Inta Ruka - People I know

Abecita Art Museum, Borås
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Inta Ruka born in 1958 in Riga, Latvia is the country's most famous photographer and one of the most interesting names in Europe's image world. Her documentary approach is inspired by German portrait photographer August Sander and American photographer Walter Evans. From his hometown of Riga, Inta Ruka portrays his compatriots with curiosity, honesty and mutual trust that characterizes all her portraits. Since the mid 1990's she has had a series of solo exhibitions in many countries including Holland, France, Poland, Germany, Estonia and Sweden. In 1999, she represented Latvia in Venice the biennial with the "My country people" photo series.

Inta Ruka does not photograph on behalf of any newspaper or museum either for art galleries or magazines. She only works by her own driving force. "I'm interested in people I have around me." Says Inta Ruka.

Vernissage: Thursday, February 15th,kl. 18.00 - 20.00

The exhibition will take place from 15 February to 21 May.

25Apr 10:00 - 16:00 Abecita Art Museum
26Apr 10:00 - 18:30 Abecita Art Museum
27Apr 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
28Apr 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
29Apr 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
01May 10:00 - 16:00 Abecita Art Museum
02May 10:00 - 16:00 Abecita Art Museum
03May 10:00 - 18:30 Abecita Art Museum
04May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
05May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
06May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
08May 10:00 - 16:00 Abecita Art Museum
09May 10:00 - 16:00 Abecita Art Museum
10May 10:00 - 18:30 Abecita Art Museum
11May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
12May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum
13May 10:00 - 15:00 Abecita Art Museum

Contact information

Abecita Konstmuseum
Herrljungagatan 15
Borås
Phone: +46-768350100

Organizer: Abecita Konstmuseum

E-mail: info@abecitakonst.se

Opening hours

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Opening hours: Monday, Closed Tuesday-Wednesday, 10:00 - 16:00 Thursday, 10:00 - 18:30 Friday-Sunday, 10:00 - 15:00 Different opening hours: 2018-02-15, Vernissagem, 18: 00 - 20:00 2018-03-29, Thursday Thursday, 10:00 - 15:00 2018-03-30, Long Friday, Closed 2018-03-31, Easter Eve, Closed

Price information

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Adult 95 SEK - coffee included

Student 50 kr

School group (under 15 years) - 400 kr

Under 15 years, in parent company - free entrance

No charge for the cafe

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| The museum is located opposite the main entrance to Storknallen. Look past the parking lot of the zoo and the railway, you see an old yellow brick building with the Abecita Art Museum on a gabled roofed roof. By train from Stockholm or Herrljunga there is a station 100 m from the museum. A stop before Borås! Central Station.

Directions

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If you continue by bus, take a bus that takes you to the bus stop and take bus 1 to Knalleland. On foot, about 15 minutes to the museum.