Twilight Land explores the feeling of standing on the threshold of the unknown. Of realising that our lives cannot continue in the same way, but not knowing what is to come. Featuring eleven internationally acclaimed artists and several large-
The convergence of an ecological, geopolitical and democratic crisis worries and frightens. At the same time, there are numerous movements and initiatives pointing in the direction of positive paradigm shifts—owards more life-
Twilight Land tries to articulate the experience of living within a system that cannot last, while not yet perceiving any clear alternative. Through sculptural installations, film and painting, it moves beyond documentary and a mere collection of facts, and instead tries to give shape to this state of liminality. Several of the artworks have been created specifically for the exhibition and derive their nourishment from an undefined zone between destruction and creation, confusion and clarity, fear and hope.
“When the dominant narrative of the world is skewed, something else can become visible in the cracks. With strong works of art, several of which have been created specifically for the exhibition, Twilight Land offers a place for reflection, joint conversations and dialogue,”says curator Joa Ljungberg.
Artists: Isabelle Andriessen, Yael Bartana, Rose-
Twilight Land is realised within the framework of Moderna Museet’ focus on new artistic production and reduced transports in 2022. An important part of the project consists of lectures, reading circles and workshops. The programme features artists, writers and researchers, as well as representatives of transition movements and organisations that defend democracy.
The exhibition is supported by the Mondriaan Fund, the Netherlands.
Exhibition 29 October 2022 -
Ingrid Elsa Maria Ogenstedt, Gata, 2019. Thatched together with Bjarne Johansen. Photo: Arne Rawe
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