In Kim Wall's footsteps

Abecita Art Museum, Borås
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Kim Wall worked as a freelance journalist and had the world as a workplace, constantly on the road between different continents to search for and write reports. Often about people and environments that usually do not reach the front pages or TV news.

Kim wanted to meet people in their own environment, listen and ask questions. She was driven by the desire to tell the "little" man's history and give voice to these. She was curious, knowledgeable and purposeful and wanted to make a difference through her reportage.

She reported, among other things, from North Korea, China, India, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Uganda, Cuba, the United States and the Marshall Islands in the South Sea. Her in-depth report deals with topics such as Idi Amin's torture chambers, female officers in the Tamil liberation army, tiger hunting, tourism blessing and curse, and the effects of American nuclear tests during the Cold War. Her works were published in the most prestigious publications in the world,for example, The Guardian, New York Times, Al Jazeera, Harpers Magazine and Vice.

Kim Wall was killed in August 2017 when she worked on a report on space racing in Denmark. She was 30 years old.

The exhibition is a way of bringing Kim's name and deed further. By pointing to what Kim did in his work as a journalist, the family wants to move the focus, from victims of crime to recognized and award-winning foreign correspondent. It is hoped that Kim's memory will live on and serve as a role model for other journalists.

The exhibition shows shorter parts of Kim Wall's journalistic texts from twelve different parts of the world, along with a rich selection of Kim's photographs, taken during her travels. The exhibition takes the visitor on a journey across the globe, from North Korea in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.

Other exhibitions during the same period May 23 - October 6, 2019

  • JonnaBergström - The truth behind the picture
  • Tom Svensson - The truth behind the picture
  • Masterprints
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Contact information

Abecita Konstmuseum
Herrljungagatan 15
Borås
Contact: Michaéla Faily
Phone: +46-768350100

Organizer: Abecita Konstmuseum

E-mail: info@abecitakonst.se

Opening hours

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Regular opening hours: Monday, Closed Tuesday-Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00 Friday-Sunday, 10:00 - 15:00

Price information

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Entrance

Adult SEK 100 - coffee included

Student SEK 50

School group (under 15 years) - SEK 400

Under 15 years, in parents' company - free admission

No fee to the cafe

Season ticket

Annual card adult SEK 300

Annual student card SEK 150 (Year card only applies to admission to exhibitions and one year from date of purchase)

V.I.P

VIP card SEK 600 (entrance to exhibitions and all photo nights, value SEK 1540 - applies one year from the date of purchase)

VIP card Pensioner and student SEK 400

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| The museum is located in the middle of the main entrance to Storknallen. Look past the mother park and railroad car park, you see an old yellow brick building with Abecita Art Museum on a gable with vaulted ceiling. 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 want to continue by bus, change to bus that will take you to the bus square and take bus 1 to Knalleland. On foot, about 15 minutes to the museum.