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Maria Friberg

Maria Friberg

Born in 1966 in Malmö, Sweden. Lives and works in Stockholm.

Maria Fribergs’ education includes the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Myndlista- og Handidaskoli, Reykjavik, Iceland, and Nordic Art School, Kokkola, Finland, among others. Previous exhibitions include Résistance, The silent voice, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, Commoncause, Nationalmuseum at Kulturhuset, Project Container, Stockholm, Time Trace at LMNO, Brussels, Belgium, Goals and Dreams at Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, and Vaksam at Bror Hjorts Hus, Uppsala, among many others.

“Most of my work revolves about themes of power, masculinity and man’s relationship to nature. In my images, I create ambiguous tableaus that challenge preconceived notions about identity, gender, and social hierarchies. My most recent pieces look both outwards, to the challenges in contemporary society, and inwards, to a meditative state of mind. In these photographs and videos, the isolation and solitude of the individuals reflect issues in society at large. The men in my images are signs for men, trying to find their place in times of turmoil.”

7 WORKS IN CATALOGUE

Blown Out

Maria Friberg

1999, 00:02:17

Confront me back

Maria Friberg

1997, 00:03:00

Driven

Maria Friberg & Monika Larsen Dennis

1998, 00:04:15

Dream mile

Maria Friberg

2001, 00:08:42

Somewhere else

Maria Friberg

1998, 00:02:35

No time to fall

Maria Friberg

2001, 00:02:02

Embedded

Maria Friberg

2006, 00:00:00

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