27 November 2006

I'm going to heaven in a brown pea shell

photo: Jeanne Wells

I am, I am, I am . . .

Invited guest: Helena Blomqvist

"The dark planet"

I often hear people refer to unsharp, out-of-focused, photos as dreamlike. Personaly my dreams, the very few that I remember, aren't out of focus. They are crystal clear but utterly strange. Helena Blomqvists photos in "the dark planet" are dreamlike to me.

On some occasions, in magazines and exibitions, I have come across the works of Helena Blomqvist. The first time was with the serie "Första kvinnan på månen" (eng. The first woman on the moon) where she had made photos that looked like old black&white prints of typical male situations. At a second glance you realized that the people in the photos where all female, there where female soldiers invading a beach, a female polar expedition and so on.

There was something about those photos that really stuck to my brain. Her work has always made a great impression on me and this time, with "the dark planet" on the F Blog, is no exception.
It's a great joy to be able to invite Helena as a guest
Invited by Markus Andersson

The coming Saturday, the 2nd of December, there will be a release of "the dark planet" catalog on the gallery Knäppper+Baumgarten on Tegnergatan 4 in Stockholm. It's open between 13-16.

Helena Blomqvist:
"The dark planet is about the magical, fantastical and surreal;
larger than life moments in photographs that takes you to an alternative world. The themes are dreams, yearning, vulnerability, loneliness, death, the supernatural, and the threatening darkness of the night.'"

lonely dog

plane crash

the end of December

woman with laundry

the shepherd

woman with dog

©Helena Blomqvist


silesian songs (in technicolour)

© Marcin Górski

Hope is with us.

the easy way out

gruppo F inbox: Holgavisions by Rhonda Prince

While we were asleep Rhonda sent us some beautiful Holga visions. And it´s a
lovely morning by the way here in Stockholm. Sunny November.
What´s happening?

City flowers

Ten thousand

Pump house

Flat notes


Wisdom and grace

©Rhonda Prince