• Annika Eriksson

    Andréhn-Schiptjenko Stockholm

    Annika Eriksson’s exhibition here in 1996 comprised a single film projection, Stockholm Postmen’s Orchestra. Footage showed an amateur band playing away merrily, the musicians all postal workers who had assembled in the gallery at the artist’s request to play just as they normally would after working hours. The point at which Eriksson’s own work crossed with the postal workers’ instrumental enterprise was located in the fact that, in accordance with her wishes, the orchestra performed a current pop hit, Portishead’s “Sour Times”—presumably a departure from their regular repertoire.


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