Artist Talk: John Skoog

4 December 2016, 14:30

On the last day of Mad Horizon, artist John Skoog will give an introduction into the exhibition and talk about his ongoing fascination with the history of film.

Mad Horizon is a collaborative exhibition by John Skoog and Emanuel Röhss and the first major presentation of the artists in an institution in their native country Sweden. The exhibition explore themes such as the relationship between landscape and identity, and the role of moving images in creating and mediating places.

John Skoog (born 1985 in Malmö, lives and works in Copenhagen) studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt. He was awarded the Baloise Art Prize in 2014 and the Ars-Viva prize in 2013. Recent exibitions and screenings include Värn, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK, 2015), Slow Return, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main (2015), Shadowland, Pilar Corrias, London (2015), Berlin International Film Festival (2015) and Federsee, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö (2013). Skoog is a professor for film at the Art Academy in Mainz. His exhibition hamletnosferatu is currently on show at Johan Berggren Gallery in Malmö.