[Force Majeure 2022]

In her most recent series, Maria Friberg takes us into a staged world that contains real features. At first the mise-en-scène holds our gaze, then directs it towards the astute transformation of objects into imaginary architectures. Inspired by urban landscapes,…

[Handed 2021]

For Swedes, the forest is still a deep well of meaning and cultural importance. A nation of farmers, we became urbanized late. Even as the suburbs surrounding the major cities were planned, they were placed far apart, with stretches of…

[Mirroring Nature 2019]

In the series Mirroring Nature, Maria Friberg makes a strong and committed statement and confronts the viewer with his own guilt. The details of the landscapes captured in each work reflect the face of those who approach them. It invites…

[Night Vision 2019]

Maria Friberg explores themes of opposition. In today’s youth, she finds a newfound inner strength, beyond consumerism and empty entertainment. Sometimes, doing nothing, saying nothing, is the best way to achieve change – buy nothing, stop flying, stop fighting other…

[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…

[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.…

[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…