The Borås photographers who stepped out into the world

Abecita Art Museum - Closed until 25 February 2021, Borås
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Per-Anders Pettersson, Roger Turesson, Lars Tunbjörk and Hasse Persson - four different photographers who came from Borås' soil and who, based on Borås Tidning's editorial staff, went on to international careers. What they all have in common is that at different times they have worked at Borås Tidning, where Bengt Bergman, photographer and later head of the photo editors 1942 - 1977, created an open and permissive culture for newspaper photographers. The photographers got to work creatively and independently and were seen as an important part of the magazine's news coverage. The photographic presence in the media increased both in Borås Tidning and in the world at large during this time and is today an obvious part of all news coverage.

Over the years, the four photographers' various assignments have given us award-winning photos from the world's war zones, discos, crises, cultural expressions - crucial moments and everyday phenomena. All this has to do with skill and innovationcaptured in a picture and in the exhibition, Abecita Popkonst & Foto shows a selection of their photographic contributions to the world and to us.

Opening: Thursday 14 October at 18.30-19.30

The exhibition runs from October 14, 2021 to January 23, 2022.

Location: Abecita Pop Art & Photography.

Contact information

Herrljungagatan 15
Borås
Phone: +46-768350102
Booking: +46-768350102

Organizer: Abecita Pop- & Fotokonst

E-mail: michaela@abecitakonst.se

Opening hours

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General opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 11-16, Saturday-Sunday 11-15. Closed for hanging and certain holidays, keep an eye on Abecita's website.

Price information

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Adult SEK 100 - coffee included

Students SEK 50

School group (under 15 years) - SEK 400

For 15 years, in the company of parents - free admission

No fee to the café

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| Bus 100 from Gothenburg to Resecentrum, then bus 3 to Knalleland - in the middle of the press office. 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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From Knalleland Train Station and bus stop about 2 minutes. On foot from Resecentrum, about 15 minutes to the museum. By car - follow the easiest signpost towards Borås Zoo, well inside its parking lot, keep right past Borås Simarena and 200 m down the street is the Abecita Art Museum.