Annika von Hausswolff


Annika von Hausswolff’s exhibition “The Memory of My Mother’s Underwear Transformed into a Flameproof Drape & Other Works,” part of a series of presentations of work by Swedish artists who have shown abroad with funding from IASPIS, referred to spaces beyond the gallery in more ways than one. In the most literal sense, it joined work from her earlier project at the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen and works borrowed from the collection of Magasin 3 in Stockholm. Other levels of outward reference had to do with the substance of the work itself: Hausswolff’s installation and pictures opened up into personal memories and cinematic allusions—psychological spaces at once obvious and indescribable.

The exhibition consisted of three photographic works portraying objects like doors, blinds, and a chair, as well as a custom-made pink satin curtain covering the better part of one wall in the

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