[Distortion 2015]

DEPICTIONS OF CONTEMPORARY LIFE At first glance, Maria Friberg’s works appear to be stagings of fictitious and dreamlike worlds. At the same time, she uses photography – a medium that is closely associated with reality and that is used as MORE INFO >>

News, Photos, Works | 15-12-10

[Piles of Dreams 2015]

The Piles of Dreams series circles the theme of Man’s ruthless exploitation of Planet Earth, but also proposes the notion that Mankind has the possibility to create something beautiful from chaos; something constant from the destructive agenda of our age. MORE INFO >>

News, Photos, Works | 15-12-04

[Days of Eyes 2014]

Days of Eyes (2014) was photographed at the Botanical Garden in Uppsala, Sweden. The images depict figures standing against trees hung with tropical vines. Amongst the vines heavy black cables merge with the existing plant life. We depend on cables MORE INFO >>

News, Photos, Works | 15-12-04

Duration (2012)

A prominent quality of staged photography as a genre is that is often aesthetically pleasing. The beauty attracts our gaze and then reveals stories that are both subversive and ambiguous. The interplay between the beauty and the uncanny element of MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 12-04-18

The Painting Series (2011)

With my background in a painterly tradition, I have always considered my photographs and videos as still or moving paintings. In this new series, I have approached painting in a more literal and physical way, in regards to the production MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 11-04-18

Belonging (2011)

In a world defined by consumption, we are what we own. In “Belonging”, we see a small boy sitting on a heap of toys. It is a documentary portrait, in the sense that all the objects are the child’s own, MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 11-04-17

Transmission (2010)

Transmission is a film and photo project (3.40 min Loop, and four still photograph). I first got the ide when I was living in NYC 2001-2002. Then I just wanted to put a camera in the one of the wholes MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 10-04-19

Way ahead (2009)

Way ahead is a photographic series about how we meet our future. You can neither be in the future nor see the future, but you can have an idea of what the future will bring and see a diffuse picture MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 09-04-19

Commoncause (2008)

In Commoncause (2008) Friberg looks at the social problems and promise presented by masses of humans without any obvious bodies depicted. She wrapped 300 half-deflated basketballs in black velvet and rolled them down the steps of the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. MORE INFO >>

Photos, Works | 08-04-19

Alongside us (2007)

Alongside us.

Photos, Works | 07-04-19