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.
A paradoxical video piece about prejudice working both ways.
The Italian man telling the story is my father. He had a dram about Sweden as an ideal country of freedom: politically, intellectually and sexually. When he went to Stockholm in 1970 his dream was destroyed. Here he tells why, and also why Italians (especially those from the south) go mad by living in Sweden!
Born in Stockholm 1973, Hapetzeder is a video artist with MFA degree from Konstfack Fine Arts at Konstfack College of Art, Crafts and Design in 2002. He is interested in cultural heritage production and manipulation of collective memory and oblivion. He works both independently and in collaboration with others. Collaborative projects include Local A. with the artist Jenny Berntsson and Carousell with artists Marit Lindberg, Kristina Kvalvik and Henrik Lund Jørgensen. Hapetzeder also works as an independent manager of art projects, often by way of international exchanges.