African catwalk Per-Anders Pettersson

Abecita Konstmuseum, Borås
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The award-winning Swedish photographer Per-Anders Pettersson shows a new, vibrant and colorful side of the African continent in the exhibition "African CATWALK" where he explores the rapidly growing fashion industry in Africa.

The photographs, taken in 15 countries across Africa during the years 2010 -2015, challenging stereotypes of African fashion and they also confront the prevalent image of Africa as a war-torn continent of poverty, disease and ethnic conflicts.

Per-Anders Pettersson (b. 1967) is a Swedish photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has received several awards for his pictures exhibited in Sweden as well as internationally. His first book "Rainbow Transit" (Dewi Lewis), a book about South Africa in Democracy, was published in 2013.

The exhibition runs from 16 March to 11 June 2017.

Opening: Thursday, 16 March, at. 18:30 to 20:00

27May 11:00 - 15:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
28May 11:00 - 15:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
30May 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
31May 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
01Jun 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
02Jun 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
04Jun 11:00 - 15:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
07Jun 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
08Jun 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
09Jun 11:00 - 17:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
10Jun 11:00 - 15:00 Abecita Konstmuseum
11Jun 11:00 - 15:00 Abecita Konstmuseum

Contact information

Abecita Konstmuseum
Herrljungagatan 15
Phone: +46-768350100


Opening hours

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Mondays the museum is closed Tuesday-Wednesday 11:00 to 17:00 Thursday 11:00 to 18:30 (1 May to 31 August 11-17) Friday 11:00 to 17:00 Saturday and Sunday 11:00 to 15:00 the following periods of three days, the museum is closed for re-hanging in 2017: 14 March-16 March (Opening March 16 at 18.30-20) June 13 to June 15 (Opening June 15th at 18.30-20) October 10 to October 12 (Opening October 12 at 18.30-20) following days closed in 2017 New Year's Day, Twelfth Night, Epiphany, 13/4 closes 15:00, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, May 1, Ascension day, Whitsun Eve, National day 6/6, 22/6 closes 15:00, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer day, All Saints day, 23/12 closes 15:00, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 30/12 closes 15:00, New Year's Eve

Price information

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Adult 95 kr - coffee included

Students 50 SEK

School Group (under 15 years) - 400 kr

For 15 years, accompanied by their parents - free admission

No charge to hangout

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| The museum is located opposite the main entrance to the Great Knallen. Look past the car park Mother zoo and the railway, you see an old yellow brick building with Abecita Art Museum on a gable with a vaulted ceiling. By train from Stockholm or Herrljunga is a station 100 meters from the museum. A stop before Boras! Central Station.


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Are you going by bus, change to bus that takes you to the bus station and take bus 1 to Knalleland. On foot, about 15 minutes to the museum.