Filmform is the oldest existing organization in Sweden devoted to the promotion, preservation and distribution of film and video art, often engaged as an advisor to museums, galleries, universities and festivals. Our collection includes titles dating from 1924 until today whereof 800 titles in distribution.
Filmed portrait of whirling dervish, Didiem breathing slowly after she has performed the ritual “Sema’”. Didiem is the first woman who officialy performed the 800 year old sufi ritual Sema’ (Sufism being part of Islam) with the men on equal terms.
Born in 1973, lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.
Anna Ådahl is currently based in Stockholm after been living in France for more than eighteen years. Parallel to her work she has been collaborating with choreographer Fabrice Lambert, filmmaker and artist Keja Ho Kramer. She is presently working on projects which have the notion of the crowd in focus. The crowd as the mass, the people and particularly, as a multitude. Ådahl is a editorial member, since 2012, of OEI (magazine, publishing house and art space).
Recent shows include: Lofoten International Art Festival, Lofoten, Norway, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway, Taiga Space, St Petersburg, Russia, Botkyrka Konsthall, Fittja-Stockholm, Sweden, Galerie Roussan, Paris, CCA Derry Londonderry, Northern Ireland among many others.