Erna in the permanent collection of Fotografiska

Maria Friberg Erna 2 February — 17 March, 2016The evocative video piece Erna by Swedish artist Maria Friberg is the latest acquisition to Fotografiska’s permanent collection of photography and video art. The video piece is a tribute to Erna Hasselblad,…

Transmission 2010

Transmission video 3 min 40 sec loop The video explores the themes of power, masculinity, the relationship between man and nature and social changes that ensue.  

Calmation 2012

“Calmation” shows a man floating in a river with strong currents. The man in the video does not attempt to escape into a virtual reality but instead tries to find balance and control in the place where he is. We…

Somewhere Else, video, 1998

Friberg’s signature is men in suits, such as Somewhere Else (1998). The most known are the protagonists of Almost There (2000) who vacantly stare straight ahead while floating in a pool. The series was photographed parallel to the burst of…