Artist Talk: Malin Pettersson Öberg in conversation with Malin Zimm

23 August 2017, 18:00

Malin Pettersson Öberg: Modellarkivet, 2017, digital video, color, sound, 19:30 min. Courtesy of the artist

Malin Pettersson Öberg will discuss her new film Modellarkivet together with architect and researcher Malin Zimm. Modellarkivet was produced for the exhibition The Promise and filmed at the model archive of the Stockholm Urban Planning Department, as a portrait of the archive and reflection on what it means to build a city. The talk starts 18:00 at Index, Kungsbro Strand 19.

Before the discussion, there is a possibility to visit the archive, together with model expert Harri Anttila (Stadsbyggnadskontoret) and the artist. Meeting point is 17:00 at the entrance of Stadsbyggnadskontoret, Fleminggatan 4 (limited number of places, please register to join the visit at

Malin Pettersson Öberg (born 1979 in Falun) studied fine art at Konstfack University in Stockholm and video and experimental film at ENSAD in Paris and the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Her work explores essayist formats which combine images with texts, focusing on forgotten and overlooked aspects of culture in order to open new interpretations and evaluations of our surrounding world. Since 2007, Malin Pettersson Öberg has taken part a.o. in exhibitions at Uppsala konstmuseum (2016), Kalmar konstmuseum (2015), Bonniers Konsthall (2011, 2007), and screenings at JD Centre of Art, India (2017), the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2016, 2014), Iaspis (2015) and the Swedish Institute, Paris (2012). Her recent films are distributed by Filmform – the Art Film & Video Archive in Stockholm.

Malin Zimm is an architect PhD and research strategist at White arkitekter. Together with Mattias Bäcklin, she manages Zimm Hall, a nomadic exhibition space for art and architecture.


Malin Pettersson Öberg: Modellarktivet