Opening: Don’t feed the monster!

Galleri F 15 has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of

Don’t feed the monster!
An exhibition on how the clothing industry affects the environment.

Saturday October 19, 2019 at 2 PM.

The exhibition will be opened by Bård Vegard Solhjell, Secretary General of WWF.

Don’t feed the monster! is an exhibition that critically questions the clothing industry´s impact on the environment, allowing for a multifaceted investigation of the topic. The textile- and clothing industry is one of the largest industries in the world, and among the most polluting industries globally. Consumption of clothes in the world is increasing and the number of times a piece of garment is worn before disposal is shrinking. At the same time only a small amount of textile and clothes are reused or recycled. The exhibition puts a spotlight on the situation as it is today, and the works presented both engage and provoke for change. The twelve participating designers and artists share their ideas, methods and alternative stories. This includes visual narratives, contemporary design solutions, activism, development of new technologies and renewed use of resources as well as cultural history surveys. All the participating artists have a fixed gaze at the acute.

ARTISTS
Annemor Sundbø (NO), Atacac (SE), Carole Frances Lung alias Frau Fiber (US), Celia Pym (UK), Elisa van Joolen (NL), Fibershed (US) med Amanda Coen (US), HAiKw/ (NO), Pati Passero (NO), Rational Dress Society (US), Siri Johansen (NO), Tim Mitchell (UK), Tom van Deijnen alias Tom of Holland  (NL)

 

OPENING PROGRAMME
Opening speech by Dag Aak Sveinar, Director of Punkt Ø – Galleri F 15 and Momentum
Rational Dress Society presents the project JUMPSUIT
Curators speech by Maria C. Havstam and Franz P. Schmidt
Opening speech by Bård Vegard Solhjell, Secretary General of WWF
nyMusikk Østfold: Signe K. Emmeluth performs
Light refreshmenst

BUS
Free bus to/from Oslo on the opening day.
Send reservation to se@punkto.no by Thursday October 17, 2PM
12.15: Meeting point Thon Hotell Opera, Seaside entrance
17.00: Return from Galleri F 15.
Limited number of seats!

 

Don´t feed the monster!
October 19, 2019 – January 22, 2020