum and Gothenburg Art Museum. Recently also at festivals such as Sheffield Fringe, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 35th Kasseler Dokfest and Festival des Cinémas Différents.
Flykten från fälten
Timo Menke & Nils Agdler